Welcome, and thank you for your interest in the Spring 2023 School of Earth and Space Exploration Colloquium Series.

Colloquia take place at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Marston Theater on the first floor of ISTB4 virtually and in person. Those attending in person will be expected to abide by ASU’s COVID rules for classrooms and other gatherings.

For more information, please contact Professor Kip Hodges, colloquium committee chair.

Recordings of presentations are linked from the talk titles and answers to student questions can be found below under Supplementary Materials. Schedules, speakers, and materials from previous semesters' Colloquia are accessible on the archive page.




Talk Title

Jan 18 J.Xavier Prochaska UC - Santa Cruz

Probing the Universe with Fast Radio Bursts                     

Jan 25 Evgenya Shkolnik ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration The Holistic View of the Evolution and Habitability of Exoplanets
Feb 1 John Naliboff New Mexico Tech Constraining the processes controlling continental rift evolution through geodynamic modeling
Feb 8 Marissa Tremblay Purdue University From the Alps to Outer Space: Advancing our Understanding of Geologic Processes
Using Cosmogenic Noble Gases.
Feb 15 Briony Horgan Purdue University The future of Mars exploration: Perseverance, sample return, and the path beyond
Feb 22 Hannah Kerner ASU AI for the Digital Planet
Mar 1 Madison Myers Montana State Storage and Evacuation of a Yellowstone Super-Eruption
Mar 15 Andy Ridgewell UC - Riverside Numerical recipes for a marine biosphere
Mar 22 David Applegate USGS Science in Service to Society: The Evolving Role of the U.S. Geological Survey
Mar 29 John Singleton Colorado State Tectonic Inheritance and the Development of Metamorphic Core Complexes in West Arizona
Apr 5 Arianna Soldati NC State Beyond viscosity: high-resolution rheological time series
Apr 12 Abigail Allwood JPL TBD
Apr 19 Ananya Mallik U. Arizona How Hot and Wet is the Moon: Insights and Challenges
Apr 26 Chick Woodward U. Minnesota The JWST Study of Comets -- New Windows into Coma Composition and Chemistry

Supplementary Materials

Supplementary materials for Spring 2023 will be found here after the presentation.


Speaker Materials
Jan 18 J.Xavier Prochaska

Probing the Universe with Fast Radio Bursts answers to student questions 

Feb 15 Briony Horgan  The future of Mars exploration: Perseverance, sample return, and the path beyond answers to student questions