Speaker Readings and Presentations

William Ruddiman's Presentaion & Suggested Readings

PowerPoint Presentation (ppt)

THE ANTHROPOGENIC GREENHOUSE ERA BEGAN THOUSANDS OF YEARS AGO

William F. Ruddiman
Department of Environmental Sciences
University of Virginia

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Video of Presentation (links below)

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Peter B. Kelemen and Jurg Matter: In situ carbonation of peridotite for CO2 storage, PNAS, November 11, 2008, vol. 105, no. 45, 17295 - 17300

Required Reading for Students

Peter B.Kelemen, Greg Hirth: Reaction-driven cracking during retrograde metamorphism: Olivine hydration and carbonation, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 345 - 348 (2012) 81 - 89

Required Reading for Students

Peter B.Kelemen et al.: Rates and Mechanisms of Mineral Carbonation in Peridotite: Natural Processes and Recipes for Enhanced, in situ CO2 Capture and Storage, Annu. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci. 2011. 39: 545 - 76

Additional Suggested Reading

Anne Cohen's Presentation & Suggested Readings

Video of Presentation (links below)

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Anne Cohen and Michael Holcomb: Why Corals Care About Ocean Acidification, Uncovering the Mechanism, Oceanography Vol.22, No.4, December 2009

Required Reading for Students

Kathryn E. F. Shamberger et al.: Diverse coral communities in naturally acidified waters of a Western Pacific reef, AGU Geophysical Research Letters, Volume 41, Issue 2, 28 January 2014, Pages 201 - 748

Required Reading for Students

Larry Hinzman's Presentaion & Suggested Readings

Powerpoint Presentation (ppt)

Understanding the Arctic as a System

Larry Hinzman
International Arctic Research Center
University of Alaska Fairbanks

Video of Presentation (links below)

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Larry Hinzman et al.: Evidence and Implications of recent Climate Change in Northern Alaska and Other Arctic Regions, Climatic Change (2005) 72: 251 - 298

Required Reading for Students

Jennifer A. Francis et al.: An arctic hydrologic system in transition: Feedbacks and impacts on terrestrial, marine, and human life, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 114, G04019, doi:10.1029/2008JG000902, 2009

Required Reading for Students

Larry Hinzman et al.: Trajectory of the Arctic as an integrated system, Ecological Applications, 23(8), 2013, pp. 1837 - 1868

Suggested supplement/alternative reading

Peter Haff's Presentaion & Suggested Readings

PowerPoint (pptx)

Technology in the Anthropocene

Peter Haff
Duke University

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Talk Abstract

Humans and Technology in the Anthropocene

P. K. Haff: Hillslopes, rivers, plows, and trucks: mass transport on Earth's surface by natural and technological processes, EARTH SURFACE PROCESSES AND LANDFORMS. Landforms 35, 1157 - 1166 (2010)

Required reading for students

P. K. Haff: Technology as a geological phenomenon: implications for human well-being, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, first published October 24, 2013

Required reading for students

Liviu Giosan's Suggested Readings

Talk Summary and Speaker Bio

Nature or Nurture: Anthropogenic controls on aquatic sedimentary landscapes

Liviu Giosan et al.: Early Anthropogenic Transformation of the Danube-Black Sea System, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS | 2 : 582 | DOI: 10.1038/srep00582

Required Reading for Students

Robert C. Walter, and Dorothy J. Merritts: Natural Streams and the Legacy of Water-Powered Mills, Science) 319, 299, 2008

Required Reading for Students

Oliver Chadwick's Presentation & Suggested Readings

PowerPoint Presentaion

Farming the Rock: Biogeochemical Controls on Intensive Agriculture in Polynesia

Video of Presentation (links below)

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Talk Abstract

Farming the Rock: Biogeochemical Controls on Intensive Agriculture in Polynesia

Peter M. Vitousek and Oliver A. Chadwick: Pedogenic Thresholds and Soil Process Domains in Basalt-Derived Soils, Ecosystems, published online: 29 June 2013

Required Reading for Students

Thegn N. Ladefoged et al.: Opportunities and constraints for intensive agriculture in the Hawaiian archipelago prior to European contact, Journal of Archaeological Science 36 (2009) 2374 - 2383

Required Reading for Students

Michael Barton's Presentation & Suggested Readings

PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)

EARTH SYSTEMS AS HUMAN SYSTEMS: Modeling Interactions Between People & the Environment in the Anthropocene

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Presentation Summary

Earth Systems as Human Systems: Modeling Interactions Between People and the
Environment in the Anthropocene

C. Michael Barton et al.: Looking for the future in the past: Long-term change in socioecological systems Ecological Modelling 241 (2012) 42 - 53

Required Reading for Students

Mitasova H., Barton M., Ullah I., Hofierka J., and Harmon R.S. (2013) GIS - Based Soil Erosion Modeling. In: John F. Shroder (ed.) Treatise on Geomorphology, Volume 3, pp. 228 - 258, San Diego: Academic Press

Required Reading for Students

Christopher Small's Presentation & Suggested Readings

PowerPoint Presentation_Part 1

Night on Earth; Spatiotemporal Observations of Anthropogenic Processes from Night Light

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PowerPoint Presentation_Part 3

Videotape of Presentation (links below)

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Christopher Small, and Christopher D. Elvidge: Night on Earth: Mapping decadal changes of anthropogenic night light in Asia, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation Volume 22, June 2013, Pages 40 - 52

Required Reading for Students

Erle Ellis' Presentation & Suggested Readings

PowerPoint Presentation

Emergence of the Anthropocene Biosphere

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Erle C. Ellis et al.: Used planet: A global history PNAS May 14, 2013 | vol. 110 | no. 20, pp 7978 - 7985

Required Reading for Students

Erle C. Ellis: Anthropogenic transformation of the terrestrial biosphere, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A (2011) 369, 1010 - 1035

Required Reading for Students

Andrew Ashton's Presentation

Videotape of Andrew Ashton's Presentation (links below)

Dynamics of the Developed Coast

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Thomas Graedel's Presentation & Suggested Readings

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Assessing the Criticality of Metals

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Thomas Graedel's Presentaion Abstract & Bio

T. E. Graedel et al.: On the materials basis of modern society, PNAS, 2013, www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1312752110

Required Reading for Students

T. E. Graedel et al.: Methodology of Metal Criticality Determination, Environmental Science & Technology2012, 46, 1063−1070

Required Reading for Students

Nedal T. Nassar et al.: Criticality of the Geological Copper Family, Environmental Science & Technology 2012, 46, 1071−1078

Suggested supplement/alternative reading

Jeff Donnelly's Presentation & Suggested Readings

PowerPoint Presentation

A Perfect Storm: The Collision of Tropical Cyclones, Climate Change and Coastal Population Growth

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Roger A. Pielke Jr et al.: Normalized Hurricane Damage in the United States: 1900 - 2005, NATURAL HAZARDS REVIEW ASCE / FEBRUARY 2008Required Reading for Students

Thomas R. Knutson et al.: Tropical Cyclones and Climate Change, Nature Geoscience| VOL 3 | MARCH 2010 | www.nature.com/naturegeoscience

Required Reading for Students

Dorian Fuller's Presentation & Suggested Readings

PowerPoint Prentation

Archaeological approaches to the "Used Planet": from early methanogenic agriculture to the wood supply of Bronze Age cities

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Smith, B.D., Zeder, M.A., The onset of the Anthropocene, Anthropocene (2013), http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1016/j.ancene.2013.05.001

Required reading for students

Dorian Q Fuller et al.: The contribution of rice agriculture and livestock pastoralism to prehistoric methane levels: An archaeological assessment, The Holocene, Downloaded from hol.sagepub.com at UCL Library Services on August 5, 2011

Required reading for students

Erle C. Ellis et all.: Used planet: A global history, PNAS Early Edition, www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1217241110

Suggested supplement/alternative reading

William F. Ruddiman et al.: Early rice farming and anomalous methane trends, Quaternary Science Reviews 27 (2008) 1291 – 1295

Suggested supplement/alternative reading