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Environmental Geology & Geochemistry Seminar (EGGS) Lecture Series

Spring 2009

February 5

Randye Rutberg (Hunter College, CUNY), "Deep Atlantic circulation during the last ice age"

*February 11

PU/ RU series @ Rutgers – Bror Jonsson (Princeton), "Satellites and Numerical Models: Using Lagrangian Particle Tracking  for Studying Coastal Phytoplankon Carbon Dynamics," 3:45 pm

February 19

John Higgins (Harvard), "Magnesium isotopes in deep-sea pore fluids and Cenozoic carbonates"

February 26


March 5

Stephanie Henson (Princeton),  "Unsolved mysteries of the North Atlantic phytoplankton bloom"

*March 11


PU/RU series @ Princeton, Oscar Schofield (Rutgers), "Hot days in the Southern Ocean: Changes in the Antarctic Penninsula," 3:45 pm
March 19 Spring Break
March 26


*April 1

PU/ RU series @ Rutgers,  Lee Kerkhof  (Rutgers), "Testing proposed mechanisms driving microbial diversity in the ocean,"  3:45 pm,  Alampi Room, IMCS Building, Rutgers.  See Brian Hopkinson for transportation.

April 9

Debbie Bronk (VIMS), "Role of dissolved organic nitrogen in the open and coastal ocean"

April 16

Martin Polz (MIT), "Microbial diversity in the wild: Clones, populations and species."

April 23

Stephen Porder (Brown),  "How old are Earth's ecosystems? Erosion, dust, and the complexity of soil age."

April 30

Tim Lowenstein (SUNY – Binghampton),  "Tracking the major ion chemistry of ancient seawater: State of the Art."

May 7 Mark Pagani (Yale),  "A record of global climate and CO2 for the past 65 million years."
May 12
Karen Casciotti (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute), "Nitrogen cycling and loss process in the Peru oxygen deficient zone," Room 220.
*May 13

PU/ RU series @ Princeton, Bess Ward (Princeton University), "Anammox and Denitrification in the Arabian Sea: Do we need to revise the nitrogen cycle of the oxygen minimum zone?" Room 220, 3:45 pm

*Seminars are on Thursdays at 12:30-1:30 in Guyot Hall Room 155 unless otherwise noted