|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.