The climate scientist Maureen Raymo is leading the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia. She has big plans for science, and diversity, too.
Interest in deep-sea mining for metals has grown substantially. A new study argues that it poses significant risks not only to the immediate surroundings but also to the water thousands of feet above the seafloor.
Park Williams, a bioclimatologist at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, was the lead researcher on a study published in April that found that conditions in the Southwest from 2000 to 2018 were comparable to several megadroughts since A.D. 800.
A new South American Drought Atlas reveals that unprecedented widespread, intense droughts and unusually wet periods have been on the rise since the mid-20th century.
The finding demonstrates the excellent intrinsic quality of 2D semiconductors and establish them as a unique test platform for future applications in quantum computing.