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Geological and Planetary Sciences Seminar Series

Seminars in 2017

Seminars in 2017

Monday, January 9
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
Geomicrobiological processes in Banded Iron Formations
Andreas Kappler, Professor of Geomicrobiology, Department of Biosciences, Center for Geomicrobiology, Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen
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Monday, January 23
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
Closing the loop: The three-dimensional nature of the ocean's overturning circulation
Andrew F. Thompson, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology
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Monday, January 30
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
Exploration of the Deep Hydrosphere and Biosphere in the Precambrian Continents
Barbara Sherwood Lollar, University Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Toronto
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Monday, February 6
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
Origin of the glacial ramp
Wallace S. Broecker, Newberry Professor of Geology, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University
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Monday, February 13
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
What Determines the Meridional Energy Transport? Insights from varying rotation rate experiments
David Battisti, Professor of Atmospheric Sciences, and Tamaki Endowed Chair, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington
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Monday, February 27
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
The Long Reach of River Networks
Taylor Perron, Associate Professor of Geology, Chair of the Program in Geology, Geochemistry & Geobiology, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Monday, March 6
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
“Triggering of the Largest Deccan Eruptions by the Chicxulub Impact OR What Really Killed the Dinosaurs?”
Mark A. Richards, Professof of Geophysics, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley
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Monday, March 13
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
The First Decade of Sea Ice Seasonal Prediction
Cecilia M. Bitz, Professor in Atmospheric Sciences, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington
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Monday, April 3
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
Pluto’s Atmosphere During the New Horizons Flyby
G. Randall Gladstone, Program Director, Space Science and Engineering Division, Southwest Research Institute
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Monday, April 10
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
River Deep, Mountain High: a fluvial perspective on the carbon cycle
Mark A. Torres, Texaco Postdoctoral Scholar in Geology; AGEP Fellow, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology
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Monday, April 17
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
How do alluvial rivers make themselves? Setting bankfull characteristics from a flow duration curve
Gary Parker, W.H. Johnson Professor Geology, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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Monday, April 24
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
Survivors of giant impacts: fingerprints of the Earth’s oldest mantle domains revealed by short-lived radionuclides
Hanika Rizo, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM)
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Monday, May 1
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
Fluxes in N and S metabolism of illuminated leaves: recent data using metabolomics and isotopic techniques
Guillaume Tcherkez, Professor, ARC Future Fellow Research School of Biology ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, Australian National University
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Monday, May 8
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
Solid Earth constraints on the dynamics of the Antarctic Ice Sheet: insights from seismology
Douglas A. Wiens, Robert S. Brooking Distinguished Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis
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Monday, May 15
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
A metabolic constraint on marine biogeography in past and future climates
Curtis Deutsch, Associate Professor, School of Oceanography, University of Washington
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Monday, May 22
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
Glacial diamictites and the evolving composition of the upper continental crust
Roberta Rudnick, Professor, Geochemistry and Petrology, Continent Formation and Evolution, Department of Earth Science, University of California, Santa Barbara
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Monday, September 25
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
The role of fungi in mediating ecosystem responses to climate change
Kathleen K. Treseder, Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of California, Irvine
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Monday, October 2
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
New trends in modeling granular media: applications to geosciences and planetary exploration
Jose E. Andrade, George W. Housner Professor of Civil and Mechanical Engineering; Cecil and Sally Drinkward Leadership Chair, Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering; Executive Officer for Mechanical and Civil Engineering, California Institute of Technology
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Monday, October 9
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
What a marginal sea’s evolution can tell you: From subduction to rifting and spreading
Zhen Sun, Professor, Department of Marine Geology, South China Sea Intitute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
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Monday, October 16
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
Studying Planetary Atmospheres in an Exoplanet Era
Renyu Hu, Research Scientist, Exoplanet Discovery and Science, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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Monday, October 23
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
Of Babies and bathwater: can we reconstruct the global carbon cycle using the chemistry of ancient carbonate sediments?
John A. Higgins, Assistant Professor, Department of Geosciences, Princeton University
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Monday, October 30
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
A deep thermal plume in the mantle beneath Hawaii? Constraints from tomography and reflection seismology
Robert D. van der Hilst, Schlumberger Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Head of Department, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Monday, November 6
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
Exoplanets and the Golden Age of Giant Planet Physics
Jonathan J. Fortney, Professor, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of California, Santa Cruz
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Monday, November 13
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
TBD
Gerard H. Roe, Professor, Associate Chair, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington
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Monday, November 20
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
The Hurricanes of 2017: Weather as Usual or an Ominous Sign
Kerry A. Emanuel, Cecil & Ida Green Professor of Atmospheric Science, Co-Director of the Lorenz Center, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Monday, November 27
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
Planetary Isotopic Genealogy and the Origin of Earth, Mars, and Jupiter
Christoph Burkhardt, Research Associate, Institut fuer Planetologie, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
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