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The Arthur Ross Terrace will be closed this morning, Tuesday, October 21, for a private cultural observance. You many observe smoke and/or fire coming from the Terrace at that time. The FDNY has been notified in advance, and all safety precautions are in place. The Terrace will reopen at 1 pm.


Earth and Planetary Sciences Fall 2014 Seminars

Thursdays at 1:15 p.m. EPS Conference Room


Thursday, September 25:
Jill VanTongeren, Rutgers University
"Structure and accretion of the lower crust of Shatsky Rise oceanic plateau"
Thursday, October 2:
Philip Orton, Stevens Institute of Technology
"Modeling NY/NJ Harbor Storm Surge Flooding and Influences of Barriers and Natural Systems"

Thursday, October 9 at 2:00 p.m.:
Meenakshi Wadhwa, Arizona State University
"A Violent Birthplace for Our Solar System: Was There More Than One Supernova Injection Event"

Thursday, October 16:
Thursday, October 23: GSA meeting in Vancouver – NO SEMINAR
Thursday, October 30:
Marc-Antoine Longpré, Queens College
Thursday, November 6:
Steve Kidder, The City College of New York
Thursday, November 13:
Jeffrey Marsh, Queens College
Thursday, November 20:
Sarah Lambart-Brosson, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory/Columbia University
Thursday, November 27: Thanksgiving Day - NO SEMINAR
Thursday, December 4:
Yann Sonzogni, Lunar and Planetary Institute
Thursday, December 11:
Kennet Flores, AMNH
Thursday, December 18: AGU Fall Meeting -NO SEMINAR

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 Céline Martin (x5365) or Nanette Nicholson (x5390) for entry. Visitors who wish to attend the seminar are invited to contact Céline 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

American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024-5192
Phone: 212-769-5100

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except on Thanksgiving and Christmas
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