2015 Geodynamics Seminar Series
Thursdays, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Carriage House, Quissett Campus, WHOI

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Guest Speaker Schedule

DateSeminar SpeakerTopic or Title

Thursday
February 5

Rob Sohn
Geology & Geophysics, WHOI

 

The Dynamic Behavior of Periodic Geysers

Thursday
February 12

 Evelyn Roeloffs
USGS, Vancouver

 

Interactions between earthquakes and fluids: An overview of non-seismological observations

Thursday
February 19

 Jeff Seewald
Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry, WHOI

 

Geochemistry of Hot-Spring Fluids
in Arc and Back-Arc Environments
 

Thursday
February 26

Anna-Louise Reysenbach
Biology Department
Portland State University

 

Juggling with tectonics, rocks, hot fluids and your neighbors: The secret lives of some terrestrial and deep-sea hot spring microbes

Thursday
March 5

 Tim Crone
Marine Geology & Geophysics
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

 

I ♥ Poroelasticity: A Review of Poroelastic Theory and its Application to Seafloor Hydrothermal Systems

Thursday
March 12

Robert Harris
College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences
Oregon State University

 

Subduction Zones, Heat Flow, Fluid Flow,
and Earthquakes

Thursday
March 19

Max Rudolph
Department of Geology
Portland State University

 

Initiation, Dynamics, and Longevity
of the Lusi Mud Eruption

Thursday
April 2

Lauren Mullineaux
Biology Department
WHOI

 

Larval Dispersal and Colonization
in Dynamic Vent systems

Thursday
April 9

 Demain Saffer
Department of Geosciences
Penn State

 

In Situ Stress and Pore Pressure Magnitude Along Subduction Zone Megathrusts: Integration of Laboratory, Drilling, Geophysical,
and Numerical Modeling Approaches

Thursday
April 16

Jerry Fairley
Department of Geological Sciences University of Idaho

 

 Flow and Transport in Fault-controlled
Geothermal Systems

Thursday
April 23

Mark Reed 
Department of Geological Sciences University of Oregon

 

Ascent and cooling of a magmatic-hydrothermal fluid and the traces of its passage recorded in the rock in Butte, Montana

Thursday
April 30

 Jan Amend
Professor of Earth Sciences and Biological Sciences
University of Southern California

 

Microbial Energetics in Hydrothermal Systems

Thursday
May 7

Jake Lowenstern
Research Geologist
U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park, CA.

 

Volcanism, hydrothermal activity and metamorphism
on the Yellowstone Plateau

Thursday
May 14  

Lisa Morgan
Research Geologist
U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, CO

 

Do "Super" eruption environments make for "super" hydrothermal explosions:  Extreme hydrothermal explosions above the Yellowstone magma chamber