Speaker Schedule


Seminar Speaker


Feb. 5

Bill Thompson
Geology & Geophysics Department
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

“Coral Record of Sea Level Change: Pleistocene Glacial Cycles

Feb. 12

Bill Curry
Geology & Geophysics Department
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

"The Geologic Record of Climate Change"

Feb. 19

Kenneth Miller
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Rutgers University

“100 Million Years of Sea Level Change: Should I Sell My Shore House?”

Feb. 26

Maureen Raymo
Department  of Earth Sciences

Venue: Carriage House

"Milankovitch and Carbon Dioxide: Making Sense of the Ice Ages"

March 5

Warren Prell
Professor, Geological Sciences
Brown University, RI

"Mountains, monsoons, and climate: an interactive system"

March 12

W. R. Peltier
Department of Physics
University of Toronto,  Toronto, Ontario

"Global Glacial Isostasy and Earth Rotation: The influence of polar wander on postglacial sea level history"

March 19

Jonathan Bamber
School of Geographical Sciences
University of Bristol, UK

"Rapid response of modern day ice sheets, sea level rise & future trends"

March 26

Spring Break Week

No Presentation

April 2

Peter Huybers
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Harvard University

"Feedback Between Deglaciation and Volcanic emissions of CO2"

April 9

Peter Keleman
The Earth Institute at Columbia University
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

"Enhanced carbonation of peridotite for CO2 capture and storage"

April 16

Jerry X. Mitrovica
Department of Physics, University of Toronto
Director, Earth Systems Evolution Program
Canadian Institute for Advanced Resarch

"Resolving the Enigma of Global Sea Level Rise"

April 23

Thure Cerling
Professor of Biology, and of Geology and Geophysics
University of Utah

"Topography, isotopes, and climate change in Africa"

April 30

Jim Zachos
Earth & Planetary Sciences
UC Santa Cruz


"Ocean Acidification during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum: An Analog for the Future?"


May 7

Stephen Blake
Earth and Environmental Sciences
The Open University, UK

"Climate Impacts of Flood Basalts, Super-eruptions and Historic Volcanism"

May 14

Student Presentations