Earth and Planetary Sciences Fall 2017 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

October 26:
"Spider silk: evolution of diverse, high-performance biomolecules"

November 2:
PETER SCHULTZ, Brown University
"The Impact Record in the Argentine Pampas"

November 9:
MARTIN REICH, Universidad de Chile
"Climatic and tectonic triggers for ore deposition"

** rescheduled for Friday, November 17:
OLIVIER NAMUR, University of Leuven, Belgium
"Mantle-crust differentiation of the planet Mercury"

November 30:
DAVID LINDO-ATICHATI, CUNY, College of Staten Island; CUNY, Graduate Center

December 7:
BRANDON MAHAN, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris


Spring 2018 Seminars

February 8:
PAUL FALKOWSKI, Rutgers University

February 15:

March 1:
RAQUEL ALONSO-PEREZ, Harvard University

April 5:
MEGAN HOLYCROSS, Smithsonian Institution

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