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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Arctic sea ice growth has been sluggish this winter. And that's a huge problem for the animals and communities that depend on it, says Lamont's Ray Sambrotto.

The Atlantic
Monday, February 29, 2016

Scientists are struggling to figure out the timeline for how climate change will affect vulnerable waterfront communities. The Atlantic talks with Lamont's Maureen Raymo about the challenges.

WAMC Academic Minute
Sunday, February 28, 2016

Justin Mankin, a postdoctoral fellow at Lamont, describes how a changing climate may change the way cultures get their water in the spring and summer.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

We know an earthquake involves movement, but what if you could capture these seismic tremors in sounds too? This thought experiment proved to be the catalyst for the Seismic Sound Lab, a project by Lamont geophysicist Ben Holtzman.

Mother Jones
Thursday, February 25, 2016

Ethiopia's last mega-droughts killed hundreds of thousands. Could the same thing happen again? Lamont's Park Williams and Richard Seager weigh in on why the drought is not a surprise.

The Antarctic Sun
Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Scientists are working to fill in one of the largest remaining blank spots on ocean charts: the sea floor beneath Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf. Lamont-Doherty's Kirsty Tinto discusses the IcePod and how it's mapping that area.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Diverse faces are coming to work in the polar regions, Lamont's Robin Bell tells Nature.