Geosciences Colloquium Series: 2019-2020

Geosciences Colloquium Series 2019-2020

Thursdays 4:00 - 5:00 PM, Gould-Simpson Building, Room 228A
Schedule is subject to change.
Organized by Jess Tierney and Pete DeCelles.
Refreshments served at 3:30 in the Gould-Simpson lobby.

**The remainder of the Spring 2020 colloquium talks have been cancelled**


August 29, 2019
Tingting Gu, Gemological Institute of America (New York)
"Gems, the tip of the iceberg of Earth’s evolution"
September 5, 2019
Lijun Liu, University of Illinois
“New insights on the late Cenozoic volcanic, topographic and mantle evolution of the western U.S.”
September 12, 2019
Marcus Lofverstrom, University of Arizona
“The importance of Arctic gateways for Northern Hemisphere glacial inception”     
September 19, 2019
Emily Brodsky, UC Santa Cruz
“How Far Away Do People Make Earthquakes?”  
September 26, 2019
Francis MacDonald, UC Santa Barbara
“Probing Surface-Interior Mass Exchange Using Nitrogen”
October 3, 2019
Cari Johnson, University of Utah 
"The muck and the mire: tales of subsidence and woe from the Kaiparowits Plateau, southern Utah"
October 10, 2019
Dan Ibarra, UC Berkeley
“Lacustrine records of Cenozoic and Plio-Pleistocene hydroclimate change in western North America”
October 17, 2019
Ananya Mallik, University of Rhode Island
"How Far Away Do People Make Earthquakes?"
October 24, 2019
Naomi Levin, U Michigan
“Using tiny variations in oxygen-17 to expand the paleoclimate toolkit – insights from modern waters and carbonates”
October 31, 2019
Catherine Macris, IUPUI
"Insights into impact processes from ultra-high temperature experiments"
November 7, 2019
John Singleton, Colorado State University
"Tectonic inheritance and the development of metamorphic core complexes in west Arizona”
November 14, 2019
Karen McKinnon (UCLA)
 “The signal and the noise: trends in summer heat extremes amidst internal variability"
November 21, 2019
Jessica Blois, UC Merced
"Species and assemblage dynamics throughout the late Quaternary at the Rancho La Brea Tar Pits"
November 28, 2019
No colloquium --- Thanksgiving
December 5, 2019
Yani Najman, Lancaster University (UK)
"Allogenic influences on the Himalayan erosion record preserved in the Bengal Fan, IODP Expedition 354"
January 23, 2020 Kyle Straub, Tulane University "Where’d the time go: Storage of time and environmental records in stratigraphy" DeCelles
January 30, 2020 Gerald Meehl "Does the Atlantic force the Pacific or does the Pacific force the Atlantic?"  
February 6, 2020 Ved Lekic, University of Maryland "Promise and Danger in Seismic Inversions from Crust to Core”. He is currently at the University of Maryland" Harig
February 13, 2020 Diane Thompson, University of Arizona "Reconstructing climate from marine biogenic carbonates: an integrated approach for constraining uncertainties and facilitating proxy-model comparisons"  
February 20, 2020 Enrique Merino, Indiana University-Bloomington

“Replacement, metasomatism dynamics, the blind spot of geochemists. Examples: Nonlinear brucite-for-periclase replacement in marbles and self-accelerating serpentinization”

February 27, 2020 David McGee, MIT "Saharan dust and North African climate over the last 250,000 years" Quade
March 5, 2020      
March 12, 2020      
March 19, 2020      
March 26, 2020      
April 2, 2020 Ellen Currano, University of Wyoming   Cohen
April 9, 2020      
April 16, 2020 Paula Welander, Stanford University "Linking the genomic and geologic records: How modern microbes produce ancient lipids" Tierney
April 23, 2020      
April 30, 2020 Christopher Jackson, Imperial College   Tierney
May 7, 2020 Min Chen, Michigan State University   Kiser
September 3, 2020 Massimo Chiaradia, University of Geneva    
October 1, 2020 Taylor Perron, MIT