Building 54

The Cecil and Ida Green Building, also known as the Green Building, has been the home for geoscience at MIT since its dedication on October 2, 1964. The Green Building was designed by noted architect I. M. Pei, at 21 stories or 90 m tall, the Green Building remains the tallest building in Cambridge. Building 54 houses the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, the Earth Resources Laboratory, the Center for Global Change Science, the Lorenz Center and the MIT-WHOI Joint Program.

Photo Credit: Helen Hill

21 AMES ST, Cambridge, MA 02139

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MIT Campus


Upcoming Events

 No PICS: Spring vacation

About the Series The MIT Planetary Lunch Colloquium Series [PlCS] is a weekly seminar series organized within the EAPS department. Colloquia topics span the...

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
 Sack Lunch Seminar (SLS) Series: Todd Mooring (University of Chicago)

About this Series The Atmosphere, Ocean and Climate Sack Lunch Seminar Series is an informal seminar series within PAOC that focuses on more specialized...

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
EAPS Faculty Lunch - Spring Vacation: No Faculty Lunch

Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Special Seminar: William Frank (University of Southern California)

Monday, April 01, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
 COG3 Seminar - Terry-Ann Suer (Harvard)

About the Series The Chemical Oceanography, Geology, Geochemistry, and Geobiology Seminar [COG3] is a student-run seminar series. Topics include chemical...

Tuesday, April 02, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Recent Events

EAPS Faculty Lunch - Noelle Selin

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Special Seminar: Kimberly Moore (Harvard)

Wednesday, March 20, 2019


Tuesday, March 19, 2019

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