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stripes HIGP Seminars: 2017

Planetary Data Center, POST 544
Wednesdays at 2:00–3:00 p.m.
(except where noted)

Date Speaker Title
Jan. 18 Falko Langenhorst (Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany) Mineralogy and Space Weathering of Regolith Particles from Asteroid Itokawa
Jan. 30 Nicole Lautze NOTE TIME: Monday at 1:30 p.m. [WRRC/HIGP Seminar] Recent Groundwater and Geothermal Research in Hawai‘i
Feb. 8
  • Peer Collaboration and Support Fosters Student Success
  • Oceanic Seismology in the Pacific
  • Research and Development of Multispectral Instruments and Planetary Maps
  • Hawai‘i Space Flight Laboratory
Feb. 21 Brian Buchanan (Cornell University) NOTE TIME: Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. [WRRC/HIGP Seminar] Characterizing Threats to Freshwater Resources: How is Water Moving and How Much Can We Use?
March 8
  • Research in the W. H. Keck Cosmochemistry Laboratory
  • Applications of Geodetic Techniques to Hazard Detection and Mitigation
  • Chondritic Meteorites and Their Components
  • Groundwater and Geothermal Exploration
March 15 Gregory J. Finkelstein (Seismological Laboratory, Caltech) NOTE TIME: Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. A Multi-Pronged Investigation into the Composition and Elastic Behavior of Iron-Rich (Mg,Fe)O
March 22 Lunar and Planetary Science Conference - no seminar  
March 29 Spring Break - no seminar  
April 3 Ingrid Johanson, (USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory) NOTE DAY: Monday at 2:00 p.m. An Update on Deformation at Kilauea and Mauna Loa Volcanoes
April 5 Davin Quinn (Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, Caltech) Developing New Statistical Tools to Understand the Sulfate Stratigraphy at NE Syrtis Major, Mars
April 12
  • The Mars 2020 Rover Mission
  • What Does Pete Do? Mars, Moon, Earth, and Outreach!
  • Space Weathering
  • Integrating a Remotely Operated Vehicle with the Port Security Vessel
April 19
  • Planet Compositions, Crustal Evolution, and Telling the Public What We Do
  • A Brief Overview of HIGP
  • X-Ray Atlas Lab
  • Combined Raman, LIBS, and LIF Spectroscopy for Planetary Exploration
April 26 Ed Scott The First Five Million Years of Solar System History: Constraints from Stable Isotopic Compositions of Meteorites and Chemical and Isotopic Properties of CAIs and Chondrules
May 3 Patrick Gasda (Los Alamos National Laboratory) Late-Stage Aqueous Events in Gale Crater, Mars
May 26 Sean Shieh (Western University, Ontario, Canada) NOTE DAY: Friday at 2:00 p.m. CO2 Under Pressure: Structure, Elasticity and Strength
June 22 Thomas McCord NOTE DAY: Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Ceres' Evolution: Before and After Dawn
July 12 Sarah Crites (Institute of Space and Astronautical Studies, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) Probing Solar System Dynamics with JAXA's Martian Moons Exploration Mission
Aug. 8 Dikun Yang (Post-doctoral Research Fellow, University of British Columbia, Canada) NOTE DAY: Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. [WRRC/HIGP Seminar] Time-lapse Hydro-geophysical Monitoring Using Electrical and Electromagnetic Methods
Aug. 16 Patricia Fryer Total Solar Eclipse and the Citizen Science Eclipse MegaMovie Project
Aug. 25 Niels Grobbe (Post-doctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology) NOTE DAY: Friday at 11:00 a.m. [WRRC/HIGP Seminar] Hydrogeophysical Methods for Quantitative Characterization, Monitoring, and Sustainable Management of Hawaii's Water Resources
Aug. 30 Jeffrey Gillis-Davis SOEST Open House Information and Planning
Sept. 19 Haozhe Liu (Center for High Pressure Science & Technology Advanced Research--HPSTAR, China) NOTE DAY: Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. Pressure-induced Phase Transitions using Synchrotron X-ray Techniques: From Crystalline to Non-crystalline Samples
Sept. 20 David Blake (NASA Ames Research Center) The CheMin X-ray Diffraction Instrument: Design, Development and Mineralogical Results from its 5-year Deployment on the Mars Science Laboratory Rover Curiosity
Dec. 4 Bruce Jakosky (Univ. of Colorado Boulder) NOTE DAY: Monday at 11:00 a.m. in POST 723 History of the Mars Atmoshphere: Results from the MAVEN Mission
Dec. 5 Camelia Stan (Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab) NOTE DAY: Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. The Swiss Army Knife of Mapping: X-ray Diffraction and Fluorescence at ALS Beamline 12.3.2

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