Winter 2012

January 13, 2012

Lindy Elkins-Tanton (Carnegie Institute of Washington)

Title: Water and carbon delivery to terrestrial planets: Primary and late accretion


January 20, 2012

Tristan Guillot (Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur/ UCSC)

Title: Probing Jupiter's interior: from gravimetry to seismology


January 27, 2012

Justin Brown (Stanford)

Title: The Behavior of Tectonic Tremor around the Pacific Rim


February 3, 2012

Patrick Fulton (University of Texas)

Title: Earthquake Heat: The tricky business of quantifying frictional heating on faults and the insight it provides on fault strength and tsunami hazard.


February 10, 2012

Seminar Cancelled


February 17, 2012

George Mohler (Santa Clara University)

Title: Epidemic-Type Aftershock Sequence (ETAS) Models of Crime Hotspots


February 24, 2012

Abhijit Ghosh (UCSC)

Title: Imaging complexities in slow earthquakes using seismic arrays


March 2, 2012

Jared Kluesner (UCSC)

Title: Influence of Cyclic Sedimentation and Tectonic Deformation on Rift Structure in the Central Gulf of California


March 9, 2012

Amy Mainzer (Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

Title: Science with WISE: From the Nearest Asteroids to Distant Galaxies


March 16, 2012

Tim Swindle (University of Arizona)

Title: Lunar cataclysm? Looking at the impact cratering history of the Moon and beyond