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LDEO G Suite (LamontMail)

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) offers Google Suite to all faculty, students, and staff to help accelerate productivity, and increase collaboration. These are some of the productivity tools included in our G Suite services:

  • Gmail - unlimited storage, built-in instant messaging including voice and video chat, mobile access, spam and virus protection, IMAP
  • Google Calendar - multiple calendars, room/resource scheduling
  • Google Docs - word processing, spreadsheets, forms, presentations, with unlimited storage
  • Google Drive  - file storage and sharing, with unlimited storage
  • Google Sites  - website creation with videos, images, gadgets, and documents integration

Gmail is Google's free email service. You can find Gmail at mail.google.com. If you have a Google account, you already have a Gmail account. Inbox is an optional upgraded user interface for Gmail accounts. 

Access Your Lamont Mail via a Web Browser

  • Go to mail.google.com
  • Use your individualized LDEOUserID@ldeo.columbia.edu and your Lamont password.

Setup Email Client

To setup Email clients on desktop or mobile device, visit here.

Matlab Software

Matlab, a product of MathWorks, is a high-level technical computing language for data analysis, data visualization, and numeric computation.

Matlab can be used in a wide range of applications, including signal and image processing, communications, control design, test and measurement, financial modeling and analysis, and computational biology. Add-on toolboxes extend the Matlab environment. A list of add-ons, available under the same license, can be found in CUIT page (https://cuit.columbia.edu/content/matlab).

The campus-wide concurrent license information for Matlab use can be obtained from LDEO IT group.

INSTALLATION

Current supported Matlab version is Matlab-R2019a.

You can download Matlab from our software download page using your UNI (Columbia's Username) at
https://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/ldeo/it/software/login

For Mac installation use the Matlab-R2019a_maci64.dmg file.

Windows users may need to extract contents of the .iso files first (7zip, winrar, isobuster can be used). Once downloaded, double click the installer to start installation.

Select locale Installation option, and don't create an account with MathWorks.

For File Installation Key and License file, email your request to askit.

FTP files

The primary purpose of the FTP server is to house those files we wish to make publicly available either to LDEO users with accounts or to 'anonymous' external users without local accounts. The ftp server also accepts incoming material (usually too large for an email attachment) from the outside from both users with and without LDEO accounts.

Pickup Folder: pub
Server: ftp.ldeo.columbia.edu
(Using your lamont username and password)
ftp> cd /home/ftp/pub/username
OR for archived files:
ftp> cd /home/ftp/archive/username

Some browsers might support ftp and download access:
ftp://username@ftp.ldeo.columbia.edu/pub
(Using your lamont username)

Drop off Folder: incoming
Server: ftp.ldeo.columbia.edu
ftp> cd incoming/username

Some browsers might support ftp and upload access:
ftp://anonymous@ftp.ldeo.columbia.edu/
(Using the username anonymous and your_username@your_domain as the password)

For additional information on FTP, visit here.

Services

LDEO IT provides technology services to support and enable academic, research, and administrative activities of the observatory. We are a strategic enabler for many functions at LDEO. Our services include but not limited to central computing and communications services for the Palisades campus including email, data shares, web publishing, desktop support, audio/visual support, and office and administrative application support.