Earth and Planetary Sciences 2020/2021 Virtual Seminars

Thursdays at 1 p.m.           

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

Oct 1 – Cin-Ty Lee, Rice University
Igneous Petrology
"Making andesites, copper porphyries and continental crust"

Oct 15 – Tom Williams, University of Florida
Chemical Oceanography
"Neodymium isotopes as a tracer for ocean circulation across the last glacial cycle"

Oct 29 – Steven Jaret, AMNH
Geochemistry/Planetary Science
"Impact Melts as Unique Igneous Environments – insight from isotope geochemistry"

Nov 5 – Melissa Sims, Johns Hopkins University
High Pressure Mineralogy
"Studying Meteorite Impacts Using Rapid Compression"

Nov 12 – Logan Brenner, Barnard College
"Coral record of Younger Dryas Chronozone warmth on the Great Barrier Reef with Isopora fossils"

Nov 19 – Tanya Kizovski, University of Toronto
"A new type of hydrous alteration on Mars? Investigating the unique textures of olivine in Martian meteorite NWA 7042"

Dec 3 – Nick Tailby and Denton Ebel, AMNH
Experimental Petrology
"What Are We Doing in the EPS Experimental Petrology Lab?"

*Jan 21, 2021 - 11 a.m.
Erwin Dehouck, Université Claude Bernard Lyon
Mars Geology
"Ancient aqueous alteration at Gale crater, Mars: insights from geochemistry"

Feb 25, 2021 - Philipp Heck, Field Museum
"E.T.s underground: fossil micrometeorites and meteorites from Earth’s sedimentary record"

March 4, 2021 - Catherine Davis, Yale University
"Big stories in tiny shells: Tales from the pelagic oxygen minimum zone"

April 8, 2021 - Yves Moussallam, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory/Columbia University
Experimental Petrology
"What do volcanic gases tell us?"

April 22, 2021 - Dr. George Guice, Smithsonian Institution
Metamorphic Petrology
"Using ultramafic rocks to reconstruct complex geological evolution: case studies from Maryland (USA) and Scotland (UK)"

May 6, 2021 - Kennda Lynch, Lunar & Planetary Institute
"Life Finds A Way: Ascertaining the Characteristics of Perchlorate-supported Ecosystems on Habitable Worlds in our Solar System"

May 13, 2021 - Kennet Flores, Brooklyn College
Metamorphic Petrology
"Record of fluid-rock interaction on a long-lived subduction channel"

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: Virtual until further notice.

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 [email protected]