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Solid Earth Brown Bag Series

Spring 2015

February 6

Emily Chin, Brown University, "Insights into growth of continental arcs: a xenolith perspective," (abstract) Host: Schoene

February 13

Steven Kidder, City College NY, "Constraining Crustal Stress and Rheology from Grain Size Piezometry, " Host: Schoene

February 27

David Bercovici, Yale University, "Generation and Evolution of Plate Tectonic Boundaries by Grain-Damage," Host: Rubin

March 6

Lara Wagner, Carnegie Institution for Science, Host: Tromp

March 13

Michael Ackerson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, "Novel Applications of Trace Elements in Quartz," Host: Schoene

March 27

Michael Thorne, University of Utah, Host: Simons

April 3

Heather Ford, Yale University, "Lowermost mantle flow at the eastern edge of the African Large Low Shear Velocity Province,"  Host: Simons

April 10

Tolulope Olugboji, University of Maryland, "Structure and Composition of the US Continental Crust - A Trans-dimensional Approach," Host: Simons

April 24

Rita Parai, Carnegie Institution for Science, Host: Higgins

*Unless noted, all seminars are held on Friday at 12 noon in Guyot 220.


Questions or comments? Contact  Heru Rusmanugroho ( or June Wicks (