Fall 2012

Tuesday Afternoons at 4:00 PM
Thimann Lecture Hall 001


October 2, 2012

John Hunter, Ohio State Univeristy

Life after Chicxulub: end-Cretaceous Extinction and Paleocene Recovery of Mammals

Hosts: M. Clapham


October 9, 2012

Jeff Kiehl, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder

How Clouds May Help Explain a Warm Eocene Climate

Hosts: L. Sloan/B. Daniels


October 16, 2012

Christy Till, USGS

A New Thermo-barometer for Anhydrous Basalts & Implications for Basalt Genesis in Southern Oregon and Northern California

Hosts: J. Hourigan/A. Steely


October 23, 2012

Ross Stein, USGS

What Triggers Aftershocks? For Most Mainshocks,the Answer Lies in the Shadows

Hosts: T. Lay/E. Todd


October 30, 2012

Judith Fierstein, USGS

The Great Novarupta-Katmai Eruption of 1912 - A Century of Research Tracks Progress in Volcano Science

Host: J. Gill


November 6, 2012

Mario Rebolledo-Vieyra, Centro de Investigacion Cientifica de Yucatan Invastigation of the Chicxulub Impact Crater: Past, Present and Future and Some Controversy

Hosts: A. Paytan/N. Quintana Krupinski


November 13, 2012

Eric King, University of California, Berkeley

Core (M)HD: The Surprisingly Weak Influence of Magnetic Fields in Geodynamo Simulations

Hosts: F. Nimmo/T. Wassem


November 20, 2012

Patrick Fulton, University of California, Santa Cruz

Highlights from the Japan Trench Fast Drilling Project (JFAST): Investigating the Source of the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami

Host: M. Clapham


November 27, 2012

Noah DIffenbaugh, Stanford University

Dynamics and Impacts of Fine-Scale Climate Change: greenhouse forcing, heat-waves, and corn price volatility in the United States

Hosts: A. Ravelo & P. Koch/K. Gilbert