Winter 2011

Friday Afternoons at 3:30 PM in the Earth and Marine Sciences (E&MS) Building, Room B210
Please join us for refreshments in the E&MS Atrium at 3:15 PM


January 21, 2011
co-sponsored by CSIDE

A seismological approach to laboratory friction studies
Greg McLaskey, UC Berkeley


January 28, 2011
co-sponsored by CSIDE

Earthquake rate changes and transient deformation: Using seismicity as a stress change detector
Andrea Llenos, Stanford University


February 4, 2011
co-sponsored by CSIDE

From Earthquakes on Rough Faults to Unstable Magma Flow in Volcanic Conduits
Eric Dunham, Stanford University


February 11, 2011
co-sponsored by CSIDE

Fault friction, strength of the lithosphere: some lessons from the 2004 Mw6.0 Parkfield earthquake
Sylvain Barbot, Caltech


February 18, 2011
co-sponsored by CODEP

Causes of Titan's lake and cloud distributions and predictions of future changes
Tapio Schneider, Caltech


February 25, 2011
co-sponsored by CODEP

The Japanese Hayabusa ("Falcon") Asteroid Sample Return Mission - Flight, Encounter, and Results from the Returned Samples
Scott A. Sandford, NASA Ames Research Center


March 4, 2011
co-sponsored by CODEP

Revealing the Atmospheres of Extrasolar Super-Earths
Eliza Kempton, UC Santa Cruz


March 9, 2011
co-sponsored by CSIDE

The Scientist in the Sandbox: Forces, Friction, and Fluctuations in Granular Materials
Bob Behringer, James B. Duke Professor of Physics, Duke University
*** SPECIAL TIME: DAY: AND LOCATION: 3:00PM WEDNESDAY IN E&MS****
Please join us just before for tea and refreshments in the 3rd floor knuckle of the E&MS Building


March 11, 2011
co-sponsored by CSIDE

Shallow coseismic slip deficit due to large (~M7) strike-slip earthquakes
Yoshihiro Kaneko, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego


March 18, 2011

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