List of Speakers

Climate Change: Forcing, Responses and GEO-Engineering

2009 Geodynamics Program Speaker Schedule

Date Seminar Speaker Topic/Title
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
Boston UniversityVenue: 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
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 TBA

2009 Geodynamics Seminar Speaker Schedule