Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory has signed a $35 million, five-year cooperative agreement with the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) to manage scientific support services for U.S. scientists studying the world’s ocean floors. Lamont will use the award to manage U.S. scientific support services for the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP), a 26-nation collaboration that explores earth’s geologic history and dynamics via the seafloors. The award, the result of a national competition conducted by NSF, was announced today at a press conference by Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-Westchester/Rockland counties), and top Lamont staff.
|Name||Title||Fields of interest|
|Angela Slagle||Associate Research Scientist||Sedimentary features and subsurface imaging in shallow subduction zones and continental margins; Carbon sequestration and porosity/permeability in ocean basalts; Wireline logging and logging-while drilling.|