List of Speakers

2003 Geodynamics Program
Each seminar features an invited speaker followed by a discussion moderated by a WHOI scientist.

Date Speaker Topic/Titile
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
March 27 NO CLASS SPRING BREAK
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