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Congratulations Adam Sobel


Congratulations Adam Sobel for being awarded an AXA Award in Climate and Extreme Weather from the AXA Research Fund. Prof. Sobel and several colleagues, at the Columbia School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (Lamont), will use the award to study the local dynamics and global patterns of extreme precipitation and other extreme weather events.

Congratulations Arnold Gordon and Walter Pitman


Congratulations to Arnold L. Gordon and Walter Clarkson Pitman III for the tremendous honor of being elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Mark Cane selected as the 2013 AGU Maurice Ewing Medalist


We are pleased to announce the selection of Mark Cane as the 2013 AGU Maurice Ewing Medalist for significant original contributions to the scientific understanding of the processes in the ocean; for the advancement of oceanographic engineering, technology, and instrumentation; and for outstanding service to the marine sciences