2014-2015 Earth Science Colloquium Schedule

   Fall 2014

September 12:

Maureen Long

Yale University

"Adventures in Anisotropy at the Base of the Mantle: Seismic Constraints on Deep Earth Dynamics"





September 19:

Joaquim Goes

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

"Shrinking Snow Caps and Rising Tides and a Sea of Change"





September 26:

Sarah Feakins

University of Southern California

"Biomarker Reconstructions of Vegetation and Hydrology"





October 3:

Gwenn Flowers

Simon Fraser University

"Climate Versus Ice Dynamics: Exploring the Drivers of Glacier Change Through Field-Based Studies in the St. Elias Mountains"





October 10:

Natalie Boelman Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

"Arctic Warming: What it Means for the Birds and the Bees"





October 17:

Michael Walter

University of Bristol

"The Deep Carbon Cycle Revealed in Superdeep Diamonds" 





October 24:

Colette Heald

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"The Climate, Air Quality and Vegetation Traffic Circle"





October 31:

James Zachos

University of California, Santa Cruz

"The Hydrologic Response to Rapid Warming in the Early Eocene"





November 7:

Michael Hedlin

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego

 "Listening to the Earth's Atmosphere: Tuning Into the Sounds of Our Dynamic Planet"





November 14:

Kristine Larson

University of Colorado, Boulder 

GPS Can't Do That, Can It?





November 21:

Becky Alexander

University of Washington, Seattle

"Climate-Driven Changes in the Oxidation Capacity of the Atmosphere"





November 28:








December 5:

Edward Stolper

California Institute of Technology

"Seconds After Impact: Insights Into the Thermal History of Tektites"






     Winter/Spring 2015


January 23:
Kelly Wrighton The Ohio State University

 "Who Gives a Frack? Life in the Deep Shale Biosphere"



January 30: Raffaele Ferrari Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"An Ocean Tale of Two Climates: Modern and Last Glacial Maximum"



February 6:
Rob L. Evans
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

 "Water, Water, Everywhere: Some Geophysical Approaches to Mapping Water Beneath the Seafloor"



February 13:

W. S. Jardetzky Lecture

Roger G. Bilham

CIRES, University of Colorado, Boulder

 "The Southern Edge of the Eurasian Plate:  A Fatal Blend of Earthquakes and Corruption"



February 20: Richard  E. Zeebe University of Hawaii,  Manoa

 "Past and present consequences of massive carbon release for the Earth System"



February 27: Philip Skemer Washington University, St. Louis

"Deformation of the Upper Mantle: Experimental and Geologic Perspectives"



March 6:
David Keith
Harvard University




March 13:

Arthur D.Storke Memorial Lecture

Jasson Bordoff

Columbia University




March 20: Spring Break  




March 27: Peter Zeitler Lehigh University




April 3: Scott Goetz Woods Hole Research Center




April 10: Colleen Hansel Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution




April 17: Diversity Colloquium  




April 24: Claudia Benitez-Nelson University of South Carolina


May 1:      
May 8: Katherine Maher Stanford University  "Hydrologic Regulation of the Geologic Carbon Cycle"