For the 2017 Fall Semester, the CSI Seminar will take place every Monday at 12 PM in Northrop Hall, room 340 and will be organized by Prof. Joe Galewsky (E&PS).
August 22 Introductions and scheduling
August 28 Jordan Gibbons (E&PS): Unraveling ancient ocean isotopic composition and temperature using triple oxygen isotopes of carbonates
September 4 Labor Day – no seminar
September 11 Nico Lubcker (University of Pretoria, South Africa): Isotopic dietary reconstructions: A South African’s outlook on the use of nitrogen and carbon isotopes measured in whiskers of Southern Elephant Seals
September 18 Seth Newsome (Biology): Individual Variation in Resource and Habitat Use in a Synanthropic Carnivore
September 25 Emma Elliot Smith (Biology): Does the amino acid 13C fingerprinting “voodoo” really work?
October 2 Tony Gargano (E&PS): The Sources of Volatiles to Earth: A Space Odyssey
October 9 Zachary Sharp (E&PS): Fundamentals of Mass Spectrometry
October 16 Kristen Rahilly (E&PS): Flux and 13C composition of diffuse carbon dioxide emissions from a prospective enhanced geothermal site in Southwest Utah.
October 23 Chris Anderson (E&PS): Electrical issues for lab and field instruments
October 30 Damian Vales (CONICET, Puerto Madryn, Argentina): Trophic ecology of South American fur seals from the South Atlantic
November 6 Henry Fricke (Colorado College, Colorado Springs): Hydrogen isotope ratios of volcanic glass and the topography of the Central Rocky Mountain/western Great Plains region during the late Paleogene
November 13 Cyler Conrad (Anthropology) and Laura Pages Barcelo (Biology): Historic Stable Isotope Ecology of Sea Turtles and Tortoises
November 20 Kristin Pearthree (E&PS): Paleohydrology and productivity of Lake Chalco, Mexico through analysis of Nitrogen and Carbon isotopes in organic matter
November 27 Jonathan Dombrowsky (Anthropology): A Preliminary Assessment of Carbon Flow in the Protohistoric Middle Rio Grande
December 4 Michael Fox (Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego): Coral nutrition along gradients of oceanic production in the central Pacific Ocean