CAA New Orleans Discussion with Lamont Doherty Prof. Jim Davis

New Orleans, LA
This is a free event for Columbia Alumni. Registration is required. To register for this event, please RSVP to J Ernest "Sunny" Breeding, Jr. at sunny38@caa.columbia.edu. The CAA New Orleans is hosting Dr. James Davis, a Seismology, Geology, and Tectonophysics research professor at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, one of the world’s leading centers for studies of the Earth. The presentation will be at the historic Louise S. McGehee School’s Bradish Johnson House on Monday, Dec. 11, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Do not miss this opportunity to see a professor from Columbia University. Dr. Davis specializes in positional and physical geodesy – Earth's shape, orientation and gravitational field. This research finds direct application in studies of ice sheets, glacial movement, climate and the atmosphere, geophysics, natural hazards, hydrology and geothermal energy. He will discuss the topic of accelerating sea level rise and what is causing it. Join local Columbia University alumni to ask questions and learn the latest information about the state of the Earth’s environment. Light refreshments will be available. Lecture starts at 7:00 p.m. Please enter the Louise S. McGehee School campus via the “red awning” entrance between 1st and Philip Streets. Street parking will be available throughout the Garden District neighborhood. Click here for more information about Dr. Davis: www.ldeo.columbia.edu/user/jdavis Click here for more information about the Louise S. McGehee School: www.mcgeheeschool.com Please RSVP to J Ernest "Sunny" Breeding, Jr. at sunny38@caa.columbia.edu. We hope to see you there! Spouses and Friends are welcome.