External News Listing
Nbcnews.com, April 25
Those high temperatures are baking the moisture out of the soil and air, leaving vegetation especially dry and vulnerable to catching fire, said Park Williams, an assistant research professor at the Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University.
War, Famine, And Drought – The Unholy Trinity Changing Our World
Independent, April 24
All the same, as the co-author of the Syrian study Richard Seager phrased it: "A drought made worse by climate change was one important factor that initiated the social unravelling."
$35 Million Federal Award To Rockland's Lamont
Doherty Earth Observatory For Oceanic Research , April 24
Article on IODP being awarded to Lamont-Doherty by the NSF.
Nepal Earthquake: A Tragedy Waiting To Happen (opinion)
Cnn, April 24
The disastrous earthquake in Nepal was large, but geophysicists knew it was coming, writes scientist Colin Stark.
Amid California's Historic Drought, A Scientist Digs For Answers
Inside Climate News, April 23
Profile of Lamont grad student Guleed Ali.
Lake Mead 2015: Photos Show Water Level Nearing Record Low As Drought Threatens Southwest
International Business Times, April 23
"Even at the middle-of-the-road scenario, we see enough warming and drying to push us past the worst droughts experienced in the region since the medieval era," Benjamin Cook, a scientist at NASA'sGoddard Institute for Space Studies in New York, told National Geographic in February.