Marie DeNoia Aronsohn, Author at State of the Planet

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American Geophysical Union Honors Five Lamont Scientists

Lamont scientists representing a range of research disciplines and career stages are to receive honors from the internationally influential earth and space science organization.

by |August 22, 2019

Air Pollution Cuts Are Saving Lives in New York State

Lower air pollution levels saved an estimated 5,660 lives in New York State in 2012, compared to 2002 levels, according to a new study.

by |August 7, 2019

Arnold L. Gordon Honored: Marking a Legacy of Ocean Discoveries

The American Meteorological Society will award him the Henry Stommel Research Medal for his research on the Southern Ocean and inter-basin circulation.

by |August 2, 2019

Robin Bell Goes to Washington to Testify About Melting Ice Sheets

At a hearing of the House Science Committee on Thursday, she’ll explain her research and why changing polar ice matters to everyone in America and around the world.

by |July 11, 2019

Study Uncovers Surprising Melting Patterns Beneath Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf

ROSETTA-Ice project reveals that local ocean currents may play a critical role in the ice shelf’s future retreat.

by |May 27, 2019
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Climatologist Testifies to Senate Subcommittee Regarding Costs of Extreme Weather

Lamont’s Radley Horton explains that enhanced forecasts and better communication can reduce climate risks and create new economic opportunities.

by |May 16, 2019
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Seismologist Göran Ekström Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Ekström’s work spans many facets of global earthquake seismology, from the nature of individual earthquakes and other seismic sources to the large-scale structure of the Earth.

by |April 30, 2019
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Maureen Raymo on Lamont’s Living Library of Earth History

The paleoclimatologist and marine geologist talks about why the miles and miles of marine sediment samples in Lamont’s Core Repository are so important.

by |April 16, 2019
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Unlocking Earth’s Climate Past: A New Tracer Identifies Weathering Intensity Over Time

New method helps determine how quickly silicates wear down over time, which is key to understanding natural processes that remove CO2 from air.

by |April 15, 2019
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The High Stakes, High Risk Work of Covering Climate

From polar bears to budget cuts, a climate reporter’s job is never easy. But for some, it’s worth the struggle.

by |March 12, 2019