Events



October 17, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate Forecast and Climate and Society Briefings

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

Speakers: Tony Barnston, IRI Chief Forecaster
Dr. Narendra Das, Research Scientist, Water and Carbon Cycle Group, NASA JPL





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

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

Speaker: Christopher Wolfe Scripps Institute of Oceanography





October 21, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Seminar: Climate reanalysis developments at ECMWF

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Building Room 137

Speaker: Dick Dee, head of reanalysis at the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)





October 21, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program

Columbia University, EHS Conference Room (room 1101), Allan Rosenfield Building (eleventh floor), Mailman School of Public Health, 722 West 168 Street, New York City

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.





October 22, 2013 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm EDT
Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates (SEE-U) Info Session

The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability 1015 Schermerhorn Extension, 10th Floor Columbia University, MC 5557 1200 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10027

Speakers: Various





October 22, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Is Sustainability Sustainable?: A Post-Bloomberg NYC Panel Discussion

Columbia University Morningside Campus Low Memorial Library

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





October 23, 2013 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Sustainable Development Seminar Series: America's Water: Renewing Our Aging Infrastructure

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall, Broadway Room

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.





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

Online

Speaker: Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University





October 24, 2013 from 1:30 pm to 9:30 pm EDT
Sustaining Peace: Interdisciplinary Perspectives Conference

Columbia University Teachers College 525 West 120th Street

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





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?

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

Speaker: Gavin Schmidt, Climate Scientist, Deputy Director, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies





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

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alumni Center Shapiro Room

Speakers: Global Energy Initiative at 21st Century Fox





October 25, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Strategies to Improve Crop Adaptation to Warmer and Drier Climates

Columbia University Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory Campus Monell Building, Room 205

Speaker: Dr. Matthew Reynolds , Strategies to Improve Crop Adaptation to Warmer and Drier Climates, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)





October 25, 2013 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Upper Mantle Oxidation State Implications for the Asthenosphere

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Elizabeth Cottrell, Director, Global Volcanism Program, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.





From October 28, 2013 at 8:00 am through October 30, 2013 at 6:00 pm EDT
4th Annual AgMIP Global Workshop

Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House

Speakers: Various





October 29, 2013 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
Geoengineering: Science and Governance, Debating Climate Engineering

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Buell Hall, East Gallery

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.





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

Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building Room 1510

Speaker: Frantz Verella, Former Minister of Public Works, Transportation and Communication; Lead Author of the Plan Stratgique de Dveloppement dHati





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, TBD

Johnny Celestin, Deputy Chief of Staff, Ministre de la Plannification et de la Coopration Externe





From November 01, 2013 through November 02, 2013, All Day Event
2nd Annual Conference on Diaspora Engagement & Innovation in Haiti

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, The Faculty House

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





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

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, 205 Monell Building

Speakers: Johanna Ramarohetra, Universit Paris Jussieu, France





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Peter Franks, Professor of Biological Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego





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

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

Speakers: Various





November 08, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: A century of US climate change

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

Speaker: Martin Hoerling NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory





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

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alumni Center King's Room

Speakers: Katy Mixter, Program Associate, Citi Corporate Sustainability





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Avner Vengosh, Professor, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University.





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

Columbia University, Teacher's College, Gottsman Library, Room 306, 3rd Floor

Speaker: Maarten Boute, Former CEO, Digicel Haiti; Current CEO of Re-Volt S.A.





November 12, 2013 from 4:10 pm to 6:10 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum: International and National Climate Law

Columbia University Morningside Campus 403 International Affairs Building (IAB)

Speaker: Sheldon Welton, Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the Faculty of Law, Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia University.





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

Online via Adobe Connect

Speakers: Various





November 12, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Climate - Past, Present and Future

Rauschenberg Project Space, 455 W. 19th Street, New York, NY

Speakers: Various





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

Online

Speakers: Various





November 14, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EST
Fall 2013 Columbia Environmental Student Group Summit

Columbia University Morningside Campus Earl Hall, Auditorium

Speakers: Various





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

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

Speaker: Jing Sun, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University





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?"

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: David L. Kohlstedt,Professor, Rock and Mineral Physics Lab, University of Minnesota.





November 18, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
Columbia University Superfund Research Program

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

Speaker: Sara V. Flanagan, Senior Research Staff Assistant, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Earth Institute, Columbia University





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

Online

Speaker: Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University





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

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House

Speakers: Various





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

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

Speaker: Cathy Busby, Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara.





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

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

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





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

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

Speaker: Robert Korty Texas A&M





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

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alumni Center Shapiro Room

Speakers: Rebecca Schnall, Senior Associate Director, Columbia University Center for Career Education (CCE)





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?"

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Adam Maloof, Professor, Department of Geosciences, Princeton University





November 25, 2013 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm EST
NYC Summit on Children: Keynote with Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall Roone Arledge Cinema, 2nd Floor

Keynote Speaker: Bill de Blasio, Mayor-Elect, City of New York





December 02, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
Sustainable Development Seminar Series: Food Security and Sociopolitical Stability

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall, Satow Room

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.





December 02, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Information Session: Earth Institute Sustainability Graduate Programs

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House

Speakers: Various





December 03, 2013 from 6:10 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Master of Science in Sustainability Management Capstone Final Briefings

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Kraft Center, Rennert Hall

Speakers: Various





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

Online

Speakers: Various





December 06, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: Columbia University's Sustainability Initiatives

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alumni Center King's Room

Speakers: Allie Madison Schwartz, Assistant Manager of Data and Communications and Jessica Prata, Assistant Vice President, Columbia Environmental Stewardship





December 09, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Sustainable Development Workshop Briefings

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

Speakers: Various





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

Online

Speakers: Various





December 19, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
IRI Climate Forecast Briefing

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

Speakers:




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

Online

Speaker: Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University





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

Online

Speakers: Various





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

Online

Speakers: Various





January 16, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
IRI Climate and Society/Forecast Briefing

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

Speakers: Anthony Barnston, Chief Forecaster, IRI Climate Group; Helen Greatrex, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, IRI Financial Instruments Group





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

Columbia University Morningside Campus Northwest Corner Building Room 501

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





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

Online

Speakers: Various





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

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

Speaker: Julie Brigham-Grette, Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst





January 27, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Columbia University Superfund Research Program

Columbia University, Comer Building, 1st Floor Conference Room, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, New York

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





January 27, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management Information Session

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, The Faculty House

Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University





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

Online

Speakers: Various





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

Online

Speaker: Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University





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?

Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Kellogg Center, 15th Floor

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.





January 29, 2014 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm EST
Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates (SEE-U) Info Session

1015 Schermerhorn Extension (10th Floor) Columbia University Morningside Campus

The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability (EICES) invites you to learn more about the 2014 Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates (SEE-U) Program.





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

Columbia University Morningside Campus Northwest Corner Building Room 501

Speaker: Katherine Gajewski, Director of Sustainability, City of Philadelphia





January 31, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Speaker Series: Environmental Health

Columbia University Morningside Campus Hogan Hall, Conference Room A

Speaker: Dr. Regina Santella, Center Director of the NIEHS Center for Environmental Health in Northern Manhattan





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Elizabeth Kujawinski, Associate Scientist w/ Tenure, Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.





February 05, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: The Making of Greener Products

Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209

Speaker: Al Iannauzzi, Ph. D., Senior Director, Worldwide Environment, Health & Safety, Johnson & Johnson





February 06, 2014 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm EST
Communicating about Food, Agriculture and Innovation: An Open Discussion

Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House, Garden Room 2

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





February 07, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Speaker Series: Lower East Side Ecology Center

Columbia University Morningside Campus, Hogan Hall, 2910 Broadway, Conference Room A

Speaker: Daniel Tainow, Education Director, Lower East Side Ecology Center





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

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Jeff Freymueller , Professor, Geophysical Institute and Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Alaska Fairbanks.





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

Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209

Speaker: Jonathan F. P. Rose, President, Jonathan Rose Companies





February 13, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management Online Information Session

Online via Adobe Connect

Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University





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

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

Speaker: John Dugan, Arete Associates





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

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

Speaker: Josh Roering, Professor, Earth Surface Process Laboratory, University of Oregon.





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

Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209

Speaker: Susanne E. DesRoches, LEED AP, Assistant Chief, Resilience and Sustainability, The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey





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

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

Speaker: Ben Santer Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory





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

Columbia University Morningside Campus Hogan Hall, Conference Room A

Speaker: Carey Clinton, New York City Regional Recruiter, Peace Corps





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)

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

Speaker: Richard Allen, Director, Seismological Laboratory; Professor, University of California, Berkeley.





February 24, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
M.S. in Sustainability Management Open House

Sustainability Management Office, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor

Speaker: Alyssa Dubov, Program Coordinator, MS in Sustainability Management





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

Columbia University Morningside Campus Butler Library, 208b

Speaker: Joseph Kerski, Education Manager, ESRI





February 26, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Low-Carbon Transportation

Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209

Speaker: Lori Ardito, First Deputy Commissioner, New York City Department of Transportation





February 28, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Reconstructing Dinosaur Body Temperatures

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

Speaker: John Eiler, Robert P. Sharp Professor of Geology and Professor of Geochemistry, California Institute of Technology.





March 03, 2014 from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm EST
The 2014 Cross-Cutting Initiative and Earth Clinic Seed Funding Symposium

Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred J. Lerner Hall Room 555

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





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

Online

Speakers: Various





March 04, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Editor's Night at Writing about Global Science for the International Media

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, 413 Kent Hall

Host: Claudia Dreifus, Adjunct Professor, International and Public Affairs, SIPA, Columbia University





March 05, 2014 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EST
Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Spring Mid-term Briefings

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

Speakers: Various





March 05, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Sustainable Agriculture

Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209

Speaker: Howard W. Buffett, Executive Director, Howard G. Buffett Foundation, former policy advisor in the Executive Office of the President of the United States





March 06, 2014 from 3:15 pm to 4:15 pm EST
DEES Open Thesis Defense: Timescales of Magma Ascent during Explosive Eruption -- Insights from the Re-equilibration of Magmatic Volatiles

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

Speaker: Alexander S. Lloyd, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Earth and Environmental Studies (DEES), Columbia University





March 07, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: Orographic precipitation in the tropics: results from DOMEX

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

Speaker: Campbell Watson, Postdoctoral Associate, Yale University





March 07, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
19th Annual W.S. Jardetzky Lecture: Postmodern Geophysics and Ice Age Climate

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Jerry X. Mitrovica, Professor of Geophysics, Harvard University; Director, Earth System Evolution Program, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR).





March 10, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Program Online Information Session

Online via Adobe Connect

Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University





March 11, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Capstone Workshop Midterm Briefings

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Kraft Center, Rennert Hall

Speakers: Various





March 12, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: Thermochronology of Detrital Minerals -- Devonian Old Red Sandstones and the Late-orogenic Evolution of the Caledonide Mountains

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

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





March 12, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm EDT
The Sustainability Essentials Training Program (SET) Online Information Session

Online

Speakers: Various





March 12, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: The Sustainability/Profitability Connection

Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209

Speaker: Vance A. Merolla, Director of Environmental Sustainability, Global Supply Chain, Colgate-Palmolive Company





March 13, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Managing Energy Efficiency: Translating Policy into Action in the Real World

Columbia University Morningside Campus Low Memorial Library

Moderator: Steven Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Panelists: Elizabeth Ackerman, Director, Economic Development & Energy Policy, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities; Ron Araujo, Manager, Conservation & Load Management, Northeast Utilities Service Company; Frank Evans, Regional Vice President, Northeast, Willdan Energy Solutions; Richard Kauffman, Chairman of the NYSERDA Board of Directors, Chairman of Energy and Finance for New York





March 14, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: OBSERVATIONAL AND MODELING STUDY OF OCEAN CIRCULATION, AIR-SEA INTERACTIONS, AND BIOGEOCHEMICAL PROCESSES OFF THE U.S. EASTERN SEABOARD AND GULF OF MEXICO COAST

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

Speaker: Ruoying He, Professor, Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University





March 14, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: Idealized Cloud-System Resolving Modeling for Tropical Convection Studies

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

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





March 14, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Natural variability and anthropogenic trends in the ocean carbon sinkn

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Galen A. McKinley , Associate Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison.





March 19, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Open House

Sustainability Management Office, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor

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





March 21, 2014 from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Making the Grade: How to Fix America's Failing Water Infrastructure

Live Webinar

Moderator: Dan Bena, Sustainable Development Executive, PepsiCo Panelists: Katherine Alfredo, Research Fellow, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Laurent Auguste, Director, Innovation and Markets, Veolia Environment; William Becker, Vice President, Hazen and Sawyer; Corporate Drinking Water Practice Leader; Upmanu Lall, Director, Columbia Water Center; Alan & Carol Silberstein Professor of Engineering, Columbia University, Gretchen McClain, former CEO, Xylem Inc.; Alan Roberson, Director of Federal Relations, American Water Works Association; Tess Russo, Research Fellow, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





March 25, 2014 from 10:15 am to 11:15 am EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: The Dynamics of Low-frequency Hydroclimate Variability in Southwest North America

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

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





March 26, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: The Role of Clean Technology in Sustainability

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209

Speaker: Alain E. Kaloyeros, Senior Vice President and Chief executive Officer, College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering





March 28, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: The mid- and high-latitude response to the extratropical transition of Supertyphoon Dale (1996)

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

Speaker: Andrea Land, Assistant Professor, Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences, University at Albany, SUNY.





March 28, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Speaker Series: Social Justice with UNICEF

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Hogan Hall, 2910 Broadway, Conference Room A

Speakers: Jessica OHerron, Global Citizenship Fellow; Hillary Larman, National Office Fellow, U.S. Fund for UNICEF





March 28, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Slow Earthquakes and Weakness of Major Tectonic Faults: Connections Between Fault Strength, Fabric, and the Mode of Frictional Sliding

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

Speaker: Chris Marone, Professor and Associate Head, Graduate Programs, Penn State University





March 28, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Aruba's Vision for Creating Sustainable Prosperity

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Presidential Ballroom

Speaker: Michiel Godfried "Mike" Eman, Prime Minister of Aruba





March 30, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
LDEO Spring Public Lecture Series: Ocean Acidification and Climate Change

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

Speaker: Brbel Hnisch, Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University





April 02, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Standards and Metrics for Sustainability

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209

Speaker: Cynthia Cummis, Deputy Director, GHG Protocol, World Resources Institute





April 03, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Spring 2014 Conflict Resolution Alumni Career Panel and Mixer

Columbia University, Teachers College Campus, Grace Dodge 177 and 179

Speakers: Various





April 03, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Program Information Session

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

Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University





April 04, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: Ocean Bottom Pressure Seasonal Cycles and Decadal Trends from GRACE Release-05: Ocean Circulation Implications

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

Speaker: Gregory Johnson, Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration





April 04, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: The Growth of the Maritime Continent as the Trigger for Recurring Ice Ages

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

Speaker: Peter Molnar, Professor of Geological Sciences; Fellow, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), University of Colorado at Boulder





April 07, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Fossil Fuel Divestment at Columbia University: A Discussion on Perspectives and Policies

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Earl Hall

Speakers: Adela Gondek, Lecturer in the Discipline of Ecology, Evolution and Enviromental Biology, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Klaus Lackner, Director, Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy, the Earth Institute, Maurice Ewing and J. Lamar Worzel Professor of Geophysics, Earth and Environmental Engineering, Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, School of Engineering, Columbia University; Ken Lassner, Chartered Financial Analyst, Aperio Group; Ian Trupin, Organizer, Responsible Endowments Coalition





April 08, 2014 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm EDT
Haiti Dialogue Series: Bono Legal Support in Haiti -- Approaches to Judicial Training and Legal Reforms

Columbia University Morningside Campus Low Memorial Library The Trustees Room

Speakers: Marie-Claude Jean-Baptiste, Human Rights and Access to Justice Program, Vance Center for International Justice; Eric Ordway, International Arbitration Group, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; David Griffiths, Business Finance & Restructuring Department, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP





April 09, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Open House

Sustainability Management Office, 2929 Broadway, 5th Floor

Speaker: Alyssa Dubov, Program Coordinator, M.S. in Sustainability Management





April 09, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Sustainable Energy Strategies

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209

Speaker: Jigar Shah, Jigar Shah Consulting





April 11, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Remote Detection and Measurement of Catastrophic Landslides using Seismology

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Gran Ekstrm Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University





April 16, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Climate Resilience and Electric Grid

Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209

Speaker: Sergej Mahnovski, Consolidated Edison





April 17, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Climate Briefing

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

Speakers: Tony Barnston, Chief Forecaster, IRI





April 17, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Program Online Information Session

Online via Adobe Connect

Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program





April 18, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
2014 Spring Diversity Lecture: "It's about Time: How We Can (Finally) Get More Women into STEM

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Eileen Pollack, Author





April 23, 2014 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: Seismicity and Seismic Imaging of the Alaska Megathrust Fault

Columbia University Lamont Campus Marine Biology/Seismology Building Seismology Seminar Room

Speaker: Jiyao Li, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University





April 23, 2014 from 12:10 pm to 1:10 pm EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: Investigating the Dynamics of the Woodark Rift, Papua New Guinea, Using Teleseismic Earthquakes

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

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





April 23, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Building Sustainable Communities

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209

Speaker: Howard Slatkin, Director of Sustainability and Deputy Director of Strategic Planning, NYC Department of City Planning





April 24, 2014 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
Environmental Science Senior Thesis Poster Session

Barnard College, The Diana Center, Event Oval

Speakers: Various





April 24, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
LDEO Spring Public Lecture Series: Western Antarctic Peninsula- Rapid Climate Change and an Ecosystem Near a Tipping Point

Columbia University Morningside Campus The Faculty Room Low Memorial Library

Speaker: Hugh Ducklow Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University





April 25, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Speaker Series: Sustainable Architecture

Columbia University Morningside Campus Hogan Hall, Conference Room A

Speaker: Rick Cook, Architect and Founding Partner, COOKFOX Architects





April 25, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
The Earth Institute Annual Student Research Showcase

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Presidential Suite

Speakers: Various





April 25, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Robert Pappalardo, Senior Research Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology





April 29, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Capstone Workshop Final Briefings

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Kraft Center, Rennert Hall

Speakers: Various





April 30, 2014 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Spring Final Briefings

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House

Speakers: Various





April 30, 2014 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Cutting-edge Strategies for Sustainability Management

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209

Speakers: Steve Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; George Sarrinikolaou, Director, Office of Academic and Research Program, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





May 02, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

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

Speaker: Jean Lynch-Stieglitz, Professor, Georgia Tech.





May 04, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
LDEO Spring Public Lecture Series: Air, Water and Stone - Lowering CO2 through Sequestration

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

Speaker: David Goldberg, Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University



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