2017-2018 Earth Science Colloquium Schedule

FALL 2017

September 8

New Students Welcome Party, DEES, Columbia University

September 15 Kevin Griffin, Columbia University The inhibition of plant respiration by sunlight and its effect on leaf, plant and ecosystem carbon cycling:  Evidence from oxygen isotopes to eddy co-variance  
September 22 John W. Valley, University of Wisconsin, Madison Hadean Zircons are not from Hell: Evidence from Atom Probe Tomography and SIMS  
September 29 Elfatih A. B. Eltahir, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Projections of Future Regional Climate  Change: Examples from Africa and Asia  
October 6 Marine A. Denolle, Harvard University Deciphering earthquake dynamics from broadband seismic radiation  
October 13 Randall Martin, Dalhousie University Global Fine Particulate Matter: Sources, Concentrations, Trends, and Health  
October 20 Deborah Steinberg, College of William and Mary Zooplankton and export around the world  
October 27 Pincelli M. Hull, Yale University Disentangling the signal of biology and environment in records of Cenozoic oceans  
November 3 Twila Moon, University of Colorado, Boulder Ice sheet to ocean: ice motion, ice loss, and icebergs  
November 10 Laure Zanna, University of Oxford Ocean Heat Uptake and Dynamical Sea Level Rise: Past and Future Uncertainty  
November 17 Louisa Bradtmiller, Macalester College Reconstructing wind-driven upwelling during abrupt North Atlantic cooling events  
November 24 Holiday    
December 1 Raymond S. Bradley, University of Massachusetts Reconstructing wind-driven upwelling during abrupt North Atlantic cooling events  
December 8 Eric M. Dunham, Stanford University New Developments in Earthquake Simulations  


January 19 Victor Tsai, California Institute of Technology Quantifying Natural Hazards: From Sea Level Rise to Earthquake Damage  
January 26 Katharine Huntington, Univesity of Washington

From plateaus and paleoclimate to fluids on faults: 

Carbonate clumped isotope thermometry in continental tectonics

February 2 Kari M. Cooper, University of California, Davis

A world In A Grain of Sand…" What Crystal Records Reveal About Magma Reservoirs

February 9 Meredith Nettles, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Glacier Earthquakes and Glacier Dynamics in Greenland  
February 16

Arthur D. Storke Lecture

Sally M. Benson, Stanford University

Recent Advances in CO2 Sequestration Science

February 23 Abigail Swann, University of Washington    
March 2

Diversity Lecture

Michael Kimmel

March 9      
March 16 Spring Break    
March 23 Charles Stock, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton University    
March 30 Stephanie Dutkiewicz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology    
April 6 Shanan Peters, University of Wisconsin, Madison    
April 13 First Year Colloquium    
April 20 Daniel J. Fornari, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution    
April 27 Rachel Ignotofsky, Rachel Ignotofsky Design    
May 4 Clara Deser, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research    
May 11 David Biello, Science Curator, TED