Events

"All Planets Great and Small"

Rebekah Dawson

January 28, 2016
DTM Weekly Seminar Series
Rebekah Dawson

Rebekah Dawson, an assistant professor in the Penn State Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, will present a talk titled "All Planets Great and Small" at 11 a.m. on Thursday, 28 January 2016, in the Greenewalt Lecture Hall as part of DTM's weekly seminar series.

Dawson received her Ph.D. in astronomy and astrophysics from Harvard University in 2013. Her research interests include extra-solar planets, debris disks, dynamics of planetary and satellite systems, the Kuiper Belt, planet formation, signal processing.

Coffee, tea, and a continental breakfast will be served before the lecture at 10:30 a.m.

"Constraints from Exhumed Rocks on the Strength and Rheology of Continents"

Whitney Behr

January 21, 2016
DTM Weekly Seminar Series
Whitney Behr

Whitney Behr, assistant professor in the Department of Geological Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin's Jackson School of Geosciences, will give a talk titled "Constraints from Exhumed Rocks on the Strength and Rheology of Continents" at 11 a.m. on Thursday, 21 January 2015\6, in the Greenewalt Lecture Hall as part of DTM's Weekly Seminar Series.

Behr received her Ph.D. in structural geology and active tectonics from the University of Southern California in 2011. Her research focuses on the mechanics and kinematics of continental deformation at plate boundaries and spans a wide range of spatial and temporal scales.

Coffee, tea, and a continental breakfast will be served before the lecture at 10:30 a.m.

"Anisotropic tomography within the young Woodlark Rift, Papua New Guinea"

Zachary Eilon

January 19, 2016
DTM Weekly Seminar Series
Zachary Eilon

Zachary Eilon, a graduate research fellow at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) at Columbia University, will give a talk titled "Anisotropic tomography within the young Woodlark Rift, Papua New Guinea" at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, 19 January 2016, in the Greenewalt Lecture Hall as part of DTM's Weekly Seminar Series.

Eilon is currently a Ph.D. student at LDEO. His research interests include rifting processes in Papua New Guinea and the structure of the oceanic lithosphere and subduction zones at Cascadia.

Coffee, tea, and snacks will be served before the lecture at 3:30 p.m.

"The Earth-Moon Connection"

Richard Carlson

January 14, 2016
DTM Weekly Seminar Series
Richard Carlson

Richard Carlson, director of DTM, will give a talk titled "The Earth-Moon Connection" at 11 a.m. on Thursday, 14 January 2016, in the Greenewalt Lecture Hall as part of DTM's Weekly Seminar series.

Carlson received his Ph.D. in Earth sciences from Scripps Institution of Oceanography in 1980. His research interests include isotope geochemistry, the history and nature of chemical evolution of the Earth's crust and mantle, and the early history of the solar system.

Coffee, tea, and a continental breakfast will be served before the lecture at 10:30 a.m.

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