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LAMONT BY THE NUMBERS

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Acres of Campus with Sanctuary Forests on NY's Hudson River

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PhD-Level Researchers

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PhD Students Involved in Research

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National Academy of Sciences Members

Earth & Climate Science News

As par of our trip studying land subsidence and elevation changes, we boarded a boat to travel through the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest.

On Costa Rica's active Poás volcano, scientists install geophysical instruments that can monitor the underground in real time.

The sustainability of the Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta and Bangladesh depends on the balance of sea level rise, land subsidence and sedimentation. We are measuring the latter two across the coastal zone.

Lamont researchers are in the field studying the dynamics of the planet on every continent and every ocean. Journalists may join and cover expeditions when possible. Learn more about this essential fieldwork.

UPCOMING EVENTS

OCP Seminar: Feng Jiang

OCP Seminar: Feng Jiang

Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964 Seminar Room
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
America/New_York

FEATURED VIDEO

Science for the Planet: Why We Need to Preserve Maritime Forests
Lamont Features Map
Lamont Features Map

Discover the who and where of special places named for Lamonters in our interactive map.

Milestones in Climate Science
Milestones in Climate Science

See our timeline of pioneering Lamont studies underpinning the modern understanding of climate change.

Lamont Newsletter
Lamont Newsletter

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Since our founding in 1949, Lamont-Doherty has been a leader in the Earth sciences, with many scientific firsts. Learn more about our history.