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A collection of all the seminars going on at the Department, either on the downtown site, or out at the Bullard Laboratories

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Bullard Laboratories Wednesday Seminars

Constraints on melt distribution from seismology

UserDr James Hammond, Birbeck, Univserity of London.

HouseMarine/Wolfson Building lecture hall, Bullard Labs..

ClockWednesday 29 November 2017, 16:00-17:00

Sedgwick Club talks

Predation In The Cambrian

UserStephen Pates (University of Oxford).

House Harker 1, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockMonday 27 November 2017, 17:30-18:30

Sedgwick Club talks

National Geographic Explorers

UserDr Claire McNulty (National Geographic Society).

House Harker 1, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockMonday 20 November 2017, 17:30-18:30

Sedgwick Club talks

Redrawing the Dinosaur family tree

UserMatt Baron (University of Cambridge).

House Harker 1, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockMonday 23 October 2017, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Volcanic eruptions, climate and humans: How lessons from the past can help us to prepare for the future

UserMichael Sigl, Paul Scherrer Institut & Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Bern.

HouseLatimer Room (Old Court), Clare College, Trinity Lane.

ClockThursday 19 October 2017, 17:30-18:30

Bullard Laboratories Wednesday Seminars

The story of nothing

UserProfessor Malcolm Sambridge, ANU.

HouseMarine/Wolfson Building lecture hall, Bullard Labs..

ClockWednesday 10 May 2017, 16:00-17:00

Department of Earth Sciences Seminars (downtown)

Sea-level changes and extreme waves between past and future worlds

UserAlessio Rovere, MARUM - University of Bremen; ZMT - Leibniz center for tropical marine research.

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockTuesday 02 May 2017, 16:00-17:00

Department of Earth Sciences Seminars (downtown)

Indian Monsoon: Trends, Rhythms and Thresholds since Eocene

If you would like to meet with Liviu please let me know asap (il261@cam.ac.uk). There are opportunities to talk to him before the seminar and after 2:00 pm

UserLiviu Giosan, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockThursday 20 April 2017, 12:00-13:00

Sedgwick Club talks

Planetary geology and the long-term scientific benefits of space resources

Part of Sedgwick Club Conference 2017

UserIan Crawford, UCL Birkbeck.

HouseDepartment of Earth Sciences, Tilley Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 17 March 2017, 16:15-16:45

Sedgwick Club talks

Indirect signatures of life in the alluvial stratigraphic record

Part of Sedgwick Club Conference 2017

UserNeil Davies, Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Earth Sciences, Tilley Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 17 March 2017, 15:15-15:45

Sedgwick Club talks

How to weigh a dinosaur

Part of Sedgwick Club Conference 2017

UserSusie Maidment, Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Earth Sciences, Tilley Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 17 March 2017, 14:45-15:15

Sedgwick Club talks

A lot of hot air: gas in volcanic eruptions

Part of Sedgwick Club Conference 2017

UserMarie Edmonds, Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Earth Sciences, Tilley Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 17 March 2017, 14:00-14:30

Sedgwick Club talks

Cosmic Dust: The fastest little rocks on Earth

Part of Sedgwick Club Conference 2017

UserMatt Genge, Imperial.

HouseDepartment of Earth Sciences.

ClockFriday 17 March 2017, 11:30-12:00

Sedgwick Club talks

Sedgwick Club Conference 2017

Registration required at conf.sedg.club

UserSpeakers from Cambridge and beyond....

HouseDepartment of Earth Sciences.

ClockFriday 17 March 2017, 10:30-18:00

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Surface Response to Regional Dynamic Uplift: Examples from Madagascar

UserSimon Stephenson (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 03 March 2017, 16:00-17:00

Sedgwick Club talks

RESCHEDULED: ERC Equipoise careers presentation

Hear about careers in oil and gas, with free cheese and wine!

UserERC Equipoise .

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockThursday 02 March 2017, 17:00-18:00

Special Seminars Department of Earth Science

Characterising exoplanet interiors

UserCaroline Dorn, National Centre for Space Research & Planetary Sciences University of Bern, Switzerland.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, Institute of Astronomy, Madingley Rise.

ClockWednesday 01 March 2017, 14:00-14:45

Special Seminars Department of Earth Science

Abiotic chemical cycling on Earth and beyond

UserOllie Shorttle, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, UK.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, Institute of Astronomy, Madingley Rise.

ClockWednesday 01 March 2017, 12:05-12:50

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

SPECIAL TEA TIME TALK: Temblor, an app for all things seismic

UserRoss Stein (Scientist Emeritus, USGS).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockTuesday 28 February 2017, 16:00-17:00

Sedgwick Club talks

Volcano hunting in Papua New Guinea

UserLois Salem, Cambridge.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 27 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Sedgwick Club talks

PhD Showcase

UserLawrence Cowton, Victoria Honour, Luke Grinham.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 20 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Sedgwick Club talks

Humans as the new geology

UserMike Ellis, BGS.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 13 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Modelling the Last Glacial-Interglacial Cycle: How sensitive are past climates?

UserPaul Valdes, School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol.

HouseLatimer Room (Old Court), Clare College, Trinity Lane.

ClockThursday 09 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Sedgwick Club talks

20,000 Rocks Under The Sea: Journey to the Pito Deep

Live streaming from a research ship! Free and open to all.

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockTuesday 07 February 2017, 17:00-18:00

Sedgwick Club talks

Mercury: Geology of the sun's innermost planet

UserDavid Rothery, Open University.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 30 January 2017, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Late Quaternary tephrostratigraphies from East African lakes

UserChristine Lane, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseLatimer Room (Old Court), Clare College, Trinity Lane.

ClockThursday 26 January 2017, 17:30-18:30

Sedgwick Club talks

What keeps the Earth habitable?

UserPhilip Pogge von Strandmann, UCL Birkbeck.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 23 January 2017, 17:30-18:30

Bullard Laboratories Wednesday Seminars

Volcano geodesy and plate boundary deformation in Iceland

UserProf Freysteinn Sigmundsson, Nordic Volcanological Centre.

HouseMarine/Wolfson Building lecture hall, Bullard Labs..

ClockWednesday 18 January 2017, 16:00-17:00

Department of Earth Sciences Seminars (downtown)

The Bardarbunga volcanic system, Iceland, and its 2014-2015 dyking event, major eruption, and slow caldera collapse

UserFreysteinn Sigmundsson, Nordic Volcanological Center, Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Iceland.

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockTuesday 17 January 2017, 12:00-13:00

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Melt Production in the Mantle due to Deglaciation in Iceland

UserIsarapong Eksinchol (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 02 December 2016, 16:00-17:00

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Deformation and Microseismicity of the Groningen Gas Reservoir

UserJonathan Smith (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 25 November 2016, 16:00-17:00

Department of Earth Sciences Seminars (downtown)

The composition of Earth and Exo-planets

UserAmy Bonsor, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge.

HouseHarker 1 seminar room, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockTuesday 25 October 2016, 12:00-13:00

Sedgwick Club talks

Mercury: Geology of the sun's innermost planet

UserDavid Rothery, Open University.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 24 October 2016, 17:00-18:00

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Magmatism and Dynamic Topography Of Libya

UserPatrick Ball (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 21 October 2016, 16:00-17:00

Occasional Earth Science Seminars

Origin of the Hawaiian-Emperor Bend: New Evidence

UserRichard G. Gordon - Rice University .

HouseMarine/Wolfson Building lecture hall..

ClockTuesday 18 October 2016, 16:00-17:00

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Post-seismic Deformation and Fault Mechanics at Bam, Iran

UserSam Wimpenny (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 07 October 2016, 16:00-17:00

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Title to be confirmed

UserClaire Nichols.

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 10 June 2016, 16:00-17:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Large CO2 emissions from pre-industrial land use change – Does the carbon budget add up?

UserBenjamin Stocker. Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London.

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 17:30-18:30

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Rapidly inflating volcanic systems in the Andes

UserMartyn Unsworth from University of Alberta.

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 06 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

A formal subdivision of the Holocene Series/Epoch

UserMike Walker, School of Archaeology, History & Anthropology, Trinity Saint David, University of Wales, Lampeter, and Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth University.

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 05 May 2016, 17:30-18:30

Department of Earth Sciences Seminars (downtown)

Melt transport in the mantle: constraints from field observations and ideas for future work

HOSTED AT NEWTON INSTITUTE

UserPeter Kelemen, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory.

HouseNEWTON INSTITUTE - CLARKSON ROAD.

ClockMonday 18 April 2016, 16:00-17:00

Special Seminars Department of Earth Science

Intraplate volcanism in Australia: insights from seismic imaging and geodynamic modelling

UserNicholas Rawlinson, School of Geosciences Geology and Petroleum Geology, University of Aberdeen .

HouseMarine/Wolfson Building lecture hall - Bullard Labs.

ClockWednesday 23 March 2016, 11:30-12:30

Sedgwick Club talks

Dinosaurs in the Crystal Palace Park

UserProfessor Joe Cain (University College London).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 07 March 2016, 17:00-18:00

Geophysical and Environmental Processes (DAMTP/BPI)

Flexural Mechanics of Subduction

UserNeil Ribe (CNRS, Universite Paris Sud).

HouseMR5, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 22 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

Sedgwick Club talks

Climate Change Impacts in Polar Regions: Lessons from Antarctic Moss Bank Archives

UserProfessor Howard Griffiths (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 15 February 2016, 17:00-18:00

Bullard Laboratories Wednesday Seminars

Seismic Invisibility

UserDr David Al-Attar, Bullard Labs.

HouseMarine/Wolfson Building lecture hall, Bullard Labs..

ClockWednesday 10 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

Sedgwick Club talks

Landscape Response to Active Normal Faulting: Rivers, Rates and Dates

UserDr Alexander Whittaker (Imperial College, London).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 08 February 2016, 17:00-18:00

Sedgwick Club talks

The Ignorance Project

UserEkbal Hussain (University of Leeds; Geology for Global Development).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 01 February 2016, 17:00-18:00

Geophysical and Environmental Processes (DAMTP/BPI)

The fluid dynamics of a suspension of frazil ice crystals

UserDavid Rees Jones (Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics, University of Oxford).

HouseMR5, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 25 January 2016, 13:00-14:00

Sedgwick Club talks

Mountains to Deserts: Insights from Garnet

UserDr Anna Bird (University of Hull).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 18 January 2016, 17:00-18:00

Occasional Earth Science Seminars

Seawater Cd isotopes

UserDr. Ruifang Xie - Climate and Geochemistry Group at the Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie.

House Harker 2, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockThursday 10 December 2015, 15:00-16:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Climate and Society: Examples of the climate impact on civilizations

UserSebastian Breitenbacher (Earth Sciences Department, University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 03 December 2015, 17:30-18:30

Sedgwick Club talks

The Search For New Planets

UserMaximilian Guenther (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 30 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

Geophysical and Environmental Processes (DAMTP/BPI)

Mixing at the fringes of a rapidly melting Antarctic ice shelf

UserAlberto Naviera-Garabato (National Oceanography Centre, Southampton).

HouseMR5, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 30 November 2015, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Using the Land-Ocean Transition to understand coastal landscapes

UserMark Bateman (Department of Geography, University of Sheffield).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 19 November 2015, 17:30-18:30

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Seismic Oceanography of the Gulf of Mexico

UserAlex Dickinson (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 13 November 2015, 16:00-17:00

Sedgwick Club talks

The Long-Range Societal Impacts of Large Eruptions

UserProfessor Clive Oppenheimer (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 09 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

Geophysical and Environmental Processes (DAMTP/BPI)

Tropical Cyclone Motion in the Presence of Surface Discontinuity and Topography

UserJohnny Chan (City University of Hong Kong, Trinity College Cambridge).

HouseMR5, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 09 November 2015, 13:00-14:00

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Cenozoic Evolution of Dynamic Topography in Peninsular India

UserFred Richards (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 06 November 2015, 16:00-17:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Landscape Retreat and 'Jumping': Late Prehistoric Fenland Environmental Adaption/Response

UserChristopher Evans (Division of Archaeology, University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 05 November 2015, 17:30-18:30

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Post-seismic and post-glacial deformation of the Earth

UserOphelia Crawford (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 23 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

Sedgwick Club talks

Forensic Geology - Hero or Villain?

UserDr Andrew Moncrieff (Hawkins).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 19 October 2015, 17:00-18:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

The last 1000 years in East Antarctica: insights from a new temperature proxy.

UserAnais Orsi, Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement, Gif-sur-Yvette (France).

HouseCripps Meeting Room 4, Cripps Court Building, Chesterton Road, Magdalene College.

ClockThursday 15 October 2015, 17:30-18:30

Special Seminars Department of Earth Science

Minding the Gap: The Local Tsunami Warning Problem

UserDiego Melgar, Seismological Laboratory, University of California Berkeley.

HouseMarine/Wolfson Building lecture hall - Bullard Labs.

ClockWednesday 09 September 2015, 14:00-14:45

Occasional Earth Science Seminars

Recent unprecedented state of eastern Mediterranean Sea within the last millennium

UserProf. Aldo Shemesh, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

House Harker 1, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockTuesday 30 June 2015, 16:00-17:00

Occasional Earth Science Seminars

Theory of iron and iron-bearing minerals in the Earth: Electrical conductivity in the mantle and core and implications for the geodynamo

UserRonald Cohen, Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution for Science, Washington, and Dept. Earth Sciences, UCL, London, UK.

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockTuesday 09 June 2015, 16:00-17:00

Department of Earth Sciences Seminars (downtown)

TBD

UserProfessor David Johnston, Harvard University.

HouseHarker 1 seminar room, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockTuesday 19 May 2015, 16:00-17:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Boron isotopes as pH proxy: a critical evaluation

UserDr. Sambuddha Misra (Godwin Laboratory for Palaeoclimate Research, Earth Sciences Department, University of Cambridge).

HouseCripps Meeting Room 3, Cripps Court Building, Chesterton Road, Magdalene College.

ClockThursday 14 May 2015, 17:30-18:30

Sedgwick Club talks

Ophiolite insights into the oxygen isotope composition of the Cambrian ocean

Sedgwick Club Conference 2015

UserDr Sasha Turchyn (University of Cambridge).

HouseTilley Lecture Theater, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockFriday 13 March 2015, 17:00-17:30

Sedgwick Club talks

Imaging Moving Wet Stuff: An Introduction to Seismic Oceanography

Sedgwick Club Conference 2015

UserProfessor Nicky White (University of Cambridge).

HouseTilley Lecture Theater, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockFriday 13 March 2015, 15:45-16:15

Sedgwick Club talks

A few evolutionary myths

Sedgwick Club Conference 2015

UserProfessor Simon Conway Morris.

HouseTilley Lecture Theater, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockFriday 13 March 2015, 15:15-15:45

Sedgwick Club talks

Enceladus - a miniature, active ice-world

Sedgwick Club Conference 2015

UserProfessor Francis Nimmo (University of California Santa Cruz).

HouseTilley Lecture Theater, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockFriday 13 March 2015, 14:45-15:15

Sedgwick Club talks

Fire on Earth: an intimate history

Sedgwick Club Conference 2015

UserProfessor Andrew Scott (Royal Holloway University of London).

HouseTilley Lecture Theater, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockFriday 13 March 2015, 13:30-14:00

Sedgwick Club talks

The lithospheric structure of Pangea

Sedgwick Club Conference 2015

UserProfessor Dan McKenzie (University of Cambridge).

HouseTilley Lecture Theater, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockFriday 13 March 2015, 13:00-13:30

Sedgwick Club talks

New Jurassic Dinosaurs from the Gobi Desert of Western China

UserProfessor James Clark & Professor Catherine Forster (George Washington University).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 09 March 2015, 17:00-18:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Retreat of the last British-Irish Ice Sheet; landforms, sediments, dates and the BRITICE-CHRONO project

UserProf Chris D. Clark, Department of Geography, University of Sheffield (UK).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 05 March 2015, 17:30-18:30

Sedgwick Club talks

ERC Equipoise Wine & Cheese Evening 2015

FREE wine and cheese this Thursday evening!

UserDr Adam Law & Nicola Pocock (ERC Equipoise).

HouseHarker Room 1 and Common Room, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockThursday 05 March 2015, 17:00-19:00

Special Seminars Department of Earth Science

Generation of mantle heterogeneities

UserDr. James Day, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, California, USA.

House Harker 1, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockWednesday 04 March 2015, 14:00-14:45

Sedgwick Club talks

Copper Giants: Geology, Genesis and New Pathways to Discovery

UserDr Jamie Wilkinson (Natural History Museum).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 23 February 2015, 17:00-18:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

New DNA approaches to understanding Late-Quaternary and recent biodiversity changes – potential and problems

UserProf Mary E. Edwards, Department of Geography and Environment, University of Southampton (UK).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 19 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

Sedgwick Club talks

Learning about the early Solar System from cometary dust

UserDr Natalie Starkey (Open University).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 09 February 2015, 17:00-18:00

Isotope Coffee: Geochemistry and Petrology Seminars Department of Earth Sciences

Plasma and thermal mass spectrometers in the department

UserMervyn Greeves, Jason Day, Ed Tipper, Aleksey Sadekov, Hazel Chapman and Hal Bradury.

HouseDepartment of Earth Sciences - Harker I.

ClockFriday 06 February 2015, 11:00-12:00

Sedgwick Club talks

Does the kiss of a LIP ever linger for long?

UserProfessor Conall Mac Niocaill (University of Oxford).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 02 February 2015, 17:00-18:00

Geophysical and Environmental Processes (DAMTP/BPI)

Building ventilation and applications in practice

UserShaun Fitzgerald (Breathing Buildings, Engineering).

HouseMR5, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 02 February 2015, 13:00-14:00

Isotope Coffee: Geochemistry and Petrology Seminars Department of Earth Sciences

Scanning instruments in the department

UserIris Buisman, Giulio Lampronti, Richard Harrison and Josh Einsle.

HouseDepartment of Earth Sciences - Harker I.

ClockFriday 30 January 2015, 11:00-12:00

Occasional Earth Science Seminars

Magmatic Ni-Cu-Co (± PGE) ore deposits: How the Voisey’s Bay discovery in Labrador influenced scientific thought

UserAndy Kerr, Senior Geologist, Mineral Deposits Section, Geological Survey of Newfoundland and Labrador .

House Harker 1, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockTuesday 27 January 2015, 13:00-14:00

Sedgwick Club talks

Earthquakes triggered by seismic waves

UserProfessor Emily Brodsky (University of California Santa Cruz).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 26 January 2015, 17:00-18:00

Sedgwick Club talks

Food for thought: Edible explorations of volcanic processes

UserDr Alison Rust (University of Bristol).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 19 January 2015, 17:00-18:00

Geophysical and Environmental Processes (DAMTP/BPI)

Ditch the 2 degC goal

UserCharlie Kennel and David Victor (Scripps, UCSD).

HouseMR5, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 19 January 2015, 13:00-14:00

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Constraining Crustal Stress and Rheology from Grain Size Piezometry

UserSteven Kidder (City College of New York).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 09 January 2015, 16:00-17:00

Isotope Coffee: Geochemistry and Petrology Seminars Department of Earth Sciences

AGU practice talks

UserJames Bryson, Jo Kerr, Julia Gottschalk, Vicky Rennie, Natalie Roberts.

HouseDepartment of Earth Sciences - Harker II.

ClockFriday 05 December 2014, 11:00-12:00

Geophysical and Environmental Processes (DAMTP/BPI)

Cliffs and screes

UserKeith Richards / Mike Bethel (Geography).

HouseMR5, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 01 December 2014, 13:00-14:00

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Seismicity caused by melt movement in the Bardabunga-Holuhraun eruption in Iceland

UserThorbjorg Agustsdottir (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 28 November 2014, 16:00-17:00

Occasional Earth Science Seminars

'When the Monsoon rocks the Himalaya

UserJean-Philippe Avouac - BP Foundation McKenzie Professor of Earth Sciences.

HousePhysiology Lecture Theatre, access from Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockThursday 27 November 2014, 17:00-18:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

The North American deglaciation: linking rapid climate change, ice sheet retreat and sea level rises

UserDr Lauren Gregoire (School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockFriday 14 November 2014, 17:30-18:30

Sedgwick Club talks

Darwin’s “beloved barnacles” - an evolutionary success story

Note: this talk begins at 6pm

UserProfessor Andrew Gale (University of Portsmouth).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 10 November 2014, 18:00-19:00

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

A magmatic probe of dynamic topography beneath western North America

UserMarthe Kloecking (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 07 November 2014, 16:00-17:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Changes in the Global Carbon Cycle over the last 800,000 years - an ice core perspective

UserProf Dr Hubertus Fischer (Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Bern).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 06 November 2014, 17:30-18:30

Sedgwick Club talks

Darwin's Beagle fossils and their significance for his evolutionary thought

UserProfessor Adrian Lister (Natural History Museum).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 03 November 2014, 17:00-18:00

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Evolution of the Parnaíba Basin of Brazil and its surroundings

UserVerónica Rodriguez Tribaldos (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 31 October 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sedgwick Club talks

Shell Seminar - Life as a Shell Graduate

UserAmy Nicholson & Catherine Wasse (Shell).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 27 October 2014, 17:00-18:00

Department of Earth Sciences Seminars (downtown)

QDG WEDNESDAY SPECIAL - Top-down and bottom-up evidence for the early anthropogenic hypothesis

UserProf Bill Ruddiman (Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, US).

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockWednesday 22 October 2014, 16:00-17:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Top-down and bottom-up evidence for the early anthropogenic hypothesis

UserProf Bill Ruddiman (Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, US).

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockWednesday 22 October 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sedgwick Club talks

Active tectonics and geomorphology

UserProfessor Jean-Philippe Avouac (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 20 October 2014, 17:00-18:00

Occasional Earth Science Seminars

Recent fluctuations in magma supply to Kīlauea Volcano, Hawaiʻi

UserMichael Poland, U.S. Geological Survey, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.

House Harker 2, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockMonday 18 August 2014, 16:00-17:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Fracking the fjords: Earthquakes and glacial erosion, with some additional thoughts about stability of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet

People should be aware that 7th July is Tour de France day, but we hope things will have become accessible by 5.00 pm.

UserProfessor Richard Alley, Evan Pugh Professor of Geoscience, Penn State University, USA.

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 07 July 2014, 17:00-18:30

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Icequakes! Microseismic investigation of basal dynamics in Rutford Ice Stream, West Antarctica

UserEmma Smith (University of Cambridge and British Antarctic Survey).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 16 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Microseismicity and Tomography of Askja Central Volcano, Iceland

UserTim Greenfield (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 09 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Geophysical and Environmental Processes (DAMTP/BPI)

Visco-plastic lubrication: from theory to application

UserSarah Hormozi (Universite Paris Est, Laboratoire Navier).

HouseMR5, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockThursday 03 April 2014, 13:00-14:00

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Title to be confirmed

UserCharlotte Schoonman (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 07 March 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sedgwick Club talks

Foraminifera as bioindicators of marine environments

UserSigal Abramovic (Ben Gurion University of the Negev Beer Sheva).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 03 March 2014, 17:00-18:00

Sedgwick Club talks

101 years of Geochronology and the EARTHTIME revolution (2003 to present)

UserDan Condon, NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratory, British Geological Survey.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 24 February 2014, 17:00-18:00

Friends of the Sedgwick Museum

“Impact of Climate Change on Ocean Chemistry”

18:15 for 19:00 start

UserJoanna Kerr and India Weidle.

HouseHarker 1 Dept. Earth Sciences.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2014, 18:15-20:00

Department of Earth Sciences Seminars (downtown)

TBA

UserDr Rachel Mills, Southampton University.

HouseHarker 1 seminar room, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2014, 16:30-17:30

Sedgwick Club talks

5 million years of tropical ocean temperature evolution

UserDr Charlotte O'Brien (University of Oxford).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 17 February 2014, 17:00-18:00

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Polarisation anisotropy of the upper mantle

UserTak Ho (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 14 February 2014, 16:00-17:00

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Structure and dynamics of Earth's inner core

UserKaren Lythgoe (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 07 February 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sedgwick Club talks

A philosophy for geology: Charles Lyell and the uniformity of nature

UserProfessor Jim Secord (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 27 January 2014, 17:00-18:00

Department of Earth Sciences Seminars (downtown)

Atmospheres and Interiors of Extrasolar Planets

UserNikku Madhusudhan, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge.

HouseHarker 1 seminar room, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockTuesday 03 December 2013, 16:30-17:30

Sedgwick Club talks

Nanoparticles in Sandstone Groundwaters

UserProfessor John Tellam (University of Birmingham).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 02 December 2013, 17:00-18:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Benthic foraminiferal assemblages as proxies of paleoceanographic changes across Pleistocene glacial terminations in the NE Atlantic

CHANGE OF DATE: now on Wednesday Nov. 27th

UserDr. Patrick Grunert (U. of Graz, Austria).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockWednesday 27 November 2013, 17:00-18:30

Sedgwick Club talks

Evolution of dinosaur respiratory systems and what it might mean

UserDr Paul Barrett (National History Museum).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 25 November 2013, 17:00-18:00

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Lost faults of the Tien Shan

UserGrace Campbell (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 22 November 2013, 16:00-17:00

Sedgwick Club talks

The role of Innovation and Technology in meeting future Energy Challenges

UserDr Keith Gerdes (President of the European Region of the AAPG).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 18 November 2013, 17:00-18:00

Geophysical and Environmental Processes (DAMTP/BPI)

Shallow flows: 2D or not 2D?

UserGertJan van Heijst (Eindhoven University of Technology).

HouseMR5, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 18 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Sedgwick Club talks

Geological mapping: from maps to models

UserDr Rachel Dearden and Mr Holger Kessler (British Geological Survey).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 11 November 2013, 17:00-18:00

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Fluid dynamical modelling of transient mantle convective processes

UserMatthew Commin (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 08 November 2013, 16:30-17:30

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