Seminar Series

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!

Spring 2018

Earth & Environmental Sciences Seminar Series

Hailey Mitchell, Risk Management Solutions

"Measuring mayhem: How catastrophe modeling turns natural hazard risk into business decisions"

January 23

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Devlin Hall, 201

Earth & Environmental Science Seminar Series

Rajdeep Dasgupta, Rice University

"The influence of subduction zone carbon cycling on Earth's long-term climate"

February 06

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Devlin Hall, 201

Earth & Environmental Sciences Seminar Series

Jennifer Schmidt, Wellesley College

"Differential unroofing across the southeastern Lhasa block: Geodynamic controls on Cenozoic exhumation and landscape evolution"

February 20

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Devlin Hall, 201

Earth & Environmental Sciences Seminar Series

Sönke Dangendorf, University of Siegen

"Challenges in estimating 20th century global mean sea level change"

February 27

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Devlin Hall, 201

Earth & Environmental Sciences Seminar Series

Christie Hegermiller, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

"Surf's up: Statistical and dynamical projection of changing wave conditions and coastal response"

March 13

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Devlin Hall, 201

Earth & Environmental Sciences Seminar Series

Anthony Pollington & Ellen Syracuse, Los Alamos National Laboratory

"Applications of geologic skill sets at a national lab: two perspectives from LANL"

March 27

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Devlin Hall, 201

Earth & Environmental Sciences Seminar Series

Sarah Das, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

"Recent amplification of Greenland melting and implications for ice sheet dynamics"

April 03

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Devlin Hall, 201

Earth & Environmental Sciences Seminar Series (Wednesday, April 11th)

Zach Sharp, University of New Mexico

"The primordial sources of Earth's water" (WEDNESDAY)

April 11

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Devlin Hall, 201

Earth & Environmental Sciences Seminar Series

Mark Caddick, Virginia Tech

"Petrologic constraints on tectonic processes"

April 17

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Devlin Hall, 201

Earth & Environmental Sciences Seminar Series

Jeremy Shakun, Boston College

"Five million years of polar ice sheet variations from cosmogenic nuclides in marine sediments"

April 24

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Devlin Hall, 201

Earth & Environmental Sciences Seminar Series

Roberta Rudnick, University of California, Santa Barbara

"Glacial diamictites and the evolving composition of the upper continental crust"

May 01

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Devlin Hall, 201

Earth & Environmental Sciences Seminar Series

Domingo Aerden, University of Granada

"Improved resolution of orogenic history through 3D analysis of porphyroblast inclusion trails"

May 08

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Devlin Hall, 201