Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory seeks fundamental knowledge about the origin, evolution, and future of the natural world.
LAMONT BY THE NUMBERS
Whether you’re an aspiring young scientist or a long-time science enthusiast, you’re sure to enjoy Lamont-Doherty’s Open House! Join us for lab tours, participate in hands-on earth science activities with our scientists, and learn from world-renowned researchers about their latest discoveries. Please note: Primary COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory for all eligible individuals. Visitors must be prepared to provide proof of vaccination at event check-in.
Researchers are working at a remote ranch in the Aleutians, commuting by helicopter to the brim of a volcano to perform maintenance on their monitoring equipment.
Our favorite family-friendly event of the year is back in person. Come out to Palisades, NY, on October 8 for some fun, hands-on science education.
When Hurricane Ian hit Florida, it was one of the United States’ most powerful hurricanes on record, and it followed a two-week string of massive, devastating storms around the world.
LAMONT IN THE MEDIA
October 3, 2022
Opinion: Where the Hurricane Risk Is Growing
October 2, 2022
How Climate Change Fuels Monster Hurricanes
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.
In a year of opportunity and discovery, we have embraced our role as the scientific research heart of the newly created Columbia Climate School. Our 2021 Annual Report highlights our accomplishments from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.