Winter 2010

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


January 5, 2010
Hosts: Finnegan/Perkins
Constructing crust along a super-fast spreading ridge: are pillow basalts required for seismic Layer 2a?
Lisa Gilbert, Williams College

January 19, 2010
Hosts: Brodsky/Savage
Is the Earth Lazy?: A Work Minimization Investigation of Fault Evolution
Michele Cooke, University of Massachusetts

February 9, 2010
Hosts: Finnegan/Perkins
Desert flash flood hydrology and erosion in an intensely monitored field laboratory in southeastern Arizona
Steve De Long, USGS, Menlo Park, CA



February 23, 2010
Hosts: Koch/Wheatley
Disappearing Sea Ice - a Bipolar Concern Sharon Stammerjohn, UC Santa Cruz


January 12, 2010
Hosts: Chuang/Rossiter
The satellite view of the global aerosol and cloud system
Lorraine Remer, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

January 26, 2010
Hosts: Finnegan/Daniels
Extracting information about tsunamis from the geologic record
Bruce Jaffe, USGS, Santa Cruz


February 16, 2010
Hosts: Silver/McKeown
Aqueous Processes on Mars: What we have Learned from Spectroscopy
Janice Bishop, SETI Institute & NASA Ames
**** SPECIAL TIME, DAY, AND LOCATION: 12:00PM THURSDAY IN E&MS A340****

March 9, 2010
Hosts: Finnegan/Perkins
Rock resistance to fluvial erosion: from Earth to Titan and back again
Leonard Sklar, SFSU