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Colloquium Schedule - Spring 2014

All talks are held in the Benson Earth Sciences Auditorium (180)
every Wednesday at 4:00 pm unless otherwise noted.
**Refreshments are served at 3:30 on the 3rd floor**

Date Speaker Affiliation Title
Jan - 15 Webster Mohriak Master of Science Graduate Program, University of Rio de Janeiro Birth and Development of Continental Margin Basins: Analogies from the South Atlantic, North Atlantic and the Red Sea
Jan - 22 Peter Molnar University of Colorado Boulder Mantle Dynamics, Isostasy, and Surface Topography:
What’s in a name? That which we call “dynamic topography”
By any other name (like isostasy) would stand as tall.
Jan - 29 Valier Galy Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution A global perspective on riverine export of terrestrial organic carbon to the ocean: climatic or geomorphic forcing?
Feb - 5 Stuart F. Simmons EGI, University of Utah Beowawe to Wairakei: Discovery and Sustainability of Geothermal Resources
Feb - 12 Clay Magill ETH-Zurich Biogeochemical signatures of climate and behavioral change: an organic approach
Feb - 19 Julio Sepúlveda Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT Marine deoxygenation in warming worlds: molecular biomarkers linking past, present and future ocean biogeochemistry
Feb - 26 Sebastian Kopf California Institute of Technology From lakes to lungs: Assessing microbial activity in diverse environments
Mar - 5 TBD TBD TBD
Mar - 12 John Pitlick University of Colorado Boulder Sediment Production and Transport in French Alpine Rivers: Weak Rocks Lead to High Fluxes
Mar - 19 Dan Hobley University of Colorado Boulder Cold, bright, and dry: the geomorphology of icy landscapes on Mars and Europa
Mar - 26 Spring Break - No Colloquium
Apr - 2 Alfredo E. Guzmán Consultant The coming changes in the Mexican petroleum industry and their consequences for North America´s energy supply
Apr - 9 Dr. Ryan Mills Postdoctoral Fellow ARES Directorate Johnson Space Center Houston Re-evaluating pluton/volcano connections and igneous textures in light of incremental magma emplacement
Apr - 16 Kerry Key Scripps Institution of Oceanography Marine electromagnetic imaging of the Middle America Trench offshore Nicaragua
Apr - 23 Joel Pederson Utah State University Transient landscape dynamics in the Colorado Plateau—incision and deformation without tectonic drivers
Apr - 30 Masakazu Niwa Japan Atomic Energy Agency Groundwater pressure changes in Central Japan induced by the 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake, and their relationship with faults

Questions, comments or suggestions for future speakers may be directed to:
Karl Mueller



Geological Sciences
University of Colorado Boulder
UCB 399
Boulder, CO 80309-0399