2019-2020 Earth Science Colloquium Schedule

FALL 2019

September 13  Daniel Jacob, Harvard University

Methane in the climate system: Monitoring emissions from space

September 20    
September 27 Margie Turrin, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Communication Science: What we say and what they hear

October 4 Gregory Dick, University of Michigan Longer days for more oxygen?  What modern cyanobacterial mats tell us about the oxygenation of Earth’s atmosphere
October 11

Diversity Lecture

Valerie Purdie Greenway, Columbia University

We know about bias, what’s next? Leveraging social psychology interventions to build inclusive classrooms and institutions
October 18 Cesunica Ivey, University of California, Riverside

Multiscale impacts of poor air quality: Case studies of regional, local, and community air pollution sources and exposures

October 25

Special Symposium in honor of

Wallace S. Broecker, Lamont-Doherty Earth  Observatory (1931- 2019)

November 1 Shuichi Kodaira, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth   Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) What we have learned in the Japan Trench since the Tohoku-Oki earthquake
November 8

Distinguished Alumni Speaker

Lisa Tauxe, University of California, San Diego

A re-assessment of the timing of the late Miocene C3-C4 vegetation transition across the Indian subcontinent and the globe
November 15        Alberto Malinverno, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Updating the Geomagnetic Polarity Time Scale by steadying the global variation of spreading rates

November 22
Jung-Fu Lin, University of Texas, Austin
November 29 Thanksgiving break


December 6 Daniel Walsh, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory                 The environmental history of NYC: Pollution, Pubic Policy and Lessons for the 21st Century



January         24 Fernanda Díaz-Basteris, Cornell College, Iowa                                                                      Comics and natural disasters                                                                                                                                    
January 31 Alex Halliday, The Earth Institute, Columbia University New views of the accretion of the Earth                
February 7     Richard Allen, University of California, Berkeley          MyShake: Global earthquake early warning with a wmartphone weismic wetwork                                                             
Februart 14 Catherine Rychert, University of Southampton

The dynamic lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary: results from the PI-LAB experiment

February 21    Jason Briner, University at Buffalo Greenland ice sheet mass loss will exceed holocene values this century
February 28      Magali Billen, University of California, Davis

A plate tectonic perspective on earthquakes occurring 600 km beneath the Earth’s surface

March 6 Miriam C. Jones, U.S. Geological Survey Vegetation and Carbon Storage Changes Following >200 Years of Drainage in a Temperate Peat Swamp
March 13 Cancelled  
March 20 Spring Brake  
March 27 Cancelled  
April 3 Cancelled  
April 10 Cancelled  
April 17 First-Year Colloquium - Cancelled  
April 24 Cancelled