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Department of Geological Sciences

Spring 2022

Lectures Presented by the Department of Geological
Sciences and the Geology Club

Upcoming Speakers

Tuesday, March 8th, 2022

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: via ZOOM

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Dr. Eugene Cordero, Professor

San Jose State University, Department of Meteorology and Climate Science

Research Interests: Understanding the processes responsible for long-term changes in climate through the use of observations and atmospheric models.

Talk Title: The role of climate change education on individual lifetime carbon emissions


Wednesday, March 30th, 2022

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM


Dr. Sarah Aarons, Assistant Professor

University of California San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Research Interests: Isotope systems as tracers of weathering and geologic history, geochemical techniques to determine paleo dust provenance and transport pathway, and tracing modern dust sources and nutrient composition.

Talk Title: The role of dust on Earth's climate: insights from the paleoclimate record & modern ecosystems

Tuesday, April 12th, 2022

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM



Dr. Roberta Rudnick, Distinguished Professor


Mary Ringwood, PhD Candidate

University of California Santa Barbara

Research InterestsGeochemistry and Petrology, Continent Formation and Evolution

Talk Title: TBA


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