Columbia Professor Mark Becker Has Passed Away
Written by Bwog Staff
Mark Becker, of the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, was reportedly killed in a serious multi-vehicle accident on Wednesday. Becker was an earth scientist with the LDEO and well-known environmental activist. An article from ABC describes the accident. According to another article, which further details the incident, Becker had been on his way to work at Bard College, where his “studies centered on using information technology to discern how human activities affect the environment.”
We extend our condolences to everyone affected by the passing of Mark Becker, and we ask for everyone to please remain respectful in the comments of this post.
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