Events


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Wednesday, 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
Speakers: Steve Cohen, Director, MS in Sustainability Management Program
Location: On-line. Registration Required.


Thursday, 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
Speaker: Vincent Moron, Aix-Marseille Universit, CEREGE UM 34 CNRS, Aix en Provence, France
Location: Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell Building, Room 205


Thursday, 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
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 569


Thursday, 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
Speaker: Dr. Joe Loizzo, Nalanda Institute for Contemplative Science
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Schapiro CEPSR Building, Davis Auditorium


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


Monday, May 06, 2013 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Capstone Workshop Spring 2013 Briefings: The Net Zero Energy Initiative; Bike New York; Broadway--1000 Steps
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 569


Monday, May 06, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Farewell, Fred Voodoo - A Book Talk with Author Amy Wilentz on the Portrayal of the Haitian People
Speakers: Amy Wilentz, American Writer, Journalist, English and Literary Journalism Professor, University of California, Irvine; Bruce Shapiro, Executive Director, Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, Columbia Journalism School; Tatiana Wah, Director, Haiti Research and Policy Program, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Columbia Alumni Center, The Schapiro Room, 8th Floor


Tuesday, May 07, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Sustainable Development Seminar Series: Unconventional Hydrocarbon Extraction
Moderator: Peter Kelemen, Arthur D. Storke Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University. Speakers: Geoffrey Abers, Lamont Research Professor, Associate Director, Division of Seismology, Geology & Tectonophysics, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Adjunct Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University; Roger Anderson, Doherty Senior Scholar, Division of Marine Geology and Geophysics, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute; Adjunct Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University; James Meigs, Editor-in-chief, Popular Mechanics; Sarah Odland, Business Manager, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University; Anthony Yuen, Global Energy Strategist, Citi Research
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred J. Lerner Hall Room 555


Wednesday, May 08, 2013 from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Cass Sunstein | Automatically Green: Behavioral Economics and Environmental Protection
Speaker: Cass Sunstein, Harvard Law School Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law and Author
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, 501 Schermerhorn Hall


Thursday, May 09, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
W. S. Jardetzky Lecture: Curiosity's Mission at Gale Crater, Mars
Speaker: John P. Grotzinger, Fletcher Jones Professor of Geology, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Friday, May 10, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series - Knowing What to Expect: Global Modeling of Internal Tides within an Eddy-resolving General Circulation Model
Speaker: Brian Arbic, Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Michigan
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Thursday, May 16, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Deep Sea Earthquakes: Science and Technology
Speaker: Maya Tolstoy, Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University
Location: AppNexus Auditorium, 28 W. 23rd St, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10010


Thursday, May 16, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Can Haitian Story-telling, Imagination and Oral History Traditions Influence Popular Environmental Risk Perception?
Speakers: Sabine Marx, Managing Director, Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED), Columbia University; Laura Simms, Award-winning Performer, Writer, Educator; Jean Refuse, Director, Haitian American Foundation for Cultural Exchange; Moderated by Tatiana Wah, Director, Haiti Research and Policy Program, and Alex Fischer, Associate Director, Haiti Research and Policy Program, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development (CGSD), The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Teachers College Russell Hall, Room 305


Friday, May 17, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Knowing What to Expect: Observing Climate Variability in Drake Passage
Speaker: Janet Sprintall, Research Oceanographer, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, May 17, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: How to Constrain Low-Cloud Feedbacks Through Hierarchical Physical Modeling.
Speaker: Tapio Schneider, Professor of Climate Dynamics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich Geological Institute.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, May 20, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program
Speakers: Yun Zhou, Director, International Cooperation, Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences (CRAES); Yan Zheng, Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Queens College, City University of New York, Adjunct Senior Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University; Joseph Graziano, Director, Columbia University Super Research Program, Professor, Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Professor, Pharmacology, College of Physicians and Surgeons; Alexander van Geen, Associate Director, Columbia University Superfund Research Program, Lamont Research Professor, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University.
Location: Columbia University Medical Center Mailman School of Public Health Environmental Health Sciences Conference Room 1101 Allan Rosenfield Building 722 West 168 Street


From Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 9:00 am through Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 5:00 pm EDT
Climate Change - Recent Discoveries and Future Challenges: Abrupt Climate Change in a Warming World (ACCWW) Symposium
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University Lamont Campus Monell Building Auditorium


Friday, May 24, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar Series: Knowing What to Expect: Tropical Cyclone Genesis Factors in Paleoclimate Simulations
Speaker: Robert Korty, Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M University
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Wednesday, June 26, 2013 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Masters of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Summer Mid-term Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus School of International and Public Affairs Kellogg Center, Room 1501


Monday, July 08, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: Thorium and Protactinium in Sediments from the Bermuda Rise in the Deep Western North Atlantic
Speaker: Gene Henry, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Thursday, July 18, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate & Society And Climate Forecast Briefings
Speakers: Anthony Barnston, IRI Chief Forecaster; Wilco Terink, FutureWater, The Netherlands
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Building Auditorium


Tuesday, August 06, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Integrative Capstone Workshop Final Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred J. Lerner Hall, Room 555


Wednesday, August 14, 2013 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Summer Final Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus School of International and Public Affairs Kellogg Center, Room 1501


Tuesday, August 27, 2013 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm EDT
Aquanauts summer internship: Final Presentation
Speakers: Various
Location: Hogan Hall Conference Room A


Tuesday, September 03, 2013 from 4:15 pm to 6:10 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum: Sustainability Management
Speaker: Steven Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Professor in the Practice of Public Affairs; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy & Energy and Environmental Policy Concentration, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Director, Master of Science in Sustainability Management, School of Continuing Education, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Kraft Center 606 West 115th Street


From Friday, September 06, 2013 at 8:00 am through Saturday, September 07, 2013 at 8:00 pm EDT
Advancing Evidence-Based Solutions for the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda: 1st Annual Conference on Sustainable Development Practice (ICSDP)
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus School of International and Public Affairs The Kellogg Center, 15th Floor


Friday, September 06, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: Impact of climate change on tropospheric ozone
Spearker: Chang Lang, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Johns Hopkins University
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Monday, September 09, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University
Location: Online


Monday, September 09, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Special Lecture: "Continental Environmental Scientific Drilling in China: Asian monsoon and inland aridification"
Speaker: Zhisheng An, Professor, Director, The Institute of Earth Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Tuesday, September 10, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics:On the linkages between cloud vertical structure and large-scale climate
Speaker: Ying Li, Colorado State University
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Tuesday, September 10, 2013 from 4:10 pm to 6:10 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum: Overview of Earth Systems Research, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Speaker: Art Lerner-Lam, Deputy Director, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Adjunct Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Kraft Center 606 West 115th Street


Wednesday, September 11, 2013 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Special Seminar: Do North American Megadroughts Occur Randomly?
Speaker: Jason Smerdon, Lamont Associate Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Friday, September 13, 2013 from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm EDT
FUELING ENERGY, FINANCE, AND PUBLIC SERVICE: Collaborative Solutions for Environmental Protection, Energy Efficiency & Resiliency
Speakers include: Steven Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Linda Greenstein, Senator, State of New Jersey, 14th District; Robert L. Jesse, Principal Deputy Under Secretary for Health, United States Department of Veterans Affairs.
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus International and Public Affairs Building Kellogg Center, 15th Floor


Friday, September 13, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: A revisit of Climate Feedbacks: From Manabe-Wetherald Model to Stratospheric Climate Change
Speaker: Jianhua Lu, Florida State University
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, September 13, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: The Black Sea Flood and the Invention of the Wheel
Speaker: Richard W. Bulliet, Professor, Department of History, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, September 16, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program
Speakers: Ana Navas-Acien, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences and Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Jing Sun, Columbia SRP Graduate Student, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia Unibersity
Location: Comer Building, 1st floor conference room, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Columbia University 61 Route 9W, Palisades New York


Monday, September 16, 2013 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Master of Science in Sustainability Management and Certificate Program in Sustainability Analytics: Information Session
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Kraft Center 606 West 115th Street


Tuesday, September 17, 2013 from 4:15 pm to 6:10 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum - Evaluating Project Success: Infectious Diseases
Speaker: Jeff Shaman, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Sciences, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Kraft Center, 606 West 115th Street


Friday, September 20, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics:New perspectives on the role of oceans in transient climate change
Speaker: Kyle Armour, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Science, MIT
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, September 20, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Regional-Scale Aerosol-Climate Feedbacks of Anthropogenic and Biogenic Aerosols
Speaker: Allison Steiner, Associate Professor, University of Michigan, Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Tuesday, September 24, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
A Conversation with UN-Habitat
Presentor: Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director, UN-Habitat; Moderator: Jacqueline Klopp, Associate Research Scholar, Center for Sustainable Urban Development, Earth Institute, Columbia University; Discussants: Elliott D. Sclar, Director, Center for Sustainable Urban Development; Professor, Urban Planning, Columbia University; David King, Assistant Professor, Urban Planning, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Jed D. Satow Conference Room


Tuesday, September 24, 2013 from 4:10 pm to 6:10 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum - Evaluating Project Success: Droughts and Sustainability
Speaker: Bradford Lyon, Research Scientist, The International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Lamont -Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University.
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus 403 International Affairs Building (IAB)


Tuesday, September 24, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
MPA Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Information Session
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Garden Room 1


Friday, September 27, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics:Vertical near-sea-floor ocean mixing in a valley at the Mid -Atlantic Ridge
Speaker: Sandra Tippenhauer GEOMAR
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, September 27, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: Sustainable Architecture
Speakers: Ilana Judah, Manager of Sustainability, FXFOWLE Architects
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alumni Center King's Room


Friday, September 27, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Seismicity, Stress, and Complex Fault Structure: A Case Study from the Yuha Desert, California Following the 2010 M7.2 El Mayor Cucapah Earthquake
Speaker: Elizabeth S. Cochran, Research Geophysicist US Geological Survey, Visiting Associate in Geophysics, California Institute of Technology
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, September 30, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Environmental Constraints of Economic Growth: An Evening with Jeremy Grantham
Speaker: Jeremy Grantham, Co-founder, Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo (GMO)
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus The Italian Academy 1161 Amsterdam Avenue


Wednesday, October 02, 2013 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Fall Mid-term Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, School of International and Public Affairs, Kellogg Center, Room 1501


Thursday, October 03, 2013 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm EDT
Hunger U -- Educate. Discuss. Empower
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Wien Courtyard, 116th Street between Amsterdam and Morningside Avenues


Thursday, October 03, 2013 from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
Experimenting with Conflicts Constructively: In Search of Identity
Speaker: Professor Michal Alberstein, Head of the conflict management and negotiation interdisciplinary program, Bar-Ilan University and Visiting Professor, Fordham Law School.
Location: Teachers College, Columbia University 525 West 120th Street New York, NY 10115


Friday, October 04, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics:Overestimated global warming in the past 20 years
Speaker: John Fyfe Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis, Environment Canada
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, October 04, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: A Landscape Effect On The Demography Of Adelie Penguins In The Western Antarctic Peninsula Region
Speaker: William R. Fraser, President, Polar Oceans Research Group.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, October 07, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Master of Science in Sustainability Management and Certification in Sustainability Analytics: ONLINE Information Session
Speakers: Various
Location: Online Information Session


Tuesday, October 08, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
An Ethics of Vulnerability: How Bioethics and Ecology Challenge Political Philosophy and Humanism
Speaker: Corine Pelluchon, Full Professor in Practical Philosophy, University of Franche-Comt, Besanon, France
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus , Schapiro Center for Engineering and Physical Science Research (CEPSR) Building, Davis Auditorium


Wednesday, October 09, 2013 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
M.A. in Climate and Society Information Session
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schermerhorn Extension, Room 506


Friday, October 11, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: Physical Mechanisms Controlling the Self-Aggregation of Convection in Idealized Numerical Modeling Simulations
Speaker: Allison Wing, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, October 11, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: Become Involved on Campus
Speakers: Columbia University Columbia Aquanauts & EcoReps
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alumni Center King's Room


Friday, October 11, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates (SEE-U) Info Session
Speakers: Various
Location: The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability 1015 Schermerhorn Extension, 10th Floor Columbia University, MC 5557 1200 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10027


Friday, October 11, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Arthur D. Memorial Lecture: Mineralogical Co-Evolution of the Geo- and Biospheres: "Metallogenesis, the supercontinent cycle, and the rise of the terrestrial biosphere"
Speaker: Robert M. Hazen, Senior Staff Scientist, Geophysical Laboratory Executive Director, Deep Carbon Observatory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Clarence J. Robinson Professor of Earth Science, George Mason University.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, October 14, 2013 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Master of Science in Sustainability Management and Certification in Sustainability Analytics: Information Session
Speakers: Various
Location: The Columbia Club 15 W. 43rd St. New York, NY


Tuesday, October 15, 2013 from 4:10 pm to 6:10 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum: NYCs Urban Resiliency Plan
Speaker: Cynthia Rosenzweig, Adjunct Senior Research Scientist, the Center for Climate Systems Research, the Earth Institute, Columbia University.
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus 403 International Affairs Building (IAB)


Wednesday, October 16, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: Breaking 'Bergs - recent observations from a decaying iceberg
Speaker: Till Wagner Scripps Institute for Oceanography
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemstry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Thursday, October 17, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate Forecast and Climate and Society Briefings
Speakers: Tony Barnston, IRI Chief Forecaster
Dr. Narendra Das, Research Scientist, Water and Carbon Cycle Group, NASA JPL

Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Palisades, NY, Monell Building


Friday, October 18, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: The role of salt in the adiabatic overturning circulation
Speaker: Christopher Wolfe Scripps Institute of Oceanography
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Monday, October 21, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Seminar: Climate reanalysis developments at ECMWF
Speaker: Dick Dee, head of reanalysis at the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Building Room 137


Monday, October 21, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program
Speakers: Dibyendu Sarkar, Professor, Earth and Environmental Studies; Director, Environmental Management PhD Program, Montclair State University; Brandilyn Peters, PhD Candidate, Department of Environment Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University.
Location: Columbia University, EHS Conference Room (room 1101), Allan Rosenfield Building (eleventh floor), Mailman School of Public Health, 722 West 168 Street, New York City


Tuesday, October 22, 2013 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm EDT
Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates (SEE-U) Info Session
Speakers: Various
Location: The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability 1015 Schermerhorn Extension, 10th Floor Columbia University, MC 5557 1200 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10027


Tuesday, October 22, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Is Sustainability Sustainable?: A Post-Bloomberg NYC Panel Discussion
Moderator: Steven Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute; Panelists: Rohit Aggarwala, Professor of Professional Practice, Faculty of International and Public Affairs; Special Advisor to the Chair of the C40 Cities; Sergej Mahnovksi, Director, Mayors Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability, City of New York
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Low Memorial Library


Wednesday, October 23, 2013 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Sustainable Development Seminar Series: America's Water: Renewing Our Aging Infrastructure
Speakers: William Becker, Vice President and the Drinking Water Practice Leader, Hazen and Sawyer, P.C., Adjunct Professor of Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University; Daniel Bena, Senior Director of Sustainable Development, Pepsico; Upmanu Lall, Director, Columbia Water Center, the Earth Institute, Columbia University, Senior Research Scientist, International Research Institute for Climate and Society, the Earth Institute, Columbia University, Alan and Carol Silberstein Professor, Earth and Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University; Douglas M. Owen, Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Arcadis; Peter Schlosser, Vinton Professor of Earth & Environmental Engineering, Professor, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Deputy Director and Director of Research, Earth Institute, Columbia University; Jeffry Sterba, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Water.
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall, Broadway Room


Thursday, October 24, 2013 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University
Location: Online


Thursday, October 24, 2013 from 1:30 pm to 9:30 pm EDT
Sustaining Peace: Interdisciplinary Perspectives Conference
Speakers: Leymah Gbowee, Executive Director, Women Peace and Security Network; Nobel Laureate; Peter T. Coleman, Director, International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution, Co-Director, Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict and Complexity, Earth Institute; Professor, Psychology and Education, Teachers College
Location: Columbia University Teachers College 525 West 120th Street


Thursday, October 24, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
American Meteorological Society's NYC/Long Island Chapter Seminar: What are climate models good for?
Speaker: Gavin Schmidt, Climate Scientist, Deputy Director, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schapiro CEPSER Building, Davis Auditorium


Friday, October 25, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: Global Energy Initiative at 21st Century Fox
Speakers: Global Energy Initiative at 21st Century Fox
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alumni Center Shapiro Room


Friday, October 25, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Strategies to Improve Crop Adaptation to Warmer and Drier Climates
Speaker: Dr. Matthew Reynolds , Strategies to Improve Crop Adaptation to Warmer and Drier Climates, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)
Location: Columbia University Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory Campus Monell Building, Room 205


Friday, October 25, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Upper Mantle Oxidation State Implications for the Asthenosphere
Speaker: Elizabeth Cottrell, Director, Global Volcanism Program, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


From Monday, October 28, 2013 at 8:00 am through Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 6:00 pm EDT
4th Annual AgMIP Global Workshop
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House


Tuesday, October 29, 2013 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
Geoengineering: Science and Governance, Debating Climate Engineering
Moderator: Scott Barrett, Scott Barrett, Lenfest-Earth Institute Professor of Natural Resource Economics, Earth Institute, Columbia University.; Speakers: Clive Hamilton, Professor of Public Ethics, Center for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, Charles Sturt University; David Keith, Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics, Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School.
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Buell Hall, East Gallery


Tuesday, October 29, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Haiti Dialogue Series: Perspectives on Haitis National Strategic Development Plan - Planning in the Absence of Reliable, Recent Data
Speaker: Frantz Verella, Former Minister of Public Works, Transportation and Communication; Lead Author of the Plan Stratgique de Dveloppement dHati
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building Room 1510


Thursday, October 31, 2013 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Haiti Dialogue Series: Perspectives on Haitis National Strategic Development Plan: Designing Local Investment and Capacity Building Programs
Johnny Celestin, Deputy Chief of Staff, Ministre de la Plannification et de la Coopration Externe
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, TBD


From Friday, November 01, 2013 through Saturday, November 02, 2013, All Day Event
2nd Annual Conference on Diaspora Engagement & Innovation in Haiti
Speakers: His Excellency Paul Altidor, Ambassador of Haiti to the United States; Manolia Charlotin, Editor-in-Chief, Haitian Times; Katleen Felix, International Consultant, Migration and Development
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, The Faculty House


Friday, November 01, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Seminar: Propagation of Climate Forcing Uncertainties into Crop Models - The Case of Satellite Rainfall Estimates in the Soudano-sahelian Zone
Speakers: Johanna Ramarohetra, Universit Paris Jussieu, France
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, 205 Monell Building


Friday, November 01, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Back to Fronts: New Methods for Understanding Phytoplankton Dynamics
Speaker: Peter Franks, Professor of Biological Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Wednesday, November 06, 2013 from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm EST
The Earth Institute Fellows Symposium: Meeting the Challenges of Sustainable Development in a Changing World
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 555, ID is required to enter Lerner Hall


Friday, November 08, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: A century of US climate change
Speaker: Martin Hoerling NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, November 08, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: The Growing Field of Corporate Sustainability
Speakers: Katy Mixter, Program Associate, Citi Corporate Sustainability
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alumni Center King's Room


Friday, November 08, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Myth and Reality Associated with Risks of Water Contamination from Shale Gas Development and Hydraulic Fracturing in the USA
Speaker: Avner Vengosh, Professor, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Tuesday, November 12, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Haiti Dialogue Series: Perspectives on Haitis National Strategic Development Plan & Plan Implementation -- The Role of Mobile Technology and Access
Speaker: Maarten Boute, Former CEO, Digicel Haiti; Current CEO of Re-Volt S.A.
Location: Columbia University, Teacher's College, Gottsman Library, Room 306, 3rd Floor


Tuesday, November 12, 2013 from 4:10 pm to 6:10 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum: International and National Climate Law
Speaker: Sheldon Welton, Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the Faculty of Law, Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia University.
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus 403 International Affairs Building (IAB)


Tuesday, November 12, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Master of Science in Sustainability Management and Certificates in Sustainability Analytics and Sustainable Water Management Online Information Session
Speakers: Various
Location: Online via Adobe Connect


Tuesday, November 12, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Climate - Past, Present and Future
Speakers: Various
Location: Rauschenberg Project Space, 455 W. 19th Street, New York, NY


Wednesday, November 13, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm EST
The Sustainability Essentials Training Program (SET) Online Information Session
Speakers: Various
Location: Online


Thursday, November 14, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EST
Fall 2013 Columbia Environmental Student Group Summit
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Earl Hall, Auditorium


Friday, November 15, 2013 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST
DEES Thesis Proposal: Develop Effective Remediation Strategies for Arsenic-Contaminated Aquifers at US Superfund Sites
Speaker: Jing Sun, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, Comer Seminar Room, First Floor


Friday, November 15, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: "O Water, Where (in Nominally Anhydrous Minerals in a Convecting Mantle) Art Thou?"
Speaker: David L. Kohlstedt,Professor, Rock and Mineral Physics Lab, University of Minnesota.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, November 18, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
Columbia University Superfund Research Program
Speaker: Sara V. Flanagan, Senior Research Staff Assistant, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Comer Building, 1st floor Conference Room 61 Route 9W, Palisades New York


Tuesday, November 19, 2013 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University
Location: Online


Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EST
Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Fall Final Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House


Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
LDEO Special Seminar: Birth of a Plate Boundary At ~12 Ma in the Ancestral Cascades Arc, Walker Lane Transtensional Rift of California And Nevada
Speaker: Cathy Busby, Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium,


Thursday, November 21, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing/Climate and Society Briefing
Speakers: Anthony Barnston, IRI Chief Forecaster,
Dr. Stewart-Ibarra, a Research Scientist and Latin America Research Program Coordinator for the Center for Global Health & Translational Science at SUNY Upstate Medical University
Ashley Curtis, Staff Associate, IRI

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


Friday, November 22, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics Seminar: Tropical Cyclones in Past Climates
Speaker: Robert Korty Texas A&M
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room,


Friday, November 22, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: A Career Path in Sustainable Development
Speakers: Rebecca Schnall, Senior Associate Director, Columbia University Center for Career Education (CCE)
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alumni Center Shapiro Room


Friday, November 22, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: "Did Earth Lose its Balance Before the First Animals Evolved?"
Speaker: Adam Maloof, Professor, Department of Geosciences, Princeton University
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, November 25, 2013 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm EST
NYC Summit on Children: Keynote with Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio
Keynote Speaker: Bill de Blasio, Mayor-Elect, City of New York
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall Roone Arledge Cinema, 2nd Floor


Monday, December 02, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
Sustainable Development Seminar Series: Food Security and Sociopolitical Stability
Speakers: Christopher B. Barrett, Stephen B. and Janice G. Ashley Professor of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University; Mark A. Cane, G. Unger Vetlesen Professor of Earth and Climate Sciences and Professor of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University; Director, M.A. Program in Climate and Society, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Upmanu Lall, Director, Columbia Water Center; Senior Research Scientist, International Research Institute for Climate and Society, The Earth Institute, Columbia University, Alan and Carol Silberstein Professor, Earth and Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University.
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall, Satow Room


Monday, December 02, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Information Session: Earth Institute Sustainability Graduate Programs
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House


Tuesday, December 03, 2013 from 6:10 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Master of Science in Sustainability Management Capstone Final Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Kraft Center, Rennert Hall


Wednesday, December 04, 2013 from 5:30 pm to 6:15 pm EST
The Sustainability Essentials Training Program (SET) Online Information Session
Speakers: Various
Location: Online


Friday, December 06, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: Columbia University's Sustainability Initiatives
Speakers: Allie Madison Schwartz, Assistant Manager of Data and Communications and Jessica Prata, Assistant Vice President, Columbia Environmental Stewardship
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alumni Center King's Room


Monday, December 09, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Sustainable Development Workshop Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred J. Lerner Hall, Room 569


Monday, December 16, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session
Speakers: Various
Location: Online


Thursday, December 19, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing
Speakers: Location: Monell Auditorium, Lamont Campus, Columbia University, Palisades, NY


Monday, January 06, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University
Location: Online


Thursday, January 09, 2014 from 11:00 am to 11:45 am EST
The Sustainability Essentials Training Program (SET) Online Information Session
Speakers: Various
Location: Online


Wednesday, January 15, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm EST
The Sustainability Essentials Training Program (SET) Online Information Session
Speakers: Various
Location: Online


Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
IRI Climate and Society/Forecast Briefing
Speakers: Anthony Barnston, Chief Forecaster, IRI Climate Group; Helen Greatrex, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, IRI Financial Instruments Group
Location: Monell Auditorium, Lamont Campus, Columbia University, Palisades, NY


Wednesday, January 22, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Introduction to the Profession of Sustainability Management
Speaker: Steve Nicholas, Vice President for U.S. Programs, Institute for Sustainable Communities, and former Director of the City of Seattle Office of Sustainability & Environment
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Northwest Corner Building Room 501


Thursday, January 23, 2014 from 12:30 pm to 1:15 pm EST
The Sustainability Essentials Training Program (SET) Online Information Session
Speakers: Various
Location: Online


Friday, January 24, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Arctic Climate History of the past 3.6 Myrs from Lake El'gygytgyn, NE Russia: Making sense of the Warm Pliocene and Super Interglacials
Speaker: Julie Brigham-Grette, Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, January 27, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Columbia University Superfund Research Program
Speakers: Margaret Karagas, Professor and Vice Chair of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School; Huaming Guo, Professor, School of Water Resources & Environment, China University of Geosciences
Location: Columbia University, Comer Building, 1st Floor Conference Room, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, New York


Monday, January 27, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, The Faculty House


Tuesday, January 28, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm EST
The Sustainability Essentials Training Program (SET) Online Information Session
Speakers: Various
Location: Online


Tuesday, January 28, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University
Location: Online


Wednesday, January 29, 2014 from 9:00 am to 10:30 am EST
Facing the Challenges of Climate Change: How To Achieve a Global Deal in Paris in 2015?
Speaker: Marie-Hlne Aubert, Senior Policy Advisor to French President Franois Hollande for International Environmental and Climate Change Negotiations; Discussant: Emmanuel Guerin, Associate Director of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network.
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Kellogg Center, 15th Floor


Wednesday, January 29, 2014 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm EST
Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates (SEE-U) Info Session
The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability (EICES) invites you to learn more about the 2014 Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates (SEE-U) Program.
Location: 1015 Schermerhorn Extension (10th Floor) Columbia University Morningside Campus


Wednesday, January 29, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Approaches to the Integration of Sustainability in U.S. Cities
Speaker: Katherine Gajewski, Director of Sustainability, City of Philadelphia
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Northwest Corner Building Room 501


Friday, January 31, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Speaker Series: Environmental Health
Speaker: Dr. Regina Santella, Center Director of the NIEHS Center for Environmental Health in Northern Manhattan
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Hogan Hall, Conference Room A


Friday, January 31, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquiumn: Probing The Molecular Basis For Microbe-Dissolved Organic Matter Interactions In The Marine Environment
Speaker: Elizabeth Kujawinski, Associate Scientist w/ Tenure, Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Wednesday, February 05, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: The Making of Greener Products
Speaker: Al Iannauzzi, Ph. D., Senior Director, Worldwide Environment, Health & Safety, Johnson & Johnson
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209


Thursday, February 06, 2014 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm EST
Communicating about Food, Agriculture and Innovation: An Open Discussion
Speakers: Margie Alsbrook, Director, Hunger U; Jack Bobo, Senior Advisor, Biotechnology, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Rene "Nikko" Viqueira, Social Media, Oxfam Actions Corps NYC
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House, Garden Room 2


Friday, February 07, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Speaker Series: Lower East Side Ecology Center
Speaker: Daniel Tainow, Education Director, Lower East Side Ecology Center
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus, Hogan Hall, 2910 Broadway, Conference Room A


Friday, February 07, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: World in Motion: Insights from the Many Modes of Deformation of the Earth
Speaker: Jeff Freymueller , Professor, Geophysical Institute and Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Wednesday, February 12, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: The Sustainable Built Environment and Behavior Change
Speaker: Jonathan F. P. Rose, President, Jonathan Rose Companies
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209


Thursday, February 13, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management Online Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University
Location: Online via Adobe Connect


Friday, February 14, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: Surface wind variations measured from time series EO/IR images of riverine surfaces
Speaker: John Dugan, Arete Associates
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, February 14, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Uplifting Sandpiles and Fruitcake: Tectonic forcing and geomorphic response along Cascadia and the Mendocino Triple Junction
Speaker: Josh Roering, Professor, Earth Surface Process Laboratory, University of Oregon.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Wednesday, February 19, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience in New York City
Speaker: Susanne E. DesRoches, LEED AP, Assistant Chief, Resilience and Sustainability, The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209


Friday, February 21, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: Volcanic contribution to decadal changes in tropospheric warming rate
Speaker: Ben Santer Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Gary C Comer Geochemistry Building First Floor Seminar Room


Friday, February 21, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Speaker Series: International Development with the Peace Corps
Speaker: Carey Clinton, New York City Regional Recruiter, Peace Corps
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Hogan Hall, Conference Room A


Friday, February 21, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Earthquake Alert: Harnessing BIG data to satisfy societal needs (and facilitate new science)
Speaker: Richard Allen, Director, Seismological Laboratory; Professor, University of California, Berkeley.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, February 24, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management Open House
Speaker: Alyssa Dubov, Program Coordinator, MS in Sustainability Management
Location: Sustainability Management Office, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor


Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am EST
Sleepwalking Into the Future: Why the Geographic Perspective and Geospatial Technologies are critical to 21st Century Education and Society
Speaker: Joseph Kerski, Education Manager, ESRI
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Butler Library, 208b


Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Low-Carbon Transportation
Speaker: Lori Ardito, First Deputy Commissioner, New York City Department of Transportation
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209


Friday, February 28, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Reconstructing Dinosaur Body Temperatures
Speaker: John Eiler, Robert P. Sharp Professor of Geology and Professor of Geochemistry, California Institute of Technology.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Monday, March 03, 2014 from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm EST
The 2014 Cross-Cutting Initiative and Earth Clinic Seed Funding Symposium
Moderator: Peter Schlosser, Vinton Professor, Earth and Environmental Engineering, Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Deputy Director and Director of Research, The Earth Institute, Columbia University Speakers: Brendan Buckley, Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University; Michael Gerrard, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice Columbia Law School; Director, Columbia Center for Climate Change Law; Johannes Urpelainen, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Columbia University; Lise Johnson, Associate Research Scholar, Columbia Law School; Senior Legal Researcher, Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment; Joerg Schaefer, Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred J. Lerner Hall Room 555


Tuesday, March 04, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm EST
The Sustainability Essentials Training Program (SET) Online Information Session
Speakers: Various
Location: Online


Tuesday, March 04, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Editor's Night at Writing about Global Science for the International Media
Host: Claudia Dreifus, Adjunct Professor, International and Public Affairs, SIPA, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, 413 Kent Hall

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