Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

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Name: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Small Earthquake Hits Vermont

A very minor earthquake was observed near the Strafford/Thetford line Friday morning at approximately 2:18.The quake registered a magnitude 1.7, at a depth about 3 miles underground. This location is about nine miles west of Lyme, NH and about eleven ... [Published My Champlain Valley - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Ship Found Under World Trade Center Dates Back To 1773

It was a Dutch-designed Philadelphia-built sloo, used mostly to carry cargo and passengers over shallow, rocky waterIn July 2010, construction workers recovered the jumbled remains of a 32-foot wooden ship from about 20 feet below the ground level. Workers ... [Published Value Walk - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Ship unearthed at World Trade Center site dates to eve of American Revolution

NEW YORK — It’s a ship tied to two critical points in American history: Sept. 11, 2001, and the eve of the Revolutionary War. Researchers said this week that a vessel unearthed four years ago at the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan was made ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Ship Found in WTC Ruins Dates to 1770s

Hudson River Sloop Clearwater (representational image) WorldIslandInfo.com/Creative CommonsThe mysterious ship buried deep underneath the ruins of the World Trade Center is found to have been built in the 1770s.It was by pure accident that the workers ... [Published International Business Times India - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Investigating Water Quality and Arsenic in Bangladesh

Category> Earth Sciences , Ecosystems , General Earth Institute , Global Health , Poverty / Economic Development , sustainability , Urbanization , Water   Tags> arsenic , bangladesh , fieldwork , Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory , Southeast Asia ... [Published Columbia Earth Institute - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

WTC 18th century mystery ship traced back to Philadelphia

A few years ago, an 18th-century ship was discovered at the former World Trade Center site in New York City. Researchers had suspected at the time that the ship was a Hudson River merchant vessel, and over the years have worked towards learning more about ... [Published SlashGear - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

World Trade Center Ship Traced to Colonial-Era Philadelphia

Four years ago this month, archaeologists monitoring the excavation of the former World Trade Center site uncovered a ghostly surprise: the bones of an ancient sailing ship. Tree-ring scientists at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory ... [Published Maritime Executive - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 3 reports

Mystery Surrounding Ship Found at World Trade Center Site Finally Solved

A recent paper in the journal Tree-Ring Research details the findings of an investigation into the origins and makeup of a ship dating back to the 18th century and found at the World Trade Center site in New York City, US, about 9 years after 9/11.The ... [Published Softpedia - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

More Seismic Ocean Blasting to come This August and September, and Again Next Year

Published: 26 July 2014If Authorized, Takes of 19,497 Marine Mammals by Harassment ExpectedAmid great public outcry about Rutgers' ocean blasting experiment off Barnegat Light, NJ and President Obama’s opening up of the East Coast to seismic testing and ... [Published Atlantic Highlands Herald - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Sustainability Science Requires the Freedom to Observe and Understand the Planet

Co-authored by Arthur Lerner-Lam, Alison Miller and Sean SolomonThe scientific heart of Columbia University's Earth Institute is the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, which has been engaged in observing and analyzing earth systems for over 65 years. If ... [Published The Energy Collective - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

MPA Students Discover the Gowanus Canal and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Students cross the Union Street bridge across the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, NYThe students in the newest MPA in Environmental Science and Policy cohort have spent the summer semester focusing on climatology, environmental chemistry, and ecology while ... [Published Columbia Earth Institute - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Sustainability Science Requires the Freedom to Observe and Understand the Planet

Co-authored by Arthur Lerner-Lam, Alison Miller and Sean SolomonThe scientific heart of Columbia University's Earth Institute is the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, which has been engaged in observing and analyzing earth systems for over 65 years. If ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 10 2014]

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"In the planning phase, the goal is to design a survey that will make as little an impact [on marine life] as possible," Haines told Live Science. "In the operational phase, we try to even further reduce that impact."
"A 30-foot length of a wood-hulled vessel had been discovered about 20 to 30 feet below street level on the World Trade Center site" The New York Times  had reported back then
"What makes the tree-ring patterns in a certain region look very similar, in general, is climate" said the leader of the new study, Dario Martin-Benito, who is now a postdoctoral fellow at the SwissSwiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich...
Several seismic studies have already been conducted around the AtlanticAtlantic Ocean, according to Ornell. "We want to know why existing data cannot be reprocessed to address the questions these surveys seek to answer" she said

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MESSENGER Team Celebrates 10th Anniversary of L... [Published Newswise - 12 hours ago]
Small Earthquake Hits Vermont [Published My Champlain Valley - 16 hours ago]
Seafloor-Mapping Airguns May Harm Ocean Animals [Published LiveScience.com - Jul 31 2014]
Ship Found Under World Trade Center Dates Back ... [Published Value Walk - Jul 31 2014]
Ship Found in WTC Ruins Dates to 1770s [Published International Business Times India - Jul 31 2014]
Ship unearthed at World Trade Center site dates... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 31 2014]
Mystery of 1700s Boat Found at World Trade Cent... [Published Boating World Magazine - Jul 31 2014]
Mysterious Ship Found in World Trade Center Rui... [Published Mashable - Jul 30 2014]
Investigating Water Quality and Arsenic in Bang... [Published Columbia Earth Institute - Jul 30 2014]
Mystery of Ship Buried Under World Trade Center... [Published NBC New York - Jul 30 2014]
Mystery of Unearthed Ship Found At WTC Ground Z... [Published Inquisitr - Jul 30 2014]
WTC 18th century mystery ship traced back to Ph... [Published SlashGear - Jul 29 2014]
World Trade Center Ship Traced to Colonial-Era ... [Published Maritime Executive - Jul 29 2014]
Mystery Surrounding Ship Found at World Trade C... [Published Softpedia - Jul 29 2014]
Tree Rings Solve Mystery of World Trade Center ... [Published Discovery Channel - Jul 28 2014]
Origins of Mysterious World Trade Center Ship R... [Published LiveScience.com - Jul 28 2014]
Are Scientists Deaf to Sonic Blasting's Harm to... [Published TakePart - Jul 28 2014]
World Trade Center Ship Traced to Colonial-Era ... [Published Columbia Earth Institute - Jul 28 2014]
More Seismic Ocean Blasting to come This August... [Published Atlantic Highlands Herald - Jul 27 2014]
How Climate Science Gets Done In The Icy Fjords... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 22 2014]
Oceanographic dynamics and the last interglacia... [Published PNAS - Jul 22 2014]
We've locked up carbon dioxide by turning it to... [Published New Scientist - Jul 22 2014]
Earthquakes Aren't Just West Coast Phenom [Published GlobeSt.com - Jul 21 2014]
Unlocking the Cascadia Subduction Zone's secret... [Published Earth Magazine - Jul 20 2014]
Feds to NYC: Don't forget about earthquakes [Published Crains NY Business - Jul 18 2014]
Earthquake potential in eastern U.S. greater th... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - Jul 18 2014]
Geophysicists prep for massive ‘ultrasound’ of ... [Published Rice University - Jul 17 2014]
Dead Giraffe?! Weirdest Things Found in NYC Waters [Published LiveScience.com - Jul 16 2014]
NJ back to court to stall seismic study 56 minu... [Published Asbury Park Press - Jul 16 2014]
Sustainability Science Requires the Freedom to ... [Published The Energy Collective - Jul 14 2014]
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Ship unearthed at World Trade Center site dates... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 31 2014]
NEW YORK — It’s a ship tied to two critical points in American history: Sept. 11, 2001, and the eve of the Revolutionary War. Researchers said this week that a vessel unearthed four years ago at the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan was made ...
How Climate Science Gets Done In The Icy Fjords... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 22 2014]
View from an IcebergMagnus Petersen and Dave Porter prepare to lower a temperature-depth-salinity sensor into a fjord near the village of Kullorsuaq, as part of a study into changing conditions where Greenland's melting glaciers meet the ocean.Margie ...
Lamont-Doherty Researchers Make Their Mark on t... [Published Columbia University News - Jun 23 2014]
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory researchers have mapped large swaths of the planet in their quest to understand its history and development. That work has led to many of the world’s mountains, islands, peninsulas and undersea features being named for ...
Study: U.S. droughts can be explained by ocean ... [Published Watts Up With That? - Jun 20 2014]
Sea surface temperature can nudge the atmosphere into conditions, subsequently exacerbated or moderated by atmospheric variability, that can lead to drought. In this paper, authors Richard Seager (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University) ...
[tt] NS 2972: Race to read the H-bomb timestamp... [Published TranshumanTech - Jun 13 2014]
NS 2972: Race to read the H-bomb timestamp that marks all cells http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22229720.800-race-to-read-the-hbomb-timestamp-that-marks-all-cells.html * 08 June 2014 by Gaia VinceGaia Vince is a science writer based in London. Her ...
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