Fall Seminars 2013

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Date Title Speaker Place & Time Host

AUGUST

8/27/2013 The Curiosity Rover's Investigation of Martian Climate, Past and Present Mark Lemmon
Texas A&M University
O&M 112
4:00 PM
ATMO

SEPTEMBER

9/2/2013 Controlling Southern Ocean Convection in Climate Models Achim Stössel
Texas A&M University
O&M 112
4:00 PM
OCNG
9/5/2013 Aquifers of Texas: Issues and Opportunities Robert Mace
Texas Water Development Board
KAMU studio
4:00 pm
WHMS
9/9/2013 Global Synthesis of Nepheloid Layers and Benthic Storms Wilf Gardner
Texas A&M University
O&M 112
4:00 PM
OCNG
9/10/2013 Cosmic Dust Bunnies: Modeling the Earliest Stages of Planet Formation Lorin Matthews
Baylor University
O&M 112
4:00
ATMO
9/12/2013 Arsenic Contamination of Groundwater: An Ubiquitous Problem Peter Knappett
Texas A&M University
KAMU studio 4:00 pm WHMS
9/13/2013 Investigating Land-Atmosphere Interactions using the North American Soil Moisture Database Steven Quiring
Texas A&M University
O&M 112
4:00 PM
GEOG
9/16/2013 Plio-Pleistocene Deglacial Global Barrier Reef Establishment, Basin-to-Shelf Carbonate Fractionation and Atmospheric High CO2 Andre Droxler
Rice University
O&M 112
4:00 PM
OCNG
9/17/2013 The Stratospheric Mean Meridional Circulation and its Relation to Water, Ozone and Climate Karen Rosenlof
NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory
O&M 112
4:00 PM
ATMO
9/19/2013 Disinfection of Emerging Waterborne Pathogens Raghupathy Karthikeyan
Texas A&M University
KAMU studio 4:00 pm WHMS
9/20/2013 'No-Win' Waterscapes: A Study of Household Water Security in South Texas Colonias Wendy Jepson
Texas A&M University
O&M 112
4:00 PM
GEOG
9/23/2013 Productivity and Carbon Cycling in the Neogene Equatorial Pacific: the View from Scientific Drilling Mitch Lyle
Texas A&M University
O&M 112
4:00 PM
OCNG
9/24/203 Counting Storms from Space: Studies of Cloud and Precipitation Using Satellite Observations Chuntao Liu
Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
O&M 112
4:00 PM
ATMO
9/26/2013 Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems Gretchen Miller
Texas A&M University
KAMU studio 4:00 pm WHMS
9/27/2013 Climatic Impacts of Land Cover Change Resaul Mahmood
Western Kentucky
O&M 112
4:00 PM
GEOG
9/30/2013 Whither are Abrupt Transitions in Climate Charles Jackson
University of Texas Institute for Geophysics
O&M 112
4:00 PM
OCNG

OCTOBER

10/1/2013 Hothouse and Dry Climate During the Neoproterozoic Snowball-Earth Aftermath Yongyun Hu
Peking University
O&M 112
4:00 PM
ATMO
10/3/2013 Impact of Climate Change on Watershed Planning in Guanajuato, Mexico Yann Rene Ramos
University of Guanajuato
KAMU studio 4:00 pm WHMS
10/7/2013 Topographically Trapped Variability of the Ocean Circulation
Wilbert Weijer
Los Alamos National Laboratory
O&M 112
4:00 PM
OCNG
10/8/2013 What We Have Learned from Our Urban Trace Gas Flux Measurements in Houston Gunnar Schade
Texas A&M University
O&M 112
4:00 PM
ATMO
10/10/2013 The Earth's Critical Zone and Water: a New Perspective Rick Giardino
Texas A&M University
KAMU studio 4:00 pm WHMS
10/14/2013 Three Years After the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Changes in the Redox State of Sediments David Hastings
Eckerd College
O&M 112
4:00 PM
OCNG
10/15/2013 Modeling Light Scattering by Mineral Dust Particles- a New Perspective Timo Nousiainen
Finnish Meteorological Institute in the Earth Observation Unit
O&M 112
4:00 PM
ATMO
10/16/2014 SPECIAL SEMINAR
Detailed Measurements of the Forward Scattering Properties of Laboratory and Atmospheric Ice Crystals
Carl Scmitt
NCAR Earth Science Laboratory
O&M 112
3:55 PM
ATMO
10/17/2013 Rainwater Harvesting to Extend Water Supplies Xitlali Delgado
University of Guanajuato
KAMU studio 4:00 pm WHMS
10/17/2013 SPECIAL SEMINAR
Aircraft Observations of Convective Systems in the Indian Ocean
Nick Guy
National Severe Storms Laboratory
O&M 112
3:55 PM
ATMO
10/18/2013 SWAAG practice session TAMU graduate students
O&M 112
4:00 PM
GEOG
10/21/2013 Tropical Pacific Hydrographic Variability During the Last Deglaciation Kate Wejnert
Georgia Tech
O&M 112
4:00 PM
OCNG
10/22/2013 Dust Devils on Earth and Mars: New Insights Ralph Lorenz
Johs Hopkins University
O&M 112
3:55 PM
ATMO
10/24/2013 Climate Change Impacts on Rio Grande River Prakash Khedun
Texas A&M University
KAMU studio 4:00 pm WHMS
10/24/203 Air Quality Challenges in China: Emissions, Chemistry, Meteorology and Global Impact Yuxuan Wang
Texas A&M University Galveston
O&M 112
3:55 PM
ATMO
10/28/2013 Fire in the Ocean: State of Knowledge on the Characterization and Fate of Dissolved Pyrogenic Carbon (PyC) to the Ocean Patrick Louchouarn
Texas A&M University Galveston
O&M 112
4:00 PM
OCNG
10/29/2013 Coupling of Diurnal Climate to Clouds, Land-use and Snow Alan Betts
Climate Scientist of Atmospheric Research, Vermont
O&M 112
4:00 PM
ATMO
10/31/2013 Rio Grande Drought Treaty Conflicts: a Texas Perspective Carlos Rubenstein
Texas Commission of Environmental Quality
KAMU studio 4:00 pm WHMS

NOVEMBER

11/1/2013 Web-enabled Geography?
Edwin Chow
Texas State University
O&M 112
4:00
GEOG
11/4/2013 Exopolymers in the Ocean and Atmosphere Dan Thornton
Texas A&M University
O&M 112
4:00 PM
OCNG
11/7/2013 Rio Grande Drought Treaty Conflicts: A Mexico Perspective TBA KAMU studio 4:00 pm WHMS
11/8/2013 Remote Sensing and Field Observations of Hazard- and Disaster-Related Earth Surface Processes in Glacierized Terrains Jeffrey Kargel
University of Arizona
O&M 112
4:00 PM
GEOG
11/11/2013 Physical Controls on the Inter Annual Variability of Hypoxia in Chesapeake Bay Malcolm Scully
WHOI
O&M 112
4:00 PM
OCNG
11/14/2013 Modeling Groundwater Contamination Yanmei Li
University of Guanajuato
KAMU studio 4:00 pm WHMS
11/18/2013 Initial Results from the DIMES Experiment: Deep Mixing in the ACC Kevin Speer
Florida State University
O&M 112
4:00 PM
OCNG
11/22/2013 Human Bioclimatology and Health
Jennifer Vanos
Texas Tech
O&M 112
4:00 PM
GEOG
11/25/2013 Synchronous Cooling of Mid-latitude Oceans During the Early Pliocene and its Implications for the Panama Hypothesis Cyrus Karas
University of Frankfurt
O&M 112
4:00 PM
OCNG

DECEMBER

12/2/2013 Late Quaternary collapse of the south Greenland Ice Sheet Anders Carlson
Oregon State University
O&M 112
4:00 PM
OCNG
12/9/2013 AGU - No seminar
 
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