Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Type: Organization
Name: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Out on Piermont Pier to Explore the Hudson River Ecosystem

Scientists from Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory shared photos of their day with students from Pearl River High School.Pearl River High School students worked with Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory scientists in a day of field science Oct. 21 as part of ... [Published Nyack-Piermont Patch - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Watch Your Step: the Alpha Predator of the Ordovician

Category> Earth Sciences , Ecosystems , General Earth Institute   Tags> cephalopods , Columbia University , Geology , Lewisohn Hall , Ordovician , The Columbia Geology Tour[embedded content]Frozen into the stone floor of a stairway landing, several ... [Published Columbia Earth Institute - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Drought of 1934 was the Worst in Past 1,000 Years

; 4:49 PM ETScientists from NASA have determined that the drought of 1934 was the driest and most widespread drought in North America over the past 1,000 years.The research team utilized tree ring data from the years 1000 to 2005 and more modern records ... [Published AccuWeather.com - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 6 reports

Another Dust Bowl? California Drought Resembles Worst in Millennium

The catastrophic 1934 drought is one of the worst North America droughts on record, and was caused, in part, by an atmospheric condition that may have led to the current drought in California, a new study finds. The 1934 drought affected about seven times ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 3 reports

Tree Rings Say that the Worst Drought of the Last 1,000 Was in 1934

This year has certainly been one of the driest for most parts of the country. California had to take extreme measures to prepare for water shortages. But this is not the worst this country has seen, at least in the last 1,000 years, according to NASA ... [Published The Utah People's Post - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 3 reports

The worst drought of the last 1,000 years was in 1934

The current drought in the U.S. certainly feels like it's one for the history books. But it's likely not the worst North America has seen in the last millennium. A new study from NASA shows that a drought in 1934 was by far the worst to strike the continent ... [Published Gizmodo - Oct 15 2014]
Entities: Drought, Dust Storm, NASA
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

NASA Study Finds 1934 Had Worst Drought of Last Thousand Years

A new study using a reconstruction of North American drought history over the last 1,000 years found that the drought of 1934 was the driest and most widespread of the last millennium. Using a tree-ring-based drought record from the years 1000 to 2005 ... [Published Watts Up With That? - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Alumnus Awarded National Medal of Science

Geophysicist Sean C. Solomon (BS ’66) was named a recipient of the National Medal of Science by President Barack Obama on Friday.A recipient of Caltech’s Distinguished Alumni Award (2006), Solomon is the director of Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty ... [Published Caltech Daily News - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Seeing Red: The Great Oxygenation Event

Category> Climate , Earth Sciences , Ecosystems , General Earth Institute   Tags> Columbia Teachers College , cyanobacteria , Geology , Russell Hall , The Columbia Geology Tour[embedded content]David Walker leads students and colleagues on a geology ... [Published Columbia Earth Institute - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

Rockland scientist honored by Obama

Sean C. Soloman for TJN 1004 scienceawardSean C. Soloman for TJN 1004 scienceaward lessThe director of Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in Palisades has been awarded a National Medal of Science by President Barack Obama.Sean C. Solomon was one of nine ... [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Lamont-Doherty Director Awarded National Medal of Science

Credit: Jenica MillerA geophysicist who has spent much of his career studying Earth’s neighboring planets as well as the Earth itself, will receive the nation’s top scientific honor, the National Medal of Science. Sean Solomon, director of Columbia University’s ... [Published Columbia Earth Institute - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Why Deadly Japan Volcano Erupted Without Warning

The death toll at Japan's Mount Ontake volcano climbed to 36 today (Sept. 29), with rescue crews still searching for missing people. But just a month ago, in Iceland, anyone with an Internet connection knew exactly where new magma was tunneling underground ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Sep 29 2014]

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...Yes, it puts our cold fronts into stark perspective. Here's the intro to a press release from The Geological Society of America : " Washington’s coast is so close to the seismically active Cascadia Subduction Zone that if a megathrust earthquake were to occur, a tsunami would hit the Washington shoreline in just 25 minutes. One coastal community is preparing for such a disaster by starting construction on the nation’s first tsunami evacuation refuge, large enough to shelter more than 1,000 people who are within 20-minute walking distance. The vertical evacuation-refuge will be the roof of the gym of the new school in Grays Harbor County, Washington. The Ocosta Elementary School and Tsunami Safe Haven will be the first of its kind in the nation and will be the culmination of 18 years of effort, said Tim Walsh, who is a Chief Hazard Geologist at the Department of Natural Resources and has been working on this project since The National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program was formed in 1995 ..."

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Hurricane Sandy Two Years Later: Five Questions... [Published Columbia University - Oct 23 2014]
Jackson School receives $58 million grant to st... [Published Daily Texan - Oct 23 2014]
Indian Summer: Round 3 - Good Chance of Seeing ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 23 2014]
For the Record [Published Greenwich Time - Oct 22 2014]
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UT Austin to lead $58M study of methane hydrate... [Published Green Car Congress - Oct 22 2014]
But Wait - There's More (Indian Summer) [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 22 2014]
Volcanic Plumbing at Mid-Ocean Ridges Goes Far ... [Published Columbia Earth Institute - Oct 21 2014]
Watch Your Step: the Alpha Predator of the Ordo... [Published Columbia Earth Institute - Oct 20 2014]
Drought of 1934 was the Worst in Past 1,000 Years [Published AccuWeather.com - Oct 17 2014]
Atmospheric Quirk Made 1934 Drought the Worst i... [Published Mashable! - Oct 17 2014]
California Drought Resembles Worst in Millennium [Published Discovery Channel - Oct 17 2014]
Another Dust Bowl? California Drought Resembles... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Oct 17 2014]
1934 Dust Bowl The Worst Drought In 1,000 Years... [Published Value Walk - Oct 17 2014]
1934 Dust Bowl Drought Was North America's Wors... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 17 2014]
1934 Dust Bowl Drought Was North America’s Wors... [Published Time - Oct 17 2014]
1934 Dust Bowl Drought Was North America’s Wors... [Published TIME.com - Oct 17 2014]
1934 Dust Bowl Drought Was North America’s Wors... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 17 2014]
Drought of 1934 Might Have Been Driest in U.S. ... [Published Auto World News - Oct 17 2014]
Tree Rings Say that the Worst Drought of the La... [Published The Utah People's Post - Oct 16 2014]
1934 Drought Was Worst in Thousand Years for U.S. [Published NBCNews.com - Oct 15 2014]
The worst drought of the last 1,000 years was i... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 15 2014]
The worst drought of the last 1,000 years was i... [Published Gizmodo - Oct 15 2014]
Another Dust Bowl? California Drought Resembles... [Published LiveScience.com - Oct 15 2014]
1934 North American drought worst in last thous... [Published Business Standard India - Oct 15 2014]
NASA Study Finds 1934 Had Worst Drought of Last... [Published Watts Up With That? - Oct 15 2014]
NASA study finds 1934 had worst North American ... [Published Science Daily - Oct 14 2014]
1934 drought was worst of the last millennium, ... [Published PhysOrg.com - Oct 14 2014]
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UT Austin to lead $58M study of methane hydrate... [Published Green Car Congress - Oct 22 2014]
A research team led by The University of Texas at Austin has been awarded approximately $58 million to analyze methane hydrate deposits under the Gulf of Mexico. The grant, one of the largest ever awarded to the university, will allow researchers ...
Atmospheric Quirk Made 1934 Drought the Worst i... [Published Mashable! - Oct 17 2014]
The catastrophic 1934 drought is one of the worst North American droughts on record, and was caused, in part, by an atmospheric condition that may have led to the current drought in California, a new study finds. The 1934 drought affected about ...
1934 Dust Bowl Drought Was North America’s Wors... [Published TIME.com - Oct 17 2014]
The 1934 drought that helped kick off the Dust Bowl era was the worst to hit North America for the past 1,000 years, according to a new study. Scientists from NASA and Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory reconstructed the history ...
1934 Dust Bowl Drought Was North America’s Wors... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 17 2014]
The 1934 drought that helped kick off the Dust Bowl era was the worst to hit North America for the past 1,000 years, according to a new study. Scientists from NASA and Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory reconstructed the history ...
NASA Study Finds 1934 Had Worst Drought of Last... [Published Watts Up With That? - Oct 15 2014]
A new study using a reconstruction of North American drought history over the last 1,000 years found that the drought of 1934 was the driest and most widespread of the last millennium. Using a tree-ring-based drought record from the years 1000 to 2005 ...
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