Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory seeks fundamental knowledge about the origin, evolution, and future of the natural world.

LAMONT BY THE NUMBERS

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189

Acres of Campus with Sanctuary Forests on NY's Hudson River

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300

PhD-Level Researchers

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90

PhD Students Involved in Research

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12

National Academy of Sciences Members

Earth Science News

A guide to some of the most provocative talks at the world’s largest gathering of earth and space scientists.

A recent study provides a rough timeline, but there’s still time to save them if we cut our carbon emissions.

These baseball-style cards highlight a few of our amazing scientists, and can now be downloaded for free.

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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Lamont Features Map

Discover the who and where of special places named for Lamonters in our interactive map.

Milestones in Climate Science

See our timeline of pioneering Lamont studies underpinning the modern understanding of climate change.

Lamont Newsletter

Get the latest news and updates about Lamont science in this month's newsletter. Subscribe to receive in your inbox.

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Education News

Since our founding in 1949, Lamont-Doherty has been a leader in the Earth sciences, with many scientific firsts. Learn more about our history.