Seminars - Spring 2016

All seminars are at 12:00 PM (Noon) on Fridays in Room 201, Hebert building.

January 15

What Caused Late Cenozoic Cooling?  Reconciling Chickens, Eggs and Other Beasts

Jane WillenbringUniversity of Pennsylvania

January 22

What role do hurricanes play in sediment delivery to subsiding river deltas?

Sam BentleyLSU

January 29

It's a Gas! Gas! Gas! A new look at the role of iron in the ancient greenhouse

Jennifer GlassGeorgia Tech

February 5

Patterns of flow and sedimentation in channels with variable tidal and fluvial influence: observations and modeling from coastal Georgia

Ioannis GeorgiouUNO

February 8-9

Mardi Gras Break

February 12

Morphodynamics of meandering rivers: from bedforms to channel cutoff

Kory KosnerLSU

February 19

Expressions of the Martian Sedimentary Rock Record - a View from 400 km to 2.1 cm

Ken EdgettMalin Space science systems

February 26

Magmatism during continental rifting and rupture: Comparing active and time-averaged deformation patterns in East Africa

Cindy EbingerUniversity of Rochester

March 4

Forecasting large and great subduction zone earthquakes and associated tsunamis

Tim DixonUniversity of South florida

March 11

Supercritical submarine channel morphodynamics in Western North America

Jake CovaultUT Austin

March 18

How and where can subduction initiate? Geologic tests

John EncarnacionSaint Louis University

March 25

No Seminar - Spring Break

April 1

Wildfire and sediment transport on steep, rocky hillslopes

Roman DiBiasePenn State

April 8

A History of Levee Underseepage in the Lower Mississippi Valley and Engineering Countermeasures


April 15

Himalayan waste management: Sea-level responses to sediment erosion and deposition in the Indus basin and Arabian Sea

Ken FerrierGeorgia Tech

April 22


Laura WasylenkiIndiana University

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