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.
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FALL 2013 COLLOQUIA (Please check back frequently. As titles are confirmed, this site will be updated.)
Sept 12 Alex Van Geen (LDEO ) "Toxic levels of arsenic in well water across South and Southeast Asia: Origins to mitigations"
Sept 19 Tim Grove (MIT) "The role of water in subduction zone magmas"
Sept 26 Rowena Lohman (Cornell) "InSAR observations of environmental change"
Oct 3 Dan Schrag (Harvard) "Causes and consequences of oxygenation of the Earth's atmosphere"
Oct 10 Steve Jacobsen (Northwestern) "Earth's deep water cycle: Atomic to geophysical scales"
Oct 17 Woodward Fisher (Caltech) "The evolution of photosynthetic water splitting"
Oct 24 Douglas Alsdorf (Ohio State) "Hydrologic discoveries in the Congo Basin"
Oct 31 Jay Famiglietti (UC Irvine) "Water cycle change and freshwater availablity from a decade of GRACE observations"
Nov 7 Mutch Lecture: Dave Stevenson (Caltech) "Mixing and un-mixing in planets"
Nov 14 Peter Molnar (UC, Boulder) "The growth of Tibet: Its geodynamics and some consequences for East Asian climate"
Nov 21 Kelin Whipple (Arizona State) "Causes and consequences of discharge variability in landscape evolution"
Dec 5 Kevin Walsh (Southwest Res. Inst.)