List of Speakers


Each seminar features an invited speaker followed by a discussion moderated by a WHOI scientist.

Date Speaker Topic
February 6 Greg Hirth and Jeff McGuire Course organization
February 13 Peter Schultz, Brown University The Effect of Impact Angle on Regional and Global Ecologic Collapse
February 20 Andrew Solow, WHOI Mass Extinctions and the Fossil Record
February 27 George Zaslavsky, NYU Instabilities and Chaos
March 6 Ross Stein, USGS  website >> Genesis of Seismicity  
March 13 Tom Heaton, Caltech Why are earthquakes so gentle?  
March 20 Einat Aharonov, Weizmann Institute, Israel  website >> Landslides and Granular Flow
April 3 Costas Synolakis, USC Landslide versus Tectonic tsunamis
April 10 Jim Rice, Harvard  website >> Earthquake rupturing through geometrically complex fault systems
April 17 Jonathan Lees, UNC  website >> Seismicity and Magmatic Plumbing of Stromboli
April 24 Julia Morgan, Rice University  website >> Volcanotectonic History of Kilauea
May 1 Kerry Emanuel, MIT Physics of Hurricanes
May 8 Chris Landsea, AOML Hurricane Research Division, NOAA How Much ?Skill? was there in Forecasting the 1998-2001 La Nina Event and the 2002 El Nino Onset?
May 15 Barry Voight, Penn State Volcanic Hazards
May 22 Michael Manga, Berkeley  website >> Physics of Magma Flow and Eruptions
TBA FIELD TRIP Cascades of Oregon & Washington