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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Seminars - Spring 2008

earth and environmental sciences

Friday, February 8

4:00 p.m., Devlin 307
Dr. Steve Peters, Lehigh University
"Arsenic in groundwaters of New England and New Jersey: the conspiracy of Appalachian tectonics and aqueous geochemistry"

Friday, February 15

4:00 p.m., Devlin 307
Dr. Lanbo Liu, University of Connecticut
"Turning noise into signal: microtremor measurements in metropolitan Beijing for seismic hazard reduction with the applications of the Hilbert-Huang transform"

Friday, February 22

4:00 p.m., Devlin 307
Dr. Alec Gates, Rutgers University
"Atlantic and neotectonism in the western Hudson Highlands, New York to central New Jersey area"

Friday, March 14

4:00 p.m., Devlin 307
Dr. Don Wise, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
"Photogeology of Antarctica's weirdest snow dunes: giving ulcers to a few glaciologists"

Friday, April 11

4:00 p.m., Devlin 307
Dr. Ethan Baxter, Boston University
"How fast, how much, and for how long: teasing time out of earth's evolving crust"

Wednesday, April 23

Noon, Devlin 201
Jonathan Woodruff, Woods Hole Oceanographic Instutution
"Tempests in the sand: unearthing hurricanes from the sedimentary record"