Events in the Department of Earth Sciences


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Syracuse University

Department of Earth Sciences

K. Douglas Nelson Seminar Series

FALL SEMESTER



Sept 3 (WEDNESDAY)  The 2011 Eyafjallajökull Eruptions: Lessons Learned

Bryndis Brandsdóttir, Science Institute, University of Iceland



Sept 11 Earth's Mean Elevation: How Continental Flooding and Long-Term Sea Level Constrain Variations in Mean Age of Oceanic Lithosphere

David Rowley. University of Chicago



Sept 17 (WEDNESDAY)  A Conversation with Neil Shubin

Neil Shubin, University of Chicago



Sept 25 The Making of the Marcellus

Mike Arthur, Pennsylvania State University



Oct 2 Fluids, Faults, and Triggered Seismicity in Oklahoma

Katie Keranen, Cornell University



Oct 9  What Caused Late Cenozoic Cooling? Reconciling Chickens, Eggs and Other Beasts

Jane Willenbring, University of Pennsylvania



Oct 16           Fore-arc/Arc Lengthening and the Formation of Ophiolites and their Soles

Jack Casey, University of Houston



Oct 23  No seminar, GSA Meeting, Vancouver



Oct 30 Geodynamic Processes and Lithospheric Strength in North-western Tibet

Vadim Levin, Rutgers University



Nov 6 Collapse of Ice Sheets in the Ancient Climate and What This Means For the World Now

Maureen Raymo, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University



 

Nov 13

TBA

Sujay Kaushal, University of Maryland



 

Nov 20 No seminar, week before Thanksgiving Break



Dec 4

Quantification of mid Cretaceous (Aptian-Albian) Hydrologic Cycle from Northern Hemisphere Americas Proxy Data

Luis Gonzales, University of Kansas



Unless otherwise specified all talks are held on Thursdays in Heroy 113 at 4 PM