Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory seeks fundamental knowledge about the origin, evolution, and future of the natural world.
LAMONT BY THE NUMBERS
On Saturday, October 14 10am-4pm, Lamont Open House—our biggest, best science fun and discovery event of the year—will take place on our beautiful campus in Palisades, NY! Open House is free and open to the public, with a $5 suggested donation. RSVP and learn more at lamontrocks.com.
NASA has designated a group at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory with preserving and making easily accessible data from all the extraterrestrial material curated by the agency.
The U.S. Southwest has suffered a historic drought over the past two decades. A new study elucidates the drivers, and says conditions will never return to those of the relatively wet 20th century.
LAMONT IN THE MEDIA
September 29, 2023
How Climate Change Disrupts Fall Foliage
September 29, 2023
The "New Abnormal": The Rise of Extreme Flooding, Briefly Explained
September 21, 2023
Opinion: Why We're Seeing So Many Deadly Floods
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.
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. Watch the April 26 Vetlesen Prize Lectures by Kohlstedt and 2020 Laureate Anny Cazenave (view abstracts).
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory is a community of bold, intellectually curious explorers committed to tackling the existential crisis of climate change. In our 2022 Annual Report, we highlight our accomplishments from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022.