Earth and Planetary Sciences Spring 2018 Seminars

Thursdays at 1:15 p.m.  EPS Conference Room (unless otherwise noted)           

      Support for the Visiting Scholars Program is provided by Peter C. Hein and Anne Farley


February 15 @ 1 PM:


  calibration for apatite: development and application of a new redox sensor

March 1 @ 1 PM - ** Note change in venue - Perkin Library in Astrophysics Department:
RAQUEL ALONSO-PEREZ, Mineralogical and Geological Museum, Harvard University
"The history of a pegmatite in a gemstone"

April 5 @ 2PM - * Note change in venue - RGGS Lecture Hall - 5th floor
MEGAN HOLYCROSS, Smithsonian Institution
"Trace element diffusion in silicate melts: using atomic-scale processes to decode magmatic events"

May 10:
KATHARINA LODDERS, Washington University in St. Louis

May 31:
PAUL FALKOWSKI, Rutgers University

When: The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the American Museum of Natural History holds seminars on most Thursdays during the academic year. Please refer to the current schedule for more details.

Where: Seminars are held in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences conference room.

Directions: The department is located on the fourth floor in the Wallach Orientation Center on the south or 77th Street side of the building. The entrance to the department is to the right of the movie screen. A phone at the door can be used to contact Shuo "Echo" Ding (x5314) or Nanette Nicholson (x5390) for entry. Visitors who wish to attend the seminar are invited to contact Echo or Nanette in advance for more detailed directions, or to arrange for someone to meet you at one of the museum entrances.

Mailing list: Information about upcoming seminars are sent via e-mail a few days before the scheduled date. If you would like to be on the mailing list to receive information about our seminars, please send an e-mail to