Spring 2010

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


April 6, 2010
Hosts: Koch/Lambert
Insights into geological processes using high-spatial resolution UV-laser ablation Ar/Ar geochronology
Mike Cosca, USGS



April 20, 2010
Hosts: Fisher/Schmidt
Metabolically-active transient storage in streams: Measurements with a redox indicator used as a stream tracer
Roy Haggerty, Oregon State

May 4, 2010
Hosts: Hourigan/Johnstone
Quantifying the transition from orogen-normal to orogen-parallel crustal flow in the Himalaya
John Cottle, UC Santa Barbara


May 18, 2010
Hosts: Tulaczyk/Mankoff
Evolution of the Transantarctic Mts: Insights from geomorphology, geodynamics, and thermochronology
Audrey Huerta, CWU

June 1, 2010
Hosts: Chuang/O'Brien
The atmospheric sulfur cycle: Insights from Christmas Island
Ian Faloona, UC Davis

April 13, 2010
Hosts: Rowe/Quintana-Kripinski
Variations in structural symmetry, damage distribution, textural characteristics & transport properties surrounding strike-slip faults in nature and experiments
Tom Mitchell, Ruhr-University Bochum

April 27, 2010
Hosts: Koch/Kim
Ocean acidification during the end-Permian mass extinction: New constraints from calcium isotopes
Jonathan Payne, Stanford University

May 11, 2010
Hosts: Sloan/Barandirian and Staffer
Alpine treeline warming experiment: Beginning an experimental test of predicted species range shifts with climate change
Lara Kueppers, UC Merced

May 25, 2010
Hosts: Finnegan/Perkins
Geomorphologic evidence for the late Pliocene onset of hyperaridity in the Atacama Desert
Ron Amundson, UC Berkeley