Adam Sobel

Adam Sobel is a Professor in the Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. His research is in atmospheric and climate dynamics, with an emphasis on extreme events. He is Director of the Columbia Initiative on Extreme Weather and Climate.


Is the Oroville dam failure a climate change story?

March 8, 2017

Severe convection and tropical cyclone risk: Collaborations between academia and industry

August 2, 2016

Lamont: Assessing Extreme Weather Risk

March 23, 2016

Rapidly intensifying hurricanes and bunched-up tornadoes

March 4, 2016

First Extremes Workshop: Mission Accomplished

May 8, 2015

The purpose of our first Extremes Workshop, May 6

May 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

Clouds, circulation and climate sensitivity

April 8, 2015

Kickoff event video now online

April 5, 2015

Hello World

March 17, 2015

State of the Planet

How the Biden Administration Can Revitalize the Sciences

January 28, 2021
Tags: Biden-Harris Administration, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Viewpoints

Nisarga Could Be the Strongest Storm to Hit Mumbai in 70 Years

June 2, 2020 | 1 Comment
Tags: Climate, Natural Disasters, cyclones, India, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Nisarga

New Podcast Lets You Eavesdrop on Conversations Between Climate Scientists

March 9, 2020
Tags: Climate, atmospheric science, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory