THURSDAYS AT 4:00PM in MACMILLAN 115
The Geological Sciences Colloquium Series is generally presented every Thursday afternoon at 4pm in MacMillan 115 during the academic year. Leading scientists from a variety of research institutions make up the pool of our special guest speakers. These sessions are open to the public.
Directions to the Department of Geological Sciences.
SPRING 2013 COLLOQUIA (Please check back frequently. As speakers and titles are confirmed, this site will be updated. Please note that for Spring 2013, some lectures will take place on Tuesday)
Jan. 29 (Tuesday): Leif Karlstrom, Stanford University: "Crustal magma transport from mantle melting to volcanic eruption"
Jan. 31: No Thursday colloquium
Feb. 7: No Thursday colloquium
Feb. 14: Colleen Dalton, Boston University: "Taking the temperature of the mantle: Combining constraints from seismology, petrology, and mineral physics"
Feb. 21: Careers Day! Speakers: Shauna Edson (ScB, 2005), Gerrit Bulman (ScB, 2000), Kate Russell (PhD, 2004)
Feb. 26 (Tuesday): Hiroyuki Noda, JAMSTEC: "Importance of fault constitutive relation under a wide range of physical conditions: Stable to Destructive Slip"
Feb. 28: Donna Shillington, LDEO: "Abrupt along-strike variation in magmatism and deformation during continental rifting"
March 7: No Thursday colloquium
March 12 (Tuesday): Fan-Chi Lin, CalTech: "Seismic interferometry and tmography: from shallow to deep"
March 14: Amanda Thomas, UC Berkeley/Stanford University: "Fact or friction: Inferring rheology from low-frequency earthquakes on the deep San Andreas fault"
March 21: LPSC No colloquium
March 28: Spring Break, no colloquium
April 4: James Gaherty, LDEO: "Accreting a continent: A seismic perspective from northwestern Canada"
April 11: Stephen Parman, Brown University: "Noble gasses in the mantle"
April 18: Mark Ghiorso, University of Washington: TBA
April 25: David Lobell, Stanford University: "Why heat hurts food security (and what to do about it)"
May 2: Mutch Lecture: Jean-Pierre Bibring, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale, University of Paris: "Plurality of worlds: Mars, Rosetta, Earth and the emergence of life"
May 9: Alberto Saal, Brown University: "Hydrogen isotopes in lunar volcanic glasses and melt inclusions: Implications for the Earth's water"