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Solid Earth Brown Bag Series

Spring 2012

 February 17 Mark Feigenson, Rutgers, "Volcanic geochemistry of Central America."
Host: Michael Bender
 February 24

Nikku Madhusudhan, Yale University, "Chemical Characterization of Extrasolar Planets," Host: Thomas Duffy

 March 2 George Harlow, American Museum of Natural History, "Jadeitites: Implications for the Earth System with connections to archaeology," Host: Lincoln Hollister
 March 9 Saswata Hier-Majumder, University of Maryland, "Microgeodynamic modeling of melt retention and migration," Host: Frederik Simons
 March 16 Anna Foster, Columbia University, "Arrival Angles From Regional and Teleseismic Earthquakes: Observations and Implications for Structure," Host: Jeroen Tromp
 March 23 Break
 March 30 Rowena Lohman, Cornell University, "A spectrum of InSAR observations: from earthquakes to the carbon cycle," Host: Frederik Simons
 April 6

Greg Hirth, Brown Univesity, "The role of pore-fluid pressure on fault behavior near the base of the seismogenic zone," Host: Allan Rubin

 April 13 Nicholas Schmerr, Goddard Space Flight Center, "The Gutenberg Discontinuity: Evidence for Melt at the Lithosphere-Asthenosphere Boundary," Host: Frederik Simons
 April 20 Peter Moore, Iowa State, "Subglacial seismicity: setting and significance,"
Host: Adam Maloof
 April 27 Judith Hubbard, Harvard University, "Mountain building, fault structure, and seismic hazard in the Tibetan Plateau and Southern California"
Host: Jeroen Tromp
 May 4

Melanie Barboni, Princeton University, "Construction mechanisms and thermal evolution of upper crustal intrusions" Host: Blair Schoene

 May 11 Demian Saffer, Penn State University, "Pore Fluid Pressure In Subduction Zone Forearcs: Detection, Quantification, And Implications For Fault Mechanical Behavior," Host: Allan Rubin  
May 25 Alexander Webb, Louisiana State University, "New models for the emplacement of the Himalayan crystalline core" Host: Lincoln Hollister  

June 28

Tarje Nissen-Meyer, ETH Zurich, "Seismic forward and inverse modeling of deep-earth enigma and European noise"  

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


Questions or comments? Contact Alain Plattner