Robin E. Bell

Doherty Senior Research Scientist

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, 61 Route 9W, Palisades NY 10964

Tel: (845) 365-8827/ Fax: (845) 365-8179/ e-mail:

Major Research Areas & Interests






Hudson River



Pictured above: President Lee C. Bollinger; Robin Bell, Director of ADVANCE at The Earth Institute and Doherty Senior Research Scholar; Charles M. Vest, president emeritus and professor of mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Dean Zvi Galil; Jean Howard, Vice Provost for Diversity Initiatives, and Morton B. Friedman, Vice Dean

Antarctic Subglacial Environment

GAMBIT IPY Project - Gamburtsev Aerogeophysical Mapping of Bedrock & Ice Targets

International Polar Year 2007-2009

Hudson River Benthic Mapping Program






ADVANCE Program: Expanding Opportunities for Women in Science & Engineering






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