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Senior Thesis Independent Work - Oral Presentation Schedule

This is the schedule for Geosciences Senior Thesis Oral Presentations on Friday, May 12, 2017.


10:00 – 10:15 Jana M. Suriano
Survival and Metabolism of Methanosarcina soligelidi Under Simulated Martian Subsurface Conditions
T. Onstott / B. Ward

10:15 – 10:30 Sydney A. Mandelbaum
Potential Sources of Hemispheric Energetic Asymmetry
S. Fueglistaler / G. Vecchi

10:30 – 10:45 Scott M. Bechler
Exploring the Relationships  Between Marine Cloud Brightening, the  Walker Circulation, and Boreal Summer Asian Monsoon Precipitation
M. Oppenheimer / Yi Ming (AOS)

10:45 – 11:00 William S. Van Cleve
Modeling The Relationship Between Climate and Conflict: Nigerian Intergroup Conflict, Boko Haram Violence, and The Israel/Palestine Conflict 
M. Oppenheimer / F. Simons

11:00 – 11:15 Adrian Tasistro-Hart
Astronomically Forced Hydrology of the Late Cretaceous
Sub-Tropical Potosí Basin
A. Maloof / B. Schoene

11:15 – 11:30 Anna Van C. Brummen
Determining Princeton University’s Seismometer Misalignment and Preliminary Noise Analysis
F. Simons / J. Irving

11:30 – 11:45 Katherine M. Begland
Inner Core Anisotropy Along Polar Paths Using a New Detector
in Antarctica
J. Irving / F. Simons

11:45 – 12:00 Christianese S. Kaiser
Estimating Atmospheric Methane Uptake in the Arctic Region Using the eXplicit High Affinity Methanotroph Model
T. Onstott / S. Fueglistaler


12:00 – 1:30 PM LUNCH


1:30-1:45 Catherine C. Ivanovich
Uncovering the Source of Elevated Arsenic in Classic Maya Human Remains: Implications from Antiquity to Modernity
S. Myneni / B. Just (ART)


1:45 – 2:00 Vivian M. Yao
Stable Isotopic Signatures in Symbiotic Bermudian Corals: A Study of Nutrient and Light Variability on δ15N in Porites astreoides at Bermuda
D. Sigman / B. Ward


2:00 – 2:15 Kenny M. Hulpach
Interior Structure of Jupiter's Satellite Io Based on Thermal Equation of State Data
T. Duffy / J. Irving


2:15 – 2:30 Kellie E. Swadba
Wave Profile Analysis of the Behavior of SiO2 Under Shock Compression
T. Duffy / A. Rubin


2:30 – 2:45 Lauren M. Santi
A Calcium and Strontium Isotope Analysis of Shark Teeth to Constrain Past Ocean Chemistry
J. Higgins / S. Myneni


2:45 – 3:00 Young (Paul) R. Yi
Numerical Investigation of the Dependence of Tidal Mixing on Topographic and Flow Parameters
S. Legg (AOS) / R. Hallberg (AOS)


3:00-3:15 Jonathan Lin  (COS)
A Statistical-Dynamical Model for Probabilistic Hurricane Intensity Prediction
S. Fueglistaler


3:15-3:30 Vinicius Amaral (GE)
Cesium in Fukushima Soils:  Characterizing Site-Specific Adsorption on Illite Particles
Ian Bourg / S. Myneni