Lectures at Open House

Earth science lectures will be held throughout the day

Location: Monell Building, Auditorium

  • 10:30 am - Pollution in Your Backyard
    • Moderator: Maria Tzortziou, Adjunct Research Scientist, Biology and Paleo Environment
    • Panelists: Andy Juhl, Lamont Research Professor; Biology and Paleo Environment; Dandan Wei, Postdoctoral Research Scientist; and Beizhan Yan, Lamont Associate Research Professor, Geochemistry
  • 11:30 am - UN Climate Negotiations, Adaptation and Development: Perspectives from the International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI)
    • John Furlow, IRI Director
  • 12:30 pm - Early Career Scientist Panel Discussion
    • Moderators: Janice Yohannan & Izzy Gallegos, The Next Generation of Hudson River Educators Program
    • Panelists: Caitlin Locke, Graduate Student, Marine Geology and Geophysics; Clara Chang, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences; Jasper Baur, Graduate Student, Seismology, Geology and Tectonophysics; Caroline Juang, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • 1:30 pm - Massive Volcanism and Climate Change: The Mechanics of Global Warming before Flood Basalts Erupt
    • Roger Buck, Lamont Research Professor, Marine Geology and Geophysics
  • 3:00 pm - Co-Production of Knowledge/Diversity and Community Partnership
    • Moderator: Benjamin Bostick, Lamont Associate Research Professor, Geochemistry
    • Panelists: Kristina Douglass, Associate Professor of Climate, Columbia Climate School; Lex van Geen, Lamont Research Professor, Geochemistry; and Chris Zappa, Lamont Research Professor, Ocean and Climate Physics

Location: Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, Seminar Room, 1st Floor

  • 10:30 am - Turning CO2 to Stone
    • Martin Stute, Adjunct Senior Research Scientist, Geochemistry
  • 11:30 am - Which way is Up? How a Knowledge of Earth’s Gravity is Vital to our Living with Climate Change
    • Jim Davis, Lamont Research Professor, Seismology, Geology and Tectonophysics
  • 12:30 pm - Time is deep - How do we know?
    • Alberto Malinverno, Lamont Research Professor, Marine Geology and Geophysics
  • 1:30 pm - Hurricane Risk in a Changing Climate
    • Chia-Ying Lee, Lamont Assistant Research Professor, Ocean and Climate Physics
  • 2:30 pm - How to Reconstruct Climate Change and Atmospheric CO2 in the Past
    • Bärbel Hönisch, Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Geochemistry

Location: Geoscience Conference Room, 1st Floor

  • 10:00 am - 12:30 pm - The Farm to Building Project Design, Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Preservation, and Planning (GSAPP)
    • Lola Ben-Alon, Assistant Professor; and Tommy Schaperkotter, architect

Location: Geoscience Room 204 - (E2C) Mini-Workshops

  • 11:00 am - The Earth2Class Teachers’ and Students’ Program
    • Find out how you can participate in an ongoing program for classroom teachers and high/middle school students to learn about cutting-edge research, with Mike Passow, Adjunct Associate Research Scientist, Marine/Large Programs
  • 1:30 pm - Exploring Alaska’s Landscapes through Inspiring Girls’ Expeditions
    • Meet a college geoscience student, Journey Berry, who has been an Earth2Class participant and LDEO high school intern, sharing information about her summer experiences with an exciting opportunity for high school students