Spring 2019 Colloquium

The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences is happy to offer weekly colloquiums from speakers of diverse backgrounds in geoscience and related disciplines. Topics often include: astronomy, climate change, volcanology, sustainability, green infrastructure, geochemistry, and many, many more. All colloquiums are free to attend for anyone in the public and will be held in the Science Building in room D-135 unless otherwise posted. See below for this semester's schedule.

Feb 6

The effect of global warming on hurricane energy in the North Atlantic
Paul Marchese, Queensborough Community College
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Feb 13

Controls on boron in seawater: A view from the Paleozoic
Troy Rasbury, Stony Brook University
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Feb 20

Towards a 5 million year record of the greater Agulhas current system
IODP Lecture Series: Sidney Hemming, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Mar 6

Evaluating tectonic and climactic controls on drainage organization and fluvial sedimentation in the Miocene-Pliocene Greater Bermejo Basin, southern Central Andes
Andrea Goddard, Rowan University
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Mar 11

Wasteland of Opportunity
Henry Gold, senior consultant, WDC Group, Former AIG VP and Manager of the Speciality Claims Consultant Group, Environmental Specialty Claims - Sponsored by Con Edison (held in C-201)
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Mar 13

What's in the water? Integrative approaches to understanding coastal phytoplankton assemblage dynamics
Dianne Greenfield, Queens College and the Advanced Science Research Center, CUNY
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Mar 20

Minerals as dynamic participants in the Carbon cycle
Karin Block, City College
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Mar 27

Storms and sediments of Long Island Sound
Michael Delligatti, Queens College
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

The isotopic and sedimentary signature of earthquakes: Japan Trench
McCain Moore, Queens College
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Apr 3

Geomorphology and coastal risk in human-dominated delta systems
Zachary Tessler, Advanced Science Research Center, CUNY
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Apr 10

Climate Change: Where are we today? And what can we do about it?
John Pershing - Program Director, Environment, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Former State Dept., and UN Climate Change negotiator for US Former Secretary of Energy - Sponsored by Con Edison (held in C-201
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Apr 17

Young People's World: Making Your Future Energy, Climate & Human Rights
Jim Hansen, Columbia University, Director, Program on Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions, The Earth Institute at Columbia University  - Sponsored by Con Edison (held in C-201)
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

May 1

Nanoscale complexity at mineral-water interfaces
Jacquelyn Bracco, Queens College
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

May 8

Volatile Element Systematics of Effusive and Explosive Basaltic Magmatic Activity at Masaya Volcano
Shou Ding & Lisa Hlinka, Queens College
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

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