Earth Microbiology Initiative at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Lead PI: Marc Spiegelman , Dr. Arthur Lerner-Lam

Unit Affiliation: Seismology, Geology and Tectonophysics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

January 2012 - December 2012
Inactive
Global
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: Funding will support the Earth Microbiology Initiative, as well as support Einat Lev to do research on effusive lava flows at the Earth's surface and Subduction of tectonic plates into the Earth's mantle using numeric modeling and seismic observations.

OUTCOMES: Funding received.

SPONSOR:

Brinson Foundation

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$55,000

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY COLLABORATORS:

Seismology, Geology & Tectonophysics (SG&T)

KEYWORDS

lava flow seismology ductile deformation seismic observations seismology geology and tectonics tectonic plate earth microbiology initiative tectonophysics

THEMES

Earth fundamentals