September 10: Kathy Cashman (University of Oregon) "Bubbles and Bangs: Exploring Relationships Between Bubbles and Volcanic Explosivity"
David Barbeau, Jr.
(University of South Carolina)
"Has Drake Passage Been Open Since Paleocene?
(University of Texas)
"Deep 3D Structure Within the Nankai Trough Convergent Margin and Implications for the Seismogenic Zone"
October 8: Richard Armstrong (NSIDC/University of Colorado, Boulder) "The Role of Glaciers in the Hydrology of Nepal"
(University of Washington)
"Climate Feedback Processes in Observations and Models"
October 22: W.S. Jardetzky Lecture - Stephen Rintoul (Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research ) "The Global Influence of the Southern Ocean"
October 29: Rick Carlson (Carnegie Institution) "Signatures of Early Earth Processes in the Modern Earth's Interior"
November 5: Diversity Lecture 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. -
Claude M. Steele
"Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What Can We Do"
"Seismic Modeling and Imaging Based on Adjoint Methods"
(Oregon State University)
"Biogeochemical Exhalations: Microbial Methane in Marine Sediments".
November 26: Thanksgiving
"How Would We Act If We Took Climate Change Seriously?"
(COLA/George Mason University) "It is Necessary to Revolutionize Climate Prediction: Is it Possible?"
(Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory)
"Estimating the Magnitude of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Leak"
January 28: Ann Pearson (Harvard University) “Biomarker Windows on Marine Production and the Sedimentary Record”
February 4: Matt Fouch (Arizona State University) “Revising Paradigms of Plate Tectonics for the Western United States”
February 11: Michelle Mack ( University of Florida) "Novel Disturbance Regimes and Carbon Cycle Feedbacks to Climate in a Warming Arctic"
February 18: Henry Dick (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution -WHOI) “Amagmatic Rifting, Ultraslow Spreading, and a New Class of Ocean Ridge”
February 25: Emily Brodsky (University of California, Santa Cruz) "Fault Bumps"
March 11 : Robin Bell (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory) "Antarctica's Leaky Basement: Implications for Ice Sheet Dynamics, Paleoclimate Records and Microbiology"
March 25: John Cullen (Dalhousie University) "Chlorophyll as the Measure of Phytoplankton Biomass: Time to Move On."
of Texas at Austin) ''Megadroughts, Abrupt Climate Changes and Ecosystem Feedbacks in the West African Monsoon: Insights and Surprises From the Tropical Forest Zone"
April 8: Canceled
April 15: Katrina Edwards ( University of Southern California) "Opportunities and challenges in studies of deep life"
April 22: David Battisti (University of Washington) "Abrupt Climate Change and the Monsoons During the Last Glacial Period: Interpretation of the Asian Speleothems"
(University of Kiel, Germany)
''Oxygen in the Ocean - Dynamics, Trends and New Observational Approaches"
May 6: James Syvitski (University of Colorado at Boulder) "Sediment Flux and the Anthropocene"
May 13: Russell Elsberry (Naval Postgraduate School, Monterrey, CA) "Intraseasonal Predictions of Tropical Cyclone Formation and Tracks: Bridging the Gap Between Deterministic Short-Term Forecasts and Seasonal Forecasts"