The Earth Institute is offering undergraduate students research assistant opportunities during the fall 2021 semester.

The Earth Institute is offering undergraduate, graduate and PhD students opportunities to intern in various departments and research centers in a variety of administrative, communications and research roles.

A 2009-2018 analysis of 14 countries teases out the factors behind reversals in food security. Conflict, not drought, is behind much of it.

The newly founded school will play a key role in the week’s events.

A time similar to our own saw catastrophic sea-level rise. But exactly how catastrophic?

As the business manager on the Earth Institute communications team, David keeps the department running smoothly and is always ready to help a colleague in need.

Lamont’s field season typically sees as many as 50 to 60 expeditions, which take researchers to all corners of the globe. As pandemic restrictions begin to lift, teams are picking up where they left off.

Scientists are uncovering centuries of climate data and human history from giant old timbers saved from demolished structures.

Researchers from Columbia’s Climate School are using data collection, community collaboration, and startups to reduce the negative health effects of pollution in India, Indonesia, and the continent of Africa.

The immersive and exciting program took students through deep dives into climate science and live problem-solving simulations.

Atmospheric mercury in gaseous form appears to be adding heavily to the load.

Researchers are using ocean-bottom and land-based seismometers to record the R/V Marcus Langseth’s soundings from afar, to better understand the potential impacts of large earthquakes in the Cascadia region.

Much of the modern understanding of climate change is underpinned by pioneering studies done at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Here's a timeline of significant studies.

While researchers search for a megathrust fault off the Pacific Northwest coast, they are also helping to map the seafloor in high resolution and detect underwater methane seeps.

Underwater mountains may help to dampen movements along faults that otherwise have the potential to generate large earthquakes.