News

Wednesday, March 3, 2010
The 26th annual Sara Fitzgerald Langer Book Prize for contributions by a pre-orals student to both academic and student life at Lamont has been awarded to Elizabeth Pierce.
Wednesday, February 24, 2010

"Ocean circulation and abrupt climate change" is the topic of Professor Jerry McManus' lecture at the next Noon Balloon of the semester, Tuesday March 2nd, 12:15-1:00pm in 417 Schermerhorn Hall.

Friday, February 19, 2010

"The Yellowstone Supervolcano" is the topic of Professor Mark Ander's lecture at the next Noon Balloon of the semester, Tuesday February 23rd, 12:15-1:00pm in 417 Schermerhorn Hall.

Friday, February 12, 2010

"Exploration of the Chilean Andes: Evolution of South American Mammals, Environments, and Mountains" is the topic of Professor John Flynn's lecture at the next Noon Balloon of the semester, Tuesday February 16th, 12:15-1:00pm in 417 Schermerhorn Hall.

Monday, February 8, 2010

"(When) do natural disasters matter?" is the topic of Professor John Mutter's lecture at the next Noon Balloon of the semester, Tuesday February 9th, 12:15-1:00pm in 417 Schermerhorn Hall.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010
Associate Professor Adam Sobel has just been promoted to Full Professor as of July 1, 2010. Adam holds a joint appointment with the department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, and is a member of Lamont's Division of Ocean and Climate Physics.
Friday, January 29, 2010

John Flynn and Stephanie Pfirman have been elected Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS); Chair Steve Goldstein is a 2010 recipient of the prestigious Lenfest Distinguished Columbia Faculty Award; and Paul Richards will receive the Harry Fielding Reid Medal (2009).

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

"Will the ongoing CO2 buildup cause a severe drying of the western U.S.?" is the topic of Professor Wally Broecker's lecture at the next Noon Balloon of the semester, Tuesday February 2nd, 12:15-1:00pm in 417 Schermerhorn Hall.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

As the world struggles to comprehend the images coming out of Haiti, media outlets have sought out earthquake experts to explain the mechanism underlying this natural disaster. Among these experts are a number of department faculty members including Geoffrey Abers, Bill Menke, John Mutter, and especially, Art Lerner-Lam who has been featured in a number of online video and audio pieces.

Monday, January 11, 2010

Professors Paul Olsen and Peter Kelemen are featured separately in online news videos this month describing the potential for storing carbon dioxide in different rock formations.