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Solid Earth Brown Bag Series

Spring 2017

February 10

Daniel Rothman, MIT "Earth System Dynamics and Mass Extinctions,"  Host: Adam Maloof

February 17

Roel Snieder, Colorado School of Mines, "Variations and healing of the seismic velocity," Host: Jeroen Tromp

February 24

Elizabeth Cottrell, Smithsonian Institution, "Generation of Arc Crust Requires Oxidation of the Mantle," Host: Blair Schoene

March 3

Tamara Carley, Lafayette University, "What lies beneath: A detrital investigation of Iceland’s subglacial magmatic systems," Host: Blair Schoene

March 10

March 17

Yanbin Wang, University of Chicago (GSECARS), "A laboratory nano-seismological study on deep earthquake mechanisms," Host: Thomas Duffy

March 31

Zachary Eilon, Brown University, "High attenuation at a mid-ocean ridge reveals deep melt," Host: Jessica Irving

April 7

Andrew Schaeffer, University of Ottawa, "Transient tectonic transition from cordillera to shield?" Hosts: Jessica Irving & Frederik Simons

April 14

Donna Shillington, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Host: Frederik Simons

April 21

Sally June Tracy, Princeton University, Host: Thomas Duffy

April 28 Niels Grobbe, MIT, Host: Jeroen Tromp

All seminars are held on Friday at 12 noon in Guyot 220 unless otherwise noted.

Questions or comments? Contact  Ayla Pamukcu ( or Umair bin Waheed (