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Tag: interdisciplinary

  • Earth Networks Now Accepting Proposals

    Earth Networks Now Accepting Proposals

    Submit a proposal by Friday, April 23, for funding for interdisciplinary working groups.

  • Making Progress in Sustainability May Require a Culture Shift In Science and Academia

    Making Progress in Sustainability May Require a Culture Shift In Science and Academia

    A new commentary suggests innovative ideas to promote collaboration and interdisciplinary teamwork, which are essential to sustainability breakthroughs.

  • IEDA: Revolutionizing Big Data

    IEDA: Revolutionizing Big Data

    The Interdisciplinary Earth Data Alliance is fueling groundbreaking multi-disciplinary discoveries worldwide. “This is a new era of data mining,” says IEDA Director Kerstin Lehnert, a geochemist at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

  • Science And Sustainability Management: 20 Years of Columbia’s Earth Institute

    This fall, Columbia University’s Earth Institute will mark its 20th anniversary. There were two central ideas that animated the creation of this university-wide institute. The first was to promote basic understanding of earth system science, and the second was to apply that knowledge to decisions made by governments and businesses around the world.

  • A Simple Question, Unexpected Applications – and an Award

    A Simple Question, Unexpected Applications – and an Award

    Even the simplest research questions can lead to far-reaching public benefits. Consider Chris Small and Joel Cohen’s study of global population by altitude, being honored this week at the Library of Congress.

  • State of the Planet 2010: Join the Global Conversation

    What is the current state of the planet? How do we move forward on a global climate deal? On March 25, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; The Economist; and Ericsson will bring together some of the world’s most influential thinkers to propose innovative solutions to these and other critical questions at our biennial State of…

  • Interdisciplinary Work: Big Challenge, But Not Impossible

    Health professionals, epidemiologists, health management workers and health policymakers are increasingly concerned about the potential impact that climate variability and climate change could have on public health. However, many public health professionals are not yet aware of the ways in which climate information can help them manage the impacts of climate on their work. At…

Science for the Planet: In these short video explainers, discover how scientists and scholars across the Columbia Climate School are working to understand the effects of climate change and help solve the crisis.
  • Earth Networks Now Accepting Proposals

    Earth Networks Now Accepting Proposals

    Submit a proposal by Friday, April 23, for funding for interdisciplinary working groups.

  • Making Progress in Sustainability May Require a Culture Shift In Science and Academia

    Making Progress in Sustainability May Require a Culture Shift In Science and Academia

    A new commentary suggests innovative ideas to promote collaboration and interdisciplinary teamwork, which are essential to sustainability breakthroughs.

  • IEDA: Revolutionizing Big Data

    IEDA: Revolutionizing Big Data

    The Interdisciplinary Earth Data Alliance is fueling groundbreaking multi-disciplinary discoveries worldwide. “This is a new era of data mining,” says IEDA Director Kerstin Lehnert, a geochemist at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

  • Science And Sustainability Management: 20 Years of Columbia’s Earth Institute

    This fall, Columbia University’s Earth Institute will mark its 20th anniversary. There were two central ideas that animated the creation of this university-wide institute. The first was to promote basic understanding of earth system science, and the second was to apply that knowledge to decisions made by governments and businesses around the world.

  • A Simple Question, Unexpected Applications – and an Award

    A Simple Question, Unexpected Applications – and an Award

    Even the simplest research questions can lead to far-reaching public benefits. Consider Chris Small and Joel Cohen’s study of global population by altitude, being honored this week at the Library of Congress.

  • State of the Planet 2010: Join the Global Conversation

    What is the current state of the planet? How do we move forward on a global climate deal? On March 25, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; The Economist; and Ericsson will bring together some of the world’s most influential thinkers to propose innovative solutions to these and other critical questions at our biennial State of…

  • Interdisciplinary Work: Big Challenge, But Not Impossible

    Health professionals, epidemiologists, health management workers and health policymakers are increasingly concerned about the potential impact that climate variability and climate change could have on public health. However, many public health professionals are not yet aware of the ways in which climate information can help them manage the impacts of climate on their work. At…