Distinguished members of Earth and Space Sciences community give presentations on their latest research. The ESS colloquia provide an arena for the exchange of ideas and a chance to discuss recent scientific advancements.

The Staff
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
3656 Geology

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.

DateSpeaker, InstituteTitle
Jan. 19, 2012 German Prieto - Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia
The Bucaramanga Nest: A Natural Lab for Understanding the Physics of Intermediate-depth Earthquakes
Jan. 26, 2012 Michael Jura - UCLA
Is the Earth Normal?
Feb. 2, 2012 P.U.P.A. Gilbert - University of Wisconsin
Mapping the Amorphous-to-Crystalline Transitions in CaCO3 Biominerals
Feb. 9, 2012 Troy Carter - UCLA
An overview of fusion energy research: taming turbulence and transport in magnetized plasmas
Feb. 16, 2012 Max Werner - ETH Zurich
ESS Colloquium
Feb. 23, 2012 Yoshihiro Kaneko - UCSD
Towards inferring fault rheological properties and predicting future earthquake patterns from seism
March 1, 2012 Britney Schmidt - University of Texas
Europa's Great Lakes
March 8, 2012 Raj Dasgupta - Rice University
Ingassing, Storage, and Outgassing of Terrestrial Carbon through Geologic Time
March 15, 2012 An Yin - UCLA
Cenozoic evolution of the Himalayan Drainage System