This Week

Monday, April 2

Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science Colloquium
112 Walker Building @ 3:30 PM
Dr. Zach Lebo, University of Wyoming
"Do aerosols matter in the context of deep convective clouds"


Tuesday, April 3

Environment and Natural Resources Institute Water Insights Seminar Series
102 Forest Resources Building @ 12:00 PM (lunch will be provided)
Doug Wrenn, Assistant Professor, Environmental and Resource Economics, Penn State University
"Price-Based Policies for Managing Residential Development and Impacts on Water Quality"

Department of Geosciences Colloquium Speaker and Deines Lecturer
Pre-talk Coffee and Cookies Speaker Reception at the EMS Museum, Ground Floor, Deike @ 3:45 PM
Lecture at 022 Deike Building @ 4:00 PM
Mathew Herman, Post-Doctoral Scientist, Ultrecht University, The Netherlands
"Loading, Triggering, and Relaxing Observations and Models of Subduction Earthquake Processes"


Wednesday, April 4

Energy and Environmental Economics and Policy (EEEP) Seminar
157 Hosler Building @ 12:00 PM (a light lunch will be provided)
Nicholas Muller, Carnegie Mellon University
"Time Preference During the Great Depression: Evidence from Firewood Prices in Portland, Oregon"

Thursday, April 5

Department of Materials Science and Engineering Taylor Lecture in Materials
John Freeman Auditorium, HUB-Robeson Center @ 8:45 AM – 12:15 PM (Keynote Speaker @ 11:15 AM)
Ramamoorthy Ramesh, Materials Science Associate Laboratory Director, Energy Technologies
"Electric Field Control of Magnetism"


Friday, April 6

Department of Geosciences Geochemistry Forum
341 Deike @ 3:30 PM
Peter J. Heaney, Professor, Department of Geosciences, Penn State University
"Painting a Rainbow with Ochre: Pigmentation and Iridescence in Iron Oxides"

Department of Geography Coffee Hour
Refreshments 319 Deike @ 3:30 PM
Lecture at 112 Walker Building @ 4:00 PM
Randall F. Mason, Associate Professor, Historic Preservation, University of Pennsylvania
"From geography to design"

G. Albert Shoemaker Lecture Series in Mineral Engineering
Reception at the EMS Museum, Ground Floor, Deike @ 3:30 PM
Lecture at 026 Hosler Building @ 4:00 PM
Mr. Aidan Davy, Chief Operating Officer, International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM)
"The Global Context of Mining: the evolution from mining licence to social licence to social contract"




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