Guest Speaker Schedule

2014 Geodynamics Program: Anthropocene: From Land to the Ocean

Tuesdays and Thursdays as indicated: 1:30 - 2:30 PM
The Carriage House, Quissett Campus (unless otherwise noted on the speaker schedule below)
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Guest Speaker Schedule

Date Seminar Speaker Title / Topic
Tuesday
February 4
Dorian Fuller
University College London
Institute of Archaeology
Archaeological approaches to the "Used Planet": from early methanogenic agriculture to the wood supply of Bronze Age cities

Thursday
February 13
 
Jeff Donnelly
Associate Scientist
Geology & Geophysics
WHOI
A Perfect Storm: The Collision of Tropical Cyclones, Climate Change and Coastal Population Growth
Thursday
February 20
Thomas Graedel
School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Yale University
Assessing the Criticality of Metals
Tuesday
February 25
Erle Ellis
Associate Professor of Geography & Environmental Systems
University of Maryland
Emergence of the Anthropocene Biosphere
Tuesday
March 4
Andrew Ashton
Associate Scientist
Geology & Geophysics
WHOI
Dynamics of the Developed Coast
Tuesday
March 11
Christopher Small
Lamont Research Professor
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Columbia University/Earth Institute
Night on Earth; Spatiotemporal Observations of Anthropogenic Processes from Night Light
Thursday
March 20
Michael Barton
Professor of Anthropology
School of Human Evolution & Social Change
Arizona State University
Earth Systems as Human Systems: Modeling Interactions Between People and the Environment in the Anthropocene
Tuesday
April 1
CLARK 507
Oliver Chadwick
Department of Geography, and the Environmental Studies Program
University of California at Santa Barbara
Farming the Rock: Biogeochemical Controls on Intensive Agriculture in Polynesia
Thursday
April 3
Carriage House @ 4PM
Liviu Giosan
Associate Scientist Geology & Geophysics
WHOI
Nature or Nurture: Anthropogenic controls on aquatic sedimentary landscapes
Thursday,
April 10
 
Peter Haff
Professor of Geology and Civil Engineering
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University
Humans and Technology in the Anthropocene
Tuesday
April 22
Larry Hinzman
Director of the International Arctic Research Center
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Understanding the Arctic as a System
Tuesday
April 29
Anne Cohen
Associate Scientist Geology & Geophysics
WHOI
Too Much of A Good Thing: Fossil Fuels and the Fate of Coral Reefs
Tuesday
May 6
CLARK 507

Peter Kelemen
Arthur D. Storke Memorial Professor
LDEO
Columbia University
Carbonation of mantle peridotite: Natural systems, carbon cycle, engineered capture and storage
Tuesday
May 13
Redfield Auditorium

 
Bill Ruddiman
Professor Emeritus
Department of Environmental Sciences
University of Virginia
The Anthropogenic Greenhouse Era Began Thousands of Years Ago

2014 Guest Speaker Schedule (pdf)