G&G Colloquium Fall 2014

Wednesdays 4-5 p.m., Kline Geology Lab, Room 123

Fall 2014

Aug. 27

Yuri Podladchikov

University of Lausanne

Sources of heat, pressure, and fluids for crustal metamorphism (abstract)

Sep. 3

Kevin Boyce

Stanford University

The impact of plant physiology on environment and ecology before and after flowering plant evolution (abstract)

Sep. 10

Adam Sobel

Columbia University

Sandy and climate change: predictions and responses (abstract)

Sep. 17

Amaury Triaud


Exploiting the diversity of exoplanetary systems, to improve our odds
of finding another Earth (abstract)

Sep. 24

Baylor Fox-Kemper

Brown University

The role of the ocean surface – and its dynamics – in climate (abstract)

Oct. 1

Jeroen Tromp

Princeton University

Seismic structure of the European and crust and upper mantle based on adjoint tomography (abstract)

Oct. 8

David Polly

Indiana University

Clasts with minds of their own: New approaches to interactions between organisms and Earth systems

Oct. 15

Kurt Konhauser

University of Alberta

Tracing the evolution of oxygen on the Archean Earth (abstract)

Oct. 22

Fall break

Oct. 29

Dave Kelsey

University of Adelaide

On regional ultrahigh temperature crustal metamorphism (abstract)

Nov. 5

Clint Conrad

University of Hawai’i

Net characteristics of plate tectonics: Implications for mantle dynamics, dynamic topography, and sea level (abstract)

Nov. 12

David Rowley

University of Chicago

Global paleogeogeographic constraints on dynamic topography change: Implications for long-term sea level and variations in mean age of the oceanic lithosphere (abstract)

Nov. 19

Hagit Affek

Yale University

Clumped isotopes in speleothems: accounting for disequilibrium (abstract)
Nov. 26   Thanksgiving
Dec. 3

Eli Tziperman

Harvard University

Flint Lecture: Title forthcoming

Dec. 10

Ros Rickaby

University of Oxford

Title forthcoming

Please address inquiries to the colloquium committee (Email: colloquium@earth.geology.yale.edu). Contact
AOCD: Yana BebievaVarun Murthy Geochemistry: Yi Liu, James Super Geophysics: Kierstin DaviauAnwar Mohiuddin Paleontology:  Ross Anderson, Holger Petermann Tectonics: David Auerbach, Eric Bellefroid Petrology: Jennifer Axler
Faculty: Prof. Mary-Louise Timmermans, Prof. William Boos, Prof. Trude Storelvmo