Outside Awards

Jacqueline Austermann

Jacqueline Austermann

Jacqueline Austermann, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Seismology, Geology, and Tectonophysics Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, was named one of Science News’ 10 Scientists to Watch in 2022.

Robin Bell

Robin Bell

Robin Bell, Marine Geology and Geophysics Associate Director and Palisades Geophysical Institute Lamont Research Professor, was selected for a Fulbright award to work in Australia in the academic year 2022-2023.

Nicholas Christie-Blick

Nicholas Christie-Blick

Nicholas Christie-Blick, Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Seismology, Geology and Tectonophysics Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, was elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS).

Pierre Gentine

Pierre Gentine

Pierre Gentine, Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering and Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, has been awarded the James B. Macelwane Medal from the American Geophysical Union.

Dennis V. Kent

Dennis V. Kent

Dennis V. Kent, Adjunct Senior Research Scientist, Biology and Paleo Environment Division, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, has been awarded the John Adam Fleming Medal from the American Geophysical Union.

Kerstin Lehnert

Kerstin Lehnert

Kerstin Lehnert, Doherty Senior Research Scientist in the Marine Geology and Geophysics Division and Director of the Geoinformatics Research Group at Lamont, received the Doris-Schachner-Medal by the German Mineralogical Society (Deutsche Mineralogische Gesellschaft DMG).

Maureen E. Raymo

Maureen E. Raymo 

Maureen E. Raymo, Co-Founding Dean, Columbia Climate School; Director, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory; G. Unger Vetlesen Professor of Earth and Climate Sciences Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University has:

William B.F. Ryan

William B.F. Ryan

William B.F. Ryan, Special Research Scientist, Marine Geology and Geophysics Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, was awarded the Lyell Medal by the Geological Society of London.

Marc W. Spiegelman

Marc W. Spiegelman

Marc W. Spiegelman, Arthur D. Storke Memorial Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, was elected a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union.

Mingfang Ting

Mingfang Ting

Mingfang Ting, Lamont Research Professor, Ocean and Climate Physics  Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory; Adjunct Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, was elected a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union.

Ryan Abernathey

Ryan Abernathey

Ryan Abernathey, Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Ocean and Climate Physics Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, received the Early Career Award from The Oceanography Society, and received the Charles S. Falkenberg Award from the American Geophysical Union.

Jacqueline Austermann

Jacqueline Austermann

Jacqueline Austermann, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Seismology, Geology and Tectonophysics Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, has been selected as an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Earth Sciences by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Alexandra Boghosian

Alexandra Boghosian

Alexandra Boghosian, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Marine Geology and Geophysics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, received a 2021 Prize Award from the Lotos Foundation.

Oana-Alexandra Dumitru

Oana-Alexandra Dumitru

Oana-Alexandra Dumitru, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Biology and Paleo Environment Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, received the 2020 Young Investigator Award from Quaternary Journal.

Vicki Ferrini,

Vicki Ferrini

Vicki Ferrini, Senior Research Scientist, Marine Large Programs, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, was elected as one of the inaugural Fifty People Changing the World by The Explorers Club.

Sidney R. Hemming

Sidney R. Hemming

Sidney R. Hemming, Co-Chair, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Professor, Geochemistry Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, was elected as a Guggenheim Fellow by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and received the Laurence L. Sloss Award from the Geological Society of America.

Peter B. Kelemen

Peter B. Kelemen

Peter B. Kelemen, Arthur D. Storke Memorial Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Geochemistry Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, received the Harry H. Hess Medal from the American Geophysical Union.

Chia-Ying Lee

Chia-Ying Lee

Chia-Ying Lee, Lamont Assistant Research Professor, Ocean and Climate Physics, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, received the Natural Hazards Early Career Award from the American Geophysical Union.

Jerry McManus

Jerry F. McManus

Jerry F. McManus, Chair and Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Geochemistry Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, was elected a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union.

William B. Ryan

William B. Ryan

William B. Ryan, Special Research Scientist, Marine Geology and Geophysics, was elected a Foreign Fellow by Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei.

Mingfang Ting

Mingfang Ting

Mingfang Ting, Associate Director and Lamont Research Professor, Ocean and Climate Physics Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, received the Distinguished Scientific/Technical Accomplishment Award in Climate Variability and Change, from the American Meteorological Society.

Suzana Camargo

Suzana Camargo

Suzana Camargo, Marie Tharp Lamont Research Professor, Ocean and Climate Physics Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, received the Distinguished Scientific/Technical Accomplishment Award in Climate Variability and Change from the American Meteorological Society.

Arnold L. Gordon

Arnold L. Gordon

Arnold L. Gordon, Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Ocean and Climate Physics Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, will receive the 2020 Henry Stommel Research Medal from the American Meteorological Society.

Sidney R. Hemming

Sidney R. Hemming

Sidney R. Hemming, Chair, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Professor, Geochemistry Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, was elected a Fellow of the Geochemical Society and the European Association of Geochemistry.

Michael C. Jollands

Michael C. Jollands

Michael C. Jollands, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Geochemistry Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, received the Outstanding Early Career Scientist Award in the Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology & Volcanology Division from the European Geosciences Union.

Yochanan Kushnir

Yochanan Kushnir

Yochanan Kushnir, Lamont Research Professor, Ocean and Climate Physics Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, was elected a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union.

Galen McKinley

Galen McKinley

Galen McKinley, Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Geochemistry Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, received the Ocean Sciences Voyager Award from the American Geophysical Union.

Adam H. Sobel

Adam H. Sobel

Adam H. Sobel, Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Ocean and Climate Physics Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, was elected a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society.

Taro Takahashi

Taro Takahashi

Taro Takahashi (1930 - 2019), Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Lamont Special Research Scientist, posthumously awarded the first Wallace S. Broecker Medal from The Oceanography Society.

Mingfang Ting

Mingfang Ting

Mingfang Ting, Associate Director and Lamont Research Professor, Ocean and Climate Physics Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, was elected a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society.

Gisela Winckler

Gisela Winckler

Gisela Winckler, Associate Director and Lamont Research Professor, Geochemistry Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, was awarded the Excellence in Research Award by the Werner Petersen Foundation.

Jacqueline Austermann

Jacqueline Austermann

Jacqueline Austermann, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Seismology, Geology and Tectonophysics Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, received the Jason Morgan Early Career Award from the Tectonophysics Section of the American Geophysical Union.

Rosanne D’Arrigo

Rosanne D’Arrigo

Rosanne D’Arrigo, Associate Director, Lamont Research Professor, Biology and Paleo Environment Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, was elected a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union.

Sonya Dyhrman

Sonya Dyhrman

Sonya Dyhrman, Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Biology and Paleo Environment Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.

Göran Ekström

Göran Ekström

Göran Ekström, Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Seismology, Geology and Tectonophysics Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

Vicki Ferrini

Vicki Ferrini

Vicki Ferrini, Research Scientist, Marine Geology and Geophysics Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, received the Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award from Esri.

Michael Kaplan

Michael Kaplan

Michael Kaplan, Lamont Associate Research Professor, Geochemistry Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, was elected a Fellow of the Geological Society of America.

Lorenzo M. Polvani

Lorenzo M. Polvani

Lorenzo M. Polvani, Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Ocean and Climate Physics Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, was elected a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union.

Maureen E. Raymo

Maureen E. Raymo

Maureen E. Raymo, Bruce C. Heezen Lamont Research Professor, Biology and Paleo Environment Division, Director, Core Repository, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, was elected a Fellow of the Geological Society of America, and received the Maurice Ewing Medal from the American Geophysical Union and the U. S. Navy.

Suzana J. Camargo

Suzana J. Camargo

Suzana J. Camargo, Lamont Research Professor, Ocean and Climate Physics Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, received the Editor's Award from the American Meteorological Society.

Steven L. Goldstein

Steven L. Goldstein

Steven L. Goldstein, Higgins Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Associate Director, Geochemistry Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, received the Norman L. Bowen Award from the Volcanology, Geochemistry and Petrology Section of the American Geophysical Union.

Sidney R. Hemming

Sidney R. Hemming

Sidney R. Hemming, Professor and Chair, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Geochemistry Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, was elected a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union.

Bärbel Hönisch

Bärbel Hönisch

Bärbel Hönisch, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, and Geochemistry Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, received the Willi Dansgaard Award from the Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology Section of the American Geophysical Union.

Kerstin A. Lehnert

Kerstin A. Lehnert

Kerstin A. Lehnert, Director, Geoinformatics Research Group, Director, Interdisciplinary Earth Data Alliance, Doherty Senior Research Scientist, Marine Geology and Geophysics Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, received the Ian McHarg Medal from the European Geosciences Union.

Terry A. Plank

Terry A. Plank

Terry A. Plank, Arthur D. Storke Memorial Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Geochemistry Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory received the Wollaston Medal from the Geological Society of London.

Maureen E. Raymo

Maureen E. Raymo

Maureen E. Raymo, Bruce C. Heezen Lamont Research Professor, Biology and Paleo Environment Division, Director, Core Repository, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, was selected one of the Top 50 Women in STEM by TheBestSchools.org.

Richard Seager

Richard Seager

Richard Seager, Palisades Geophysical Institute Lamont Research Professor, Ocean and Climate Physics Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, was elected a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union.

Mark A. Cane

Mark A. Cane

Mark A. Cane, G. Unger Vetlesen Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Ocean and Climate Physics Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, received the Vetlesen Prize from the G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation.

Steven L. Goldstein

Steven L. Goldstein

Steven L. Goldstein, Higgins Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Associate Director, Geochemistry Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, was elected a Fellow of the Geochemical Society and the European Association of Geochemistry.

Einat Lev

Einat Lev

Einat Lev, Lamont Associate Research Professor, Seismology, Geology and Tectonophysics Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation.

Kerstin A. Lehnert

Kerstin A. Lehnert

Kerstin A. Lehnert, Director, Geoinformatics Research Group, Director, Interdisciplinary Earth Data Alliance, Doherty Senior Research Scientist, Marine Geology and Geophysics Division, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, received the Distinguished Service Award from the Geochemical Society.

Maureen E. Raymo

Maureen E. Raymo

Maureen E. Raymo, Bruce C. Heezen Lamont Research Professor, Biology and Paleo Environment Division, Director, Core Repository, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science from Lancaster University, and was elected a Fellow of The Explorers Club.