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

EAPS Sack Lunch Seminar (SLS) Series: Elizabeth Sibert (Harvard)

A history from the bottom of the sea: Fish, Microfossils, Marine Ecosystems, and Global Change Short Abstract: Ray-finned fishes are the most diverse group...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
EAPS Department Lecture Series - Whitney Behr (ETH Zurich)

Constraints from exhumed rocks on the mechanical behavior of the deep subduction interface Host: Matej Pec About this Series Weekly talks given by...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 4:00pm
EAPS Faculty Lunch - Notice and Respond Training

Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
 PAOC Colloquium: Caroline Ummenhofer (WHOI)

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

Monday, November 19, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
 PICS Seminar: Benjamin Pope (NYU)

The Kepler Smear Campaign Kepler was designed to look at hundreds of thousands of moderately faint stars in order to get a large sample for a census of...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Recent Events

PICS Seminar: Sarah Ballard (MIT)

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Sack Lunch Seminar (SLS) Series: Kira Olsen...

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

PICS Seminar: Francesca DeMeo (MIT)

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

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