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-Doherty Earth Observatory 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.
Atmospheric scientist Michela Biasutti investigates what drives rainfall on a wide variety of time scales, and how climate change may affect it. She is passing on the basics to students.
An atmospheric scientist has been working to measure and mitigate a longtime health crisis afflicting much of the continent.
Atmospheric physicist Chia-Ying Lee is working to improve our understanding of how tropical cyclones will evolve in the future.
LAMONT IN THE MEDIA
September 21, 2023
Our Vocabulary Is Adapting to a Hotter Planet
September 20, 2023
Floods, Winds and Temperature Extremes Challenge Rail Lines
September 20, 2023
Columbia Climate School Professor Explains the Threats of Climate Change
September 5, 2023
What Do Climate Scientists Tell Their Kids about the Future?
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.