Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory seeks fundamental knowledge about the origin, evolution, and future of the natural world.
LAMONT BY THE NUMBERS
Physicist David Kohlstedt, whose pioneering experiments have shown how processes at inaccessible depths drive what happens on the planet's surface, is the winner of the 2023 Vetlesen Prize for significant achievement in the Earth sciences. Learn more about Kohlstedt's work and this prestigious honor, as well as about the April 26 Vetlesen Prize Lectures by Kohlstedt and 2020 Laureate Anny Cazenave.
Earth & Climate Science News
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory presents a public lecture on the driving forces and dynamics reshaping global coastlines.
Scientists quickly pronounced the summer 2021 heat wave that hit western North America to be unprecedented, but they had no long-term physical proof. Now they do.
Our group of 24 Americans and Bangladeshis continued to explore the Sundarbans mangrove forest, rice farming in embanked low-lying islands, and heritage sites of Bangladesh.
LAMONT IN THE MEDIA
March 27, 2023
Why Hurricanes Don't Cross the Equator
March 20, 2023
UN Report Urges All-Out Climate Push – Now
Perspectives on Paleoenvironments: Views from the Turkana Basin
Signature Speakers Series: Professor Stephanie Pincetl
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