Geodynamics Program
Geodynamics Program

2006 Seminar - List of Speakers
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Thursdays 2:00 - 3:30 Carriage House
Each seminar features an invited speaker followed by a discussion moderated by a WHOI scientist.

Seminar Speaker
Feb. 9
Richard Alley
Department of Geosciences
Penn State University
"Ice rules: Ice cores and ice ages"
Feb. 16
Sridhar Anandakrishnan
Department of Geosciences
Penn State University
"There Is a Tide in the Affairs of Men... and Glaciers "
Feb. 23
John Wettlaufer
Department of Physics
Yale University
"The Many Faces of the Surface of Ice"
March 2
Ian Joughin
Polar Science Center
University of Washington
"Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets with InSar"
March 9
Christina Hulbe
Department of Geology
Portland State University
"Antarctic Peninsula ice shelf disintegration events: lessons for the past and future"
March 16
Meredith Nettles
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
"Greenland's Glacial Earthquakes"
March 23
Lonnie Thompson
Byrd Polar Research Center
Ohio State University
"Glaciological Evidence of Abrupt Tropical Climate Change: Past, Present and Future"
March 30
Spring Break - no seminar
April 6
John Priscu
Dept. of Land Resources & Environmental Sciences
Montana State University
"Earth's Icy Biosphere"
April 13
Richard Williams
U.S. Geological Survey, Woods Hole

"The Earth's Dynamic Cryosphere"
April 20
Erland Schulson
Ice Research Laboratory
Dartmouth College
"Brittle Failure of Ice"
April 27
Paul Hoffman
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Harvard University
"Snowball earth: Why it is still controversial and how will consensus be achieved?"
May 4
No guest speaker,
Iceland Field Trip Planning Meeting

May 11
Helgi Björnsson
Raunvísindastofnin Háskólans Science Institute
University of Iceland
"Glacier-volcano interaction in Iceland"
May 18
Sidney Hemming
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Columbia University
ice bergs, ice shelves, Heinrich events
May 25
Kelly MacGregor
Department of Geology
Macalester College
ice erosion and tectonics