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Spring Seminars 2012

Earth and Planetary Sciences Spring 2012 Seminars
Thursdays at 12 Noon, EPS Conference Room

Thursday, January 26: 
JAMES GARDNER - University of Texas at Austin 
"Spherulites as Proxy Thermometers in Lavas: Constraints on Obsidian Lavas Erupted in Yellowstone National Park"

Thursday, February 2:
MORDECAI MAC LOW - AMNH 
"Puzzles of Planet Formation"

Thursday, February 16: 
OPEN -

Tuesday, February 21 @ 12:30 p.m.:
MARK HARRISON - Department of Earth and Space Sciences, UCLA
"A Search for Extraterrestrial Impact Signatures in Jack Hills Zircons"

Thursday, February 23: 
ELIZABETH FERRISS - Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory/Columbia University 
"Modeling the Effect of Pressure on the Ti-in-Zircon Geothermometer"

Thursday, March 8: @ 1:00 p.m.:
EINAT LEV - Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory/Columbia University 
"Investigating Lava Rheology Using Man-Made Flows, Video Analysis and Numerical Models"

Thursday, March 15: 
OPEN -

Thursday, March 22: 
No Seminar - Lunar & Planetary Sciences Conference

Thursday, March 29: 
JUSTIN FILIBERTO - Southern Illinois University
"Comparing the Effects of Volatile Species (H2O, F and Cl) on Near-Liquidus Phase Equilibria of a Basalt"

Thursday, April 12: 
TIM LOWENSTEIN - Binghamton University 
"Microbial Communities in Fluid and Long-Term Survival in Halite"

Thursday, April 19: Canceled
SUZANNE BALDWIN - Syracuse University 
"Linking mantle dynamics and plate tectonics in New Guinea: insights from exhumed (U)HP rocks"

Thursday, April 26: 
ANGELA DOHERTY - AMNH/Virginia Tech 
"Understanding the evolution of the Monte dei Porri volcanic system, Salina, Aeolian Islands, southern Italy: a melt inclusion approach"

Thursday, May 3: 
ADAM SIMON - University of Nevada, Las Vegas 
"Field and experimental constraints on metal ratios in magmatic ore systems"

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