News

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.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

"African Climate and Human Evolution" is the topic of Professor Peter deMenocal's lecture at the first Noon Balloon of the semester, Tuesday January 26th, 12:15-1:00pm in 417 Schermerhorn Hall.

Monday, December 14, 2009

In a video produced by Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Senior researcher Robin Bell and Ph.D. student Adrienne Block discuss a recent expedition to Antarctica to map the subglacial Gamburtsev Mountains. As they speak about the satisfaction that comes from pursuing a career in the sciences, their words also reveal a mutual respect and admiration for one another.

Friday, December 4, 2009

"Global Context and Local Observations of the Indonesian Throughflow" is the topic of graduate student Debra Tillinger's lecture at the final Noon Balloon of the semester, Tuesday December 8th, 12:15-1:00pm in 417 Schermerhorn Hall.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Professor Roger Anderson speaks on "Con Edison/Boeing/Columbia/NYCEDC Smart Grid Project: An update on progress towards electric economy" at the next Noon Balloon, Tuesday December 1st, 12:15-1:00pm in 417 Schermerhorn Hall.

Monday, November 23, 2009

On October 23rd, from 1:30 to 6pm, the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory held an afternoon celebration recognizing Adjunct Professor Emeritus Bill Ryan's contributions to science and research.

A recording of the event is available on the Lamont website.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Professor Peter Kelemen speaks on "CO2 Capture and Storage Via In Situ Carbonation in Peridotite" at the next Noon Balloon, Tuesday November 24th, 12:15-1:00pm in 417 Schermerhorn Hall.

Friday, November 13, 2009

"The Big Impact of Little People: Past Environment and Climate of the Hudson Estuary" is the topic of graduate student Sanpisa Srisrairat's lecture at the next Noon Balloon, Tuesday November 17th, 12:15-1:00pm in 417 Schermerhorn Hall.