Sonya Dyhrman Named SCOPE Investigator
Congratulations to Sonya Dyhrman for being named a SCOPE Investigator in the new Simons Foundation program in ocean sciences. The award comes with three years of funding that Professor Dyhrman’s research group will use to investigate the role of key functional groups of cyanobacteria and microalgae in the ecosystem structure and biogeochemistry of the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre.
Professor Wallace S. Broecker honored with Dean’s Award for Distinguished Achievement
The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is very pleased to announce that Professor Wallace S. Broecker was honored with the Dean’s Award for Distinguished Achievement at the 2014 GSAS Ph.D. Convocation Ceremony.
Professor Peter Kelemen elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Congratulations to Professor Peter Kelemen who was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of his distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

Professor Adam Sobel Awarded AXA Award
Congratulations Adam Sobel for being awarded an AXA Award in Climate and Extreme Weather from the AXA Research Fund. Prof. Sobel is the first AXA awardee; the AXA Awards have just been created as a new instrument by the AXA Research Fund to spur and accelerate the pace of academic innovation.

Humankind has always been curious about its environment, but there is a new urgency to our department's mission to understand the planet Earth and to convey that understanding to our students.

September 04, 2015 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
DEES Dissertation Proposal - Processional and Millennial Scale Intensity Shifts of the East Asian Summer Monsoon

Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Seismology 1st Floor Conference Room

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

September 04, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
DEES Open Dissertation Defense: The Impact of Deciduous Shrub Dominance

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

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

  • Faculty Position in Cryosphere Science in the Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University
    The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES) of Columbia University invites applications for an open-rank faculty position in cryosphere science. Appointment can be at any rank from tenure-track assistant professor to tenured full professor, though there is a preference for junior applicants.
  • Third Annual Seismology Student Workshop
    Participate in a workshop tailored to students engaging in seismology and broader earthquake-related research.
  • Summer Intern Programs

    The Lamont Intern and Earth Intern programs at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory offer undergraduates an opportunity to experience scientific research in the Earth, atmospheric, and ocean sciences.