Earth and Planetary Sciences Fall 2013 Seminars
Thursdays at 1 p.m., EPS Conference Room
Thursday, September 12:
RICHARD GASCHNIG - University of Maryland
"The many (and sometimes lost) arcs of Idaho"
Thursday, September 19:
ABBY KAVNER - University of California, Los Angeles
"The Electrochemical Earth"
Thursday, September 26:
ALEX ZIRAKPARVAR - AMNH
"An enriched mantle source for the Bushveld Igneous Complex, South Africa: Evidence from Hf in zircon"
Thursday, October 3:
JOHN W. SHERVAIS - Utah State University
"Inside the subduction factory: melt depletion and fluid enrichment in the mantle wedge"
Thursday, October 10:
RYAN MATHUR - Juniata College
"Examples of Fingerprinting Metal Sources in Geologic Materials and Metallic Artifacts with the Use of Copper Isotope Ratios"
Thursday, October 17:
MICHELLE COOMBS - US Geological Survey, Anchorage, Alaska Area
"Rhyolite magma generation and eruption in the eastern Aleutian arc, Alaska"
Thursday, October 24:
HORST MARSCHALL - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
"The hard-rock isotope geochemistry of boron: obstacles, potential, and recent analytical progress at WHOI"
Thursday, October 31:
AARON S. BELL - University of New Mexico
"XANES Measurements of Cr Valence in Olivine and their Applications to Planetary Basalts"
Thursday, November 7:
AKI TAKIGAWA - Carnegie Institution
"Laboratory studies filling a large gap between circumstellar dust and presolar grains"
*Friday, November 8 @ 3 p.m.:
JISUN PARK - Rutgers University
"Ar age dating of Tissint, Martian Meteorite"
Thursday, November 14: CANCELED
TIM GLOTCH - Stony Brook University
"Lunar swirls and space weathering processes on the Moon"
*Friday, November 22 @ 10 a.m.:
TYRONE O. ROONEY - Michigan State University
"From initiation to termination - the critical role of magma in rift evolution"
Thursday, December 5:
GILBERT N. HANSON - Stony Brook University
"How research by earth science teachers, science education students and high school students has influenced the understanding of Long Island Geology"
When: The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the American Museum of Natural History holds seminars on most Thursdays during the academic year. Please refer to the current schedule for more details.
Where: Seminars are held in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences conference room.
Directions: The department is located on the fourth floor close to the Information Desk in the Wallach Orientation Center on the south or 77th Street side of the building. The entrance to the department is to the right of the movie screen. A phone at the door can be used to contact Gokce Ustunisik (x5361) or Nanette Nicholson (x5390) for entry. Visitors who wish to attend the seminar are invited to contact Gokce or Nanette in advance for more detailed directions, or to arrange for someone to meet you at one of the museum entrances.
Mailing list: Information about upcoming seminars are sent via e-mail a few days before the scheduled date. If you would like to be on the mailing list to receive information about our seminars, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.