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Weeks Lectures – Fall 2014

Speaker Name
Talk Title
Tentative Topic
5-Sep-2014Harold TobinDepartmental IntroductionUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonCardiffdepartmental introductionN
12-Sep-2014Brad SingerIs the next rhyolitic super eruption brewing in the Southern Andes?University of Wisconsin-MadisonCardiffLaguna del MauleY
19-Sep-2014Joanne StubbsSynchrotron tools for geoscientistsUniversity of ChicagoXuY
26-Sep-2014Patricia GreggThe Mechanics of Triggering Catastrophic Caldera-Forming EruptionsUniversity of IllinoisFeiglCatastrophic caldera-forming eruptionsY
3-Oct-2014Rusty RieseOil Spills, Ethics, and Society: How they intersect and where the responsibilities resideUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonCarrollEthics in the geosciencesFall BOV MeetingY
10-Oct-2014Patrick FultonTwenty-Five Thousand Feet Under the Sea: Taking the Temperature of the 2011 Mw9.0 Tohoku-oki Earthquake FaultUC Santa CruzTobinTohoku-oki earthquake faultY
17-Oct-2014NONE (GSA)GSA October 19-22N
24-Oct-2014Tomochika TokunagaLand subsidence and subsurface environmental changes in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area, and possible groundwater management for urban sustainabilityWangsubsidence in the Tokyo areaGSA October 19-22N
31-Oct-2014Jay ZambitoFrac Sand in WisconsinWGNHSCarrollfrac sand in WisconsinY
7-Nov-2014Jessi MeyerA 'Hydraulics First' Approach to Delineation of a Hydrogeologic Units in Sedimentary Rock Flow SystemsG360 / Univ. of GuelphCardiffunderstanding flow systems in contaminated sedimentary rockY
14-Nov-2014Francis MacdonaldThe tectonic context of Neoproterozoic glaciation and long term climate changeHarvard UniversityPeterssedimentary geology, sedimentary geochemistry and tectonicsY
21-Nov-2014James EldrettClimate forcing of late Cretaceous sediments from the Western Interior SeawayShellMeyersY
5-Dec-2014Larry BandCritical zone processes at the watershed scaleUNC-Chapel Hill (GSA Birdsell-Dreiss Distinguished Lecturer)Wang / BahrBirdsell-Dreiss lectureY
12-Dec-2014NONE (AGU)AGU: December 15-19 (during exams)N
30-Jan-2015Kate HuntingtonCarbonate clumped isotope thermometry in continental tectonicsUniversity of WashingtonGoodwinapplications of isotope thermometry and detrital mineral thermochronology to landscape evolution, tectonics, and climateY
6-Feb-2015Malka MachlusA strategy for cross-calibrating U­Pb chronology and astrochronology of sedimentary sequences: An example from the Green River Formation, Wyoming, USAColumbia (LDEO)MeyersA U-Pb and astrochronologic cross-calibration of the Wilkins Peak Member of the Eocene Green River Formation, Wyoming, USAY
13-Feb-2015Madeline GotkowitzEvaluating Remedies for Pathogen Contamination of Urban GroundwaterWGNHSCardiff / BahrY
20-Feb-2015Hongwu XuNeutron Applications in GeosciencesLos Alamos National LaboratoryXuneutron diffraction of hydrous minerals in earth and Martian environments.Y
27-Feb-2015John ValleyUW-MadisonCardiff10 years of the WiscSIMS labProspective Student visiting WeekY
6-Mar-2015Onno OnckenLocking, mass flux and topographic response at plate boundaries – the Chilean caseGFZ PotsdamTobinForearc tectonic processes in ChileY
13-Mar-2015Elizabet HeadInsight into volatile behavior at Nyamuragira volcano (D.R. Congo, Africa)Northeastern Illinois UniversityFournelleusing remote sensing and melt inclusions to monitor volcanic degassingY
20-Mar-2015Whitney BehrBrittle faults are weak, but the ductile middle crust is strong: implications for lithosphere mechanicsUT-AustinGoodwinkinematics of continental deformation at plate boundariesY
27-Mar-2015NONE (Last day before spring break)Last day before spring breakN
10-Apr-2015Mike RitzwollerUniversity of Colorado-BoulderWangY
17-Apr-2015NONE (Spring BOV)Spring BOV MeetingN
24-Apr-2015Mark ReaganBonin fore-arc drilling (IODP Exp 352): the volcanic architecture of subduction initiationUniversity of IowaSingerY
1-May-2015W. Berry Lyons"Cryptic Hydrology" and other fascinating things about the McMurdo Dry Valleys, AntarcticaOhio State UniversityRodenY
8-May-2015Craig BinaSlab stagnation, buckling, and rollback: Effects of buoyancy and rheologyNorthwesternDeMetsSlab stagnation, buckling, and rollback: Effects of buoyancy and rheologyY
15-May-2015NONE (Exam period)Exam Period / CommencementN