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K.D. Nelson Lecture Series

Our weekly colloquium, the K. Douglas Nelson Lecture Series, features scientific talks by outstanding invited investigators from all over the world. The talks are generally less than one hour in length at 4:00 PM Thursday afternoons.

Spring 2017 Schedule:

1/19 Andy Ridgwell (UC Riverside) The Global Climate Weathering Thermostat: Fact, fiction, and computer models

1/26 Matt Kohn (Boise State University) Subduction zone thermal structure and rheology: Insights from metamorphic rocks

2/2 Phoebe Cohen (Williams College) Life in the Neoproterozoic: hard parts, hard dates, and hard questions

2/9 Ashley Harris (Chevron) Three-dimensional numerical modeling of eustatic control on continental margin sand distribution

2/16 Carl Renshaw (Dartmouth College) Fate of Mercury Contamination of a River: Lessons from the Androscoggin River, New Hampshire

2/23 Holmes Lecture: Robert Hazen (Carnegie Institution of Washington) The private lives of minerals: Network analysis applied to mineralogy and petrology

3/2 Dan Breecker (UT Austin) Carbon in Karst: advancing the interpretation of speleothem carbon isotope compositions

3/9 Rob DeConto (U. Mass Amherst)

3/16 Spring Break- no seminar

3/23 TBD

3/30 Jason Briner (University at Buffalo) The sensitivity of the Greenland Ice Sheet to climate change

4/6 Adina Paytan (UC Santa Cruz) Corals on Acid—Impact of Ocean Acidification on Coral Reefs

4/13 Beizhan Yan (Columbia University) Linking environmental and health sciences - source analysis of pollutants

4/20 Anna Martini (Amherst College) A Quarter Century of Antrim Shale Geochemistry: From Salinity to Isotopologues

4/27 Holly Michael (University of Delaware) Vulnerability of groundwater resources in Bangladesh: Interplay between dense populations, geologic complexity, and large-scale arsenic contamination

 

• All seminars begin at 4:00 PM on Thursday afternoons in Heroy Geology Laboratory, Room 113, unless otherwise indicated.



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