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 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 Rosenthal 230)
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

Tracking sulfur behavior in the 1257 CE Samalas Magma Reservoir, Indonesia using apatite
Shou Ding, Queens College
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Plinian and Effusive Eruptions of Variably Degassed Basaltic Magma at Masaya Volcano
Lisa Hlinka, Queens College
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

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