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Guest Speaker Schedule

2015 Geodynamics Seminar Series
Thursdays, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Carriage House, Quissett Campus, WHOI

Guest Speaker Schedule

Date Seminar Speaker Topic or Title
February 5
Rob Sohn
Geology & Geophysics, WHOI
 The Dynamic Behavior of Periodic Geysers
February 12
Evelyn Roeloffs
USGS, Vancouver
 Interactions between earthquakes and fluids: An overview of non-seismological observations
February 19
Jeff Seewald
Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry, WHOI
Geochemistry of Hot-Spring Fluids
in Arc and Back-Arc Environments
February 26
Anna-Louise Reysenbach
Biology Department
Portland State University
Juggling with tectonics, rocks, hot fluids and your neighbors: The secret lives of some terrestrial and deep-sea hot spring microbes
March 5
Tim Crone
Marine Geology & Geophysics
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
I ♥ Poroelasticity: A Review of Poroelastic Theory and its Application to Seafloor Hydrothermal Systems
March 12
Robert Harris
College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences
Oregon State University
Subduction Zones, Heat Flow, Fluid Flow,
and Earthquakes
March 19
Max Rudolph
Department of Geology
Portland State University
Initiation, Dynamics, and Longevity
of the Lusi Mud Eruption
April 2
Lauren Mullineaux
Biology Department

Larval Dispersal and Colonization
in Dynamic Vent systems

April 9
 Demain Saffer
Department of Geosciences
Penn State
In Situ Stress and Pore Pressure Magnitude Along Subduction Zone Megathrusts: Integration of Laboratory, Drilling, Geophysical,
and Numerical Modeling Approaches
April 16
Jerry Fairley
Department of Geological Sciences University of Idaho
Flow and Transport in Fault-controlled
Geothermal Systems
April 23
Mark Reed 
Department of Geological Sciences University of Oregon
Ascent and cooling of a magmatic-hydrothermal fluid and the traces of its passage recorded in the rock in Butte, Montana
April 30
 Jan Amend
Professor of Earth Sciences and Biological Sciences
University of Southern California
Microbial Energetics in Hydrothermal Systems
May 7
Jake Lowenstern
Research Geologist
U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park, CA.
Volcanism, hydrothermal activity and metamorphism
on the Yellowstone Plateau
May 14  
Lisa Morgan
Research Geologist
U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, CO
Do "Super" eruption environments make for "super" hydrothermal explosions:  Extreme hydrothermal explosions above the Yellowstone magma chamber