Seminars - Spring 2014

All seminars are at 12:00 PM (Noon) on Fridays in Room 239 Lindy Boggs building.

January 17

Relict Cosmogenic Nuclides as a Means to Interpret Holocene Glacier Dynamics

Dr. Brent M. Goehringdept. of earth, atmospheric and planetary science, purdue University

January 24

Reconstructing Ocean and Atmospheric Circulation Change Across Abrupt Climate Events

Dr. Matthew Schmidtdept. of oceanography, texas a&M university

January 31

What's driving the long-term carbon cycle?  Lessons from the Late Triassic and the rapidly erupted Central Atlantic Magmatic Province

Dr. Morgan Schaller dept. of earth and planetary science, rutgers University

February 19

Isotopic Insights into Organic Carbon Cycling and Microbial Metabolism in a deep Arctic Basin

Dr. Sunita Shah Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Location:  Stanley Thomas room 316 - 12:00 noon

February 21

Science and Decision Making

Dr. Alysaa DausmanHydrologist/Science Advisor, Southeastern Region, USGS

March 7

No Seminar - Spring Break

March 14

Geomorphic Elements in Modern Sedimentary Basins:  Fluvial form that will be preserved into the Rock Record.

Dr. Gary WeissmannAlbert and Mary Jane Black Chair in Hydrogeology, Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico

March 21

The Influence of Climate on Passive Margin Escarpment Evolution

Dr. Alison Anders assistant professor, department of geology, University of Illinois

March 28

Orographic effect on precipitation and its influences on chemical weathering in the Sierra de las Minas, Guatemala

Dr. Anne Careyprofessor, school of earth sciences, the ohio state university

April 4

The geomorphic significance of vegetation: implications for river restoration

Dr. Elowyn YagerAssociate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Idaho

April 11

Magmas, minerals and fluids: understanding metal sources and transport via lithogeochemistry and aqueous geochemistry: examples from submarine volcanoes in the Kermadec arc, New Zealand

Dr. Matthew LeybourneSenior geochemist at als laboratory, vancouver, canada

April 18

No Seminar - Easter Break

April 25


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