Fall 2011

Tuesday Afternoons at 4:00 PM
Natural Sciences Annex, Room 101

September 27, 2011
Hosts: S. Schwartz/Hernandez
Insights into subduction margin processes using GPS techniques: examples from the western Pacific
Laura Wallace, GNS Science New Zealand

October 18, 2011
Hosts: Schmidt/Walter
Building a large magma chamber: volatile element history of Mount Mazama (Crater Lake), Oregon over the past 71 ka
Heather Wright, USGS, Menlo Park

November 1, 2011
Hosts: Coe/Finn
Role of strike slip faulting in the active Cascadia forearc and its hazard implications
Ray Wells, USGS, Menlo Park

November 15, 2011
Hosts: Finnegan/Perkins
There are a lot of marine proxy records that provide indirect information about Plio-Pleistocene continental glaciation. But what do we know about it from direct terrestrial stratigraphic evidence?
Greg Balco, UC Berkeley

October 4, 2011
Hosts: Finnegan/Johnson
When a Tree Falls in the Forest, Does it Make a Soil?
Manny Gabet, San Jose State University

October 25, 2011
Hosts: Hourigan/Michalak
How depleted is the upper mantle?
Jessica Warren, Stanford University

November 8, 2011
Hosts: Williams/Wasem
The new gold rush, the world of deep-ocean minerals
James Hein, USGS, Menlo Park