2003 Seminar: Catastrophic Events


The 2003 Geodynamics Seminar topic is catastrophic events on Earth. Invited speakers include experts on meteor impacts and their influence of global ecology, earthquake nucleation and dynamics, the mechanics of landslides and volcanic eruptions, the physics of hurricanes and the impacts of large hurricanes on coastal regions. This year the field trip will be to the Cascades in the western United States.


Greg Hirth, ghirth@whoi.edu, (508) 289-2776
Jeff McGuire, jmcguire@whoi.edu, (508) 289-3290