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Environmental Geology & Geochemistry Seminar (EGGS) Lecture Series 2013

Fall 2013


Brent Helliker, University of Pennsylvania, "Plant eco-physiology and plant-climate interactions as viewed through stable oxygen isotopes of leaf water and cellulose"

September 26  
September 30*
2:15 - 3:15 (Room 154)
Jasquelin Pena, Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Lausanne, "Metals, minerals and microbes: Geosymbiotic interactions of the Mn cycle"

October 3

October 10 Anthony Giuffre, Virginia Tech, "Biomolecule Chemistry Regulates the Kinetics of Calcite Nucleation through Competition of Interfacial Energies"
October 17 Nicholas Owens, Plymouth University, "New understanding of the marine ecosystem as revealed through observations using the Continuous Plankton Recorder" abstract
October 24 J.P. Walsh, East Carolina University, “Continental-Margin Sedimentation from New Jersey to New Zealand”
October 31 Break Week
November 7 Gavin L. Foster, National Oceanography Centre Southampton, University of Southampton, "Efficacy of climate feedbacks during the warm Pliocene and cold Pleistocene" abstract
November 14 Natalie Burls, Geology & Geophysics, Yale University, "A cloud albedo control on ocean temperature gradients and implications for early Pliocene warmth" abstract
November 21 Zarath Summers, Corporate Strategic Research, ExxonMobil Research & Engineering, “Mining Intraterrestrial Life: Electron Transfer in Deep Biosphere Organisms”

December 6
11 a.m.

Linda Ivany, Syracuse University, "Eocene Climate Change and Paleoseasonality: Insights from Fossil Bivalves"
December 12 Colleen Hansel, Woods Hole Oceanic Institute, "Bacteria as an Unrecognized Source of Reactive Oxygen Species: Implications for Mn Cycling and Coral Health"