Skip over navigation

Department Lecture Series

Spring 2018

Geosciences/PEI Faculty Seminar Series

February 6
PEI Seminar                                            

Robert Socolow, Princeton University - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering,  and Senior Research Scholar in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, “Truths We Must Tell Ourselves to Manage Climate Change”


February 13              

Yohai Kaspi, GFDL, "Juno at Jupiter: the first year" (abstract)


February 20

Bridget Bergquist, University of Toronto, "Modern to ancient applications of Hg isotopes"

February 27

Gabi Laske, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, "ADDOSS: Autonomously Deployable Deep-ocean Seismic System - Communications Gateway for Ocean Observatories"
March 6
PEI Seminar
Emmanuel Kreike, Princeton University - History, “Envirocide: War, Society and Environment”
March 13
Sonia Seneviratne, Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, "Projecting changes in impacts at 1.5°C vs 2°C global warming: The role of land processes"

March 27 W. Jason Morgan, Harvard University, "Fifty years of Plate Tectonics"


April 3     
PEI Seminar 

Michael Bender, Princeton University - Geosciences, "3 Million Years of Global Climate Change Captured in Ice Cores"
April 10 Michael Stukel, Florida State University, "Plankton, carbon export, and the multiple pathways of the biological pump" 
April 17 Clara Chan, University of Delaware, "How microbes rust the Earth: insights from fieldwork, cultures, biochemistry, and 'omics"
April 24 Claire White, CEE, Princeton University, "Optimizing the Structure and Stability of Sustainable Cements"
May 1
PEI Seminar

Denise Mauzerall, Princeton University - Civil and Environmental Engineering and Public and International Affairs, WWS, "Potential Air Pollution, Health and Climate Implications of China's Energy Future"

May 8 Bryan Black, University of Texas, Austin, "Fisheries, forests, and five centuries of Pacific decadal climate variability"

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