Current semester K. Douglas Nelson Lecture Series (Spring 2014)


*All seminars are held in Heroy 113 at 4pm unless otherwise noted

 
January 23rd, Christine Regalla, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
New persepctives on an old margin, kinematics of Northeast Japan subduction zone

January 30th, Linda Ivany, Syracuse University
Eocene Climate Change and Paleoseasonality: Insights from Fossil Bivalves

February 7th, Emily Chin, Brown University
The origin and evolution of deep continental arc lithosphere: constraints using xenoliths from the Sierra Nevada, California

February 13th, Anne Pommier, Arizona State University
Linking Electrical Properties of Melts to Upper Mantle Structure and Dynamics

February 20th, Brian O'Driscoll, Keele University
From mantle to mineralization: The diary of a 60 Ma old magma chamber


February 27th, Jay Thomas, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Message in a bottle: using experiments to “uncork” the origins of rocks.

March 13th, Spring Break, no seminar

March 20th, The Holmes Award Lecture, James Zachos, U.C. Santa Cruz
Heroy Auditorium, 7pm
The long-term impacts of unabated anthropogenic carbon emissions: lessons from the past.

See article in The College News: http://asnews.syr.edu/newsevents_2014/releases/Holmes_Lecture_Awards.html

March 27th, Dylan Irvine, Syracuse University
Heat, heterogeneity and hydrogeology: From geothermal energy, to the study of streams.

April 3rd, Barbara Tewksbury, Hamilton College
Practical and Effective Teaching Strategies for Engaging Students Actively in the Classroom

April 11th , Graduate Student Symposium: 11:15 AM Dustin Trail, University of Rochester, and 4:00 PM Peter deMenocal, Columbia

April 17th, Jeff McKenzie, McGill University; co-hosted by the Syracuse University Water Inititative
What is the impact of melting tropical glaciers on Andean hydrology?


April 28th*, Winchell Award Recipient Lecture, Henry Posamentier, Chevron Research, (stratigraphy)

Integration of Seismic Stratigraphy and Seismic Geomorphology for Prediction of Lithology; Ancient Environments Beneath our Feet