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Solid Earth Brown Bag Series

Fall 2012

 September 28       Peter Driscoll, Yale University, "Stabilizing early planet evolution by coupling surface tectonics and climate," Host: Allan Rubin
 October 5 Terry Blackburn, MIT EAPS, "The Thermal, Erosion and Preservation History of the Continental Lithosphere," Host: Blair Schoene
 October 12 Dustin Trail, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,"Insights into the Hadean Earth from experimental studies of zircon," Host: Blair Schoene & Adam Maloof
 October 19 Philipp Ruprecht, LDEO, "The Highway from Hell: Mafic recharge and its role in volcanic eruptions at stratovolcanoes," Columbia University, Host: Allan Rubin
 October 26 Vernon Cormier, University of Connecticut, "Detection of Freezing and Melting Regions of the Inner Core," Host: Jeroen Tromp
 November 2 Break Week
 November 9 Lianxing Wen, SUNY at Stony Brook, "Recent Discoveries on the Earth's inner core," Host: Jeroen Tromp & Frederik Simons
 November 16 Kanani Lee, Yale University, "Planetary Diversity: From Diamond Planets to Hot Jupiters," Host: Tom Duffy  
 November 23 Thanksgiving Break  
 November 30 David Barbeau, University of South Carolina, "Testing hypotheses of Antarctic glaciation," Host: Adam Maloof  
 December 7  AGU  
 December14 Ulrich Faul, Boston University, "Structure of the Upper Mantle from Experiments on Olivine at Seismic Frequencies," Host: Jeroen Tromp  

*Unless noted, all seminars are held on Friday at 12 noon in Guyot 220.


Questions or comments? Contact Max Werner or Ebru Bozdag