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March 18, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
LDEO Spring Public Lecture Series: What Do Dead Plants Tell Us About Earthquakes?

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Heather Savage, Lamont Assistant Research Director; Pratigya Polissar, Lamont Assistant Research Professor; Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





March 19, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program Seminar Series

Columbia University, Health Sciences Campus, Pharmacology Library, 650 West 168th Street, Black Building, Room 724

Speakers: Akram Alshawabkeh, Co-Director, Northeastern University SRP; George A. Snell Professor of Engineering, and Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Northeastern University; Ivan Mihajlov, Graduate Research Fellow, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University





March 21, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) PO Candidate talks

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell, Auditorium

Speaker: Brian Rose, Massachusetts Institute of Technology





March 23, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: Learn About Opportunities to do Fieldwork in Unique and Natural Settings

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alumni Center, Schapiro Room, 8th Floor

Speakers: Annika Ahn, student; Desmond Beirne, Program Coordinator, Center for Environmental Research and Conservation (CERC)





March 23, 2012 from 12:15 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Biology and Paleo Environment (BPE) Spring Seminar Series: Leaf Wax Isotopes and What They Can Tell Us about the Collapse of the Classic Maya

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Peter Douglas, PhD. Candidate, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University





March 23, 2012 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
The Greening of Business: Why It's Not Optional and How Companies Profit From It

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Hamilton Hall, Room 602

Speaker: Andrew Winston, Author and Sustainability Strategist





March 23, 2012 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Columbia Water Center Seminar: Bushfire-induced Winds and Their Impacts on Buildings

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, S.W. Mudd Building, 2nd Floor, Room 220

Speaker: Kenny Kwok, Professor of Engineering, University of Western Sydney





March 23, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Deciphering Tectonic Tremor to Track Deep Fault Creep

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: David Shelly, Research Geophysicist, U.S. Geological Survey





March 25, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
LDEO Spring Public Lecture Series: Landscapes Beneath Our Feet

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Gregory Mountain, Lamont Adjunct Senior Research Scientist, Rutgers University Professor





March 26, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
LDEO Climate Center Spring Lecture: Stalagmites Grow Up - Quantifying Climate Processes with Cave Geochemistry

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Gideon Henderson,Oxford University





March 27, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Climate Center Spring Lecture: Seasonal Paleoclimate Records-The Mediterranean and Beyond

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), Armstrong Hall, 3rd Floor Conference Room

Speaker: Gideon Henderson,Oxford University





March 28, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm EDT
LDEO Climate Center Spring Lecture: Rating the Oceans - U-Series and UK GEOTRACERS

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Gideon Henderson,Oxford University





March 28, 2012 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
LDEO SG&T/MG&G Seminar: Ongoing Changes in Glacier Elevation and Mass, Larsen A and B Embayments, Antarctic Peninsula

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room

Speaker: Christopher Schuman, University of Maryland





March 28, 2012 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Master of Science in Sustainability Management: Information Session

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Presidential Room

Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management Program, Executive Director, the Earth Institute





March 29, 2012 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Center for Climate Change Law: Mohamed Nasheed, Former President of the Republic of the Maldives

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Low Memorial Library, The Rotunda

Speaker: Mohamed Nasheed, Former President, Republic of Maldives. Moderator: Michael B. Gerrard, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice; Director, Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School.





March 30, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Paul E. Roundy, Assistant Professor, University at Albany





March 30, 2012 from 12:15 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Biology and Paleo Environment (BPE) Spring Seminar Series: Does Latent Power of Plants Tip Climate Cooling? The Pilo- Pleistocene Rise of C4 Grasslands

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Anna Henderson, Postdoctoral Geoscience Researcher, Department of Geosciences, Penn State University





March 30, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Global Overturning Circulation - Schematics, Salinity, and Down-Gradient Flow

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Lynne Talley, Professor, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA.





April 04, 2012 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Sustainable Development Seminar Series: History of Science and Sustainable Development

Columbia University, Morningside campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 555

Speakers: Robert Pollack, Director, Center for the Study of Science and Religion; Director, University Seminars; Professor, Biological Sciences, Columbia University; Peter Schlosser, Vinton Professor, Earth and Environmental Engineering; Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University; Associate Director, Earth Institute; Kavita Sivaramakrishnan, Assistant Professor, Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University. Moderator: Patricia Culligan, Vice Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor, Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University





April 05, 2012 from 9:45 am to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Postdoctoral Symposium

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Various Postdoctoral Presentations.





April 05, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Carbon Management Distinguished Speaker Series: Managing Carbon on Land in the Context of Climate Change

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Jed D. Satow Room, Fifth floor

Speaker: Richard Houghton, Senior Scientist, Woods Hole Research Center





April 06, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP) Seminar

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Yan Xue, NOAA NCEP CPC





April 06, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Brown Bag: Learn About the Columbia University and Earth Institute Environmental Graduate Programs

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alumni Center, Schapiro Room, 8th Floor

Speakers: Various





April 06, 2012 from 12:15 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Biology and Paleo Environment (BPE) Spring Seminar Series: Millennial-scale climate variability during the last two glacial periods. A view from the Southern Hemisphere

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Stephen Burns, Professor, Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst





April 06, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: "The Dark Age of Earth History: Possible Hadean Plate Boundary Interactions"

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Mark Harrison, Professor, University of California, Los Angeles.





April 10, 2012 from 6:10 pm to 8:10 pm EDT
CERC Education Programs: Evolution: Darwin to DNA

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schermerhorn Extension, Room 1015

Speaker: Martin Mendez, Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics, American Museum of Natural History





April 11, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
DEES Thesis Proposal: CO2 Capture and Storage-Natural and Enhanced Mineralization in Peridotite Aquifers of the Samail Ophiolite, Oman

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

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





April 11, 2012 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
LDEO SG&T/MG&G Seminar: Seismic imaging of the eastern Aleutian subduction zone: new Langseth data and initial speculations

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Seismology Seminar Room

Speaker: Donna Shillington, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University





April 11, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
UCCRN/UNISDR: From Sendai to Rio - Cultivating a Disaster-Resilient Society for Sustainable Development

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Low Memorial Library, The Rotunda

Speakers: Jeffrey Sachs The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Adam Freed, New York City Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability; Helena Molin Valdes, UN International Strategy on Disaster Reduction; Henrietta Elisabeth Thompson, UN Conference on Sustainable Development; Honorable Saber H. Chowdhury, Member of Parliament, Government of Bangladesh; H.E. Mr. Jun Yamazaki, Japanese Mission to the UN; and John Mutter, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; among others





April 11, 2012 from 6:10 pm to 8:40 pm EDT
CERC Education Programs: Sustainability and Investing

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schermerhorn Extension, Room 1015

Speaker: Cary Krosinsky, Vice President, TruCost Inc.





April 13, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
LDEO Division of Ocean and Climate Physics (DOCP)

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Seismology Building, Second Floor Seminar Room

Speaker: Raffaele Ferrari, Professor, Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)





April 13, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: "A Tale of Two Cratons -- The Contrasting History of the North China and Tanzanian Cratons"

Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Speaker: Roberta Rudnick, Professor and Chair, Department of Geology, University of Maryland





April 15, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
LDEO Spring Public Lecture Series: Mapping the Source of Great Alaskan Earthquakes

Columbia University, Lamont Campus Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building, Monell Auditorium

Speaker: Donna Shillington, Lamont Assistant Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University