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Events and Seminars

EPS Seminar Series

Unless otherwise noted, all EPS Seminars will be held on Fridays at 10:00 am in the L.L. Sloss room (Tech F285) within Northwestern University's Technological Institute, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, Illinois.

To explore past EPS Seminar Series, please use the links to the left. Alternatively, use the search bar in the upper right corner of this page to find a specific speaker or institution.

If you have any questions or would like to request to be added to the seminar mailing list, please contact our Program Assistant.

Fall 2019 Seminars

September 27 - Sloss Graduate Research Symposium, 10:00 am and 3:00 pm
The Sloss Graduate Research Symposium is an annual tradition in which EPS graduate students present short talks on their research and accomplishments over the summer.

October 11 - Tom Brocher, USGS Menlo Park
The 151st Anniversary of the Damaging 1868 Hayward Earthquake: Why it Matters and How We Can Prepare for its Repeat

October 18 - Rebecca Saari, University of Waterloo
Impacts of Air Pollution under Climate Change and Climate Policy

October 25 - Roger Bryant, University of Chicago
Reevaluating the Sulfur Isotope Record of Earth's Two-Step Oxygenation

November 1 - Ryan Ziegler, NASA Johnson Space Center
The Apollo Sample Suite: 50 Years of Scientific Insights

November 1 - Andrea Mosie, NASA Johnson Space Center, 5:00-6:30 p.m. 
Q+A with NASA Hidden Figure Andrea Mosie, Apollo Moon Rock Processor

November 8 - Isla Castañeda, University of Massachusetts
Glycerol Dialkyl Glycerol Tetraethers (GDGTs) in Lakes and Their Importance for Past Temperature Reconstruction: Examples from the West Turkana Basin (Kenya) and Arctic Siberia

November 15 - Chuck DeMets, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Contemporary Deformation of Northern Central America: Plate and Block Rotations, Fault Slip Rates, Faulting Locking, and Distributed Deformation from GPS Velocities Calibrated for Earthquakes and Transient Postseismic Deformation

November 22 - Kanani Lee, Yale University
Facilitating Atmosphere Oxidation through Mantle Convection

Winter 2020 Seminars

February 4 (Tuesday) - Sarah Woodroffe, Durham University, UK
Relative Sea-Level Changes and the History of the Greenland Ice Sheet

Spring 2020 Seminars

April 1 (Wednesday) - Jun Yang, Peking University
Climate and Habitability of Tidally Locked Terrestrial Planets

April 10 - Clay Tabor, University of Connecticut

April 17 - Paul Lundgren, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

April 24 - Ken Ferrier, University of Wisconsin at Madison

May 1 - Regan Dunn, La Brea Tar Pits & Museums

May 8 - Lizzy Trower, University of Colorado - Boulder

May 15 - Irene Crisologo, Northwestern University

May 29 - James Bendle, University of Birmingham

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