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    Study Finds Drought Impacts Forests More Than Previously Thought
    Deseret News, July 30

    A study of drought and its effects on the growth of forests finds that it is taking longer for the trees to recover than previously thought, with an impact on carbon sinks. The study's authors include Lamont-Doherty's Park Williams.

    Ocean Currents Suggest Plane Debris Could Be From Missing Airliner Mh370
    Mashable, July 30

    Lamont-Doherty's Arnold Gordon explains how currents in the Indian Ocean could have carried debris from the area off Australia where Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is believed to have disappeared to Reunion Island, where a part from a large plane was found on a beach.

    Lamont's Suzanne Carbotte Named To American Geophysical Union's 2015 Fellows
    Agu, July 28

    AGU fellows are honored for making exceptional scientific contributions in the fields of Earth and space sciences. Lamont-Doherty marine geophysicist Suzanne Carbotte was named to the 2015 class.

    Hospitalizations Increase Near Fracking Sites, Study Shows
    Medical Xpress, July 17

    A new study involving Lamont-Doherty researchers finds hospitalization rates up for heart, neurological and skin complaints in areas of Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale region with large concentrations of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

    Urbanization Threatens Drought
    Reducing Clouds In California , July 16

    Since the mid-20th century, increased urbanization along the southern California coast has raised nighttime temperatures, resulting in less morning fog and cloud cover. Highlights research by Lamont-Doherty's Park Williams, Richard Seager, and Ben Cook.

    The Collision That Changed The World, By Wally Broecker
    Elementa, July 15

    Fifty million years ago, India collided with an island arc that rimmed Eurasia. It was the collision that changed the world, writes Lamont-Doherty's Wally Broecker.