Fall 2011: Geology Building - Room 3656 Thursdays, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Sep 22 Prof. Dave Trilling Northern Arizona University At the Edges of the Solar System (abstract) Trill10 and Fuent10
Sep 29 Prof. David Jacobs Dept. Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, UCLA Physical Processes and Evolutionary Consequences (abstract) None
Oct 06 Prof. Victor Baker Lunar & Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona Megafloods (abstract) Baker 2008
Oct 13 Prof. Kim Kastens Dept. Earth and Environment, Columbia University Thinking and Learning in the Geosciences (abstract) Kastens 2009
Oct 20 Prof. Abby Kavner Dept. Earth & Space Sciences, UCLA The Electrochemical Earth (abstract) None
Oct 27 Prof. Melany Hunt Dept. Mechanical Engineering, Caltech Booming Dunes and Beyond (abstract) Hunt and Vriend 2010
Nov 03 Dr. Kevin Hand NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Ocean Worlds of the Outer Solar System (abstract) Chyba and Hand 2005
Nov 10 Dr. Karel Schrijver Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center Solar Variability and the Sun-Earth Connection (abstract) None
Nov 17 Prof. Margot & Prof. Paige Dept. Earth & Space Sciences, UCLA Mercury Revealed (abstract) None
Nov 24 -- -- Thanksgiving Vacation: No Colloquium --
Dec 01 Dr. Darlene Lim NASA Ames Research Center Astrobiology of Lakes (abstract) None

The Colloquia are preceded by "Cookies n' Coffee" in the Commons Room (Geology 3680) from 3:30pm - 4:00pm.

Purpose: The purpose of the Colloquium Series is to present hot topics of broad scientific interest in an exciting and accessible way. It is distinct from the specialized talks in sub-fields of the Department held on every day of the week.

Other Talks of Interest: Eric Ford, Dynamics of Planetary Systems in the Kepler Era, Sep 28, PAB 1-434A

David Latham, Super Earths and Life, Oct 05, PAB 1-434A

Hilke Schlichting, TBA, Nov 26, PAB 1-434A

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