Events



From April 19, 2012 through April 20, 2012, All Day Event
Lamont Climate Center Symposium: Did Climate Change Shape Human Evolution?

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speakers: Various





April 20, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker:Benjamin Cook, NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), The Earth Institute, Columbia University





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

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Ben Ward, Postdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)





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

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Ben WardPostdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)





April 20, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Arthur D. Storke Memorial Lecture: Energy Policy - Past or Prologue?

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Building Seminar Room - 1st Floor

Speaker: Michael J. Graetz, Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law, Columbia Alumni Professor of Tax Law, Columbia University





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

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Peter Kelemen, Arthur D. Storke Memorial Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





April 23, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program Seminar Series

Columbia University, Gary C. Comer Building, 1st Floor Conference Room, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W Palisades, NY

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





April 24, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Integrative Capstone Workshop Final Briefings

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Seminar Rooms

Speakers: Various





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, School of International and Public Affairs, Kellogg Center, Room 1501

Speakers: Various





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

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Seismology Seminar Room

Speaker: Julie Elliott, Cornell University





April 25, 2012 from 1:00 pm to 7:15 pm EDT
Columbia University Earth Summit 2012: A Call to Action

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Low Memorial Library

Speakers: Various





April 27, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker:Oscar Schofield, Rutgers University





April 27, 2012 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Student Research Showcase 2012

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred J. Lerner Hall, Room 555

Speakers: Various





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"

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Demian Saffer, Associate Professor, Penn State University





April 30, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Capstone and Bangladesh Workshop Spring 2012 Presentations

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 569

Speakers: Various





From May 02, 2012 at 9:00 am through May 03, 2012 at 1:00 pm EDT
Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy (LCSE) 2012 Energy Storage Symposium

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Earl Hall

Speakers: Various





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

Lamont Campus, Monell Auditorium, Palisades, NY

Speakers: Madeleine Thomson, Senior Research Scientist; Tony Barnston, Chief Forecaster, Climate and ENSO Forecasting, Outreach Training; Tufa Dinku, Associate Research Scientist; Rémi Cousin, Staff Associate, Data Library; International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), The Earth Institute, Columbia University





May 04, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP)

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Bala Rajaratnam, Assistant Professor, Statistics, Stanford University





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

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Anthony Broccoli, Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Seminar Room, 2nd Floor

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.





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

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Seismology Seminar Room

Speaker: Debbie Smith, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution





May 09, 2012 from 6:10 pm to 8:10 pm EDT
CERC Education Programs: Environmental Economics

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schermerhorn Extension, Room 1015

Speaker: Urvashi Kaul, Assistant Director, Center for Economic Transformation at NYCEDC & Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University





May 10, 2012 from 6:10 pm to 8:10 pm EDT
CERC Education Programs: Forest Management and Conservation

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schermerhorn Extension, Room 1015

Speaker: Matt Palmer, Lecturer in Discipline, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology (E3B), Columbia University





May 11, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP)

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Seismology Building, Second Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Dr. Meiyun Lin, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory





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

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Ulysses Ninnemann, Associate Professor, University of Bergen.





May 14, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program Monthly Seminar Series

Columbia University, Rosenfield Building, Environmental Health Sciences Conference Room (eleventh floor, room 1101) 722 west 168th Street, New York, NY

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





May 15, 2012 from 9:30 am to 10:30 am EDT
IRI Seminar - Integrating Agricultural Modeling, Remote Sensing and Climate for Agriculture

Monell Auditorium, Lamont Campus, Palisades, NY

Speaker: Amor Ines, Associate Research Scientist, Agricultural Modeling, Remote Sensing and Agriculture, The International Research Institute for Climate and Society.





May 15, 2012 from 6:10 pm to 8:10 pm EDT
CERC Education Programs - Sustainable Buildings: Design and Construction in the 21st Century

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schermerhorn Extension, Room 1015

Speaker: Patrick Gallagher, LEED AP Vice President of Estimating, BP Mechanical Corporation





May 17, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing

Monell Auditorium, Lamont Campus, Palisades, NY

Speakers: Various





From May 18, 2012 at 8:00 am through May 20, 2012 at 12:00 pm EDT
Initiative on Climate Adaptation Research and Understanding through the Social Sciences (ICARUS) 3rd Annual Conference

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, School of International and Public Affairs

Speakers: Various





May 18, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP)

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Seismology Building, Second Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Dr. Gavin A. Schmidt, NASA/GISS





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

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Jim Wright, Associate Professor, Rutgers University.





May 22, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: Troodontid Fossils from East Asia and the Coelurosaurian Evolution

American Museum of Natural History, 200 Central Park West, Vertebrate Paleontology Classroom, 10th Floor, New York City

Speaker: Rui Pei, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University





May 22, 2012 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Sustainability for Smart Business

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, International Affairs Building, Altschul Auditorium, Room 417

Speaker: Lauren Yarmuth, Lecturer in Construction Management, Columbia University, School of Continuing Education; Co-founder and Principal of YR&G.





May 23, 2012 from 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Excellence in Mentoring Award

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Auditorium

Excellence in Mentoring Award





May 24, 2012 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm EDT
IRI Seminar: Evaluating, Improving and Promoting Effective Use of Satellite Rainfall Products

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Tufa Dinku, Research Scientist, International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), The Earth Institute, Columbia University





May 31, 2012 from 6:10 pm to 8:40 pm EDT
CERC Education Programs: The Little Things and Their Influence on Planet Earth

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schermerhorn Extension, Room 1015

Speaker: James Cervino, Marine Pathologist, Department of Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute; Adjunct Associate Research Scientist, Pace University





June 08, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP)

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Matus Martini, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Maryland





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Sanpisa Sritrairat, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University





June 15, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP)

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Xujing Jia Davis, Postdoctoral Investigator Physical Oceanography, WHOI





June 21, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing

Monell Auditorium, Lamont Campus, Palisades, NY

Speakers: Various





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, School of International and Public Affairs, Kellogg Center, Room 1501

Speakers: Various





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

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, 205 Monell

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





July 06, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
DEES Open Thesis Defense: Makassar Strait Intraseasonal Variability

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Kandaga Pujiana, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University





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

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: James Bendle, Lecturer, University of Glasgow





July 09, 2012 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Information Session for the Professional Certificate in Sustainability Analytics

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Lerner Hall

Speakers: Various





July 19, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing

Monell Auditorium, Lamont Campus, Palisades, NY

Speakers: Various





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

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Robert Ziegler, Director General and Chief Executive Office, The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)





July 26, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Online Information Session Certificate in Sustainability Analytics

This Event will be Online Via Adobe Connect

Speakers: Various





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

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Elizabeth Pierce, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University





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

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Xinfeng Liang,Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University





August 08, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Integrative Capstone Workshop Final Briefings

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Garden Room 2

Speakers: Various





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, School of International and Public Affairs, Kellogg Center, Room 1501

Speakers: Various





August 16, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Building Auditorium

Speakers: Various





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schermerhorn Hall, Room 417

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)





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

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Biochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Andrew King, Post-Doctoral Researcher, NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center





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

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Janelle Homburg, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University





September 04, 2012 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
DEES Open Thesis Defense: Investigations of Anomalous Earthquakes at Active Volcanoes

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room, Second Floor

Speaker: Ashley Shuler, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University





September 07, 2012 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Columbia Water Center: Aquanauts Presentation

Attend the presentation via WebEx or teleconference.

Speakers: Various





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

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Lukas Valin, Ph.D. Candidate, College of Chemistry, University of California at Berkley





September 07, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: MESSENGER at Mercury: The Surprising Innermost Planet

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

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





September 11, 2012 from 4:20 pm to 6:10 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum: Sustainability Management

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102

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





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

The Columbia Club, 15 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036

Speakers: Various





September 12, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Sustainability Management Conference Room, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor

Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University





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)

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Hiram "Chip" Levy, Senior Research Scientist, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL), Princeton University





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?

Columbia University Morningside Campus Northwest Corner Building Room 501

Speakers: Jing Chu and William Jaffray, Energy Engineers, Associated Renewable





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"

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speakers: Heather Savage, Lamont Assistant Research Professor, SGT and Pratigya Polissar, Lamont Assistant Research Professor, Geoscience at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia Universiry.





September 17, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program

Columbia University, William Black Medical Research Building, Pharmacology Library (Room 724), 650 West 168th Street

Speaker: Mark Rosenzweig Frank Altschul Professor, International Economics; Director, Economic Growth Center, Yale University.





September 18, 2012 from 4:10 pm to 6:10 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum: Predicting and Managing Natural Hazard Risk

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102

Speaker: Art Lerner-Lam, Deputy Director, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Adjunct Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Satow Room

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, Lamont–Doherty 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.





September 20, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Building Auditorium

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





September 20, 2012 from 11:30 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate and Society Briefing

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Auditorium, Palisades, NY

Speakers: Angel Muñoz, Graduate Research Fellow, Ocean and Climate Physics, Earth and Environmental Sciences





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

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Robert Pincus, Research Scientist, Cooperative Institute of Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado





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"

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Aaron Putman, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University.





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

Online

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





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

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Ge Jin, Graduate Student, Department of Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University





September 25, 2012 from 4:10 pm to 6:10 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum: Risk Perceptions and Environmental Decision Making

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102

Speaker: Sabine Marx, Managing Director, Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED), Associate Research Scientist, Earth Institute, Columbia University





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

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Alex Lloyd, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University





September 26, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Sustainability Management Conference Room, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor

Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University





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

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Lee Murray, Ph.D. Candidate, Harvard University





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

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alumni Center, Kings Room

Speakers: Paul Bohlmann Assistant Dean, Fellowships Program; Office of Global Programs; Therese Workman, Program Coordinator, Office of Global Programs, Columbia University





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

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Shoushuo Han Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Columbia Alumni Center, 622 West 113th Street

Speaker: Brenda Ekwurzel, Ph.D., '98, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University; The Union of Concerned Scientists





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House

Speakers: Various





October 02, 2012 from 4:10 pm to 6:10 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum: Challenge of International Urban Planning

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102

Speaker: Elliott Sclar, Director, Center for Sustainable Urban Development, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Garden Room 1

Speakers: Various





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

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Mickael Chekroun, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Hawaii at Manoa





October 03, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Sustainability Management Conference Room, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor

Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program





October 04, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Seminar: Climate Model Hierarchy and Empirical Model Reduction

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Room 205

Speaker: Michael Ghil , Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris; University of California, Los Angeles





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"

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Carol Raymond, Dawn Deputy Principal Investigator, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology





October 06, 2012 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm EDT
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Open House: Every Continent, Every Ocean

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Speakers: Various





October 09, 2012 from 4:10 pm to 6:10 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum: The International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI)

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102

Speaker: Lisa Goddard, Director, The International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), Earth Institute, Adjunct Associate Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, School of International and Public Affairs, Kellogg Center, Room 1501

Speakers: Various





October 10, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Certification in Sustainability Analytics Open House

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Sustainability Management Conference Room, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor

Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University





October 11, 2012 from 2:45 am to 3:45 am EDT
SEAS Colloquium in Climate Science (SCiCS)

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Seeley W. Mudd Building, Room 214

Speaker: George Tselioudis, Climate Scientist, NASA/GISS





October 11, 2012 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm EDT
State of the Planet 2012

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Roone Arledge Auditorium; Live webcast will also be available

Speakers: Various





October 11, 2012 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
"A Thirsty World": Documentary Screening and Conversation

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Maison Française, Buell Hall

Speakers: Pierre Gentine, Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University; Research Scientist, Columbia Water Center, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Professor James Edson , Department of Marine Sciences, University of Connecticut





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alumni Center, Kings Room

Speaker: Betsy Ukeritis, Regional Environmental Educator, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Region 2





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."

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Lynn Sykes, Higgins Professor Emeritus, Dept. Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University





October 15, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program Monthly Seminar Series

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Benjamin Bostick, Lamont Associate Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





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

Online session

Speakers: Various





October 16, 2012 from 4:20 pm to 6:10 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum: Developing Integrated Interdisciplinary Date and Information for Sustainable Development

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102

Speaker: Robert Chen, Director, Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), The Earth Institute, Columbia University





October 17, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Certification in Sustainability Analytics Open House

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Sustainability Management Conference Room, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor

Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University





October 17, 2012 from 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm EDT
Open House: The Earth Institute's Certificate in Conservation and Environmental Sustainability

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schermerhorn Hall, Room 603

Speaker: Nancy Degnan, Director, Executive Education and Professional Development Programs, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





October 18, 2012 from 11:00 am to 11:30 pm EDT
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Building Auditorium

Speakers: Various





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

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Jacob Schewe, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research





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

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Alexander Stine, Postdoctoral Fellow, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University Center for the Environment.





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"

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Bruno Tremblay, Associate Professor in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University.





October 22, 2012 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
The Future of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 106

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





October 23, 2012 from 4:10 pm to 6:10 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum: Columbia Water Center

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102

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





October 23, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Integrative Capstone Workshop Midterm Briefings

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Garden Room 2

Speakers: Various





October 23, 2012 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Film Screening of Walking Merchandise: Child Smuggling and the Snakehead Trade

Columbia University, Teachers College, 525 West 120th Street, Milbank Chapel

Speakers: Various





October 24, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Certification in Sustainability Analytics Open House

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Sustainability Management Conference Room, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor

Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Judith Perlwitz, Earth System Research Laboratory, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)





October 26, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Marie Tharp - Portrait of a Scientist

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Hali Felt, Author, Writing Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania





October 30, 2012 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
POSTPONED: Sachs Lecture: How Sustainable Development Can Help Solve America's Crisis

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Roone Arledge Auditorium

Speaker: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 555

Speakers: Various





November 07, 2012 from 2:00 pm to 8:30 pm EST
Sustaining Peace: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Teachers' College, 525 West 120th Street.

Speakers: Peter T. Coleman, Director AC4; Morton Deutsch, Professor Emeritus, Teachers College





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

American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) 200 Central Park West, Linder Theatre, New York City

Speaker: Stephen Brusatte, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University





November 08, 2012 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm EST
M.A. Program in Climate and Society Open House

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, 603 Schermerhorn

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





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Michael Dinniman, Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography, Old Dominion University





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alumni Center, Shapiro Room

Speaker: Cathy Resler, Office of Environmental Stewardship, Columbia University





November 09, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: "Basal Plumbing for the Changing (ice) Masses"

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Timothy Creyts , Associate Research Scientist, Marine Geology and Geophysics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University





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

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Daniel Ruiz Carrascal, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University





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

Online 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





November 12, 2012 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Warming Arctic, Changing Planet

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Low Memorial Library, The Rotunda

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





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

Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell 205

Speaker: Willem Landman, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria, South Africa





November 13, 2012 from 4:20 pm to 6:10 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum: Millennium Villages and the Green Revolution in Africa

Columbia University Morningside Campus Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102

Speaker: Pedro Sanchez, Director, Tropical Agriculture and the Rural Environment Program, Co-Chair, Millennium Project Hunger Task Force, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





November 14, 2012 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Sustainable Development Seminar Series: Food Security

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall, Satow Room

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.





November 14, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EST
CSSR Seminar: The Deadly Link Between Slavery and Environmental Destruction

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Union Theological Seminary, James Chapel, 121st Street and Broadway

Speaker: Kevin Bales, Co-Founder, Free the Slaves





November 15, 2012 from 11:00 am to 11:30 am EST
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing

Monell Auditorium Monell Building Lamont Campus Palisades, NY

Speakers: Various





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Chaim Garfinkel, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University





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"

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Kerry Emanuel , Professor of Atmospheric Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology





November 19, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Columbia University Superfund Research Program Monthly Seminar/Webinar Series

Columbia University Comer Building, 1st floor conference room, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory 61 Route 9W, Palisades NY

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





November 19, 2012 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST
After Sandy: Climate and Coastal Future

Columbia University, Low Memorial Library, The Rotunda

Speakers: Various





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102

Speaker: Daniel Hillel, Adjunct Senior Scientist, NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS); Center for Climate Systems Research (CCSR) The Earth Institute, Columbia University





November 27, 2012 from 4:20 pm to 6:10 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum: Center for Global Health and Economic Development

Columbia University Morningside Campus Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102

Speaker: Joanna Rubinstein, Assistant Director, International Programs, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, School of International and Public Affairs, Kellogg Center, Room 1501

Speakers: Various





November 28, 2012 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Sustainable Development Seminar Series: Technology Policy and Global Warming

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall, Satow Room

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.





November 28, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Sustainability Management Conference Room, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor

Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Efrat Morin, Department of Geography, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alumni Center, Shapiro Room

Speaker: Dale Carpenter, Chief, Clean Air and Sustainability Division, US Environmental Protection Agency, (EPA) Region 2





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

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium,

Speaker: Jane Lubchenco, Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator





November 30, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: The Climate Is Not What You Expect

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Shaun Lovejoy, Professor, McGill University





December 03, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
MPA Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Information Session

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Garden Room 1

Speakers: Various





December 04, 2012 from 4:20 pm to 6:10 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum: The Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102

Speaker: Christoph Meinrenken, Associate Research Scientist, Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, 603 Schermerhorn Hall

Speaker: Nancy Degnan, Director, Executive Education and Professional Development Programs, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





December 04, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management Integrative Capstone Workshop Final Briefings

Columbia University Morningside Campus The Kraft Center, Rennert Hall

Speakers: Various





December 05, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Sustainability Management Conference Room, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor

Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University





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

Online 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





December 10, 2012 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Value of Water TweetChat

Twitter: The hashtag for the conversation is #valueofwater.

Speakers: Various





December 10, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Sustainable Development Workshop Briefings

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alumni Center, Shapiro Room

Speakers: Various





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

Columbia University Morningside Campus Schapiro CEPSR Building, Davis Auditorium

Speaker: Joseph Gerson, Disarmament Coordinator; Director, Programs; Director, Peace and Economic Security Program, American Friends Service Committee in New England





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Judah Cohen, Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc.





December 12, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Sustainability Management Conference Room, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor

Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University





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

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Katherine Allen, Postdoctoral Research Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University





December 17, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Columbia University Superfund Research Program

Columbia University Medical Center Health Sciences Campus: William Black Medical Research Building Pharmacology Library, Room 724,

Speakers: Peter Knappett, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University; Frederick Domann, Carver College of Medicine, Professor, University of Iowa





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

Online 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





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

Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1219

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.





December 19, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Sustainability Management Conference Room, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor

Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University





December 20, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
IRI Climate and Society Briefing and Climate Forecast

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Palisades, NY, Monell Auditorium

Speakers: Anthony Barnston, Shuhua Li, Kevin Coffey, Francesco Fiondella Various





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

Online 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





January 14, 2013 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Lessons from Bangladesh for a Post-Sandy New York

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Armstrong Hall, Codan Conference Room (3rd Floor)

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





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Monika Barcikowaska, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Centre for Materials and Coastal Research





January 17, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
IRI Climate And Society/Climate Forecast Briefing

Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell Auditorium Palisades, NY

Speakers: Various





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Kelly Lombardo, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University





January 24, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Information Session for the Master of Science in Sustainability Management

Columbia Club 15 W. 43rd St. New York, NY

Speakers: Various





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Isla Simpson, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Division of Ocean and Climate Physics





January 25, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
Workshop on Social Media: "Beyond Cats: Communicating Scientific Endeavors Using Social Media"

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

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.





January 28, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Columbia University Superfund Research Program

Columbia University Medical Center Pharmacology Library, Room 724, Black Building

Speaker: Koren Kathleen Mann Associate professor of Oncology, McGill University; Project Director, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research.





January 29, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House

Columbia University Morningside Campus Hogan Hall, Conference Room A

Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University





January 31, 2013 from 6:10 pm to 8:10 pm EST
Scenarios for a Sustainable World

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schermerhorn Extension, Room 1015

Speaker: Cary Krosinsky, Executive Director, Network for Sustainable Financial Markets (NSFM)





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Alexis Berg, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL), Department of Environmental Sciences, Rutgers University





February 01, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: Summer Practicums in Environmental Sustainability

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alumni Center, King's Room

Speaker: Eugenia Manwelyan, Program Director, EcoPracticum





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"

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: David Wald, Geophysicist, United States Geological Survey





February 05, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EST
How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster

Columbia University Morningside Campus Columbia Alumni Center 622 West 113th Street The Schapiro Room

Speakers: Tatiana Wah, Director, Haiti Programs, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Jonathan Katz, Author and Journalist





February 07, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EST
CSSR Seminar: Research as Witness: Psychological Studies of Extreme Historical Events

Columbia University Morningside Campus Schapiro CEPSR Building, Davis Auditorium

Speaker: Dr. Robert Jay Lifton , Lecturer in Psychiatry at Columbia University and Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the City University of New York.





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

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alumni Center, King's Room

Speaker: Rebecca Schnall, Senior Associate Director, Columbia University Center for Career Education.





February 08, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: CANCELLED

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Scott M. McLennan Professor, Department of Geosciences, Stony Brook University.





February 12, 2013 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST
Environmental Triggers of Outbreaks in Seasonal Vector-borne Diseases

Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell Building, Room 137

Speaker: Michael Wimberley, Professor and Senior Scientist, South Dakota State University





February 12, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House

Columbia University Morningside Campus Hogan Hall, Conference Room A

Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University





February 13, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EST
United Nations Climate Negotiations: Perspectives From a Small Island Nation

Columbia University Morningside Campus Columbia Law School Jerome Greene Hall, Room 101

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





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Usama Anber, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University





February 15, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Food and the Environment: ISERP Seminar Series

Columbia University/Barnard College Morningside Campus The Diana Building Room 501

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





February 15, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Sea Ice and Abrupt Climate Events

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Camille Li, Marie Tharp Fellow; University of Bergen and the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research. Norway





February 19, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Online Information Session

This event will take place online.

Speakers: Various.





February 20, 2013 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm EST
Special Seminar: Recent Results from Greenland and Antarctic Ice Cores

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, Seminar Room - -1st floor

Speaker: Jean Jouzel, Laboratory of the Science of the Climate and the Environment/ Institut Pierre Simon Laplace, 2013 Vetlesen Prize Winner





February 21, 2013 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST
SEAS Colloquium in Climate

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schapiro CEPSR Building, Sindeband East 414

Speaker: Susan Solomon, Ellen Swallow Richards Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)





February 21, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
IRI Climate And Society/Climate Forecast Briefing

Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell Building Auditorium

Speakers: Various





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Rebecca Walsh Dell, Scripps Institution of Oceanography





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alumni Center, King's Room

Speaker: Betsy Ukeritis, Regional Environmental Educator, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.





February 22, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Predicting and Projecting Hurricane Activity

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Gabriel Vecchi, Research Oceanographer, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, NOAA.





March 05, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Hogan Hall, Conference Room A

Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Sarah Kapnick, NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory





March 08, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: "Using Paleo-Climate to Constrain Future Projections"

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Gavin Schmidt, Physical Scientist, NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), The Earth Institute Columbia University





March 08, 2013 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST
CANCELLED: Addressing Public Health System Challenges in Haiti

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, 501 Schermerhorn Hall

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





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Low Memorial Library, The Faculty Room

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





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

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Arnold Gordon,Associate Director, Division of Ocean and Climate Physics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





March 15, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Severe Thunderstorms and Climate Change

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Harold Brooks, Head, Mesoscale Applications Group, NSSL-NOAA





March 18, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program Monthly Seminar/Webinar Series

Columbia University Medical Center Health Sciences Campus Allan Rosenfield Building, 11th Floor Conference Rm, Room 1101

Speaker: Dr. Arup K. SenGupta, P.C. Rossin Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Chemical Engineering, Lehigh University





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House

Speakers: Various





March 21, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate and Society/Climate Forecast Briefing

Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell Building Auditorium

Speakers: Various





March 22, 2013 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Agro-Infomatics in Uruguay

Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell Building, Room 137

Speaker: Jorge Corral , Assistant Professor of Computer Science, University of the Republic, Uruguay





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Jessica Vial, Laboratoire de Meteorologie Dynamique (LMD)





March 26, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Capacity Building for Public Sector Performance in Haiti- Challenges & Opportunities

The Interchurch Center, 475 Riverside Drive, Earth Institute Conference Room, Room 253

Speakers: Karl Jean-Louis, Executive Director, OCAPH, Haiti Aid Watchdog; Philippe-Raymond Cantave, President and Chief Executive Officer, Capacity Building Consulting Group





March 26, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Master of Science in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Open House

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, 2929 Broadway, Fifth Floor

Speaker: Allison Ladue, Assistant Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University





March 27, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
The Art Science Dating Game

Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028

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, MET’s current artist-in-residence, Lars Jan, Founder and Director, Early Morning Opera, Eve Mosher, Artist and Interventionist





March 28, 2013 from 9:00 am to 11:30 am EDT
State of the Planet 2013: Water Security

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall Roone Arledge Auditorium; Live webcast will also be available

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





March 28, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Earth Summit - Resolution Social Venture Challenge

Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House, Presidential Room 1

Speakers: Various





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?

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)

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





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

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Marc Vankeuren, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Bruce Anderson, Department of Earth and Environment, Boston University





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Richard Stolarski, Research Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University





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

Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House

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.





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

Columbia Club, 15 West 43rd Street, NYC

Speakers: Various





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Tom Farrar, Associate Scientist, Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Ellen Mosley-Thompson, Distinguished University Professor, Department of Geography, Atmospheric Science Program. Director, Byrd Research Center, The Ohio State University.





April 10, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: Ice Sheet Basal Processes and Thermal Structure

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room, 2nd Floor

Speaker: Michael Wolovick,Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University





April 10, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Master of Science in Sustainability Management and Sustainability Certificate Online Information Session

This event will take place online (via Adobe Connect).

Speakers: Various





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schapiro CEPSR Building, Davis Auditorium

Speaker: Dr. Pilar Jennings , Mixing Minds





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Dick Ou, Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory; Adjunct Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Science





April 12, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Drought Under Global Warming

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Aiguo Dai, Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, University at Albany, SUNY.





April 15, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Comer Building, 1st floor conference room 61 Route 9W, Palisades New York

Speakers: Miroslav Stýblo, 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





April 16, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Green Growth as a response to the European Crisis

Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building Altschul Auditorium Room 417

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.





April 16, 2013 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Governing Space in a Metropolitan Age

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Fayerweather Hall, Room 200

Speaker: Vincent Feltesse, President of the Bordeaux Urban Community, Bordeaux, France, Mayor of the City of Blanquefort, France, 2001-2012





April 17, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
A Strategy for Sustainable Development in the United States

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, The Rotunda, Low Memorial Library

Speaker: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





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

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Building Auditorium

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





April 18, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate and Society/Climate Forecast Briefing

Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell Building Auditorium

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.





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, 2910 Broadway (corner of 114th), Hogan Hall, Conference Room A.

Speaker: Josh Cohen, Chief Executive Officer, JunkLuggers





April 19, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm EDT
A Conversation on America's Future: Joe Scarborough and Jeffrey Sachs

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Miller Theatre and Live Webcast: earth.columbia.edu/webcast

Speakers: Joe Scarborough , Host, MSNBC Morning Joe; Jeffrey D. Sachs , Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





April 19, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Native American Geoscientists: A Perspective

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Jacquelyn Bolman, Director of the Indian Natural Resources, Science and Engineering Program (INRSEP) at Humboldt State University in Arcata, California.





April 22, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
World Leaders Forum: Laurent Lamothe, Prime Minister of the Republic of Haiti

The Italian Academy, 1161 Amsterdam Ave. New York, NY

Speaker: Laurent Lamothe, Prime Minister, Republic of Haiti





April 23, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Microgrids: A Smart Solution for Energy Efficiency and Resiliency

Columbia University Morningside Campus Low Memorial Library

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.





April 24, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Future Africa: "Sharks, Spies, and Science"

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Seminar Room

Speaker: Jonathan Ledgard, Director, Afrotech lab, EPFL; Africa Correpsondent at Large,The Economist





April 25, 2013 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
Environmental Science Senior Thesis Poster Session

Barnard College, The Diana Center, Event Oval

Speakers: Various





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

Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building Room 417, Altschul Auditorium

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.





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Neil Gordon, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory





April 26, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Student Research Showcase

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 555

Speakers: Various





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?

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Scott McLennan, Professor, Department of Geosciences, Stony Brook University.





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?

Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building Kellogg Center, Room 1501

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





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Low Memorial Library, The Trustees Room

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





April 30, 2013 from 6:10 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Master of Science in Sustainability Management Capstone Final Briefings

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Kraft Center, Rennert Hall

Speakers: Various





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Seminar Rooms

Speakers: Various





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 555, ID is required to enter Lerner Hall

Speakers: Various





May 01, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Online Information Session: M.S. in Sustainability Management and Certificates in Sustainable Water Management and Sustainability Analytics

On-line. Registration Required.

Speakers: Steve Cohen, Director, MS in Sustainability Management Program





May 02, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Revisiting Seasonal Predictions of Tropical Rainfall Using Subseasonal Scenario: A New Approach to Detect and Extract Predictable Signals at Regional Scale

Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell Building, Room 205

Speaker: Vincent Moron, Aix-Marseille Université, CEREGE UM 34 CNRS, Aix en Provence, France





May 02, 2013 from 4:10 pm to 5:25 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Capstone Workshop Spring 2013 Briefings: Storm Damage, Climate Change, and Adaptation Planning in Rockland County

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 569

Speakers: Various





May 02, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
CSSR Seminar: The Neuropsychology of Sustainable Happiness - Prospects for the Convergence of Brain Science and Compassion Training

Columbia University Morningside Campus Schapiro CEPSR Building, Davis Auditorium

Speaker: Dr. Joe Loizzo, Nalanda Institute for Contemplative Science





May 03, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Imaging the Magma System Beneath an Erupting Mid-Ocean Ridge Volcano: What We Are Learning From the First 3D Multi-Channel Seismic Study of the R/V Langseth.

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Suzanne Carbotte, Bruce C. Heezen/Lamont Research Professor, Marine Geology and Geophysics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University.



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