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Department Lecture Series

Fall 2016

Geosciences/PEI Faculty Seminar Series

September 20

PEI - Guy Nordenson, "Probabilistic Coastal Hazards
Mapping for the US," Princeton University, Architecture                                                                                                                                         

September 27                                   

Alison Gray, AOS, Princeton University, "A Southern Ocean
source of carbon dioxide detected with autonomous
biogeochemical floats," Host: Legg & Lueders-Dumont

October 4

Y. John Chen, Peking University, "Seismic evidence of
an on-going upper mantle convection system in
Northeast China for Quaternary intra-plate volcanism,"
Host: Simons (abstract)

October 4
4:30 p.m.
Whitman College

Laurent Savoy, Mount Holyoke College, TRACE Reading
October 11 PEI - Stephen Pacala, EEB, Competition, Hydraulic Damage,
and the Universal Rules Regulating Plant Water Use
October 18

Anat Shahar, Carnegie Science Geophysical Laboratory,
"Stable Isotope Evidence for Planetary Differentiation,"
Hosts: Duffy, Irving

October 25

Huiming Bao, Louisiana State University, “Triple Isotope
Geochemistry: Element oxygen as an example,”
Hosts: Higgins & Wang

November 8 Sabine Stanley, University of Toronto, "The Ancient Lunar Dynamo:
How to Resolve the Intensity and Duration Conundrums"
Hosts: Maloof & Simons


November 15

PEI - Peter Singer, University Center for Human Values,
"The Suffering of Wild Animals: Should We Do Anything About It?"
November 22

Liyuan Liang, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,
"From Chemistry to Mercury Methylation Gene Discovery,"
Hosts: Zhang & Luxem (abstract)

November 29 Taylor Perron, MIT, "Rewiring River Networks: Dynamic landscapes,
tectonics, and biodiversity," Hosts: Maloof & Schoene
December 6 PEI - Howard Stone, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering,
"Small-scale Fluid Dynamics with Environmental Implications"

Seminars are in Guyot 10 at 12:30 on Tuesdays unless otherwise noted.  Seminars sponsored by PEI are noted.