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Friday, March 26, 2010

For 50 years, Wally Broecker's pioneering climate change research and his legendary reputation as a revered mentor have been attracting top-notch students to this Department and to Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. On Friday April 16th, we will honor Wally's 50 years of teaching at Columbia.

Friday, March 26, 2010

"Tundra is Burning! Estimating Burn Severity from Satellites" is the title of Natlalie Boelman's talk at the next Noon Balloon of the semester, Tuesday March 30th, 12:15-1:00pm in 417 Schermerhorn Hall.

Friday, March 12, 2010

"Arctic Warming: How might climate change effect the growth of tundra plants?" is the title of Professor Kevin Griffin's lecture at the next Noon Balloon of the semester, Tuesday March 23rd, 12:15-1:00pm in 417 Schermerhorn Hall.

Monday, March 8, 2010

The  February 27th earthquake in Chile released 500 times more energy than the one in Haiti six weeks earlier, but the resulting damage and loss of life was far less than in that country. 

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

"Ashes, Ashes, All Fall Down" is the title of Professor Sidney Hemming's lecture at the next Noon Balloon of the semester, Tuesday March 9th, 12:15-1:00pm in 417 Schermerhorn Hall.

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.