Events

 


Monday, March 02, 2015 from 9:30 am to 10:30 am EST
Dissertation Proposal - Sophia Brumer
DISSERTATION PROPOSAL Sophia Brumer "Wave breaking in high wind speeds and its effect on air-sea gas exchange"
Location: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory 61 Route 9W Palisades, NY Monell Auditorium


Monday, March 02, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
LDEO Biology and Paleoenvironment Spring Seminar Series: Learning from the Impacts of Superstorm Sandy: Paleotempestology on Long Island
Speaker: Dr. Christa Farmer, Associate Professor, Hofstra University Department of Geology, Environment, and Sustainability.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room


Monday, March 02, 2015 from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Book Launch: The Age of Sustainable Development
Introduction: John H. Coatsworth, Provost; Professor, International and Public Affairs; Professor, History, Columbia University, Speaker: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute; Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development; Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Casa Italiana, 1161 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10025


Tuesday, March 03, 2015 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


Wednesday, March 04, 2015 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EST
Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Spring Mid-term Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, School of International and Public Affairs, Kellogg Center, Room 1501


Friday, March 06, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium
Speaker: David Keith, Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics and Professor of Public Policy, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University.
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Saturday, March 07, 2015 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm EST
Earth2Class Workshop: New Insights on Ocean Acidification
Speaker: Taro Takahashi, Ewing Lamont Research Professor, Division of Geochemistry, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute; Adjunct Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Lamont Campus Marine Biology/Seismology Building Seismology Seminar Room, 2nd Floor


Monday, March 09, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Online Information Session
Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University
Location: Online via Adobe Connect


Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Capstone Workshop Midterm Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Kraft Center, Rennert Hall


Wednesday, March 11, 2015 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Sustainable Development Seminar Series: Ethical Issues in Responding to a Global Disease Crisis - Ebola and Beyond
Speakers: Robert Klitzman, MD, Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Masters of Bioethics Program; Director, Ethics, Policy and Human Rights Core, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, Columbia University; Irwin Redlener, MD, Director, National Center for Disaster Preparedness and the Program on Child Well-Being and Resilience, The Earth Institute; Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University; Co-Founder and President, Children’s Health Fund; Jeff Schlegelmilch, MPH, MBA, Managing Director for Strategic Planning and Operations, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred J. Lerner Hall, Satow Room


Wednesday, March 11, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: City Politics and Sustainability
Speaker: Katherine Gajewski, Director of Sustainability, City of Philadelphia
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall, Room 209


Thursday, March 12, 2015 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
IRI Seminar: Monthly to decadal variability and prediction: science and operations at the UK Met Office
Speakers: Anca Brookshaw, UK Met Office, Hadley Centre
Location: 205 Monell Building, Lamont Campus, Palisades, NY


Friday, March 13, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Arthur D. Storke Memorial Lecture
Speaker: Jason Bordoff, Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs. Director, Center on Global Energy Policy, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University.
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium


Wednesday, March 25, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Standards and Metrics for Sustainability Performance
Speaker: Hilary Varnadore, Executive Director, STAR Communities
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209


Friday, March 27, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium
Speaker: Speaker: Peter Zeitler, Iacocca Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lehigh University.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm EDT
Earth2Class Workshop:The Source and Solution to Groundwater Arsenic Contamination
Speaker: Benjamin Bostick, Lamont Associate Research Professor, Division of Geochemistry, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room, 2nd Floor


Wednesday, April 01, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: The Bicycle, Activism, and Sustainable Cities
Speaker: Paul Steely White, Executive Director, Transportation Alternatives
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209


Thursday, April 02, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Forum on Sustainable Agriculture
Speakers: Erin Fitzgerald, Senior Vice President for Global Sustainability, Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, Dennis Treacy, Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer with Smithfield Foods, Andrew Winston, Founder of Winston Eco-Strategies, author and sustainability consultant.
Location: 555 Alfred Lerner Hall, Columbia University


Friday, April 03, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
The Earth Institute Annual Student Research Showcase
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred J. Lerner Hall, Room 555


Friday, April 03, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium
Speaker: Speaker: Scott Goetz, Deputy Director and Senior Scientist, Woods Hole Research Center.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Tuesday, April 07, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
The State of Sustainability Policy: Progress and Opportunity
Moderator; William Eimicke, Director, Picker Center for Executive Education and Professor of Practice, School of International and Public Affairs: Panel Participants; Steve Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute and Professor of Practice, School of International and Public Affairs; Dong Guo, Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Research Program on Sustainability Policy and Management; Nilda Mesa, Director, New York City Mayor’s Office of Sustainability
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus, Low Memorial Library


Wednesday, April 08, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Protecting New York’s Water
Speaker: Paul Gallay, President and Hudson Riverkeeper, Riverkeeper
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209


Friday, April 10, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium (copy)
Speaker: Speaker: Colleen Hansel, Associate Scientist, Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm EDT
Earth2Class Workshop: BAM! Studying Impact Sites in Russia
Speaker: Dallas Abbott, Adjunct Research Scientist, Division of Marine Geology and Geophysics (MG&G), Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room, 2nd Floor


Wednesday, April 15, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Market Innovation
Speaker: Yerina Mugica, Associate Director, CMI, Center for Market Innovation Program
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209


Friday, April 17, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
2015 LDEO Diversity Lecture
Speaker: Speaker: Suzanne Goldberg, Executive Vice President for University Life; Herbert and Doris Wechsler Clinical Professor of Law; Director, Center for Gender and Sexuality Law
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium


Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Building Climate Resilient Communities
Speaker: Susan DesRoches, Assistant Chief of Resilience and Sustainability, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (invited)
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209


Thursday, April 23, 2015 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


Tuesday, April 28, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Capstone Workshop Final Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Kraft Center, Rennert Hall


Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Spring Final Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Seminar Level


Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Innovative Strategies for Sustainability Management
Speaker: George Sarrinikolaou, Director of the Office of Academic and Research Programs, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209


Saturday, May 02, 2015 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm EDT
Earth2Class Workshop: Microbes in the Sea - Demonstrations and Activity Session for the Marine Science Resource Kits
Speakers: Sonya Dyrhman, Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University; Sheean Haley, Senior Staff Associate, Division of Biology and Paleo Environment, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room, 2nd Floor