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

Place Type

MIT Campus


Upcoming Events

 Special Sack Lunch Seminar Series (SLS): Benoit Pasquier (UC Irvine)

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

Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
 Sack Lunch Seminar (SLS) Series: Nick Foukal (WHOI)

Ocean heat transport from the subtropical gyre to the subpolar gyre in the North Atlantic About this Series The Atmosphere, Ocean and Climate Sack Lunch...

Wednesday, February 06, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
EAPS Department Lecture Series - James Bryson (University of Cambridge)

Constraints on the timescales and distances of solid migration in the solar nebula from meteorite palaeomagnetism Solid objects ranging in size from the...

Wednesday, February 06, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
EAPS Faculty Lunch - David McGee

Thursday, February 07, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
 PAOC Colloquium: Kaustubh Thirumalai (Brown)

About this Series The PAOC Colloquium [PAOCC] is a weekly interdisciplinary seminar series that brings together the whole PAOC community. Seminar topics...

Monday, February 11, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Recent Events

FISH: Miguel Bosch (Info Geosciences)

Friday, December 21, 2018

End-of-Semester Stargazing with EAPS

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Faculty Lunch - Business Meeting

Friday, December 07, 2018

FISH: Yi-Qiao Song (Schlumberger)

Friday, December 07, 2018

Recent Activity

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Very thought-provoking!

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The meeting was very interesting, and the speaker was capable to create attraction in her field of research. The food was also very good
thank you!

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Jim Fleming left a positive review Friday, February 02, 2018

Heartwarming and very informative from viewpoints of history and current science legacy.

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Very informative and well-presented. Would love to be able to share a video recording of the presentation if possible!

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