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Lecture Series

Fall 2014

September 16

Susan Fiske, Princeton University, Psychology, "Gaining Trust as well as Respect in Communicating to Motivated Audiences about Science Topics"

September 23

Satish Myneni, Princeton University, "The Eternal Stability of Metastable Phases in the Environment: Implications for the Biogeochemistry of the Earth Surface Systems"

September 30 David Medvigy, Princeton University, "Forest carbon budgets: scaling from tiles to mosaic," Geosciences/AOS
October 7 Stephan Fueglistaler, Princeton University, Geosciences/AOS, "Control of atmospheric humidity - lessons from the driest region"
October 14 Michael Walter, University of Bristol, Deep Volatile Element Geodynamics, Host: Duffy (Abstract)
October 21

Wendy Mao, Stanford University, "Space, energy, time: a closer look at Earth materials at extreme conditions," Host: Duffy

November 4

Colleen Dalton, Brown University, "Geophysical and geochemical constraints on mantle temperature and composition beneath the oceans," Host: Tromp

November 17 (Monday!)

Beth Orcutt, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, "Buried Alive: Life Beneath the Seafloor," Host: Lau (Abstract)

November 25 Guust Nolet, Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis, "Towards global monitoring of the ocean environment"
December 2 Roger Summons, MIT, "Ooids and oolites: rocks built by bacteria," Host: Onstott
December 9

Sara Pruss, Smith College, "A global eukaryotic biosphere in the aftermath of the older Cryogenian glaciation," Host: Higgins