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:
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:
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"