Jerry Mitrovica, Professor of Geophysics at Harvard University, will give will give three talks from December 2-5 at UCSB. His first talk on Monday, December 2 at 3:30 PM at Life Sciences Building Room 1001 is entitled "The Sea Level Fingerprints of (Ancient and Modern) Ice Sheet Collapse." The second talk on Tuesday December 3 at 4:00 PM will be held in Webb Hall 1100 and is entitled "Vertical Plate Tectonics." The final lecture on Thursday December 5 at 2:00 PM also in Webb Hall 1100 is the Crowell Distinguished Lecture and is entitled "Earth Rotation from Archean to Anthropocene."
Dr. Torbjorn Tornqvist, an AAPG Distinguished Lecturer and professor at Tulane University, will give a talk entitled "Illuminating the Lower Mississippi River sediment-dispersal system over orbital to centennial timescales."
Stephani Shusta of the Department of Earth Science will give a talk at Speakers Club entitled "Sulfur Isotope Fractionation Accompanies Dimethylsulfide Disproportionation by Methanosarcina sp. strain MTP4."