Seminar Schedule

Spring 2014

Randolph W. Chapman Colloquium

All colloquia are on Thursdays at 3:40 p.m. in James 254 unless otherwise noted. Refreshments will be available. Please feel free to call ahead for confirmation of the schedule, as changes sometimes occur, at 603-862-1718, or email at

January 30, 2014

"Coral-Based Reconstructions of Tropical Sea-Surface Temperatures for the Past 400 Years "

Dr. Jessica E. Tierney
Assistant Scientist
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

February 6, 2014

** CANCELED - Will be rescheduled to a later date **

"Effects of changing climate on the structure and function of the Northern Forest: long-term measurements, experiments and future model projections from the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, New Hampshire, USA" Abstract

**NOTE: Talk is from 12:40-2:00 in James Hall, Room G46"**

Dr. Charles Driscoll
Environmental Systems Engineering
Syracuse University

Refreshments available in James G49

February 13, 2014

"Uncertainties and Risks of Regional Sea-Level Change: Past, Present and Future" Abstract

Dr. Robert Kopp
Assistant Professor
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Rutgers University

February 20, 2014

"Cirrus Cloud Seeding – A Geoengineering Mechanism With Reduced Side Effects?" Abstract

Dr. Trude Storelvmo
Assistant Professor
Department of Geology and Geophysics
Yale University

February 27, 2014

"Heat and carbon Fluxes Near the Himalayan Main Central Trust, and the Carbon Balance of Major Orogenesis" Abstract

**NOTE: Talk will begin at 12:45 pm in James 254**

Dr. Louis A. Derry
Associate Professor
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Cornell University

March 20, 2014

"Traversing the New Digital Terrain: Adventures in Landform Analysis" Abstract

Dr. Rick Chormann
NH State Geologist and Director
New Hampshire Geological Survey

March 27, 2014

"Birth, Life and Fate of Continental Sediment in the Wake of Climate Change and Mountain Uplift" Abstract

Dr. Jane Willenbring
Assistant Professor
Department of Earth and Environmental Science
University of Pennsylvania

April 3, 2014

"Geochemistry of Biogenic Carbonates: Proxy of Geologic Events"

Dr. Uwe Brand
Department of Earth Sciences
Professor and Chancellor's Chair for Research
Brock University, Ontario Canada

April 4, 2014

"Probing Behind the Man in the Moon: Early Results from NASA's GRAIL Mission" Abstract

Joint Earth Sciences/Physics Colloquium


Dr. Jay Melosh
University Distinguished Professor
Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
Purdue University

April 10, 2014

"Aquaplanet Monsoons and Their Response to Climate Changes" Abstract

Dr. Simona Bordoni
Assistant Professor
Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences
California Institute of Technology

April 17, 2014

"Paleoclimate Records of the Spatial-Temporal Evolution of Topography of the Central Andean Plateau: Implications for Deep Tectonic Processes" Abstract

Dr. Carmala Garzione
Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Rochester

May 1, 2014

"Recent Advances in Hurricane Science" Abstract

**NOTE: Talk will be in Murkland 115, 3:40-5:00**

Dr. Kerry Emanuel
Professor of Atmospheric Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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