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2007-08 Colloquium Schedule  

Earth Science Colloquium at the LDEO

Fridays, 3:30 pm, Monell Auditorium

2007-2008 Schedule (Organizer: Jason Smerdon)

Fall 2007

September 7:  Director's Award Lecture - Richard Seager (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory)
"North American Drought: From Medieval Megadroughts to the Imminent Transition to a More Arid Climate"

September 14:  William Schlesinger (Institute of Ecosystem Studies)
"Trees and the Carbon Cycle: An Update of Results from the Duke Forest CO2 Enrichment (FACE) Experiment"

September 21:  Cindy Ebinger (University of Rochester)
"Snap, Crackle, Pop: The 2005-6 Dabbahu, Afar Dike Intrusion Episode"

September 28:  Katharina Billups (University of Delaware)
"Millennial-Scale Climate Variability During the Mid Pleistocene"

October 5:  Heidi Cullen (The Weather Channel)
"The Science of Television"

October 12:  Bridget Scanlon (University of Texas at Austin)
"Impacts of Changing Land Use on Subsurface Water Resources in Semiarid Regions"

October 19:  Director’s Series on the Science of Diversity - Daniel Ames (Columbia University)
"Interpersonal Assertiveness and Constructive Conflict"

October 26:  Larry Edwards (University of Minnesota)
"How to Terminate a Glacial Period: Constraints from Cave Climate Records"

November 2:  Andreas Teske (University of North Carolina)
"Unlocking the Secrets of the Deep Subsurface Biosphere"

November 9:  David Evans (Yale University)
"Deep-Time Geophysics and Paleoclimate, Sprinkled with Ice and Salt"

November 16:  Greg Beroza (Stanford University)
"Slow Earthquakes and the Mechanism of Deep Tremor"

November 23:  Thanksgiving Break

November 30:  Opening Ceremony for the Geochemistry Building

December 7 - January 18:  AGU/Winter Break

Spring 2008

January 25:  Mark Leckie (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
"Closure of the Indonesian Seaway during the middle to late Miocene: Early history of the Western Pacific Warm Pool"

February 1:  TBD

February 8:  Jeffrey Karson (Syracuse University)
"Faults, fluids and fauna at the Lost City Hydrothermal Field: From Mantle to Microbes"

February 15:  Peter Doran (University of Illinois, Chicago)

February 22:  Michael Watkins (Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

February 29:  Brian Fagan (University of California, Santa Barbara)
"Peasantry, Pre-Columbian Lords, and the Flail of God: An Archaeologist looks at the Medieval Warm Period (or Climatic Anomaly) and the Little Ice Age"

March 7:  Donna Whitney (University of Minnesota)

March 14:  Karen Von Damm (University of New Hampshire)

March 21:  Ed Garnero (Arizona State University)

March 28:  Bette Otto-Bliesner (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

April 4:  Barbara John (University of Wyoming)

April 11:  Julie Brigham-Grette (University of Massechusetts Amherst)

April 18:  Antonio Busalacchi (University of Maryland)

April 25:  Peter van Keken (University of Michigan)

May 2:  Deborah Bronk (Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences)

May 9:  Director's Series on the Science of Diversity - Elizabeth Spelke (Harvard University)

Last updated:  November 19, 2007

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