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Welcome, and thank you for your interest in the Spring 2019 SESE Colloquium Series.

SESE Colloquia take place at 3:30 p.m. in the Marston Exploration Theater on the first floor of ISTB4. They are preceded by a light reception in the ISTB4 lobby at 3:00 p.m.

SESE students interested in having lunch with the speaker may sign up with our Google Docs lunch sign-up sheet. Lunches are 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in PSF 566.

For more information, please contact Professor Peter Buseck, colloquium committee chair.

Abstracts for talks are linked from the talk titles.  Scroll down for Supplementary Materials (talk PDFs, answers to questions, etc.). Schedules, speakers, and materials from previous semesters' SESE Colloquia are accessible on the archive page here.

DateSpeakerInstitutionHostTalk Title
Jan 9David LawrenceJohns Hopkins, Applied Physics LabCraig HardgroveUsing Gamma Rays and Neutrons to Measure the Elemental Composition of Planetary Bodies
Jan 16Alycia WeinbergerCarnegie Institution of Washington, Department of Terrestrial MagnetismJennifer PatienceAstronomical Constraints on Planet Formation
Jan 23Ben MazinUniversity of California, Santa BarbaraChris GroppiLooking for Planets Outside Our Solar System with Superconducting Photon Detectors
Jan 30Katherine HayhoeTexas Tech UniversityHilairy HartnettMitigate, Adapt — or Suffer: Connecting Global Change to Local Impacts and Solutions
Feb 6Erika RaderUniversity of IdahoAmanda ClarkeVolcanic Spatter Across the Solar System: How Idaho+Lava Bombs = Water on Mars
Feb 13Erika HamdenUniversity of ArizonaEvgenya ShkolnikThe Ridiculous World of Scientific Ballooning
Feb 20H. Tuba Özkan-HallerOregon State UniversityPatrick YoungTransforming Academia: Advancing Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice in the Sciences
Feb 27Evgenya ShkolnikASU-School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE)Peter BuseckExploring Exoplanets and their Stars with the UV Space Telescopes of the Past, Present and Future
Mar 6Spring Break
Mar 13Jnaneshwar DasASU-School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE)Jnaneshwar DasRobots in the Wild: Collaborative Exploration and Mapping
Mar 20Mary KnappMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyJudd BowmanSearching For Small Planets With a Tiny Telescope: The Story of ASTERIA
Mar 27Deanne RogersStony Brook UniversityPhil ChristensenInterpreting the Rock Record of Early Mars
Apr 3Larry MatthiesJet Propulsion LaboratoryJnaneshwar DasVision Systems for Planetary Landers and Drones: Progress and Challenges
Apr 10Alison DuvallUniversity of WashingtonChristy TillMagnitude 9 Cascadia Subduction Zone Earthquakes and Landslides: How Will the Hillslopes Handle the Big One?
Apr 17Marcia BjornerudLawrence UniversityRamon ArrowsmithReading the Record of Ancient Earthquakes At Three Levels in the Crust: Insights From Greenschist-, Amphibolite- and Eclogite-Facies Pseudotachylytes
Apr 24Tammy RittenourUtah State UniversityArjun HeimsathShifting Sand and Streams on the Grand Staircase, Southern Utah

Supplementary Materials (Spring 2019)

Colloquium Talk Slides (PDF)Colloquium Questions AnsweredAdditional Information
RaderLawrenceRader video
Duvall (25 MB version)
Duvall (97 MB version)Das (plus erratum)