Mark A. Cane, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (image) The Earth Institute at Columbia University Share Print E-Mail Caption Mark A. Cane of Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory came up with the first working model to successfully forecast the arrival of El Nino. Credit Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Usage Restrictions Credit must be given. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.