Dr. Marco Tedesco

Pronouns: ki/kin

Lamont Research Professor, Marine and Polar Geophysics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO), Columbia Climate School

Adjunct Scientist, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS)

Affiliated with: M.S. in Sustainability Science

School of Professional Studies

Columbia Business School Climate Resident Scientist

200 Oceanography
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
Palisades, NY 10964
USA

BIOGRAPHY:

Marco Tedesco is a Lamont Research Professor at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University and Adjunct Scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS). He is also affiliated with the Data Science Institute, he is Affiliated professor at Sant’Anna School of Economics in Pisa, Italy and has been the Resident Scientist at the Columbia Business School for the past two years. He is a fellow of the Explorers Club and a member of the New York City Panel on Climate Change, Equity Working Group. Dr. Tedesco received his Laurea degree and PhD in Italy, from the University of Naples and the Italian National Research Council. He then spent five years as a postdoc and research scientist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. He moved to CCNY in 2008 as an Assistant Professor where he was promoted to Associate Professor in 2012. During his time at CCNY, he founded and directed the Cryosphere Processes Laboratory and was a rotating Program Manage at the National Science Foundation between 2013 and 2015. In January 2016, he joined Columbia University. Dr. Tedesco’s research focuses on the dynamics of seasonal snowpack, ice sheet surface properties, high latitude fieldwork, dendrochronology, global climate change, its implications on the economy and real estate and climate justice. Dr. Tedesco led more than 10 expeditions to Greenland and to Antarctica, beside fieldwork in  many other places, including Iceland, Northern US, Canada, Italian Alps and more. He is the editor of he book “Remote Sensing of the Cryosphere” published by Wiley in 2015 and he is the author of the book “The hidden llid of ice” originally published in 2018. the book has been translated in 7 languages and was selected by the Washington Post and by the National Geographic Traveler as one of the best 10 books of the year. 

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PROJECTS

Only select projects listed below
Name Start Date End Date
Collaborative Research: Assessing the impact of Arctic Sea Ice Variability on the Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Mass and Energy Balance 2/23/16 7/31/17
Collaborative Research: Closing the Gaps in Climate Models' Surface Albedo Schemes of Processes Award Abstract #1713072 Collaborative Research: Closing the Gaps in Climate Models' Surface Albedo Schemes of Processes 9/15/17 8/31/20
Collaborative Research: Refreezing in the firn of the Greenland Ice Sheet: Spatiotemporal variability and implications for ice sheet mass balance 9/1/16 8/31/19
Combining Altimetry with Electromagnetic and Regional-climate Models to Improve Radar and Lidar Altimetry Estimates over the Greenland Ice Sheet 3/1/17 2/28/22
Continuation of AMASR-E Earth Science Data Records with JAXA AMSR2 1/1/16 7/22/18
Continuity of the AMSR Earth Science Data Records 3/7/19 3/6/23
From the Ice Sheet to the Sea: An Interdisciplinary Study of the Impact of Extreme Melt on Ocean Stratification and Productivity near West Greenland 2/4/16 2/2/18
Helheim Glacier / Sermilik Fjord Research Collaboration 4/1/19 3/31/23
Maintenance and refinement of the NASA SWE product through AMSR-E historical observations 12/24/15 4/13/20
Understanding and Forecasting Changes in High Mountain Asia Snow Hydrology via a Novel Bayesian Reanalysis 8/15/16 8/14/19
Understanding and Quantifying the Links between Ice Sheet and Glacial Albedo, Surface Mass Balance 8/3/17 8/2/21
Understanding the fundamental processes controlling the surface mass balance of the Greenland ice sheet and improving estimates 4/1/16 3/31/18
Workshop on Antarctic Surface Hydrology and Future Ice-shelf Stability 7/15/17 12/31/18
Collaborative Research: Linking Sea Ice and Snow Cover Changes to Greenland Mass Balance through Stratospheric and Tropospheric Pathways 8/1/19 8/31/22
EAGER: Spatio-temporal Variability of Microplastics in Ocean and River Cores using Fluorescence Microscopy 4/15/20 3/31/21
Assessing the Role of the Atmosphere in Extreme Arctic Sea Ice Melting Events from Daily to Centennial Time Scales 6/29/20 6/28/23
SLICE: Spectral Signs of Life in Ice 4/20/18 4/19/22
Collaborative Research: NNA Research: Rapid Arctic change and its implications for fisheries and fishing communities of the western North Atlantic 1/1/23 12/1/23
Collaborative Research: EAGER: Generation of High Resolution Surface Melting Maps overAntarctica using Regional Climate Models, Remote Sensing and Machine Learning 1/1/22 12/31/23
NSF Convergence Accelerator Workshop: Integrated Research on Societal Infrastructure Resilience to Stressing Events through Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Convergence 4/15/21 3/31/22
NNA Research: Collaborative Research: Rapid Arctic change and its Implications for Fisheries and Fishing Communities of the Western North Atlantic 1/1/23 12/31/25
EAGER: QuantiFY20ing Spatial Distribution of Micro- and Nanoplastics along an Antarctic Traverse 12/15/23 11/30/25
ARDC GMRT - AusSeabed Collaborative Project Arrangement 6/1/21 6/30/22