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  • Seeing Through the Sea

    Seeing Through the Sea

    How researchers are plumbing the seafloor during a quest to understand ‘silent’ earthquakes off the Mexican coast.

  • Looking at the Seafloor Without Water

    Looking at the Seafloor Without Water

    Along the Enriquillo fault, large-scale submarine landslides provide possible evidence of earthquakes.

  • Project Aims to Map World’s Oceans by 2030

    Project Aims to Map World’s Oceans by 2030

    More than 85 percent of the ocean floor remains unmapped, leaving us in the dark about much of the earth’s topography. A global, non-profit effort will try to remedy that, and influence everything from climate research and weather prediction to mineral resource exploration and fisheries.

Columbia campus skyline with text Columbia Climate School Class Day 2024 - Congratulations Graduates

Congratulations to our Columbia Climate School MA in Climate & Society Class of 2024! Learn about our May 10 Class Day celebration. #ColumbiaClimate2024

  • Seeing Through the Sea

    Seeing Through the Sea

    How researchers are plumbing the seafloor during a quest to understand ‘silent’ earthquakes off the Mexican coast.

  • Looking at the Seafloor Without Water

    Looking at the Seafloor Without Water

    Along the Enriquillo fault, large-scale submarine landslides provide possible evidence of earthquakes.

  • Project Aims to Map World’s Oceans by 2030

    Project Aims to Map World’s Oceans by 2030

    More than 85 percent of the ocean floor remains unmapped, leaving us in the dark about much of the earth’s topography. A global, non-profit effort will try to remedy that, and influence everything from climate research and weather prediction to mineral resource exploration and fisheries.