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

COG3 Seminar - Harriet Lau (Brown University)

Abstract: Milankovitch cycles -- orbital modulations in Earth's insolation -- are thought to pace ice ages over the last 2.6 million years, with dominant...

Friday, March 24, 2023 at 10:00am to 11:00am
FISH: Lizhi Xiao (China U. of Petroleum)

Title: AI Applications to Geoenergy Discovery and CO2 SequestrationAbstract: Wellbores are critical for geoenergy exploration and production, and for making...

Friday, March 24, 2023 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sack Lunch Seminar (SLS) - Gianluca Meneghello (MIT)

Abstract: The Arctic Ocean is one of the fastest changing and least understood environments on the planet. It is also a crucial element of the global climate...

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
FISH: Laurent Seppecher (École Centrale de Lyon)

About this series: MIT Earth Resources Laboratory's Friday Informal Seminar features guest speakers from industry and academia on topics relevant to our lab,...

Friday, March 31, 2023 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
PAOC Colloquium - Ray Pierrehumbert (University of Oxford)

Life on the edge: Where is the outer edge of the habitable zone? The conventional habitable zone is generally defined as the range of orbits around a...

Monday, April 03, 2023 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Building 54 posted a photo Friday, July 14, 2017