Department of Earth Sciences
Newton Horace Winchell School of Earth Sciences


Hard Rock Lunch

Hard Rock Lunch Schedule- Fall 2018

 

Hard Rock Lunches are held on Mondays from 12:10pm-1:10pm in room 401-20 Tate Hall

**These lunches are brown bag lunches

 

September 12th 

Dr. Courtney Sprain, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dept of Earth, Ocean and Ecological Sciences, University of Liverpool

Long-term behavior of the Earth’s magnetic field: How can we use magnetism to understand the evolution of Earth’s deep interior?

 

September 19th

Dr. Anette von der Handt, Dept. of Earth Sciences, Electron Microprobe Laboratory, U of MN

Introducing the new and improved electron microprobe laboratory at the Department of Earth Sciences

 

September 26th

Cancelled

 

October 3rd

Jen Taylor, Graduate Student, Dept. of Earth Sciences, U of MN

Chemical analysis of of scaly fabric: Subduction zone deformation structures from the Shimanto Belt, Japan

 

October 10th

Jen Caseres, Graduate Student, Dept. of Earth Sciences, U of MN

Measuring H and F in melts using feldspar-melt partition coefficient

 

October 17th

Clementine Hamelin, Graduate Student, Dept. of Earth Sciences, U of MN

Assessing the relationship between magnetic fabrics and petrofabrics in amphibolites: implications for metamorphic & deformation history recorded in a migmatite dome

 

October 24th

Hannah Blatchford, Graduate Student, Dept. of Earth Sciences, U of MN

Evaluating titanite’s usefulness for recovering P-T-t information from exhumed ultrahigh-pressure metamorphic terranes

 

October 31st

Max Van Wyk de Vries, Graduate Student, Dept. of Earth Sciences, U of MN

Volcanism in Antarctica: extent, feedbacks with glaciation and links to the subsurface

 

November 7th

Avishek Rudra, Graduate Student, Dept. of Earth Sciences, U of MN

In situ measurement of ferric iron in pyroxenes

 

November 14th

Dr. Donna Whitney, Department Head, Dept. of Earth Sciences, U of MN

Extending the Barrovian and Buchan concepts into the 21st century

 

November 21st

Dr. Marc Hirschmann, Dept. of Earth Sciences, U of MN

Accretion of C and S to the Earth - the role of differentiated planetesimals

 

November 28th

Jed Mosenfelder, Dept. of Earth Sciences, U of MN

Trace H and F concentrations in feldspar as monitors of volatile processes on the Earth and Moon

 

December 5th

Joseph Byrnes, Dept. of Earth Sciences, U of MN

Thin lithosphere beneath the Appalachian Mountains