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Colloquia and Seminars

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 2014 COLLOQUIA (Please check back frequently. As titles are confirmed, this site will be updated.)

Jan. 30 Meredith Hastings (Brown) "It's not just fossil fuel: New insights into N deposition to the North Atlantic"

Feb. 6 Peter Burns (Notre Dame) "From uranium minerals to nanoscale uranium-Oxo clusters: An evolution of thought and scale"

Feb. 13 Geological Sciences Careers Day

Feb. 20 David Johnston (Harvard) "New insights into sedimentary sulfur isotope records"

Feb. 27 Ryan Ewing (Texas A&M) "Insights into icehouses from periglacial and Aeolian records on Earth"

Mar. 6 Mutch Lecture: Scott McLennan (Stony Brook) "Some geochemical relationships between planetary crusts and their sedimentary records"

Mar. 13 Steve D'Hondt (URI) "Notes from the Underground: Microbial abundance, activity and natural selection in deep subseafloor sediment"

Mar. 20 NO COLLOQUIUM (LPSC)

Mar. 27 NO COLLOQUIUM (SPRING BREAK)

Apr. 3 Jim Tang (MBL) "Terrestrial carbon cycles: the present, past and future"

Apr. 10 Tony Broccoli (Rutgers University) "What do glacial-interglacial transitions tell us about climate feedbacks and climate sensitivity?"

Apr. 17 Michael Lamb (CalTech) "Wildfires, debris flows, and the mechanics of bedrock landscapes"

Apr. 24 John Platt (Harvard)

May 1 Rick Carlson (Carnegie Institute of Washington)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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