On Saturday, October 27 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory invites you to our annual Director's Circle luncheon and Afternoon of Science Master Classes.

Meet Sean Solomon, the Observatory's new director, and learn about NASA's ongoing mission to the planet Mercury.

Visit a 1,500-ft deep drilling site on our campus where we study carbon capture and storage.
Explore the laboratory where engineers design and build seafloor seismometers.
Tour academia's largest and most comprehensive collection of ocean sediment cores.
Learn how we use satellite images and seismology to detect landslides.

Join us for a final session honoring Marie Tharp, one of the Observatory's pioneers, and today's researchers carrying on her tradition of innovation and discovery.

A full event program can be found here.


Lamont-Doherty is located at 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY. Detailed directions can be found here. For more information, call
Barbara Charbonnet
at 845-365-8585.

Director's Circle

Members of the Director's Circle are generous and valued partners who complement the role of the Advisory Board as ambassadors of the Observatory.


Contact Barbara Charbonnet by Friday, October 19 if you and any guests plan to attend.