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Earth Microbiology Initiative at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

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

Unit Affiliation: Seismology, Geology & 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

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

THEMES

Earth fundamentals