2016-2017 Earth Science Colloquium Schedule

FALL 2016

     
       
September 9 New Students Welcome Party DEES, Columbia University  
       
September 16 Paul Asimow California Institute of Technology

 

The Mid-ocean Ridge Basalt Ferric Iron Crisis

       
September 23 Cindy Ebinger University of Rocherster

Fluid Fluxes and Crustal Dynamics: New Insights from Rift Zones

       
September 30

William D'Andrea

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Atmospheric CO2 and Climate Variability During Antarctic Deglaciation in the Early Miocene
       
October 7 Jeffrey Shaman Columbia University

Simulation and Forecast of Infectious Disease: Environmental Determinants and Transmission Dynamics”

       
October 14 Peter Huybers Harvard University Delayed CO2 Emissions from Mid-Ocean Ridge Volcanism as a Possible Cause of Late-Pleistocene Glacial Cycles
       
October 21 Holly Michael University of Delaware Land-Sea Water Exchange from Ripples to Shelves: Implications for Coastal Ecosystems and Ocean Chemistry
       
October 28 Kay Bidle Rutgers University Phytoplankton-Virus Arms Races at Sea: Placing Subcellular Controls on Oceanographic Scales
       
November 4 Britney Schmidt Georgia Tech

Europa in Our Backyard: Robots, Radar and the Search for Life Beyond Earth

       
November 11 Kathleen Weathers Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies Ecological Puzzles And A Passion For Lakes: How Cyanobacteria, Sensors, And Cyberinfrastructure Helped Launch Scientists And Citizens Into A 21stcentury Experiment
       
November 18 Andrea Dutton University of Florida Polar Ice Sheet Retreat During Past Warm Periods: An Update from the Seychelles
       
November 25 Thanksgiving Break    
       
December 2 Andrew Nyblade Penn State

Cenozoic Extension, Volcanism and Plateau Uplift in Eastern African and the African Superplume

       
December 9 Christine Wiedinmyer National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Emissions and Impacts of Air Pollutants from Biomass Burning
       
       

WINTER / SPRING 2017

     
       
January 20      
       
January 27 Esteban Gazel Virginia Tech Life Cycles of Mantle Plumes
       
February 3 Elizabeth Kolbert Williams College

Swimming to Castello Aragonese:  A Conversation About Science and Storytelling

       
February 10 Kuheli Dutt Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Unconscious Bias and STEM Diversity
       
February 17 Brandon Schmandt University of New Mexico Investigating Mount St. Helens’ Seismicity and Magma Plumbing with a Hybrid Passive and Active Source Array
       
February 24 Karen Fischer Brown University The Variable Nature of the Lithosphere-Asthenosphere Transition
       
March 3 William Wilcock University of Washington Cabled Seafloor Observatories and the 2015 Eruption of Axial Seamount
       
March 10 Mark Fahnestock University of Alaska, Fairbanks Pervasive Glacier Change in Greenland Since 2000
       
March 17 Spring Break    
       
March 24 Carmala Garzione University of                Rochester The Tectonic Evolution of the Central Andean Plateau and Geodynamic Implications for the Growth of Plateaus
       
March 31 Jeffrey Severinghaus Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD What Have Learned About Our Future From Ice Core Studies of the past?
       
April 7 Robert Sherell Rutgers University How Natural Iron Fertilization Works in Productive West Antarctic Shelf Regions
       
April 14 First Year Colloquium    
       
April 21

W. S. Jardetzky Lecture

Kenneth Farley

California Institute of Technology Geology on Mars: Ongoing Results from Curiosity and Planning for the Next Mars Rover
       
April 28 Stephanie Dutkiewicz Massachusetts Institute of Technology Climate Change Impacts on Marine Phytoplankton Communities
       
May 5 Donna Shillington Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Diet Affects Behavior: How Ingested Fluids and Sediments Influence Alaska Subduction Zone Earthquakes
       
May 12 Kristie Boering University of California, Berkeley A New Look at Old Air in the Stratosphere: Radiocarbon Production and Transport to the Troposphere