Winter 2012

Winter 2012 Seminar Host: Ian Garrick-Bethell


January 10, 2012

Kurt Cuffey (UC Berkeley)

Title: Pleistocene Erosion of the New Zealand Fiordland


January 17, 2012

Terry Plank (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory)

Title: Extending a Continent: Magmatism and Lithosphere Dynamics across the Basin and Range Province of the western United States


January 24, 2012

Jonathan Trent (NASA Ames Research Center)

Title: The Earth's ecosystem services our life support systems: Houston, we have a problem!


January 31, 2012

Jerry Dickens (Rice University)

Title: Down the Rabbit Hole: Toward appropriate discussion of the global carbon and sulfur cycles in the time domain.


February 7, 2012

Kelin Wang (Geological Survey of Canada)

Title: Deformation cycles of subduction earthquakes and mantle rheology


February 14, 2012

Bernd Dachwald (University of Aachen, Germany)

Title: IceMole - An Autonomous Probe for Subsurface Ice Research


February 21, 2012

Ben Weiss (MIT)

Title: The Lunar Core Dynamo


February 28, 2012

Jane Willenbring (University of Pennsylvania)

Title: Late Tertiary Erosion and Accumulation Rate Increase: A Re-appraisal


March 6, 2012

Elizabeth Miller (Stanford University)

Title: Evolution of the Basin and Range Province: From its inception to the present-day.


March 13, 2012

Gillian Stewart (Queen's College, City University of New York)

Title: Polonium, Zooplankton, Dust and Carbon Export in the Ocean