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Earth, Planetary & Space Sciences Colloquium

The purpose of the Earth and Space Sciences Colloquium Series is to present hot topics of broad scientific interest in an exciting and accessible way. It is distinct from the specialized talks in sub-fields of the Department held on every day of the week. The colloquia are held at 4-5pm every Thursday in Geology room 3656. They are preceded by “Cookies ‘n’ Coffee” in the Commons Room (Geology 3680) from 3:30pm – 4:00pm.

2016-2017 Academic Year

February 2, 2017
February 2, 2017
Speaker: Cathy Constable
Talk Title: Earth’s Magnetic Field: Reversals, Stochastic Models and Physical Interpretations -Event Details-
February 9, 2017
February 9, 2017
Speaker: Ray Ingersoll
Talk Title: Reconstructing Southern California: New Developments -Event Details-
February 16, 2017
February 16, 2017
Speaker: Marcelo Chameki
Talk Title: TBD -Event Details-
February 23, 2017
February 23, 2017
Speaker: Austin Hendy
Talk Title: Biogeographic evolution of tropical Americas: Reconciling old fossils with new interpretations. -Event Details-
March 2, 2017
March 2, 2017
Speaker: Ashleigh Hood
Talk Title: Sedimentary Archives: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly -Event Details-
March 9, 2017
March 9, 2017
Speaker: Lizzy Trower (Caltech)
Talk Title: Sediment Transport in Carbonate Environments: A Case Study in the Role of Abrasion in Ooid Growth -Event Details-
March 16, 2017
March 16, 2017
Speaker: Maya Tolstoy (Columbia University)
Talk Title: A New View of Mid-Ocean Ridge Eruptions -Event Details-