External News Listing
Livescience, August 25
Lamont-Doherty seismologist Felix Waldhauser comments on the magnitude 6 earthquake that struck Northern California on Sunday.
Epic Drought In West Is Literally Moving Mountains
Climate Central, August 22
Lamont-Doherty seismology klaus Jacob comments on a new study showing that California's extended drought has raised the landscape nearly half an inch in the last 18 months.
As Messenger Nears Crash Landing On Mercury, Scientists Race To Collect Data
Baltimore Sun, August 20
"We've had a lot of bonuses on this mission," said Lamont-Doherty director Sean Solomon, principal investigator of NASA's Messenger mission to Mercury. "We're in new territory for spacecraft."
How Climate Shaped Human Evolution
Scientific American, August 19
Swings between wet and dry landscapes pushed some of our ancestors toward modern traits—and killed off others, writes Lamont-Doherty scientist Peter deMenocal.
In Many Spots, Hudson Unsafe For Swimming
Legislative Gazette, August 18
Cites ongoing water sampling in the Hudson River led by Lamont-Doherty and partner institutions.
Underwater, Another Carbon Problem
Columbia Magazine, August 14
A study by Lamont-Doherty geochemist Bärbel Hönisch finds that the oceans’ acidity doubled during the Paleocene Eocene Thermal Maximum in a few thousand years.