Spring 2014

Spring 2014

Tuesday Afternoons at 4:00 PM
Natural Science Annex 101



April 1, 2014

James Badro, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris

Accreting the Earth and Forming its Core: Experimental and Theoretical Constraints

Hosts: Francis Nimmo / Naor Movshovitz


April 8, 2014

Jenny Suckale, Stanford

Slug or Plug: Why does Stromboli erupt?

Hosts: Emily Brodsky / Lian Xue


April 15, 2014

Doug Jerolmack, University of Pennsylvania

Surprising connections among aerodynamics, vegetation and groundwater in the evolution of a desert dune field

Hosts: Noah Finnegan / Allison Pfeiffer


April 22, 2014

Raleigh Martin, University of California, Los Angeles

Sediment transport across scales: Dealing with unsteadiness in geomorphic processes

Hosts: Noah Finnegan/Claire Mastellar


April 29, 2014

Marisa Palucis, University of California, Berkeley

Geomorphic constraints on the hydrologic history of Gale Crater, Mars: Landing site of the Curiosity Rover

Host: Jon Perkins


May 6, 2014

Leonard Sklar, San Francisco State University

Pebbles and mountains: The key role of river bed sediments in landscape evolution

Hosts: Noah Finnegan / David Santaniello


May 13, 2014

Lynn Rothschild, NASA

Extremophiles and the Search for LIfe in the Universe

Hosts: Slawek Tulaczyk / Marko Manojlovic


May 20, 2014

C. Kevin Boyce, Stanford

The impact of plant physiology on environment and ecology before and after flowering plant evolution

Hosts: Paul Koch / Lesley Petrie


May 27, 2014

Gerardo Dominguez, California State University San Marcos

Multi-Disciplinary Approaches to Understanding a Planetary System in Chemical and Isotopic Disequilibrium

Host: Quentin Williams / Earl O'Bannon