Fall Semester 2018 DEEPS Colloquia
Thursdays 4:00PM MacMillan 115 (unless otherwise noted)
All are welcome


September 13
Greg Fournier, MIT 
"Testing biogeochemical hypotheses of microbial evolution using time-calibrated phylogenetic trees"

September 20:
Elizabeth "Zibi" Turtle, Johns Hopkins University 
"Dragonfly: A New Frontiers mission concept for in situ exploration of prebiotic chemistry and habitability on the Ocean World Titan

September 27
Pincelli Hull, Yale 
"Some like it hot: Tropical temperatures and ecosystems over the last 100 million years" 

October 4
Rob Gailey, UC Davis 
"Groundwater management in California during times of scarcity and regulatory change: Big picture issues and scientific approaches"

October 11
Kevin Uno, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory 
"Seeing the grasses through the trees: Development of molecular biomarker methods for identifying grasses in the geologic past"

October 18
David Furbish, Vanderbilt University 
"The physics of sediment particle diffusion"

October 25
Caroline Ummenhofer, WHOI 
"Drivers of regional hydroclimate in the Indo-Pacific - from climate models to paleo proxy records"

November 1
Samer Naif, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory 
"A journey to the base of an oceanic plate: Linking electromagnetic, seismic, and geochemical observations from the Cocos seafloor"

November 8
Magali Billen, UC Davis 
"Deep earthquake triggering limited by rate of slab deformation in the transition zone"

November 15
Jay Quade, University of Arizona 
"Hydrologic Upheaval in the Americas During the Last Deglacial Period (18-11 Ka)"

November 22
No Colloquium (Thanksgiving)

November 29
Sarah Hörst, Johns Hopkins University 
"Planets in a bottle:  Exploring planetary atmospheres in a lab"

Thomas Zurbuchen, NASA Associate Director, Science Mission Directorate