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.
Earth & Climate Science News
Our group of 23 American and Bangladeshi students and professors traveled from the Jamuna River to the Ganges and Gorai Rivers and then down to an embanked island on the edge of the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest.
Cutting Confederate Ties, the U.S. Navy Names Ships for a Pioneering Female Oceanographer and a Daring Enslaved Pilot
Marie Tharp was a marine scientist in a man’s world. Robert Smalls was a skilled sailor, but held as a slave. Both are now being honored by the U.S. Navy.
I am here in Bangladesh with the 10 students and TA in my undergraduate Sustainable Development course for a Spring Break trip to see what they have been learning about. We are accompanied by 2 Dhaka University professors, 8 Bangladeshi students, and Carol Wilson from LSU. We will be touring the country by bus and boat to learn about the environment and people of Bangladesh.
LAMONT IN THE MEDIA
R Benson | Vision & hearing specializations of theropod dinosaurs
In Search of Colorful Butterflies: Capstone Event with Claire Messud
Signature Speakers Series: James Irungu Mwangi
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