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UN 4000 Remote Sensing Seminar Series

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Seminars are on Mondays at 4 pm, M&M Room U113
unless otherwise noted.

Fall 2009 Schedule

August 31, 2009

Tephrostratigraphy of the Turkana Basin, Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia

Bereket Haileab
Carleton College
Northfield, MN

September 14, 2009

Climate Change Solutions: Need to Treat Aerosols Together with Greenhouse Gases

Manvendra Dubey
Scientist IV
Earth Systems Observations
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos, NM

September 21, 2009

Vulcanian Eruptions: Experimental Insights into Leading Shock Waves, Initial Velocity, and Flow Evolution

Amanda B. Clarke
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ

September 28, 2009

The probability of a future geomagnetic reversal: Insight from new archeomagnetic studies in southern Africa

John Tarduno
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY

October 5, 2009

PyroCb vs. VolcanoCb: Stratospheric Pollution Revisited

Mike Fromm
Naval Research Laboratory
Washington, DC

October 12, 2009

Modeling and forecasting tephra dispersion with TEPHRA2

Chuck Connor
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

October 19, 2009

Organic Carbon in the Troposphere: Mysteries and Challenges

Colette Heald
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO

October 26, 2009

Utilizing the National Hydrologic Data Set in a GIS Based Model to Delineate Riparian Zones: An Intelligent Approach

Ann Maclean
School of Forest Resources
and Environmental Science
Michigan Tech

November 2, 2009 - CANCELLED

Volcanic hazards in Colombia

Marta Calvache
INGEOMINAS
Colombia

November 9, 2009

Satellite Remote Sensing - Applications to Meteorology

Steve Ackerman
Director, Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies
Professor, Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Madison, WI

November 11, 2009
NSF MARGINS Distinguished Lecturer Program
Special Seminar

New insights into the earthquake process based on geodetic observations in Central America

Tim Dixon
University of Miami
Miami, FL
Wednesday

November 16, 2009

Bimodal volcanism and lithosphere modification in the High Lava Plains; Mirror image to the Yellowstone hotspot?

Anita Grunder
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR

November 17, 2009
Lunchtime Brown-Bag
Special Seminar

Volcanic-plutonic Connections from the Perspective of a long-lived Cluster of Andean Volcanoes

Anita Grunder
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR
Tuesday
Dow 610 at 1:00 pm

November 30, 2009

Comparing seismicity at Mount St. Helens and Bezymianny Volcanoes: Implications for recent and future activity

Weston Thelen
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

December 7, 2009

New discoveries enabled by OMI SO2 measurements

Nickolay A. Krotkov
NASA GSFC/UMBC
Baltimore, MD

December 8, 2009

Air-sea fluxes - light winds to hurricanes

Chris W. Fairall
NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory
Boulder, CO
Tuesday
Fisher 138 at 2 pm

Last updated December 2, 2009.
Fall 2009 seminar coordinator: Simon Carn (GMES) – scarn@mtu.edu.

M and M U113

Room U113 Hall Entrance
Minerals and Materials Building

About the Series

Purpose of the Class

The class, which is required for the minor in Remote Sensing, is intended to provide students exposure to a variety of ways in which remote sensing (broadly defined) can be applied to earth, planetary, and space sciences. Graduate and undergraduate students interested in remote sensing and related topics may take the class. The class may be taken multiple times for credit.

The class grade is determined by attendance and participation. There are no exams or written assignments. 1 Credit, Offered Fall, Spring.

Open to all juniors, seniors and grad students! Visitors to lectures are welcome!

M and M U113

EPSSI Seminar

About the Speakers

Please note that some speakers' dates may be rearranged as the schedule is finalized.

Please contact the Director of EPSSI if you wish to meet with these visitors during their time on campus. Take advantage of the educational visits!

Funding for these visits comes from the Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences Institute and academic departments.

Past Seminars*

Spring 2009
Fall 2008
Spring 2008
Fall 2007
Spring 2007
Fall 2006
Spring 2006
Fall 2005
Spring 2005

Fall 2004
Spring 2004
Fall 2003
Spring 2003
Fall 2002
Spring 2002
Fall 2001

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