Fall 2012 Seminars
Thursday, September 13:
ALEX ZIRAKPARVAR - AMNH
"Geochemical and Geochronological Constraints on the Origin and Evolution of Rocks in the Active Woodlark Rift of Papua New Guinea"
Thursday, September 20 - 1:30PM:
ALAN ANDERSON - St. Francis Xavier University
"Are silicate-rich inclusions in pegmatite minerals crystallized aliquots of boundary-layer melt?"
Thursday, September 27:
BOB KOPP - Rutgers University
"Interpreting the noisy geological record of ancient sea level changes: What can the past tell us about the future?"
Thursday, October 4:
ROGER FU - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Early core formation and dynamo generation in asteroids: The case of Vesta"
Thursday, October 11:
CYNTHIA WERNER - USGS Alaska Volcano Observatory
"Degassing related to the 2009 Eruption of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska"
Thursday, October 18:
HITESH CHANGELA - Naval Research Laboratory/Carnegie Institute of Science
"Analytical Studies of Solid Organics in Primitive Carbonaceous Chondrites"
*Friday, October 26:
HOMAR BARCENA - CUNY- Kingsborough Community College
"Mass-Dependent vs Mass-Independent Oxygen Isotope Fractionation"
Thursday, November 1: CANCELED
TIM GROVE - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Lunar magma ocean cumulate remelting: evidence from lunar ultramafic glasses"
Thursday, November 15:
SARAH BROWNLEE - Wayne State University
"Combining mineralogy, geophysics, and geochemistry to understand seismic anisotropy in the crust and lithosphere"
*Friday, November 30:
KIEREN HOWARD - CUNY- Kingsborough Community College
"Biomass capture during meteorite impact"
Thursday, December 13 - *1:30 PM:
SUZANNE BALDWIN - Syracuse University
"Linking mantle dynamics and plate tectonics in New Guinea: insights from exhumed (U)HP rocks"