Climate Change

“What Can Dust Reveal about Past Climates?” with Jerry McManus, Gisela Winckler, and Allison Jacobel

“What Can Dust Reveal about Past Climates?” with Jerry McManus, Gisela Winckler, and Allison Jacobel  Originally presented 22 Oct 2016 (Morningside Campus) Support in part by National Science Foundation Award #1502889  (Source: http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms10449)          Windblown dust plays important roles in influencing and recording climate change. In the atmosphere, dust contributes to the planetary albedo and … Continued

“Impact of CO2 on the Earth’s Environment: Science behind the Paris Climate Accord” with Taro Takahashi (19 Mar 2016)

“Impact of CO2 on the Earth’s Environment: Science behind the Paris Climate Accord”  with Taro Takahashi   Originally presented 19 Mar 2016 Workshop funded in part by NOAA Award Number NA15NOS0080223 through the National Ocean Service   We are honored to welcome back to E2C Dr. Taro Takahashi, the Ewing Lamont Research Professor and one … Continued

“Melting of the Antarctic Ice Sheets” with Frank Nitsche

“Melting of the Antarctic Ice Sheets– Ice and ocean interaction: consequences for sea-level rise” with Frank Nitsche   Originally presented 13 Feb 2016 Abstract: Satellite measurements are showing that the large ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are thinning and losing mass. The melting of these ice sheets is increasing sea level globally and endangering … Continued

“Developing Better Understanding of Hurricanes” with Allison Wing (14 Nov 2015)

“Developing Better Understanding of Hurricanes” with Allison Wing Originally presented 14 Nov 2015 Funded in part by NOAA Award Number NA15NOS0080223 through the National Ocean Service I am currently a National Science Foundation (NSF) Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, in the Divison of Ocean and Climate Physics. I work with Dr. … Continued

“GEOTRACES Project Education Outreach: Demystifying Radioactivity” with Tim Kenna and Margie Turrin (22 Nov 2014)

“GEOTRACES Project Education Outreach: Demystifying Radioactivity” with Tim Kenna and Margie Turrin (22 Nov 2014)

“Demystifying Radioactivity” with Tim Kenna and Margie Turrin Originally presented: 22 November of 2014 Tim Kenna (LDEO Research Scientist) and Margie Turrin (LDEO Education Coordinator) return to E2C to share some innovative discoveries and present draft version of curriculum activities for teacher feedback. Radioactivity, both naturally occurring and anthropogenic, is highly debated and largely misunderstood. We … Continued

“Ocean Acidification and Its Effects on Marine Life” with Taro Takahashi (7 Mar 2015)

“Ocean Acidification and Its Effects on Marine Life” with Taro Takahashi (7 Mar 2015)

“Ocean Acidification and Its Effects on Marine Life” with Taro Takahashi  Originally presented 7 Mar 2015      Dr. Taro Takahashi is the Ewing Lamont Research Professor at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University. He is the Principal Investigator in Lamont’s Carbon Dioxide Research Group (http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/res/pi/CO2/). Dr. Takahashi has been a world-renowned leader in understanding carbon dioxide in … Continued

“Impacts of Acute Warming on Arctic Flora and Fauna” with Natalie Boelman (Jan 2014)

“Impacts of Acute Warming on Arctic Flora and Fauna” with Natalie Boelman (Jan 2014)

‘Impacts of Acute Warming on Arctic Flora and Fauna’ Natalie Boelman Originally presented 11 Jan 2014 Natalie Boelman is a Lamont Assistant Research Professor in the Biology and Paleo Environment Division. The main goals of my research are to better understand: the ways in which the composition, physical structure, and phenology of Arctic-Boreal vegetation are … Continued

“Climate Change Human Health” with Mark Becker (Dec 2013)

“Climate Change Human Health” with Mark Becker (Dec 2013)

CLIMATE CHANGE HUMAN HEALTH PROJECT http://climatechangehumanhealth.org/ Mark Becker, CIESIN Originally presented 14 December 2013 WITH GREAT SORROW, WE NOTE THE PASSING OF MARK BECKER IN A MULTI-VEHICLE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN FEBRUARY 2014. Overview       The Climate Change and Human Health project is designed to provide educators with the resources to engage high school … Continued

“Ocean Acidification: Recent Progress in Environmental Sensitivity Studies” with Taro Takahashi (Nov 2013)

“Ocean Acidification: Recent Progress in Environmental Sensitivity Studies” with Taro Takahashi (Nov 2013)     Dr. Taro Takahashi is the Ewing Lamont Research Professor at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University. He is the Principal Investigator in Lamont’s Carbon Dioxide Research Group (http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/res/pi/CO2/).. Dr. Takahashi has been a world-renowned leader in understanding carbon dioxide in the ocean … Continued

Antarctic Climate Change and Stratospheric Ozone Depletion with Karen Smith (Oct 2013)

Antarctic Climate Change and Stratospheric Ozone Depletion with Karen Smith (Oct 2013)

Antarctic Climate Change and Stratospheric Ozone Depletion with Karen Smith (Oct 2013)   Dr. Karen Smith is an atmospheric scientist and a post-doctoral research scientist at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University. Her research interests lie in better understanding climate variability on seasonal to decadal time scales. In particular, she is interested in how ozone … Continued

Shrinking Glaciers: A Chronology of Climate Change with Michael Kaplan (Oct 2013)

Shrinking Glaciers: A Chronology of Climate Change Dr. Michael Kaplan Lamont Assistant Research Scientist Geochemistry mkaplan@ldeo.columbia.edu Originally presented Oct 2013 Dr. Kaplan’s presentation: Kaplan2013    Research interests:  Quaternary and glacial geology, geomorphology, geochronology, paleoclimatology, ice sheet dynamics, limnogeology, cosmogenic surface exposure dating   Field research studies: * Glacier and climate history of southern South America, New Zealand, … Continued

“Shrinking Glaciers: A Chronology of Climate Change” with Michael Kaplan (Oct 2013)

“Shrinking Glaciers: A Chronology of Climate Change” with Michael Kaplan (Oct 2013)

“Shrinking Glaciers: A Chronology of Climate Change” with Michael Kaplan (Oct 2013)   Michael Kaplan is a Lamont Assistant Research Scientist who area of investigation focus on how fast glaciers in certain parts of the world are disappearing. His field research includes: * Glacier and climate history of southern South America, New Zealand, Antarctica, and … Continued

“Corals, Climate, and Sea Level Changes” with Lida Teneva (Feb 2008)

“Corals, Climate, and Sea Level Changes” with Lida Teneva Originally presented 9 Feb 2008 Where Is She Now? http://stanford.academia.edu/LidaTeneva     Coral reefs are some of the most fragile, and yet most diverse environments on Earth. In a delicate balance between ocean, land, and atmosphere, coral reefs harbor a third of all marine species. As diverse … Continued