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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.

Spring Seminars 2007

Tuesday, January 16, 2007 Lloyd Kaufman - New York University The Moon Illusion

Tuesday, January 23, 2007 Dan Britt - University of Central Florida Meteorite Density and Porosity: Implications for the Structure of Small Bodies

Tuesday, January 30, 2007 Mark Brandon - Yale University Active Subduction, Extension and Mantle Flow beneath Northern Italy

Thursday, February 1, 2007 Cyrena Goodrich - Kingsborough College - CUNY New Investigations of "Knorringite-Uvarovite Garnet" and "Cr-Eskola Pyroxene" in Ureilites LEW 88774 and NWA 766

Tuesday, February 6, 2007 S.A.(Tony) Morse - University of Massachusetts Multiphase Rayleigh Fractionation and the Infinite Magma Reservoir

Friday, February 9, 2007, 2:30PM John Hanchar - Memorial University of Newfoundland Trace Elements in Accessory Minerals: A Window into Crustal Processes

Tuesday, February 13, 2007 OPEN

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 Gisela Winckler - Lamont Dougherty Earth Observatory Cosmic Dust in Polar Ice and Marine Sediments: What it can tell us about Climate

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 Hubert King - ExxonMobile Multi-Lengthscale Study of Growth Features on Quartz Surfaces

Tuesday, March 6, 2007 Bernard Evans - Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington Dacite, Fire, and Brimstone: A Path to Peraluminous Rhyolite

Tuesday, March 13, 2007 - Lunar and Planetary Science Conference week

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 OPEN

Tuesday, March 27, 2007 Frank Hawthorne - University of Manitoba The Key Role of Weakly Bonded Constituents in Oxysalt Minerals: A Deductive Approach

Tuesday, April 3, 2007 John Power - Alaska Volcano Observatory Geophysical Observations of the 2006 Eruption of Augustine Volcano, Alaska

Tuesday, April 10, 2007 Adam Kent - Oregon State University Insights into the Formation and Evolution of Continental Flood Basalts from Silicate Melt Inclusions

Thursday, April 12, 2007, 2:30PM in the Astro Conference Room Carey Lisse - Johns Hopkins University - Applied Physics Laboratory TBA

Tuesday, April 17, 2007 OPEN

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 Glenn Gaetani - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute From Crystals to Climate: Using Precipitation Experiments to Decipher the Temperature Signal in Coral Skeleton

Tuesday, May 1, 2007 Jill Van Tongeren - Lamont Dougherty Earth Observatory Micromill Use #682: Seasonal Temperature Estimates from Cretaceous Marine Bivalves

Tuesday, May 8, 2007 Conel Alexander - Department of Terrestrial Magnetism Meteorites: Recorders of the Prehistory and Early History of the Solar System

Tuesday, May 15, 2007 Lucy McFadden - University of Maryland Deep Impact: New Views of Comets

Tuesday, May 22, 2007 Jessica Larsen - University of Alaska Petrology and Geochemistry of the 2006 Eruption of Augustine Volcano, Alaska

Tuesday, May 29, 2007 Jon Friedrich - Fordham University Techniques for the Quantitative 3D Petrographic Analysis of Chondrites

Thursday, May 31, 2007 Eric Ferre - Southern Illinois University The Bushveld Igneous Complex: A View from the Top

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