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Spring 2018 Klepser Seminar Series

Thursday, 3:40 pm, Strong Hall Bldg. Lecture Hall B-01

Date Speaker, Affiliation (Host) Title
11 Jan FIRST WEEK OF CLASSES – NO SEMINAR
18 Jan Susan Pfiffner, University of Tennessee Looking for life in all the wrong places
25 Jan Hap McSween, University of Tennessee (Szynkiewicz) Geologic exploration of asteroids Vesta and Ceres
1 Feb Margaret Lazarus,University of Tennessee (Moersch) Leaving Orbit—the Past and Future of American Spaceflight
8 Feb Ruth Aronoff, Furman University (Jessup) Revealing a hidden mountain range in Proterozoic North America
15 Feb Julie Elliott, Purdue University (Jessup)
The EarthScope Speaker
Active deformation in Alaska and Western Canada observed with GPS
22 Feb Elizabeth Cottrell, Smithsonian Institution (McCanta) Why natural history matters in the 21st Century?
1 Mar Bradley Deline, University of West Georgia (Sumrall) The evolution of metazoan morphological diversity
8 Mar Tim Collett, U.S. Geological Survey (Steen)
Ocean Discovery Lecturer
From research to discovery – The history and future of marine gas hydrate research
15 Mar SPRING BREAK – NO SEMINAR
22 Mar LPSC WEEK – NO SEMINAR
29 Mar Joel Kostka, Georgia Tech (Steen) The impacts of oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster on ecosystem function in coastal
5 Apr Michael Krawczynski, Washington Univ. in St Louis (Dygert) The existence of deep super-hydrous arc magmas: implications from high-Mg amphibole
9 Apr (Mon) Zachary Sharp,
Univ. of New Mexico (Szynkiewicz)
Mineralogical Society of America Distinguished Lecturer
The neglected middle son: 17O in paleoclimate
12 Apr SE GSA – NO SEMINAR
19 Apr Louise Prockter, Lunar and Planetary Institute (Emery) The exploration of Europa
26 Apr AWARDS DAY
† Ocean Discovery Lecturer sponsored by U.S. Science Support Program associated with the International Ocean Discovery Program
‡ The EarthScope Speaker Series sponsored by EarthScope Education and Outreach Program
≠Mineralogical Society of America Distinguished Lecturer

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