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Lecture Series

Spring 2013

February 5      Susannah Porter, University of California, Santa Barbara,"The impact of snowball Earth glaciations on life" or "Seawater chemistry and the evolution of carbonate skeletons".
 
February 12 Pincelli Hull, Yale University, “On open oceans past and present: biotic sensitivity, planktonic foraminifera and global change”.
 
February 19 Peter Olson, Johns Hopkins University, "The geodynamo from a Whole-Earth perspective".
 
February 26 Barbara Romanowicz, University of California, Berkeley, "Channeled flow at the base of the oceanic asthenosphere: evidence from full waveform tomography".
 
March 5 Michael Gurnis, Caltech, ""Plate Tectonics: From Initiation of Subduction to Global Plate Motions".
March 12 Rebecca Flowers, University of Colorado, "Epeirogeny of eustasy? Deciphering the rise and fall of continental interiors and implications for mantle dynamics".
March 26 Eugene Domack, Hamilton College, "Recognition of The Anthropocene in the Circum-Antarctic Marine System".
April 2 Susan Solomon, MIT, "Surprises in radiative forcing: what chemicals are affecting our recent climate?"
 
April 9 Matthew Huber, Purdue University, "Climate Dynamics Lessons from the Greenhouse Climates of the Eocene and Miocene".
April 16 Steven Shirey, Carnegie Institution of Washington, "Diamonds — unique recorders of continental evolution and mantle geodynamics"
April 23 Seth Finnegan, University of California, Berkeley, "A new look at the Late Ordovician Mass Extinction: stable isotopes, stratigraphy, and selectivity"  
April 30 Paul Wennberg, Caltech, "Large scale eddy-covariance observations of CO2"  
 

*Unless noted, all seminars are held on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. in Room 10 Guyot.