Events


Tuesday, April 17, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Seminar: The Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP) - Progress and Preliminary Results
Speakers: Jonathan Winter, Center for Climate Systems Research, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Alex Ruane NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: 205 Monell Lamont Campus, Columbia University, Palisades, NY


Tuesday, April 17, 2012 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
DEES Open Thesis Defense: Below-ground Carbon Pools and Fluxes in a Northern Temperate Deciduous Forest and their Response to Stand Disturbance
Speaker: Jennifer Levy, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Wednesday, April 18, 2012 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
LDEO SG&T/MG&G Seminar: A seismological perspective on magma pressurization and ascent at the Soufriere Hills Volcano, Monstserrat
Speaker: Diana Roman, Carnegie Institute of Washington
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Seismology Seminar Room


Wednesday, April 18, 2012 from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
The Earth Institute Fellows Symposium: Meeting the Challenges of Sustainable Development in a Changing World
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Lerner Hall, Room 555


From Thursday, April 19, 2012 through Friday, April 20, 2012, All Day Event
Lamont Climate Center Symposium: Did Climate Change Shape Human Evolution?
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Thursday, April 19, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing
Speakers: Various
Location: Comer Auditorium, Lamont Campus, Columbia University, Palisades, NY


Friday, April 20, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar
Speaker:Benjamin Cook, NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, April 20, 2012 from 12:15 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Biology and Paleo Environment (BPE) Spring Seminar Series: The Biogeography of Marine Nitrogen Fixers - Mechanisms and Sensitivity to Environmental Change
Speaker: Ben WardPostdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, April 20, 2012 from 12:15 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Biology and Paleo Environment (BPE) Spring Seminar Series: The Biogeography of Marine Nitrogen Fixers- Mechanisms and Sensitivity to Environmental Change
Speaker: Ben Ward, Postdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, April 20, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Arthur D. Storke Memorial Lecture: Energy Policy - Past or Prologue?
Speaker: Michael J. Graetz, Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law, Columbia Alumni Professor of Tax Law, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Building Seminar Room - 1st Floor


Sunday, April 22, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
LDEO Spring Public Lecture Series: Peak Earth - Population, Climate, and Energy in the 21st Century
Speaker: Peter Kelemen, Arthur D. Storke Memorial Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, April 23, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program Seminar Series
Speakers: David C. Chritiani, Harvard Superfund Research Program, Harvard Medical School and School of Public Health; Michael Berg, Senior Scientist, Eawag, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science & Technology
Location: Columbia University, Gary C. Comer Building, 1st Floor Conference Room, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W Palisades, NY


Tuesday, April 24, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Integrative Capstone Workshop Final Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Seminar Rooms


Wednesday, April 25, 2012 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Final Workshop Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, School of International and Public Affairs, Kellogg Center, Room 1501


Wednesday, April 25, 2012 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
LDEO SG&T/MG&G Seminar: Active tectonics in southern Alaska and the role of the Yakutat block constrained by GPS measurements
Speaker: Julie Elliott, Cornell University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Seismology Seminar Room


Wednesday, April 25, 2012 from 1:00 pm to 7:15 pm EDT
Columbia University Earth Summit 2012: A Call to Action
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Low Memorial Library


Friday, April 27, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar
Speaker:Oscar Schofield, Rutgers University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, April 27, 2012 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Student Research Showcase 2012
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred J. Lerner Hall, Room 555


Friday, April 27, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: "Pore "Fluid Pressure in Subduction Zone Forearcs: Detection, Quantification, and Implications for Fault Mechanical Behavior"
Speaker: Demian Saffer, Associate Professor, Penn State University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, April 30, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Capstone and Bangladesh Workshop Spring 2012 Presentations
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 569


From Wednesday, May 02, 2012 at 9:00 am through Thursday, May 03, 2012 at 1:00 pm EDT
Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy (LCSE) 2012 Energy Storage Symposium
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Earl Hall


Thursday, May 03, 2012 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Seminar - Enabling Better Climate Services for African Development Needs: Ethiopia's Experience
Speakers: Madeleine Thomson, Senior Research Scientist; Tony Barnston, Chief Forecaster, Climate and ENSO Forecasting, Outreach Training; Tufa Dinku, Associate Research Scientist; Rmi Cousin, Staff Associate, Data Library; International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Lamont Campus, Monell Auditorium, Palisades, NY


Friday, May 04, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP)
Speaker: Bala Rajaratnam, Assistant Professor, Statistics, Stanford University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, May 04, 2012 from 12:15 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Biology and Paleo Environment (BPE) Spring Seminar Series: Effects of precession on the tropical Pacific climate
Speaker: Anthony Broccoli, Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Monday, May 07, 2012 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Educating a New Generation of Sustainable Development Practitioners: Assessing the Opportunities and Challenges
Speakers: Ed Lloyd, Evan M. Frankel Clinical Professor in Environmental Law, Director of Clinical Education; Steve Cohen, Director, Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Professor, Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs, Director, Masters of Science in Sustainability Management, School of Continuing Education, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Glenn Denning, Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs; Director, MPA in Development Practice Program; Director, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development at the Earth Institute; Ben Orlove, Associate Director, M.A. Program in Climate and Society, Senior Research Scientist, International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Co-Director, Center for Research in Environmental Decisions; Stephanie Pfirman, Chair, Department of Environmental Science, Barnard College; Jason Smerdon, Storke-Doherty Lecturer, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Interim Co-Director, Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development, Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of International and Publication Affairs.
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Seminar Room, 2nd Floor


Wednesday, May 09, 2012 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
LDEO SG&T/MG&G Seminar: The unduly complex Galapagos triple junction, eastern equatorial Pacific
Speaker: Debbie Smith, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Seismology Seminar Room


Wednesday, May 09, 2012 from 6:10 pm to 8:10 pm EDT
CERC Education Programs: Environmental Economics
Speaker: Urvashi Kaul, Assistant Director, Center for Economic Transformation at NYCEDC & Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schermerhorn Extension, Room 1015


Thursday, May 10, 2012 from 6:10 pm to 8:10 pm EDT
CERC Education Programs: Forest Management and Conservation
Speaker: Matt Palmer, Lecturer in Discipline, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology (E3B), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schermerhorn Extension, Room 1015


Friday, May 11, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP)
Speaker: Dr. Meiyun Lin, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Seismology Building, Second Floor Seminar Room


Friday, May 11, 2012 from 12:15 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Biology and Paleo Environment (BPE) Spring Seminar Series: Large reductions in North Atlantic Deep Water in a warmer climate: lessons from the last interglacial
Speaker: Ulysses Ninnemann, Associate Professor, University of Bergen.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Monday, May 14, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program Monthly Seminar Series
Speakers: Khalid Khan, Postdoctoral Researcher, Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology, Oregon Health and Science University; Alexander van Geen, Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Rosenfield Building, Environmental Health Sciences Conference Room (eleventh floor, room 1101) 722 west 168th Street, New York, NY


Tuesday, May 15, 2012 from 9:30 am to 10:30 am EDT
IRI Seminar - Integrating Agricultural Modeling, Remote Sensing and Climate for Agriculture
Speaker: Amor Ines, Associate Research Scientist, Agricultural Modeling, Remote Sensing and Agriculture, The International Research Institute for Climate and Society.
Location: Monell Auditorium, Lamont Campus, Palisades, NY


Tuesday, May 15, 2012 from 6:10 pm to 8:10 pm EDT
CERC Education Programs - Sustainable Buildings: Design and Construction in the 21st Century
Speaker: Patrick Gallagher, LEED AP Vice President of Estimating, BP Mechanical Corporation
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schermerhorn Extension, Room 1015


Thursday, May 17, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing
Speakers: Various
Location: Monell Auditorium, Lamont Campus, Palisades, NY


From Friday, May 18, 2012 at 8:00 am through Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 12:00 pm EDT
Initiative on Climate Adaptation Research and Understanding through the Social Sciences (ICARUS) 3rd Annual Conference
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, School of International and Public Affairs


Friday, May 18, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP)
Speaker: Dr. Gavin A. Schmidt, NASA/GISS
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Seismology Building, Second Floor Seminar Room


Friday, May 18, 2012 from 12:15 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Biology and Paleo Environment (BPE) Spring Seminar Series: Outpacing the Anthropocene: New Constraints for The Rate of Carbon Release at the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum
Speaker: Jim Wright, Associate Professor, Rutgers University.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Tuesday, May 22, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: Troodontid Fossils from East Asia and the Coelurosaurian Evolution
Speaker: Rui Pei, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: American Museum of Natural History, 200 Central Park West, Vertebrate Paleontology Classroom, 10th Floor, New York City


Tuesday, May 22, 2012 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Sustainability for Smart Business
Speaker: Lauren Yarmuth, Lecturer in Construction Management, Columbia University, School of Continuing Education; Co-founder and Principal of YR&G.
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, International Affairs Building, Altschul Auditorium, Room 417


Wednesday, May 23, 2012 from 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Excellence in Mentoring Award
Excellence in Mentoring Award
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Auditorium


Thursday, May 24, 2012 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm EDT
IRI Seminar: Evaluating, Improving and Promoting Effective Use of Satellite Rainfall Products
Speaker: Tufa Dinku, Research Scientist, International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Building Auditorium


Thursday, May 31, 2012 from 6:10 pm to 8:40 pm EDT
CERC Education Programs: The Little Things and Their Influence on Planet Earth
Speaker: James Cervino, Marine Pathologist, Department of Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute; Adjunct Associate Research Scientist, Pace University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schermerhorn Extension, Room 1015


Friday, June 08, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP)
Speaker: Matus Martini, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Maryland
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Monday, June 11, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
DEES Open Thesis Defense: Multiproxy Analyses of Past Vegetation, Climate, and Sediment Dynamics in Hudson River Wetlands
Speaker: Sanpisa Sritrairat, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, June 15, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP)
Speaker: Xujing Jia Davis, Postdoctoral Investigator Physical Oceanography, WHOI
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Thursday, June 21, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing
Speakers: Various
Location: Monell Auditorium, Lamont Campus, Palisades, NY


Wednesday, June 27, 2012 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Masters of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Summer Mid-term Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, School of International and Public Affairs, Kellogg Center, Room 1501


Tuesday, July 03, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Seminar: Scaling from the Field to the Satellite: Relating Growth Form and Physiological Traits to Understanding How Ecosystems Function
Speaker: Susan L. Ustin, Research Scientist, Scaling from the Field to the Satellite: Relating Growth Form and Physiological Traits to Understanding How Ecosystems Function, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, Center for Spatial Technologies and Remote Sensing (CSTARS) University of California Davis
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, 205 Monell


Friday, July 06, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
DEES Open Thesis Defense: Makassar Strait Intraseasonal Variability
Speaker: Kandaga Pujiana, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Monday, July 09, 2012 from 12:15 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Biology and Paleo Environment (BPE) Summer Seminar Series: From palm trees in the Eocene Greenhouse to 170m of annually laminated diatom ooze in the Holocene: Results from IODP expedition 318,Wilkes Land Antarctica
Speaker: James Bendle, Lecturer, University of Glasgow
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Monday, July 09, 2012 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Information Session for the Professional Certificate in Sustainability Analytics
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Lerner Hall


Thursday, July 19, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing
Speakers: Various
Location: Monell Auditorium, Lamont Campus, Palisades, NY


Monday, July 23, 2012 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am EDT
TropAg Seminar: Rice Research Innovations for Addressing Global Food Security in a Changing Climate
Speaker: Robert Ziegler, Director General and Chief Executive Office, The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Thursday, July 26, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Online Information Session Certificate in Sustainability Analytics
Speakers: Various
Location: This Event will be Online Via Adobe Connect


Monday, July 30, 2012 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
DEES Open Thesis Defense: Antarctica's Geologic and Ice Sheet History from Isotopic Sedimentary Provenance Studies
Speaker: Elizabeth Pierce, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Monday, August 06, 2012 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
DEES Open Thesis Defense: Influence of Mesoscale Eddies on the Deep Ocean Dynamics over the East Pacific Rise
Speaker: Xinfeng Liang,Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Wednesday, August 08, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Integrative Capstone Workshop Final Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Garden Room 2


Wednesday, August 15, 2012 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Summer Final Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, School of International and Public Affairs, Kellogg Center, Room 1501


Thursday, August 16, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Building Auditorium


Thursday, August 16, 2012 from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
CRED Lab Seminar | Climate Change Research in India - New Achievements of the Indo-German Research Project in Sustainable Hyderabad
Speakers: Diana Reckien, Scholar, Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED), The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Matthias Luedeke, Senior Scientist, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK); Oleksandr Kit, Research Fellow, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK); Lutz Meyer-Ohlendorf, Ph.D. Student, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schermerhorn Hall, Room 417


Friday, August 24, 2012 from 12:15 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Biology and Paleo Environment (BPE) Summer Seminar Series: The Effects of CO2 Availability and Ocean Acidification on Phytoplankton and Marine Biogeochemistry
Speaker: Andrew King, Post-Doctoral Researcher, NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Biochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Monday, August 27, 2012 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
DEES Open Thesis Defense: Field and Theoretical Investigations of Strain Localization: Effects of Mineralogy, Shear Heating and Grain Size Evolution in the Earth
Speaker: Janelle Homburg, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Tuesday, September 04, 2012 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
DEES Open Thesis Defense: Investigations of Anomalous Earthquakes at Active Volcanoes
Speaker: Ashley Shuler, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room, Second Floor


Friday, September 07, 2012 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Columbia Water Center: Aquanauts Presentation
Speakers: Various
Location: Attend the presentation via WebEx or teleconference.


Friday, September 07, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Inferring Variations in the Oxidation Capacity of the Atmosphere Using Satellite-based Observations of NO2
Speaker: Lukas Valin, Ph.D. Candidate, College of Chemistry, University of California at Berkley
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, September 07, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: MESSENGER at Mercury: The Surprising Innermost Planet
Speaker: Sean C. Solomon, Director, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory; Associate Director for Earth Systems Science, The Earth Institute; William B. Ransford Professor of Earth and Planetary Science Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Tuesday, September 11, 2012 from 4:20 pm to 6:10 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum: Sustainability Management
Speaker: Steven Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Professor in the Practice of Public Affairs; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy & Energy and Environmental Policy Concentration, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Director, Master of Science in Sustainability Management, School of Continuing Education, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102


Tuesday, September 11, 2012 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Master of Science in Sustainability Management and Certificate Program in Sustainability Analytics: Information Session
Speakers: Various
Location: The Columbia Club, 15 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036


Wednesday, September 12, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House
Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Sustainability Management Conference Room, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor


Friday, September 14, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Air Pollution Control vs. Climate Change (from IPCC/AR4 to IPCC/AR5)
Speaker: Hiram "Chip" Levy, Senior Research Scientist, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL), Princeton University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, September 14, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: What Can a Career in Sustainable Development Look Like?
Speakers: Jing Chu and William Jaffray, Energy Engineers, Associated Renewable
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Northwest Corner Building Room 501


Friday, September 14, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: "Biomarkers Heat Up During Earthquakes: New Geological Evidence of Earthquake Slip in the Rock Record"
Speakers: Heather Savage, Lamont Assistant Research Professor, SGT and Pratigya Polissar, Lamont Assistant Research Professor, Geoscience at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia Universiry.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, September 17, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program
Speaker: Mark Rosenzweig Frank Altschul Professor, International Economics; Director, Economic Growth Center, Yale University.
Location: Columbia University, William Black Medical Research Building, Pharmacology Library (Room 724), 650 West 168th Street


Tuesday, September 18, 2012 from 4:10 pm to 6:10 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum: Predicting and Managing Natural Hazard Risk
Speaker: Art Lerner-Lam, Deputy Director, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Adjunct Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102


Wednesday, September 19, 2012 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Sustainable Development Seminar Series: A New Record Low in Arctic Sea Ice Extent
Speakers: Benjamin Orlove, Senior Research Scientist, International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), Professor, International & Public Affairs, Co-Director, Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED), Director, MA Program in Climate & Society, Columbia University; Stephanie Pfirman, Hirschorn Professor and Department co-Chair, Environmental Science, Barnard College; Earth Institute, Department of Earth and Environmental Science, Adjunct Senior Research Scientist, LamontDoherty Earth Observatory (LDEO), Columbia University; Peter Schlosser, Vinton Professor of Earth & Environmental Engineering, Professor, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Deputy Director and Director of Research, Earth Institute, Columbia University; Anne R. Siders, Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia University.
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Satow Room


Thursday, September 20, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing
Speakers: Tony Barnston, Chief Forecaster, Climate and ENSO Forecasting; Shuhua Li, Senior Staff Associate, Forecasting and Prediction Research, The International Research Institute for Climate and Society, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Building Auditorium


Thursday, September 20, 2012 from 11:30 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate and Society Briefing
Speakers: Angel Muoz, Graduate Research Fellow, Ocean and Climate Physics, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Auditorium, Palisades, NY


Friday, September 21, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: What we do and don't understand about satellite observations of clouds and what this means for comparisons with climate models
Speaker: Robert Pincus, Research Scientist, Cooperative Institute of Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, September 21, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Climate Battles Between the Hemispheres During and since the Last Ice Age: Palaeoclimate Insights from the Record of Earth's Mountain Glaciers and Drylands"
Aaron Putman, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, September 24, 2012 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University
Location: Online


Tuesday, September 25, 2012 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: Structure and Dynamics of Earth's Crust and Upper Mantle from Array Analysis of Surface Waves
Speaker: Ge Jin, Graduate Student, Department of Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Tuesday, September 25, 2012 from 4:10 pm to 6:10 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum: Risk Perceptions and Environmental Decision Making
Speaker: Sabine Marx, Managing Director, Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED), Associate Research Scientist, Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102


Wednesday, September 26, 2012 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: Magma Ascent Rates During the 1974 Eruption of Volcan de Fuego: Insights from Volatile Loss
Speaker: Alex Lloyd, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Wednesday, September 26, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House
Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Sustainability Management Conference Room, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor


Friday, September 28, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Variability in the Oxidative Capacity of the Troposphere on Interannual to Interglacial Time Scales
Speaker: Lee Murray, Ph.D. Candidate, Harvard University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, September 28, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: Travel Abroad and Obtaining a Fellowship
Speakers: Paul Bohlmann Assistant Dean, Fellowships Program; Office of Global Programs; Therese Workman, Program Coordinator, Office of Global Programs, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alumni Center, Kings Room


Friday, September 28, 2012 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: Investigations of Magma Bodies and Hydrothermal Alteration of Oceanic Crust on Mid-Ocean Ridge Flanks from Multichannel Seismic Data
Speaker: Shoushuo Han Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Monday, October 01, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Cooler Smarter - Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living: Expert Advice from The Union of Concerned Scientists
Speaker: Brenda Ekwurzel, Ph.D., '98, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University; The Union of Concerned Scientists
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Columbia Alumni Center, 622 West 113th Street


Monday, October 01, 2012 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Master of Science in Sustainability Management and Certificate Program in Sustainability Analytics: Information Session
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House


Tuesday, October 02, 2012 from 4:10 pm to 6:10 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum: Challenge of International Urban Planning
Speaker: Elliott Sclar, Director, Center for Sustainable Urban Development, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102


Tuesday, October 02, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Information Session
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Garden Room 1


Wednesday, October 03, 2012 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: On the Role of Ruelle-Pollicott Resonances in Parameter Dependence of Long-term Statistics
Speaker: Mickael Chekroun, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Wednesday, October 03, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House
Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Sustainability Management Conference Room, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor


Thursday, October 04, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Seminar: Climate Model Hierarchy and Empirical Model Reduction
Speaker: Michael Ghil , Ecole Normale Suprieure, Paris; University of California, Los Angeles
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Room 205


Friday, October 05, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: "Exploring Protoplanets from the Beginning of the Solar System: Dawn at Vesta"
Carol Raymond, Dawn Deputy Principal Investigator, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Saturday, October 06, 2012 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm EDT
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Open House: Every Continent, Every Ocean
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory


Tuesday, October 09, 2012 from 4:10 pm to 6:10 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum: The International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI)
Speaker: Lisa Goddard, Director, The International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), Earth Institute, Adjunct Associate Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102


Wednesday, October 10, 2012 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Fall Mid-term Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, School of International and Public Affairs, Kellogg Center, Room 1501


Wednesday, October 10, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Certification in Sustainability Analytics Open House
Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Sustainability Management Conference Room, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor


Thursday, October 11, 2012 from 2:45 am to 3:45 am EDT
SEAS Colloquium in Climate Science (SCiCS)
Speaker: George Tselioudis, Climate Scientist, NASA/GISS
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Seeley W. Mudd Building, Room 214


Thursday, October 11, 2012 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm EDT
State of the Planet 2012
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Roone Arledge Auditorium; Live webcast will also be available


Thursday, October 11, 2012 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
"A Thirsty World": Documentary Screening and Conversation
Speakers: Pierre Gentine, Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University; Research Scientist, Columbia Water Center, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Maison Franaise, Buell Hall


Friday, October 12, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Air-sea Interaction and the Coupled Boundary Layer Response during the DYNAMO Program
Speaker: Professor James Edson , Department of Marine Sciences, University of Connecticut
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, October 12, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: Public Careers in Environmental Conservation in New York State
Speaker: Betsy Ukeritis, Regional Environmental Educator, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Region 2
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alumni Center, Kings Room


Friday, October 12, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: "Monitoring and Verifying the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty and Prospects for its Ratification by U.S."
Speaker: Lynn Sykes, Higgins Professor Emeritus, Dept. Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, October 15, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program Monthly Seminar Series
Speaker: Benjamin Bostick, Lamont Associate Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Monday, October 15, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Master of Science in Sustainability Management and Certification in Sustainability Analytics: ONLINE Information Session
Speakers: Various
Location: Online session


Tuesday, October 16, 2012 from 4:20 pm to 6:10 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum: Developing Integrated Interdisciplinary Date and Information for Sustainable Development
Speaker: Robert Chen, Director, Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102


Wednesday, October 17, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Certification in Sustainability Analytics Open House
Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Sustainability Management Conference Room, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor


Wednesday, October 17, 2012 from 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm EDT
Open House: The Earth Institute's Certificate in Conservation and Environmental Sustainability
Speaker: Nancy Degnan, Director, Executive Education and Professional Development Programs, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schermerhorn Hall, Room 603


Thursday, October 18, 2012 from 11:00 am to 11:30 pm EDT
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Building Auditorium


Friday, October 19, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: More Frequent Future Monsoon Failure due to Inherent Instability
Speaker: Jacob Schewe, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, October 19, 2012 from 12:15 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Biology and Paleo Environment (BPE) Fall Seminar Series; The bright side of Arctic tree-ring divergence
Speaker: Alexander Stine, Postdoctoral Fellow, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University Center for the Environment.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, October 19, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: "Sea Ice Decline in the Arctic: An Ocean Mechanism"
Speaker: Bruno Tremblay, Associate Professor in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, October 22, 2012 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
The Future of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative
Speakers: Michael B. Gerrard, Moderator, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice; Director, Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School; Gavin J. Donahue, President & Chief Executive Officer, Independent Power Producers of New York; Ross Gould, Air & Energy Program Director, Environmental Advocates of New York; Jared Snyder, Assistant Commissioner for Air Resources, Climate Change and Energy, New York Department of Environmental Conservation; Robert N. Stavins, Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; Susan F. Tierney, Managing Principal, Analysis Group
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 106


Tuesday, October 23, 2012 from 4:10 pm to 6:10 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum: Columbia Water Center
Speaker: Upmanu Lall, Alan & Carol Silberstein Professor of Earth & Environmental Engineering; Professor and Acting Chair, Civil Engineering & Engineering Mechanics, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science; Director, Columbia Water Center, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102


Tuesday, October 23, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Integrative Capstone Workshop Midterm Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Garden Room 2


Tuesday, October 23, 2012 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Film Screening of Walking Merchandise: Child Smuggling and the Snakehead Trade
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Teachers College, 525 West 120th Street, Milbank Chapel


Wednesday, October 24, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Certification in Sustainability Analytics Open House
Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Sustainability Management Conference Room, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor


Friday, October 26, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Anatomy of an Extreme Event
Speaker: Judith Perlwitz, Earth System Research Laboratory, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, October 26, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Marie Tharp - Portrait of a Scientist
Speaker: Hali Felt, Author, Writing Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Tuesday, October 30, 2012 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
POSTPONED: Sachs Lecture: How Sustainable Development Can Help Solve America's Crisis
Speaker: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Roone Arledge Auditorium


Thursday, November 01, 2012 from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
The Earth Institute Fellows Symposium: Meeting the Challenges of Sustainable Development in a Changing World
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 555


Wednesday, November 07, 2012 from 2:00 pm to 8:30 pm EST
Sustaining Peace: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Speakers: Peter T. Coleman, Director AC4; Morton Deutsch, Professor Emeritus, Teachers College
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Teachers' College, 525 West 120th Street.


Thursday, November 08, 2012 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am EST
DEES Open Thesis Defense: The Phylogeny of Basal Coelurosaurian Theropods (Archosauria: Dinosauria) and Patterns of Morphological Evolution during the Dinosaur-Bird Transition
Speaker: Stephen Brusatte, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) 200 Central Park West, Linder Theatre, New York City


Thursday, November 08, 2012 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm EST
M.A. Program in Climate and Society Open House
Speakers: Ben Orlove, Co-Director, MA Program in Climate and Society; Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, columbia University; Cynthia Thomson, Assistant Director, MA Program in Climate and Society, International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, 603 Schermerhorn


Friday, November 09, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Sensitivity of Intrusions of Circumpolar Deep Water onto Antarctic Continental Shelves to Changes in the Atmosphere
Speaker: Michael Dinniman, Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography, Old Dominion University
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, November 09, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: How You Can Be Involved in the Columbia Community's Sustainability Efforts
Speaker: Cathy Resler, Office of Environmental Stewardship, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alumni Center, Shapiro Room


Friday, November 09, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: "Basal Plumbing for the Changing (ice) Masses"
Speaker: Timothy Creyts , Associate Research Scientist, Marine Geology and Geophysics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, November 12, 2012 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST
DEES Open Thesis Defense: Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change in the Tropics - Analysis of two Multi-factorial Systems
Speaker: Daniel Ruiz Carrascal, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Monday, November 12, 2012 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EST
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen , Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University
Location: Online session


Monday, November 12, 2012 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Warming Arctic, Changing Planet
Moderator: Andy Revkin, Senior Fellow for Environmental Understanding, Pace University; Blogger, DotEarth, Speakers and Panelists: Julie Payette, Canadian Astronaut, Scientific Delegate, Quebec Government Office; Natalie Boelman, Lamont Assistant Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University; Kevin Griffin, Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University; Igor Krupnik, Anthropologist, Arctic Studies Center, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History; Stephanie Pfirman, Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental Science, Barnard College; Pierre Richard, Research Scientist, Fisheries and Oceans Canada;Bruno Tremblay, Associate Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Low Memorial Library, The Rotunda


Tuesday, November 13, 2012 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST
Seasonal Forecast Modelling in South Africa: How the IRI Has Helped to Make It Possible
Speaker: Willem Landman, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria, South Africa
Location: Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell 205


Tuesday, November 13, 2012 from 4:20 pm to 6:10 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum: Millennium Villages and the Green Revolution in Africa
Speaker: Pedro Sanchez, Director, Tropical Agriculture and the Rural Environment Program, Co-Chair, Millennium Project Hunger Task Force, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102


Wednesday, November 14, 2012 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Sustainable Development Seminar Series: Food Security
Speakers: Pedro Sanchez, Director, Tropical Agriculture and the Rural Environment Program; Director, Millennium Villages Project, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Jessica Fanzo, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Institute of Human Nutrition and Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University Medical Center, Adjunct Associate Professor, School of International Public Affairs, Director of Nutrition Policy, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Peter Grace, Visiting Senior Research Scientist, Professor of Global Change, Institute for Future Environments, Queensland University of Technology; Hope Michelson, Postdoctoral Fellow, The Earth Institute, Columbia University.
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall, Satow Room


Wednesday, November 14, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EST
CSSR Seminar: The Deadly Link Between Slavery and Environmental Destruction
Speaker: Kevin Bales, Co-Founder, Free the Slaves
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Union Theological Seminary, James Chapel, 121st Street and Broadway


Thursday, November 15, 2012 from 11:00 am to 11:30 am EST
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing
Speakers: Various
Location: Monell Auditorium Monell Building Lamont Campus Palisades, NY


Friday, November 16, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: The Effect of Tropospheric Jet Latitude on Coupling between the Stratospheric Polar Vortex and the Troposphere
Speaker: Chaim Garfinkel, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, November 16, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: "Using Physics to Assess Long-term Flood Risk from Tropical Cyclones"
Speaker: Kerry Emanuel , Professor of Atmospheric Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, November 19, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Columbia University Superfund Research Program Monthly Seminar/Webinar Series
Speakers: Dr. Habibul Ahsan, PI, Columbia University Super Research Program Health Effects of As Longitudinal Study (HEALS) project; Director, Center for Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, University of Chicago; Dr. Kazi Matin Ahmed, Columbia University Super Research Program scientist; Professor, Department of Geology, University of Dhaka's
Location: Columbia University Comer Building, 1st floor conference room, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory 61 Route 9W, Palisades NY


Monday, November 19, 2012 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST
After Sandy: Climate and Coastal Future
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Low Memorial Library, The Rotunda


Tuesday, November 20, 2012 from 4:20 pm to 6:10 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum: Cities and Climate Change - Contemporary Issues in Global Land and Water Management
Speaker: Daniel Hillel, Adjunct Senior Scientist, NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS); Center for Climate Systems Research (CCSR) The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102


Tuesday, November 27, 2012 from 4:20 pm to 6:10 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum: Center for Global Health and Economic Development
Speaker: Joanna Rubinstein, Assistant Director, International Programs, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102


Wednesday, November 28, 2012 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EST
Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Fall Final Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, School of International and Public Affairs, Kellogg Center, Room 1501


Wednesday, November 28, 2012 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Sustainable Development Seminar Series: Technology Policy and Global Warming
Speakers: Richard Nelson, George Blumenthal Professor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Business and Law, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Director, Program on Science, Technology and Global Development, The Earth Institute; Bhaven Sampat, Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University; Elliott Sclar, Professor of Urban Planning, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Director, Center for Sustainable Urban Development, The Earth Institute, Columbia University, and Nickolas J. Themelis, Director, Earth Engineering Center, Earth Institute, Stanley-Thompson Professor Emeritus, Earth and Environmental Engineering, Henry Krumb School of Mines, Columbia University.
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall, Satow Room


Wednesday, November 28, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House
Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Sustainability Management Conference Room, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor


Friday, November 30, 2012 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Space-time Patterns of Convective Rain Cells and Flash Flood Response in the Eastern Mediterranean
Speaker: Efrat Morin, Department of Geography, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, November 30, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: The Role of Regulatory Agencies in Clean-up of Hazardous Waste
Speaker: Dale Carpenter, Chief, Clean Air and Sustainability Division, US Environmental Protection Agency, (EPA) Region 2
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alumni Center, Shapiro Room


Friday, November 30, 2012 from 1:30 pm to 2:15 pm EST
Special Lecture with Dr. Jane Lubchenco: Creative Solutions at the Interface of Science and Policy
Speaker: Jane Lubchenco, Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium,


Friday, November 30, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: The Climate Is Not What You Expect
Speaker: Shaun Lovejoy, Professor, McGill University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, December 03, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
MPA Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Information Session
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Garden Room 1


Tuesday, December 04, 2012 from 4:20 pm to 6:10 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum: The Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy
Speaker: Christoph Meinrenken, Associate Research Scientist, Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102


Tuesday, December 04, 2012 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm EST
Open House Event: The Earth Institute's Professional Development Program in Environmental Sustainability
Speaker: Nancy Degnan, Director, Executive Education and Professional Development Programs, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, 603 Schermerhorn Hall


Tuesday, December 04, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management Integrative Capstone Workshop Final Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus The Kraft Center, Rennert Hall


Wednesday, December 05, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House
Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Sustainability Management Conference Room, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor


Monday, December 10, 2012 from 7:00 am to 8:30 am EST
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University
Location: Online session


Monday, December 10, 2012 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Value of Water TweetChat
Speakers: Various
Location: Twitter: The hashtag for the conversation is #valueofwater.


Monday, December 10, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Sustainable Development Workshop Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alumni Center, Shapiro Room


Tuesday, December 11, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EST
CSSR Seminar: Unfinished Thoughts: Religion, a Relevant Life, and Contradictions Along The Way
Speaker: Joseph Gerson, Disarmament Coordinator; Director, Programs; Director, Peace and Economic Security Program, American Friends Service Committee in New England
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Schapiro CEPSR Building, Davis Auditorium


Wednesday, December 12, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Improved Winter Forecasts
Speaker: Judah Cohen, Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Wednesday, December 12, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House
Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Sustainability Management Conference Room, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor


Friday, December 14, 2012 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am EST
DEES Open Thesis Defense: Boron in Foraminiferal Calcite as an Indicator of Seawater Carbonate Chemistry
Speaker: Katherine Allen, Postdoctoral Research Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Monday, December 17, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Columbia University Superfund Research Program
Speakers: Peter Knappett, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University; Frederick Domann, Carver College of Medicine, Professor, University of Iowa
Location: Columbia University Medical Center Health Sciences Campus: William Black Medical Research Building Pharmacology Library, Room 724,


Tuesday, December 18, 2012 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm EST
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University
Location: Online session


Wednesday, December 19, 2012 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST
A public lecture by Eric Strobl: The impact of Typhoons on Chinese Local Economic Activity: a View from Outer Space
Speakers: Eric Strobl, Associate Professor, Ecole Polytechnique, External Professor, Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies, The University of the West Indies; John Mutter, Director, PhD Program in Sustainable Development; Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences; Professor, International and Public Affairs, Columbia University.
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1219


Wednesday, December 19, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House
Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Sustainability Management Conference Room, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor


Thursday, December 20, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
IRI Climate and Society Briefing and Climate Forecast
Speakers: Anthony Barnston, Shuhua Li, Kevin Coffey, Francesco Fiondella Various
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Palisades, NY, Monell Auditorium


Monday, January 07, 2013 from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm EST
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen , Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University
Location: Online session


Monday, January 14, 2013 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Lessons from Bangladesh for a Post-Sandy New York
Speakers: Cynthia Rosenzweig, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), The Earth Institute, Columbia University; William Solecki, Institute for Sustainable Cities, Hunter College, City University of New York (CUNY); Saleemul Huq, International Institute for Environment and Development, International Center for Climate Change and Development; Nazrul Islam, Bangladesh Environment Network
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Armstrong Hall, Codan Conference Room (3rd Floor)


Monday, January 14, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Tropical Cyclone Activity for the Western North Pacific during the Last Six Decades, derived from Regional Climate Simulations and Observations
Speaker: Monika Barcikowaska, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Centre for Materials and Coastal Research
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Thursday, January 17, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
IRI Climate And Society/Climate Forecast Briefing
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell Auditorium Palisades, NY


Friday, January 18, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: The Impact of the Atlantic Coastal Environment on Evolving Quasi-linear Convective Systems
Speaker: Kelly Lombardo, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Thursday, January 24, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Information Session for the Master of Science in Sustainability Management
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia Club 15 W. 43rd St. New York, NY


Friday, January 25, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Understanding Climate Model Biases in Southern Hemisphere Mid-latitude Variability
Speaker: Isla Simpson, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Division of Ocean and Climate Physics
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, January 25, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
Workshop on Social Media: "Beyond Cats: Communicating Scientific Endeavors Using Social Media"
Speakers: Rebecca Fowler, Development Writer/Grants and Communications, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory; Brian Kahn, Communications Coordinator, International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Earth Institute, Columbia University.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, January 28, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Columbia University Superfund Research Program
Speaker: Koren Kathleen Mann Associate professor of Oncology, McGill University; Project Director, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research.
Location: Columbia University Medical Center Pharmacology Library, Room 724, Black Building


Tuesday, January 29, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House
Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Hogan Hall, Conference Room A


Thursday, January 31, 2013 from 6:10 pm to 8:10 pm EST
Scenarios for a Sustainable World
Speaker: Cary Krosinsky, Executive Director, Network for Sustainable Financial Markets (NSFM)
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schermerhorn Extension, Room 1015


Friday, February 01, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Diagnosing Land-atmosphere Coupling and its Impact on Climate Variability in GFDL's Climate Models
Speaker: Alexis Berg, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL), Department of Environmental Sciences, Rutgers University
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, February 01, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: Summer Practicums in Environmental Sustainability
Speaker: Eugenia Manwelyan, Program Director, EcoPracticum
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alumni Center, King's Room


Friday, February 01, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: "Earthquake Loss Modeling on a Global Scale: Balancing Empirical & Physics-Based Approaches"
Speaker: David Wald, Geophysicist, United States Geological Survey
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Tuesday, February 05, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EST
How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster
Speakers: Tatiana Wah, Director, Haiti Programs, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Jonathan Katz, Author and Journalist
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Columbia Alumni Center 622 West 113th Street The Schapiro Room


Thursday, February 07, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EST
CSSR Seminar: Research as Witness: Psychological Studies of Extreme Historical Events
Speaker: Dr. Robert Jay Lifton , Lecturer in Psychiatry at Columbia University and Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the City University of New York.
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Schapiro CEPSR Building, Davis Auditorium


Friday, February 08, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: Career Paths and Obtaining an Internship in the Field of Sustainable Development
Speaker: Rebecca Schnall, Senior Associate Director, Columbia University Center for Career Education.
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alumni Center, King's Room


Friday, February 08, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: CANCELLED
Scott M. McLennan Professor, Department of Geosciences, Stony Brook University.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Tuesday, February 12, 2013 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST
Environmental Triggers of Outbreaks in Seasonal Vector-borne Diseases
Speaker: Michael Wimberley, Professor and Senior Scientist, South Dakota State University
Location: Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell Building, Room 137


Tuesday, February 12, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House
Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Hogan Hall, Conference Room A


Wednesday, February 13, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EST
United Nations Climate Negotiations: Perspectives From a Small Island Nation
Introduction: Jack B. Weinstein, Judge, United States District Court, Eastern District of New York; Moderator: Michael B. Gerrard, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice; Director, Center for Climate Change Law; Speaker: Tony deBrum, Minster in Assistance to the President of the Marshall Islands; Radley Horton, Center for Climate Systems Research, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Columbia Law School Jerome Greene Hall, Room 101


Friday, February 15, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Response of Atmospheric Convection to Vertical Wind Shear - Cloud-resolving Simulations with Parameterized Large-scale Circulation
Speaker: Usama Anber, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, February 15, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Food and the Environment: ISERP Seminar Series
Speakers: Paige West, Moderator , Professor, Department of Anthropology, Barnard College and Columbia University; Panelists: Dickson Despommier, Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health; Matthew Hoffman, Professor, Department of Food Studies, New York University; Amy Trubeck, Professor, Department of Nutrition Food Science, University of Vermont
Location: Columbia University/Barnard College Morningside Campus The Diana Building Room 501


Friday, February 15, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Sea Ice and Abrupt Climate Events
Speaker: Camille Li, Marie Tharp Fellow; University of Bergen and the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research. Norway
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Tuesday, February 19, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Online Information Session
Speakers: Various.
Location: This event will take place online.


Wednesday, February 20, 2013 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm EST
Special Seminar: Recent Results from Greenland and Antarctic Ice Cores
Speaker: Jean Jouzel, Laboratory of the Science of the Climate and the Environment/ Institut Pierre Simon Laplace, 2013 Vetlesen Prize Winner
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, Seminar Room - -1st floor


Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST
SEAS Colloquium in Climate
Speaker: Susan Solomon, Ellen Swallow Richards Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schapiro CEPSR Building, Sindeband East 414


Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
IRI Climate And Society/Climate Forecast Briefing
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell Building Auditorium


Friday, February 22, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Boundary Layer Dynamics and Deep Ocean Mixing in Mid-Atlantic Ridge Canyons
Speaker: Rebecca Walsh Dell, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, February 22, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: Public Careers in Environmental Conservation in New York State
Speaker: Betsy Ukeritis, Regional Environmental Educator, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alumni Center, King's Room


Friday, February 22, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Predicting and Projecting Hurricane Activity
Speaker: Gabriel Vecchi, Research Oceanographer, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, NOAA.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Tuesday, March 05, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House
Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Hogan Hall, Conference Room A


Friday, March 08, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: The Snowfall Shuffle: Changes in Global Snow under 2xCO2
Speaker: Sarah Kapnick, NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, March 08, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: "Using Paleo-Climate to Constrain Future Projections"
Speaker: Gavin Schmidt, Physical Scientist, NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), The Earth Institute Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


EVENT CANCELLED: Friday, March 08, 2013 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST
CANCELLED: Addressing Public Health System Challenges in Haiti
Speakers: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Sonia Ehrlich Sachs, Director, Health, Millennium Villages Project, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development (CGSD) The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Tatiana Wah, Director, Haiti Programs, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development (CGSD), The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Dr. Florence Guillaume, Minister, Public Health and Population, Republic of Haiti
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, 501 Schermerhorn Hall


Wednesday, March 13, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Sustainable Development Seminar Series: Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: Recent Trends in Temperatures, Extremes and Hydroclimate
Speakers: Gavin Schmidt, Deputy Chief, NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS); Adjunct Senior Research Scientist, Center for Climate Systems Research (CCSR), The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Richard Seager, Palisades Geophysical Institute/Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Jason Smerdon, Lamont Associate Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Adjunct Assistant Professor, the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Low Memorial Library, The Faculty Room


Friday, March 15, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: The Impact of the South China Sea ENSO Signal on the Indonesian Throughflow - Its Large Scale Consequences
Speaker: Arnold Gordon,Associate Director, Division of Ocean and Climate Physics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, March 15, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Severe Thunderstorms and Climate Change
Speaker: Harold Brooks, Head, Mesoscale Applications Group, NSSL-NOAA
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, March 18, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program Monthly Seminar/Webinar Series
Speaker: Dr. Arup K. SenGupta, P.C. Rossin Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Chemical Engineering, Lehigh University
Location: Columbia University Medical Center Health Sciences Campus Allan Rosenfield Building, 11th Floor Conference Rm, Room 1101


Monday, March 18, 2013 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Master of Science in Sustainability Management and Certificate Program in Sustainability Analytics: Information Session
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House


Thursday, March 21, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate and Society/Climate Forecast Briefing
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell Building Auditorium


Friday, March 22, 2013 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Agro-Infomatics in Uruguay
Speaker: Jorge Corral , Assistant Professor of Computer Science, University of the Republic, Uruguay
Location: Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell Building, Room 137


Friday, March 22, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: On the Interpretation of Inter-model Spread in CMIP5 Climate Sensitivity Estimates
Speaker: Jessica Vial, Laboratoire de Meteorologie Dynamique (LMD)
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Tuesday, March 26, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Capacity Building for Public Sector Performance in Haiti- Challenges & Opportunities
Speakers: Karl Jean-Louis, Executive Director, OCAPH, Haiti Aid Watchdog; Philippe-Raymond Cantave, President and Chief Executive Officer, Capacity Building Consulting Group
Location: The Interchurch Center, 475 Riverside Drive, Earth Institute Conference Room, Room 253


Tuesday, March 26, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Master of Science in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House
Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, 2929 Broadway, Fifth Floor


Wednesday, March 27, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
The Art Science Dating Game
Moderator: Nilda Mesa, Associate Dean for Administration, School of Journalism, Columbia University; Speakers: Robin Bell, Palisades Geophysical Institute/Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University;Robert Chen, Director, Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), The Earth Institute; Kenneth Broad, Co-Director, Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED), The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Professor, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science; Director, Abess Center for Ecosystem Science, University of Miami; Paul D. Miller, aka DJ Spooky, METs current artist-in-residence, Lars Jan, Founder and Director, Early Morning Opera, Eve Mosher, Artist and Interventionist
Location: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028


Thursday, March 28, 2013 from 9:00 am to 11:30 am EDT
State of the Planet 2013: Water Security
Moderator: Laura Trevelyan, BBC World News America; Speakers: Raman Ahuja, Independent Advisor (formerly with Unilever, FieldFresh Foods & Firmenich S.A, India); John Briscoe, Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Environmental Engineering, Harvard University; Mark Cane, G. Unger Vetlesen Professor of Earth and Climate Sciences, Columbia University; Rich Delaney, Senior Vice President Global Operations, PepsiCo, Inc.; Upmanu Lall, Director, Columbia Water Center, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Vijay Modi, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University; Brian Richter, Global Freshwater Team, The Nature Conservancy; Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Richard Sandor, Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Environmental Financial Products, LLC; Francisco de Assis de Souza Filho Director, Columbia Water Center, Brazil; Sue Tsokris, Vice President , Global Citizenship and Sustainability, PepsiCo Foundation
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall Roone Arledge Auditorium; Live webcast will also be available


Thursday, March 28, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Earth Summit - Resolution Social Venture Challenge
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House, Presidential Room 1


Thursday, March 28, 2013 from 7:10 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Climate and Society Lecture Series: Energy, Finance and Climate Change Working Together or Pulling Apart?
Speakers: Kenvin Parker, former Global Head, Deutsche Asset Management; Travis Bradford, President and Founder, Prometheus Institute for Sustainable Development; Manuel Pinho; Visiting Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus 141 Uris Hall ***N.B. if you do not have a CUID and wish to attend, please contact Cynthia Thomson (cct2117@columbia.edu)


Friday, March 29, 2013 from 9:30 am to 10:30 am EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: Reevaluating the Constraints on Styles and Amounts of Extension in Southeastern Idaho
Speaker: Marc Vankeuren, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, March 29, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Pinging the tropical Pacific: Atmospheric Blocking as a Mechanism for Charging Equatorial Pacific Heat Content
Speaker: Bruce Anderson, Department of Earth and Environment, Boston University
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, March 29, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Stratospheric Ozone: How We Came to Understand its Chemistry and Response to Perturbations
Richard Stolarski, Research Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Thursday, April 04, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Sustainable Development Seminar Series: The Millennium Village Project; Designing Complex Systems in Poor Rural Communities
Speakers: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Vijay Modi, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University; Prabhjot Singh, Director, Systems Design, Millennium Villages Project, Co-chair, One Million Community Health Workers, The Earth Institute, Columbia University.
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House


Thursday, April 04, 2013 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Master of Science in Sustainability Management and Certificate Program in Sustainability Analytics: Information Session
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia Club, 15 West 43rd Street, NYC


Friday, April 05, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Sea-level Variability in the Tropical Pacific: From Inertia-gravity Waves to Rossby Waves
Speaker: Tom Farrar, Associate Scientist, Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, April 05, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Inaugural Award of the Jardetzky Medal and 17th Annual W.S. Jardetzky Lecture: Past and Contemporary Climate Change: Evidence from Earth's Ice Cover
Speaker: Ellen Mosley-Thompson, Distinguished University Professor, Department of Geography, Atmospheric Science Program. Director, Byrd Research Center, The Ohio State University.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Wednesday, April 10, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: Ice Sheet Basal Processes and Thermal Structure
Speaker: Michael Wolovick,Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room, 2nd Floor


Wednesday, April 10, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Master of Science in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Online Information Session
Speakers: Various
Location: This event will take place online (via Adobe Connect).


Thursday, April 11, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
CSSR Seminar: Inter-subjectivity & Inter-being: A Psychoanalytic and Buddhist Approach to Relationship
Speaker: Dr. Pilar Jennings , Mixing Minds
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schapiro CEPSR Building, Davis Auditorium


Friday, April 12, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Glacial Oscillation and Abrupt Climate Change: Unified Perspective from a Box Model
Speaker: Dick Ou, Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory; Adjunct Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Science
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, April 12, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Drought Under Global Warming
Speaker: Aiguo Dai, Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, University at Albany, SUNY.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, April 15, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program
Speakers: Miroslav Stblo, Associated Professor, Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; Alexander van Geen, Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Comer Building, 1st floor conference room 61 Route 9W, Palisades New York


Tuesday, April 16, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Green Growth as a response to the European Crisis
Speakers: Georgios Papandreou, Member of Parliament, Former Prime Minister of Greece, SIPA Global Fellow and Adjunct Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Jeffrey Sachs, Director, Earth Institute, Columbia University and Laurence Tubiana, Director of the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI), Sciences Po Paris. Conference Chair: Claude Henri, Professor of Innovation and Sustainable Development, Sciences Po Paris, Visiting Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University.
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building Altschul Auditorium Room 417


Tuesday, April 16, 2013 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Governing Space in a Metropolitan Age
Speaker: Vincent Feltesse, President of the Bordeaux Urban Community, Bordeaux, France, Mayor of the City of Blanquefort, France, 2001-2012
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Fayerweather Hall, Room 200


Wednesday, April 17, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
A Strategy for Sustainable Development in the United States
Speaker: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, The Rotunda, Low Memorial Library


Thursday, April 18, 2013 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm EDT
The World-Wide Human Geography Data Working Group: Sustainable Development for Human Security
Speakers: Keynote: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Lee Schwartz , Director, Office of the Geographer and Global Issues, U.S. Department of State; Cynthia Rosenzweig, Senior Research Scientist, NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Ayako Kagawa,Chief Geographic Information Officer, United Nations Disengagement and Observer Force and Geographic Information Officer, United Nations Cartographic Section; Deborah Balk, Associate Director, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research; Marc Levy, Deputy Director, CIESIN, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Building Auditorium


Thursday, April 18, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate and Society/Climate Forecast Briefing
Speakers: Tony Barnston, Chief Forecaster, IRI, Earth Institute, Columbia University; Jeff Shaman, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University.
Location: Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell Building Auditorium


Friday, April 19, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: Starting Your Own Company and Integrating Business with Philanthropy
Speaker: Josh Cohen, Chief Executive Officer, JunkLuggers
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, 2910 Broadway (corner of 114th), Hogan Hall, Conference Room A.


Friday, April 19, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm EDT
A Conversation on America's Future: Joe Scarborough and Jeffrey Sachs
Speakers: Joe Scarborough , Host, MSNBC Morning Joe; Jeffrey D. Sachs , Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Miller Theatre and Live Webcast: earth.columbia.edu/webcast


Friday, April 19, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Native American Geoscientists: A Perspective
Jacquelyn Bolman, Director of the Indian Natural Resources, Science and Engineering Program (INRSEP) at Humboldt State University in Arcata, California.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, April 22, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
World Leaders Forum: Laurent Lamothe, Prime Minister of the Republic of Haiti
Speaker: Laurent Lamothe, Prime Minister, Republic of Haiti
Location: The Italian Academy, 1161 Amsterdam Ave. New York, NY


Tuesday, April 23, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Microgrids: A Smart Solution for Energy Efficiency and Resiliency
Panelists: Steven Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute; Matthew Fairy, Vice President, Marketing, Pareto Energy; Joshua Milberg, Vice President, Business & Operations; Director, Smart Grid, Willdan Energy Solutions; Vijay Modi, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University; Mohammad Shahidehpour, Bodine Chair Professor and Director, Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation, Illinois Institute of Technology.
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Low Memorial Library


Wednesday, April 24, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Future Africa: "Sharks, Spies, and Science"
Speaker: Jonathan Ledgard, Director, Afrotech lab, EPFL; Africa Correpsondent at Large,The Economist
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Seminar Room


Thursday, April 25, 2013 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
Environmental Science Senior Thesis Poster Session
Speakers: Various
Location: Barnard College, The Diana Center, Event Oval


Thursday, April 25, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Student Advisory Council (EISAC) 2013 Spring Event: Closing the loop - Technology & Sustainability
Moderator: Steven Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute: Speakers: Lisa Sachs, Director of the Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment; Marc Levy, Deputy Director of the Center for International Earth Science Information Network; Caroline Kruse, Development Director at Lower East Side Ecology Center; Steven Brautigam, Assistant Commissioner, Environmental Affairs, NYC Dept. of Sanitation.
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building Room 417, Altschul Auditorium


Friday, April 26, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Knowing What to Expect: A Study in Feedback Timescale of Clouds and Water Vapor
Speaker: Neil Gordon, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, April 26, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Student Research Showcase
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 555


Friday, April 26, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Returning Samples from Mars: No Prospect of an End?
Speaker: Scott McLennan, Professor, Department of Geosciences, Stony Brook University.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, April 29, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
On Carbon Pricing: Some Countries Price Carbon Extensively and Are Prosperous -- What About Yours?
Moderator: Klaus Lackner, Ewing-Worzel Professor of Geophysics, Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University; Director, Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Speakers: James Hansen, Adjunct Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University; Claude Henry, Professor of Innovation and Sustainable Development, Sciences Po Paris, Visiting Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building Kellogg Center, Room 1501


Tuesday, April 30, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Supporting Education and Smart Monitoring in Haiti: A Discussion with the Sophia Stransky, CEO of the Digicel Foundation
Featured Speaker: Sophia Stransky, Chief Executive Officer, Digicel Foundation, Haiti; Discussants: Radhika Iyengar, Director, Education Sector, Center on Globalization and Sustainble Development; Sarah Muffly, Nigeria Group, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development; Alex Fischer, Associate Director, Haiti Research and Policy Program, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development; Tatiana Wah, , Director, Haiti Research and Policy Program, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Low Memorial Library, The Trustees Room


Tuesday, April 30, 2013 from 6:10 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Master of Science in Sustainability Management Capstone Final Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Kraft Center, Rennert Hall


Wednesday, May 01, 2013 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Final Workshop Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Seminar Rooms


Wednesday, May 01, 2013 from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
The Earth Institute Fellows Symposium: Meeting the Challenges of Sustainable Development in a Changing World
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 555, ID is required to enter Lerner Hall

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