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CRUST: Planetary, Continental and Oceanic

2010 Geodynamics Seminar Series
Tuesdays, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Carriage House, Quissett Campus

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

Date Seminar Speaker Title
February 2 Sean Solomon
Department of Terrestrial Magnetism
Carnegie Institution of Washington
 “Crustal formation and the evolution of Mercury: New insights from the MESSENGER flybys of the innermost planet”
February 9 Maria Zuber
Dept. of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sci.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"Geophysical Constraints on Terrestrial Planet Crusts"
February 16 Michael Wyatt
Department of Geological Sciences
Brown University

"Martian Crust"
February 23 Wolfgang Bach
Department of Geosciences
University of Bremen
"Theoretical considerations on water-rock interactions in the ocean crust: from phase relations to microbiology"
March 2 Sam Bowring
Dept. of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sci.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"The geological record of Earth's early evolution"
March 9 Harry Y. McSween
Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sci.
University of Tennessee
"Crustal Composition of Protoplanets, Especially Astroid Vesta"
March 16 Oliver Jagoutz
Dept. of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sci.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"The role of different liquid lines of descent for Continental Crust  formations: Insights from the Kohistan Arc"
March 23 Cin Ty Lee
Department of Earth Science
Rice University

"Silicate differentiation of the Earth
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March 30 Richard Katz
Department of Earth Sciences
Oxford University

"Magma dynamics and active convection at mid-ocean ridges"
April 6 Mathilde Cannat
Département Géosciences Marines
Institut Physique du Globe de Paris

"Serpentinization in the oceanic crust"
April 13 George Bergantz
Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences
University of Washington
"Tempo And Styles Of Arc Construction As Constrained By An Intact Arc Cross Section, The Famatinian Arc, Sierras Valle Fertil, Argentina"
April 20 Mike Cheadle
Dept. of Geology and Geophysics
University of Wyoming
"Neptune, Neptune, Quite Contrary - How Does Your Ocean Crust Grow?  Some insights from zirconology"

 

April 27 Natsue Abe
IFREE, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology

"Multidisciplinary Research on Young Petit-Spot Volcanism on Old Oceanic Lithosphere"

May 4 Othmar Müntener
Institute of Mineralogy and Geochemistry
University of Lausanne, Switzerland
"Crust-forming processes at rifted margins: The interface between continents and the ocean"

May 11 Kevin Burke
Department of Geosciences
University of Houston
"Plate Tectonics, The Wilson Cycle And Mantle Plumes: Geodynamics From The Top"

 

Last updated: March 18, 2010