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Spring 2011

Department Seminar

Spring 2011

 
 January 11 Pinaki Chakraborty, University of Illinois, "Turbulent Rayleigh-Taylor Instabilities: a tale of two volcanoes," Host: Allan Rubin (Abstract)
 February 1 James Badro, IPGP, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris "Experimental constraints on core composition and the paradigm of core formation," Host: Tom Duffy
 February 8 Michael Hren, University of Michigan, "Proxy Records of Past Climate and Predictions for Future Change," Host: Daniel Sigmn
 February 15 Jessica Tierney, LDEO, Columbia University, "From molecules to climate models: Fossil lipid insights into tropical paleoclimate, " Host: Daniel Sigman
February 22
David McGee, University of Minnesota, "New insights into past water balance changes in the U.S. Great Basin from cave records," Host: Daniel Sigman
March 1
John Higgins, Princeton University, "Cenozoic climate and seawater chemistry - insights from Mg isotopes, " Host: Daniel Sigman
March 8 Jimin Yu, LDEO, "Carbon Cycle during the last deglacial: evidence from new proxies," Daniel Sigman & Mathis Hain
March 15  Break Week
March 22  Cancelled
March 29 Jonathan Payne, Stanford University, "Ocean acidification and end-Permian mass extinction," Host: Adam Maloof
April 5
Alexander Gagnon, "Reconstructing the Past Ocean Using a Geochemical Understanding of Biomineralization," Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, TBD, Host: Daniel Sigman & Anne O'Leary
 April 12
Aaron Putnam, University of Maine, "Ice ages, terminations, and the climate battle between the hemipheres: New insights from the global record of mountain glaciers and pluvial lakes" Host: Daniel Sigman
April 19
Peter Swart, University of Miami, "Adventures with the C and O isotopic composition of marine sediments"
April 20
12N
William D'Andrea, University of Massachusetts, Amherst,  "Developing alkenone paleothermometry in lakes: Biomarker evidence for Holocene climate change in the Arctic"
April 26 Anders Carlson, University of Wisconsin-Madison, "Sensitivity of the southern Greenland Ice Sheet to Interglacial Climate Warming," Host: Daniel Sigman
May 3  
May 10