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2019-2020 Seminar Series

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 Seminar

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

Spring 2020 Seminars

Due to COVID-19 concerns, Northwestern University has asked that all visits to campus by outside visitors be cancelled until further notice.  We are therefore suspending our Spring Seminar program.  We will hope to reconstruct our seminar program in the Fall.  Meanwhile, we offer our best wishes during this difficult time.