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Earth Institute Events

Friday, February 12, 2016 , 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Blair Schoene, Assistant Professor, Department of Geosciences, Princeton University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016 , 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Smartphone Apps for Citizen Scientists Workshop Series: 3. Soil Contaminants

Moderators: Patricia Culligan, Co-Director, Urban Design Lab, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Professor, Civil Engineering and Mechanics Engineering, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University; Associate Director, Institute for Data Science and Engineering, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University: Alexander van Geen, Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Associate Director, Superfund Research Program, Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Panelists: Zhongqi (Joshua) Cheng, Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Brooklyn College,The City University of New York; David Farnham, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University; Rebecca Gibson, Research Staff Assistant, Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University; Katrina Fischer Kuh, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Intellectual Life, Maurice A. Deane School of Law, Hofstra University; Franziska Landes, Graduate Research Fellow, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University; Jacqueline Lu, Director, Data Analytics, New York City Department of Parks & Recreation; Paul Richards, Emeritus Professor of Natural Sciences, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Special Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred J. Lerner Hall, Satow Room

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Monday, February 22, 2016 , 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm

The Growing Importance of Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation: Legal, Political, and Technological Perspectives

Moderators: Sarah A.W. Fitts, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, New York, NY; Roger D. Stark, Principal and CEO, Stark Energy Consulting, Bethesda, MD; Patrick Chen, Law Student, Class of 2017, Columbia Law School; Anthony Fares, Law Student, Class of 2017, Columbia Law School; Speakers: Michael B. Gerrard, Professor and Director, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School; Kimberley E. Diamond, Senior Attorney, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, New York, NY; Becky H. Diffin, Senior Associate, Vinson & Elkins LLP, Austin, TX; Ryan Fitzpatrick, Deputy Director, Clean Energy Program, Third Way, Washington, D.C.; Seth Kaplan, Senior Manager, Regional Government Affairs, EDP Renewables, Boston, MA; Jane Batzofin, Director and General Counsel, Ahana Renewables, New York, NY; Charles B. Howland, Senior Assistant Regional Counsel, USEPA Region III, Philadelphia, PA.
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Jerome Greene Hall Room JG103

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Friday, March 4, 2016 , 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Natalie Mahowald, Professor Department of Earth and Atmostpheric Sciences, Cornell University.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016 , 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Smartphone Apps for Citizen Scientists Workshop Series: 4. Presentation and Discussion of Proposals

Moderators: Patricia Culligan, Co-Director, Urban Design Lab, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Professor, Civil Engineering and Mechanics Engineering, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University; Associate Director, Institute for Data Science and Engineering, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University: Alexander van Geen, Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Associate Director, Superfund Research Program, Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Panelists: TBA
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus, Alfred J. Lerner Hall Satow Room

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Thursday, March 24, 2016 , 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Building a Public-Private Partnership to Finance the Green Economy

Moderator: Steve Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute; Professor in the Practice of Public Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Panelists: Satyajit Bose, Lecturer in Economics, School of Professional Studies, Columbia University; Curtis Probst, Managing Director, Sustainable Finance, Rocky Mountain Institute; Additional panelists, to be determined.
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Low Memorial Library Rotunda

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Friday, April 8, 2016 , 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

2016 LDEO Diversity Lecture

Speaker: Ashanti Johnson,Assistant Vice Provost for Faculty Recruitment, The University of Texas at Arlignton.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

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Friday, April 22, 2016 , 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Tiffany Shaw, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

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