Lunch Bunch Series

Climate & Environment Lunch Bunches are held on Mondays at noon in MacMillan 101 through the academic year.
Sept. 10: Departmental Introductions - Faculty, Post-Docs and Graduate Students giving brief descriptions of the research
Sept. 17: Baylor Fox-Kemper, Brown "Effects of ocean surface gravity waves: On turbulence, climate, and frontogenesis"
Sept. 24: Chris Horvat, Brown "Sea ice and climate: A Chris story"


Geophysics Lunch Bunches are held on Tuesdays at noon in GeoChem 039 through the academic year.
Sept. 18: Malcolm White, UCLA "Illuminating seismogenic features in the San Jacinto Fault Zone"
Sept. 25: Neala Creasy, Yale Univ. "The power and limitations of seismic anisotropy observations in the lowermost mantle"


Planetary Lunch Bunches are held on Thursdays at noon in Lincoln Field 209 through the academic year.
Sept. 6: Laura Kerber, Jet Propulsion Laboratory "Moon diver: A mission concept to explore a lunar pit crater interior"
Sept. 13: Patrick Barosh, USGS (retired)"The tectonic history of New England: The assembly and destruction of Northwestern Pangea"
Sept. 20: Elizabeth Turtle, Johns Hopkins (APL) "Titan's meteorology during the Cassini mission and evidence for subsurface reservoirs"
Sept. 27: Jack Mustard, Brown "NASA Mars 2020 landing site selection activities"
Sept. 28: Special Friday Seminar: Geoff Collins, Wheaton "Europa Plate Tectonics"
Oct. 4: Francis Rivera-Hernandez, Dartmouth "In a PICL: Were there perennially ice-covered lakes on early Mars?"
Oct. 11: Chris Kremer, Brown "A widespread ultramafic ash on Mars"
Oct. 18: Erica Nathan, Brown "Freezing water spheres as a laboratory analog for icy moons"
Oct. 25: Ben Boatwright, Brown "An integrated model of precipitation, infiltration, and groundwater flows on Mars"
Nov. 1: Ashley Palumbo, Brown "Oceans on Mars: The possibility of a Noachian groundwater-fed ocean in a sub-freezing martian climate"
Nov. 8: Ariel Deutsch, Brown "Understanding impact and magmatic structures in the Moon's subsurface from gravity data"
Nov. 15: Jesse Tarnas, Brown "Geologic history on Nili Fossae: New insights from dynamic aperture factor analysis/target transformation (DAFA/TT)"
Nov. 29: Rachel Sheppard, Brown "Assessing lateral variations in the mineralogical stratigraphy of Mt. Sharp: Linking Rover and orbital observations"

Geochemistry Lunch Bunches are held on Fridays at noon in GeoChem 029 through the academic year.
Sept. 14: Yan Liang, Brown "Selected problems in geochemistry: Mantle Heterogeneity, mantle wedge, and diffusion"
Sept. 21: Steve Parman, Brown "Adventures in atom probe tomography"
Sept. 28: Joint GMP/Planetary Lunch Bunch: Geoff Collins, Wheaton College "Europa plate tectonics"