Spring Seminars 2011
Earth and Planetary Sciences Spring 2011 Seminars
Thursdays at 1:30pm, EPS Conference Room
Thursday, February 17: STERNS A. MORSE - University of Massachusetts,
"Plagioclase An-Range and Residual Porosity in Igneous Cumulates
of the Kiglapait Intrusion"
Thursday, February 24: AARON S. BELL - AMNH
"Degassing Induced Changes in Magmatic Oxidation State: Implications for Modeling Phase Equilibria and Ore Forming Processes"
Thursday, March 3: OPEN
Thursday, March 10: Lunar & Planetary Science Conference - NO SEMINAR
Thursday, March 17: GEORGE E. HARLOW & KENNET FLORES - AMNH
"Report on the November 2010 Guatemala Expedition: Resolving geodynamic interpretation of NOAM-Caribbean Plate interaction history. A Niarchos Fund expedition"
Tuesday, March 29: HORST MARSCHALL - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
"Physico-chemical transport and differentiation processes in subduction zones: mixing at the slab-mantle interface and melting of mélange rocks in mantle-wedge plumes?"
Thursday*, March 31: CHRISTOPHER HERD - University of Alberta
"Heterogeneity of the Tagish Lake Meteorite: insights into nebular and parent body processing of organic matter"
*NOTE: Seminar will start at 1:00 PM
Thursday, April 7: POSTPONED
Thursday, April 14: MICHAEL DaSILVA - AMNH
"Ridge subduction volcanism: Southern Patagonian Andes"
Thursday, April 21: CONEL M. O'D. ALEXANDER - DTM - Carnegie Institution of Washington
"The origin of organics and water in chondrites, and implications for transport in the solar protoplanetary disk"
Thursday, April 28: DON R. BAKER - McGill University
“Some of the equilibrium and kinetic behavior of sulfur in magmatic systems”
Thursday, May 5: DANIEL SAVIN - Columbia University
"The Genesis projects: laboratory studies in molecular astrophysics from the first star to the beginnings of organic chemistry"
Thursday, May 12: ROBERT L. LINNEN - University of Waterloo
"Rare Metals and Pegmatites - a Look at Extreme Magmatic Processes"
Monday, May 16: JILL VANTONGEREN - Columbia University - Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory - AMNH
"The 'Ins' and 'Outs' of the Bushveld Complex Upper Zone"
Thursday, May 19: CLAUDE T. HERZBERG - Rutgers University
"Thermal history of the Earth: new views on deep Archean and Hadean time"
Thursday, May 26: MICHAEL D. GREENBERG - AMNH
"Reconstructing Stardust: Insights from 3D Imaging and XRF Mapping of Whole Tracks"
Please join us for the Research Scientist search presentations
beginning on May 26 at 1:30 PM (unless otherwise noted):
Thursday, May 26 - 11:30 AM: PAVEL IZBEKOV - Geophysics Institute, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
"Compositional and textural stratigraphy of plagioclase: Implications for magma processes at active volcanoes"
Thursday, June 2: JOSEPH BOESENBERG - AMNH
"Pallasites: Mantles of Differentiated Asteroids"
Thursday, June 9: JULIANE GROSS - Lunar & Planetary Institute
"Constraints on the geochemical variations and complex evolution of the lunar highlands: ALHA81005’s view from the farside"