Sorry shirtless firemen, climate scientists could take over the sexy calendar market in 2014, a project conceived by Lamont's Rebecca Fowler and the IRI's Francesco Fiondella.
In the last century cyclone-related damages have risen dramatically as population grows on vulnerable coastlines, writes Lamont's Adam Sobel in this op-ed. As climate warms, storms may also become more intense.
A profile of work by Lamont's Colin Stark and Göran Ekström to detect landslides in remote places using satellite images and seismic data.
Lamont's Klaus Jacob praises efforts by New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority to protect critical infrastructure well before Hurricane Sandy struck.
Lamont's Adam Sobel describes how typhoons work and why they may become more intense as climate warms.
These climate scientists, including Lamont's Peter deMenocal, Dorothy Peteet, Richard Seager and Jason Smerdon, had some fun posing on landscapes representing their very serious work.
Phragmites may be considered an invasive plant, but it helps buffer shorelines from waves during heavy storms, says Lamont's Klaus Jacob.
More coverage of study in Science by Lamont's Brad Linsley.
In a new study in Science, Lamont's Brad Linsley and coauthors find that the middle depths of the Pacific Ocean have warmed 15 times faster in the last 60 years than the previous 10,000.
It's pretty safe to say that breathing the air near a highway could have health consequences—at least for some people, says Lamont's Steven Chillrud.
Profile of Lamont-Doherty climate scientist Maureen Raymo.
Profile of Lamont-Doherty microbial oceanographer Sonya Dyhrman.
Lamont-Doherty director Sean Solomon unveils future research directions for Lamont in this Q&A with the Columbia Record.
Particulate pollution is hard to escape, even indoors, says Lamont's Steven Chillrud.
Lamont's Klaus Jacob discusses New York City's preparedness for another storm like Sandy.
Coastal barriers will slow but not solve the problem of rising seas, says Lamont's Klaus Jacob.
"We are smart enough as a society to understand the consequences of inaction," says Lamont's deputy director Arthur Lerner-Lam. "Are we smart enough to act?"
Lamont's Klaus Jacob weighs in with lessons from Hurricane Sandy.
Lamont's Klaus Jacob cited in this post-Sandy editorial.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's preparations saved the city significant time and money in getting the system up and running again, said Lamont's Klaus Jacob, one of the people perhaps most responsible for showing how such epic flooding would affect the city's subways.