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List of Speakers

2006 Geodynamics Program
Thursdays 2:00 - 3:30 Carriage House

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

Date Seminar Speaker Topic/Title
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
polar remote sensing
March 9
Christina Hulbe
Department of Geology
Portland State University
ice sheet modeling
March 16
Meredith Nettles
Lamont-Doherty Earth
glacial earthquakes
March 23
Lonnie Thompson
Byrd Polar Research Center
Ohio State University
tropical glaciers
March 30
Spring Break - no seminar
April 6
John Priscu
Dept. of Land Resources & Environmental Sciences
Montana State University
extremophiles, subglacial life
April 13
Bruce Jakosky
Center for Astrobiology
University of Colorado at Boulder
planetary ice
April 20
Erland Schulson
Ice Research Laboratory
Dartmouth College
On the Mechanical Behavior of Ice with Emphasis on Brittle Failure
April 27
Paul Hoffman
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Harvard University
Snowball Earth
May 4
Richard Williams
U.S. Geological Survey, Woods Hole
global ice
May 11
Helgi Björnsson
Raunvísindastofnin Háskólans Science Institute
University of Iceland
subglacial volcanism
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