Spring 2017

January 12:
KIMBERLY MYERS, Texas A&M University
"Biogeochemical arsenic, iron, and sulfur cycles in Archean environments: what can the distant past teach us about the present?"

January 19:
"Insights into mid-ocean ridge processes: Plagioclase-dunites from the Krivaja peridotite massif in the Dinarides"

January 26 - 1 PM:
CAREY LISSE, Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University
"The New Horizons Flyby of Pluto"

February 2:
MICHAEL ACKERSON, Carnegie Institution for Science
"Low-temperature crystallization of granites: case study from the Tuolumne Intrusive Suite"

February 16:
"Temperature, time and titanium - a cautionary tale from magmatic quartz"

February 23:
MEGAN NEWCOMBE, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory/Columbia University
"What drives lunar fire fountain eruptions? Insights from water solubility and diffusion experiments"

*Wednesday, March 15 - 12:30 PM
MOHAMED RAMY EL MAARRY, University of Bern
"Rosetta mission to comet 67P: A two-years-voyage with a geological wonderworld"

March 30:
NICHOLAS TOSCA, University of Oxford
"Experimental insight into the origins of Precambrian banded iron formation"

April 6:
CONEL ALEXANDER, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution for Science
"Interstellar inheritance: The extent of reprocessing of molecular cloud material in the early solar nebula"

*Monday, April 10 - 11 AM:
         *Note: This RGGS/Paleo/EPS Seminar will be held in the RGGS Lecture Hall on the 5th floor
MARC LAFLAMME, University of Toronto Mississauga
"The First Mass Extinction of Complex Life"

June 1:
LEONID V. DANYUSHEVSKY, University of Tasmania
"Geological applications for Time-Of-Flight detectors in Laser-ablation-ICPMS"