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Horn Of Africa Grows Hotter And Drier
Scientific American, October 13

The Horn of Africa is warming and drying faster now than in the past 2,000 years, new research into ancient marine sediments found. That contradicts global climate models, which show the geopolitically unstable region getting wetter as emissions boost temperatures worldwide. Cites research by Peter DeMenocal.
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Nicolas Young: 2015 Blavatnik Awards For Post-doctoral Scientists
New York Academy Of Sciences, October 13

Lamont-Doherty's Nicolas Young was named a winner of the 2015 Blavatnik Regional Awards, given to post-doctoral scientists and affiliated with the New York Academy of Sciences. “These talented young scientists will continue to foster innovation and new discoveries for years to come,” said Len Blavatnik, head of the Blavatnik Family Foundation.
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The Horn Of Africa Is Rapidly Drying Due To Climate Change
International Business Times, October 09

The already arid countries of Djibouti, Ethiopia and Somalia are becoming even drier at an unusually fast pace, threatening to deepen drought, famine and instability, a new study by Lamont-Doherty's Peter DeMenocal and former post-doc Jessica Tierney finds.
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Scientists Predict Drier Horn Of Africa As Climate Warms
Reuters, October 09

The Horn of Africa is becoming drier in step with global warming, researchers said on Friday, contradicting some climate models predicting rainier weather patterns in politically challenged region. Cites research by Lamont's Peter DeMenocal and former post-doc Jessica Tierney.
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American Graduate Day: Glaciologist Robin Bell
Wnet, October 09

Lamont-Doherty's Robin Bell talks with WNET for American Graduate Day about her work on glaciers, the IcePod project and what inspired her to become a scientist.