Congratulations Adam Sobel
Congratulations Adam Sobel for being awarded an AXA Award in Climate and Extreme Weather from the AXA Research Fund. Prof. Sobel and several colleagues, at the Columbia School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (Lamont), will use the award to study the local dynamics and global patterns of extreme precipitation and other extreme weather events.
Congratulations Arnold Gordon and Walter Pitman
Congratulations to Arnold L. Gordon and Walter Clarkson Pitman III for the tremendous honor of being elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Kevin Griffin Accepts Presidency of Black Rock Forest Consortium
We are pleased to announce the acceptance of Kevin Griffin as president of the Black Rock Forest Consortium. Although it was with sadness; after the passing of the former president, Professor Frank Moretti of Teachers College, he is still extremely enthusiastic since the organization has played such an important role in his academic career here at Columbia.
Mark Cane selected as the 2013 AGU Maurice Ewing Medalist
We are pleased to announce the selection of Mark Cane as the 2013 AGU Maurice Ewing Medalist for significant original contributions to the scientific understanding of the processes in the ocean; for the advancement of oceanographic engineering, technology, and instrumentation; and for outstanding service to the marine sciences
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. more
  • Second Annual Seismology Student Workshop
    Participate in a workshop tailored to students engaging in seismology and broader earthquake-related research.
  • Open Faculty Position in Experimental Earth Science

    The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is now accepting applications for a faculty position in Experimental Earth Science...

  • 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.