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2001-02 Colloquium Schedule  

Earth Science Colloquium at the LDEO

Fridays, 3:30 pm, Monell Auditorium

2001-2002 Schedule (Organizer: Alberto Saal)

Fall 2001

September 21:  Joe Pedlosky (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
"Steady Baroclinic Flow Through Ridges with Narrow Gaps"

September 28:  Bob Berner (Yale University)
"Plants, C02 and Their Long-Term Carbon Cycle"

October 5:  Greg van der Vink (Princeton University)
"Why Are We Becoming More Vulnerable to Nature Disasters?"

October 12:  Edouard Bard (University Aix-Marseille, France)
"Alkenones and Heinrich Events"

October 19:  Kerry Emanuel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
"A Simple Model of Multiple Climate Regimes"

October 26:  Ed Boyle (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
The Global Anthropogenic Lead Experiment: New Tools Applied to and Old Problem

November 2:  Klaus Lackner (Columbia University)
Free Market Approaches to Controlling Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere” 

November 9:  Charlie Langmuir (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory)
"Initial Results from Exploration of the Arctic's Gakkel Ridge on the Maiden Research Voyage of USCGC Healy"

November 16:  Dogan Seber (Cornell University)
"The Role of Geoinformatics in Earth Science Research and Education: Case Studies on the Geodynamics of the US and Middle East and Undergraduate Education"

November 30:  Albrecht Hofmann (Max-Plank Institute fur Chemie)
"The Spaghetti Structure of the Hawaiian Plume"

Spring 2002

January 25:  Jim Head (Brown University)
The History of Water on Mars: New Insights from Mars Global Surveyor

February 1:  Jim Ehleringer (University of Utah)
"C3-C4 Photosynthesis and Atmospheric CO2"

February 8:  Erik Hauri (Carnegie Institution of Washington)
"Osmium Isotopes and the Mantle Convection Connection"

February 15:  Dick Lindzen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
"What do Climate Claims Mean: Four Simple Exercises, Plus Some Additonal Thoughts and Results"

February 22:  Ed Stolper (California Institute of Technology)
"A Simple Analysis of Adiabatic Melting of the Mantle"

March 1:  Jeff Mount (University of California, Davis)
"The Flood Control Paradox: What to do about it and why we don't"

March 8:  Zoe Cardon (University of Connecticut)
"Studying the Rhizosphere Without Pulling Out a Trowel: Harnessing Microbes and Enzymes"

March 15:  Jim Bischoff (USGS California)
"800 kyrs of Climate History of the Sierra Nevada from Sediment Chemistry of Owens Lake, California"

March 29:  Bob Anderson (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory)
"Reassessing Paleo-Productivity and Fluxes of Mineral Aerosols (dust) to the Ocean using Constant-Flux Proxies"

April 5:  Hugh Ducklow (College of William and Mary)
"Oceanic Bacterial Production: Regional Variations, DOC Utilization and Models"

April 12:  Mark Kurz (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
"Does Helium-3 Come from the Lower Mantle? New Evidence from Hawaii and Galapagos"

April 19:  Jackie Dixon (University of Miami)
"Hotspots, Wetspots, and Dampspots: Evidence for Efficient Dehydration of Recycled Crust and Sediments"

April 26:  Wally Broecker (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory)

May 3:  Sun-ichiro Karato (Yale University)
"Where on Earth is the Ocean? Mapping Water Content in the Earth's Mantle"

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