The Earth and Environmental Sciences Department invites experts to speak and share their research with students and faculty. Please join us to learn about a variety of fascinating topics in earth and environmental science. Snacks and refreshments will be served. All are welcome!
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Tuesday, Sept. 12 — Noon–1:00 p.m.
Dr. Shannon Graham, Boston College, Earth & Environmental Sciences Department
"The Seismic Potential of Planet Earth: Results from the First Global Block Model"
Tuesday, Sept. 19 — Noon–1:00 p.m.
Dr. Dunwei Wang, Boston College, Chemisty Department
"Store Solar Energy in Chemical Bonds: From Artificial Photosynthesis to Batteries"
Tuesday, Sept. 26 — Noon–1:00 p.m.
Jennifer Wade, National Science Foundation
"From Rocky Cliffs to Capitol Hill: The Many Ways to Do Science"
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Tuesday, Oct. 3 — Noon–1:00 p.m.
David Hodell, University of Cambridge
"Persistent instability of glacial climate and overturning circulation in the North Atlantic for the past 1.5 million years"
Tuesday, Oct. 10 — Noon–1:00 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 12: — Noon–1:00 p.m.
Dr. Kamini Singha, Colorado School of Mines
"A Tale of Two Porosities: Exploring Why Contaminant Transport Doesn’t Always Behave the Way It Should"
Thursday, Oct. 17: — Noon–1:00 p.m.
Boston College Earth & Environmental Science Dept, Faculty Colloquium
Tuesday, Oct. 24 — Noon–1:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 31 — Noon–1:00 p.m.
Dr. Hongbo Ma, Rice University
"Phase Transition Behavior of Sediment Transport at Sand-Silt Interface: Evidence and Implication"
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Tuesday, Nov. 7 — Noon–1:00 p.m.
Dr. Jaime Barnes, University of Texas
"Volatile Cycling Through Subduction Zones: Focus on Hydrothermal Systems"
Tuesday, Nov. 28 — Noon–1:00 p.m.
Dr. William Armstrong, University of Colorado Boulder
"Sliding From Space: Investigating Glacier Dynamics Using Satellite Data and Numerical Modeling"
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