Seminars 2018

Spring 2018

All seminars are at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) on Fridays: Norman Mayer Room 200B

January 19

A New Perspective on Mid-Ocean Ridge Volcanism and Seafloor Spreading

Maya TolstoyLamont Doherty

January 26

From Earth to Mars: Predicting Aeolian Sand Transport on the Red Planet

Christy SwanNaval research lab

February 2

The Fluctuations of Mono Lake, California During and Since the Last Ice Age

Guleed Alildeo

February 9

Fold-Thrust Belt Evolution in a Young Orogen: The Eastern Greater Caucasus

Adam Fortelsu

February 16

Seismic imaging of mantle upwellings beneath the Afro-Arabian plates

Ryan Gallachertulane university

February 23

Application of small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) to monitor ecological indicators at Isle Dernieres Barrier Islands Refuge (IDBIR)

Balaji RamachandranNicholls State University

March 2

No Seminar


March 9



March 16

Quantifying microbial processes in marine sediments on multiple temporal and spatial scales

Marshall Bowleslumcon

March 23

Leveraging geodetic data to constrain lithospheric processes

Lucy FleschInstitution

March 30

No Seminar - Spring Break

April 6


Chris Sherwoodusgs

April 13

Glacial Erosion and Rock Mechanics

Lucas Zoetuniversity of wisconsin madison

April 20

Miceobes in subglacial and other extreme environments

Jill Mikucki UT Knoxville

April 27


Elena SteponaitisTulane university

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