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Spring 2017 Klepser Seminar Series

Thursday, 3:40 pm, EPS Bldg. Room 302

Date Speaker, Affiliation (Host) Title
12 Jan FIRST WEEK OF CLASSES – NO SEMINAR
19 Jan John Schwartz,
University of Tennessee
Impacts of Acid Deposition on Stream Water and Aquatic Biota in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
26 Jan Stephen Elardo, Carnegie Institution (Moersch) Planetary Differentiation as Witnessed by Iron Isotopes
2 Feb Esteban Gazel, Virginia Tech
(Moersch)
Life Cycles of Mantle Plumes
7 Feb (Tue) Megan Newcombe, Lamont- Doherty Earth Observatory (Moersh) What Drives Lunar Fire-fountain Eruptions? Insights from Water Solubility and Diffusion Experiments on Lunar Basalt
9 Feb Mark Wilson,
College of Wooster (Sumrall)
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Evolution and Paleoecology of Marine Hard Substrate Communities
16 Feb Nicholas Dygert, University of Texas at Austin (Moersch) Lunar Magma Ocean Crystallization and Cumulate Mantle Overturn: New Insights from the Lab
23 Feb Jian Lin, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (Steen) The Making of Earth's Latest Equatorial Marginal Basin: The South China Sea
2 Mar Walter Mooney, US Geological Survey (Klepser Lecturer) The Birth of an Ocean Basin: The Evolution of the Red Sea
9 Mar Ed Harvey,
National Park Service (McKay)
Water Resource Management in the U.S. National Park Service
16 Mar SPRING BREAK – NO SEMINAR
23 Mar LPSC WEEK – NO SEMINAR
30 Mar Lauren Michel, Tennessee Technological University (Fedo) Paleoclimatology and Diagenesis of Paleosols of the Permo-Carboniferous Lodéve Basin, France
13 Apr Larry McKay,
University of Tennessee
Moving to Strong Hall
20 Apr Christina Viviano-Beck, Johns Hopkins University (Moersch) The Evolution of the Martian Crust Through the Lens of CRISM
27 Apr AWARDS DAY
† Ocean Discovery Lecturer sponsored by U.S. Science Support Program associated with the International Ocean Discovery Program
‡ 2017 Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lecturer sponsored by GSA Hydrogeology Division

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