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Environmental Geology & Geochemistry Seminar (EGGS) Lecture Series

Spring 2013

January 16                               

Julia Hargreaves, Research Institute for Global Change, (JAMSTEC)  "Can the Last Glacial Maximum constrain climate sensitivity?"                                                      

February 7    Orly Levitan, IMCS Rutgers University, "Using molecular tools to make Phaeodactylum tricornutum a platform for future renewable energy".

February 14

February 21  Roberta Hamme, University of Victoria, "Nitrogen Gas Excess in the Deep Sea: Biology or Physics?"
February 28  
March 7  
March 14 Elizabeth Bell, University of California, Los Angeles, "Hadean-Archean Transitions:
Insights from the Jack Hills Zircons".
March 28 Wiebke Mohr, Harvard University, "Dinitrogen fixation – in culture and field". (abstract)
April 4  Sarah Aciego, University of Michigan, "Evolution of glacial meltwater drainage systems revealed using a multi-isotope approach".
April 11  Yuheng Chen, Princeton University, "Development of Near IR cavity ringdown spectrometer for stable isotope analysis of methane for Earth and Mars atmosphere".
April 17

Sarah Jane White, Harvard School of Public Health, "The Natural and Industrial Cycling of Indium and Other Emerging Metal Contaminants in the Environment".

April 18

Paul Gauthier, Princeton University
"Respiration: a cornerstone for leaf carbon and nitrogen metabolism in the light".

May 2 John B. Kirkpatrick, University of Rhode Island, "Nitrogen cycling in marine sediments, and nitrogen cycling in the Black Sea: Old pathways in new places and new pathways in old places".  (abstract)
May 9 Yi Ming, NOAA's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, "A top-down framework for understanding regional climate change"
May 23 Carl Lamborg, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution,  "Anthropogenic Mercury in the Ocean"  (abstract)

*Seminars are on Thursdays at 12:30-1:30 in Guyot Hall Room 220 unless otherwise noted** NOTE: Please bring your own lunch.  Cookies/Drinks will be provided.