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Environmental Geology & Geochemistry Seminar (EGGS) Lecture Series

Spring 2017

February 9               Clara L. Blättler, Princeton University,"Exploring new tools and archives for paleoclimatology using calcium isotopes"   abstract

February 16    

Noah Planavsky, Yale University, "Organic and carbonate carbon burial through Earth's history"   abstract

February 23                    

Sarah J. White, Princeton University, "Evaluating the environmental behavior of technology-critical elements to ensure the sustainability of new energy technologies"

March 2

Florence Ling, Princeton University, "Natural Mn oxides: a solution to removing contaminant lead”.

March 9

Paul Falkowski, Rutgers University, "How corals make rocks"  abstract

March 16

Christophe Darnault, Clemson University, "Effects of Soil Heterogeneity and Time-Variable Hydrologic Systems on the Fate and Transport of Contaminants - The Critical Role of the Vadose Zone Processes"   abstract

March 30

Tracy Mincer, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, “Methanol Cycling in the Marine Environment: Big Signal from a Small Molecule"  abstract

April 6

Jennifer Macalady, Penn State, "Strong acid - Fifteen years in the Frasassi Gorge" abstract

April 13

Nicole Fahrenfeld, Rutgers University, "Impacts of waste management & mismanagement on environmental antibiotic resistance"  abstract

April 20

Silke Severmann, Rutgers University, "A New Proxy Meets An Old Argument: Do Uranium Stable Isotopes Record Productivity Or Ocean Oxygenation?"   abstract

April 27

Emmy Smith, Johns Hopkins, Smithsonian Institution, "Calibrating the Precambrian-Cambrian Boundary globally: Insights from the Southwest USA"

May 4

Vasilii Petrenko, University of Rochester, "Measurements of 14C of Methane in Ancient Antarctic Ice:  Methane Hydrates, Permafrost, Cosmic Rays and Natural and Anthropogenic Fossil Methane Emissions" abstract

May 11

Jessica K. Choi, Rutgers University, "The Evolution of Gram-negative Firmicutes"  abstract