State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

Cecilia M. McHugh

  • Return of the R/V Pelican to Ocho Rios, Jamaica

    Return of the R/V Pelican to Ocho Rios, Jamaica

    The expedition discovered stresses along an underwater plate boundary and a record of historic and pre-historic earthquakes, which will shed light on the geohazard risks for Jamaica and Haiti.

  • High Winds, Rough Seas, and Winch Problems

    High Winds, Rough Seas, and Winch Problems

    Researchers studying earthquake hazards in the Caribbean faced several challenges at sea, from rough weather to equipment failures.

  • Mapping Offshore Faults in Kingston Bay

    Mapping Offshore Faults in Kingston Bay

    Motion along these faults is associated with the 1907 Kingston earthquake, which shook the capital of the island with a magnitude of 6.2

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

  • Return of the R/V Pelican to Ocho Rios, Jamaica

    Return of the R/V Pelican to Ocho Rios, Jamaica

    The expedition discovered stresses along an underwater plate boundary and a record of historic and pre-historic earthquakes, which will shed light on the geohazard risks for Jamaica and Haiti.

  • High Winds, Rough Seas, and Winch Problems

    High Winds, Rough Seas, and Winch Problems

    Researchers studying earthquake hazards in the Caribbean faced several challenges at sea, from rough weather to equipment failures.

  • Mapping Offshore Faults in Kingston Bay

    Mapping Offshore Faults in Kingston Bay

    Motion along these faults is associated with the 1907 Kingston earthquake, which shook the capital of the island with a magnitude of 6.2