Seminar Schedule

The BSL Seminar takes place Tuesdays at 4:00pm in 265 McCone Hall.

Fall 2019 Seminars:

Speaker Affiliation Title
September 3 Marco Bohnoff GFZ (Potsdam, Germany) TBD
September 10 Robert Martin-Short BSL TBD
September 17 Lauren Waszek Univ. of New Mexico Thermochemical controls for the visibility of upper and mid-mantle discontinuities
September 24
October 1
October 8
October 15
October 22
October 29
November 5
November 12
November 19
November 26
December 3

Spring 2019 Seminars:

Speaker Affiliation Title
January 29 Dr. Walter Mooney USGS/Menlo Park The Upper Mantle Beneath North America: A New View from USArray Data
February 5 Prof. William Frank USC Self Diagnostic low-frequency earthquakes and the slow slip that drives them
February 12 Prof. Michael Bostock Univ. of British Columbia Controls on Seismicity in Cascadia
February 19 Prof. Cliff Thurber Univ. of Wisconsin What lies beneath Laguna del Maule, Chile?
February 26 Camilla Cattania Stanford U. Crack models to explain seismic cycles at different scales: small repeating earthquakes and vertical strike slip faults
March 5 Dr. Arben Pitarka LLNL Ground Motion Simulations of the M7, 2016 Kumamoto, Japan Earthquake Using Physics Based Rupture Models
March 12 Prof. Philippe Lognonné IPG Paris SEIS on Mars: Development challenges and first observations
March 19 Prof. Ebru Bozdag Colorado School of Mines Imaging Earth’s mantle with adjoint tomography: From measurements to interpretation
March 26 Spring Break
April 2 Guang Zhai BSL postodc Mechanical Modeling of Fluid-Rock Interactions: Volcano Deformation and Induced Seismicity
April 9 Felipe Gonzalez EPS postdoc Melting and stability of minerals at high pressure: consequences for Super-Earths and gas giants
April 16 Prof. Heather Ford UC Riverside Imaging the mantle structure of cratons: Implications for the formation and modification of the Wyoming lithosphere
April 23 Mark Jellinek U. of British Columbia Ice, fire or fizzle: The climate footprint of Earth’s supercontinental cycles
Tuesday, April 30 Jill Banfield (Faculty Research Lecture)
4PM Sibley Auditorium
Bechtel Engineering Center
Mysteries of the Invisible World of Microbes
May 7 Tushar Mittal U.C Berkeley Eruptive tempo and climatic impact of the Deccan Traps

Previous Seminars (pdf)