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January 29, 2016
3:00pm in PLS 1140
Wendy Nelson from Towson University
Evolution of the East African Rift: Drip Magmatism, Lithospheric Thinning and Mafic Volcanism
February 5, 2016
3:00pm in PLS 1140
Tolulope Olugboji from University of Maryland, College Park
Seismoloogical Investigations of the Crust.

February 26, 2016
3:00pm in PLS 1140
Marco Maffione from University of Utrecht
Role of Oceanic Detachment Faults in Plate Tectonics: from Seafloor Spreading to Subduction Initiation

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March 11, 2016
3:00pm in PLS 1140
Adam Forte from Arizona State University
Decoupling of Modern Climate, Tectonics, and Topography in the Greater Caucasus

Additional Information: SESE Exploration Postdoctoral Fellow
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April 1, 2016
3:00pm in PLS 1140
Alex Pullen from University of Arizona
Building the Tibetan Plateau and Blowing It Away

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April 8, 2016
3:00pm in PLS 1140
Mong-Han Huang from Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Using geodesy to probe lithospheric faulting and rheology

Additional Information: NASA Postdoctoral Fellow
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April 15, 2016
3:00pm in PLS 1140
Chris Spencer from Curtin University
Melting sediment and subducting bacteria

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April 22, 2016
3:00pm in PLS 1140
Wenlu Zhu from University of Maryland, College Park
Fracturing olivine via shrinkage cracks: A mechanism for self-sustained mineral carbonation
April 29, 2016
3:00pm in PLS 1140
Rebecca Fischer from Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Earth's accretion, core formation, and core composition

The coordinator for the Colloquium Series is Dr. Vedran Lekic. You can contact him at ved@umd.edu.