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Earth and Planetary Sciences Fall 2019 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 17, 2019
Daniele Cherniak, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
"Diffusion studies using accelerator-based ion beam techniques"

October 24, 2019
Cecilia McHugh, Queens College
"Submarine paleoseismology as a tool for identifying earthquakes and tsunamis: Lessons learned and future challenges"

October 31, 2019
Nick Tailby, AMNH
"Evaluating the pressure-temperature history of the Manhattan Prong"

November 7, 2019
Val Finlayson, University of Maryland
"Rurutu-Arago: A third long-lived (>120 Myr) Pacific hotspot track"

*Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 3:15 p.m.
Scott Harris, Fernbank Science Center
"C.S.I. Earth: The Forensics of Extraterrestrial Assaults on our Planet"

November 14, 2019
Tim Fagan, Waseda University, Japan
"Petrologic pathways from mafic to granitic rocks on the Moon: Constraints from the NWA 773 clan of lunar meteorites"

December 5, 2019
Luke Daly, University of Glasgow
"An atom's eye view of the formation of our solar system""

December 12, 2019
Natalie Umling, AMNH
"The deglacial CO2 problem: reconstructing ventilation and carbon storage in the eastern equatorial Pacific"

December 19, 2019
Denton Ebel, AMNH
"Mineral Condensation in the Early Solar System"


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 Steven Jaret (x5314) or Nanette Nicholson (x5390) for entry. Visitors who wish to attend the seminar are invited to contact Steven 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 is 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