Spring 2010

Friday Afternoons at 3:30 PM
Earth and Marine Sciences (E&MS) Building, Room B214

Please join us for refreshments in the E&MS Atrium at 3:15 PM


April 2, 2010
co-sponsored by CSIDE
Geochemical implications of CO2 storage in organic rich rocks: risks and benefits
Burt Thomas, USGS


April 16, 2010
co-sponsored by CODEP
From Hot Jupiters to Super-Earths: A Survey of Exoplanetary Atmospheres
Heather Knutson, UC Berkeley

April 30, 2010
co-sponsored by CODEP
Diviner Lunar Radiometer Observations of the Lunar Polar Regions
David Page, UCLA

May 14, 2010
co-sponsored by CODEP
Dry Permafrost on Earth and Mars: The Limits of Habitability
Aaron Zent of NASA Ames Research Center

May 28, 2010
co-sponsored by CSIDE
Seismically - Induced Fluid Flow in Porous Media
Steve Pride, LBNL

April 9, 2010
co-sponsored by CSIDE
Insights into geological processes using high-spatial resolution UV-laser ablation Ar/Ar geochronology
Jonathan Caine, USGS, Boulder, CO

April 23, 2010
co-sponsored by CSIDE
Sliding laws in glaciology and fault mechanics
Alan Rempel, University of Washington

May 7, 2010
co-sponsored by CODEP
Impact-Triggered Rainfall on Mars
Teresa Segura, Northrup-Grumman


May 21, 2010
co-sponsored by CSIDE
Fracture alteration caused by mineral dissolution: High-resolution experiments and simulations
Russ Detwiler, UC Irvine