He’s teaching “Geographies of Environmental Justice and Sustainability” in the Sustainability Management program this fall.
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We finished our electromagnetic survey and mini-field school in northern Sylhet, Bangladesh, with lectures and field trips to see the geology by car and boat.
I am amazed by the work I’ve seen by my students and graduates as they translate their environmental principles into practical sustainability practice in a world desperate for innovation.
We switched to a towed electromagnetic system to image the fresh and saline groundwater in Bangladesh, and ran into a variety of problems, including high winds, strong currents and running aground.
I am back in Bangladesh to explore the distribution of fresh and saline groundwater in the coastal zone, needed for drinking in the dry season.
I am finally back in Bangladesh after a pandemic hiatus. I need to repair precision GPSs that failed over the last few years. They are measuring tectonic movements for earthquake hazard and land subsidence, which exacerbates sea level rise.
The storm revealed a new piece in the City’s growing climate puzzle: the need to address its network of illegitimate basement apartments.
We need to understand nature better to both live within its boundaries and maintain our current way of life.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) should create an initiative to explore the interactions between human society and the systems of the natural world, says a new report.
As Climate Week NYC begins, the university explores creating a fully electrified campus. The Columbia Climate School is university partner of the weeklong showcase.