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stripes HIGP Planetary Seminars: Spring 2012

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

Date Speaker Title
April 11 Nicole Lautze (HIGP) Geothermal Resources and the Geologic Evolution of Hawaii's Volcanoes
April 18 Jeffrey Gillis-Davis (HIGP) Large Pit Craters on Mercury: Produced by Caldera-Subsidence Processes
April 25 Elise Rumpf (HIGP) Investigating Lava-Substrate Heat Transfer on the Moon
May 2 Lionel Wilson (Emeritus Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Lancaster University and HIGP Affiliate Faculty) Melt Formation, Migration, and Rapid Extraction from Differentiated Asteroid Interiors: Why Magma Oceans Should Not Have Existed (And What Did Exist Instead)
May 9 Guy Libourel   (Professor of Petrology & Thermodynamics, CRPG-CNRS, Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France and HIGP Affiliate Faculty) Sulfur in Chondrules
May 16 Peter Isaacson   (SOEST Young Investigator and HIGP Assistant Researcher) Olivine Composition from Visible/Near-Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy
May 23 Ryan Ogliore   (HIGP)   NOTE TIME: 1:30-2:30 p.m. New Insights into Solar System Formation from Isotopic Measurements of Cometary Material
May 30 Nathalie Vigier   (Research Scientist, Centre de Recherches Pétrographiques et Géochimiques, Nancy, France) Towards a New Approach for Quantifying Past Environmental Changes
June 6 David Trang   (HIGP gradute student)   NOTE TIME: 1:30-2:30 p.m. The Optical Constants of Naturally Occurring Olivine and Synthetic Pyroxene in the Near-infrared as a Function of Mineral Chemistry
June 20 Don Brownlee   (Department of Astronomy, University of Washington; Principal Investigator for NASA's Stardust mission) Laboratory Analyses of Samples of a Jupiter Family Comet: Implications for the Early Solar System and Circumstellar Disks

Seminar Archive: pre-2012 seminars.

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