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[DLS] Avi Flamholz (Caltech)

54-100 Dixie Lee Bryant Lecture Hall 54-100 Dixie Lee Bryant Lecture Hall | MIT Campus, Cambridge, MA, United States

“Studying Microbial Physiology to Predict the Fate of Soil Carbon” The largest annual fluxes in the global carbon (C) cycle are biological. This is especially true on land, where plants catalyze virtually all photosynthesis and diverse microbial communities in soils and sediments carry out terrestrial respiration. A single gram of soil typically contains 107–1010 microbes […]

[PLS] Katarina Miljkovic (Curtin University)

54-517 54-517 | MIT Campus, Cambridge, MA, United States

  Planetary Lunch Seminar  Colloquia topics span the range of research interests of the department's planetary sciences research program, and the talks are intended to appeal to any graduate students, postdocs, research scientists, and faculty with a background in planetary science. Speakers include members of the MIT community and visitors.  Contact: planetary-org@mit.edu. 

Special DLS Lecture – Kristel Chanard (University of Paris, IPGP)

54-100 Dixie Lee Bryant Lecture Hall 54-100 Dixie Lee Bryant Lecture Hall | MIT Campus, Cambridge, MA, United States

“Insights into the Geodetic Signature of Continental Hydrology” Understanding how the Earth’s shape, gravity field and rotation change in response to shifting hydrological and oceanic mass loads at its surface holds great potential for regional and global monitoring of our rapidly evolving water resources. Recent advances in the field of hydrogeodesy, have required hand-in-hand development […]

[ESAC Student Seminar] Steph Elkins

54-1827 54-1827 | MIT Campus, Cambridge, MA, United States

ESAC Student Seminar Series A forum for students and postdocs to share recent research, hone presentation skills, and build community among peers, sponsored by the EAPS Student Advisory Committee. Open to current EAPS graduate and undergraduate students and postdocs. Typically hosted on Thursdays during the semester, including pizza lunch. Contact: esac.officers@gmail.com

Doctoral Thesis Defense – Mariona Badenas Agusti (EAPS)

55-110 55-110 | MIT Campus, Cambridge, MA, United States

“Small Stars, Big Data: Detection and Characterization of Polluted White Dwarfs in the Era of Machine Learning” A public presentation of the thesis will be given by the candidate. DATE: Monday, April 22, 2024 TIME: 10:00 AM PLACE: 55-110 and Zoom with pre-registration DEFENSE CHAIR: Prof. Julien de Wit, MIT, EAPS THESIS COMMITTEE: Professor Sara […]

[PAOCQ] David Archer (U Chicago)

54-915 54-915 | MIT Campus, Cambridge, MA, United States

PAOC Colloquium  Interdisciplinary seminar series that brings together the whole PAOC (Program in Atmospheres, Oceans, and Climate) community. Seminar topics include all research concerning the physics, chemistry, and biology of the atmospheres, oceans and climate, as well as talks about societal impacts of climatic processes.   Contact: paoc-colloquium-comm@mit.edu 

Earth Day Colloquium: Energizing the global transition

54-100 Dixie Lee Bryant Lecture Hall 54-100 Dixie Lee Bryant Lecture Hall | MIT Campus, Cambridge, MA, United States

Featuring Ani Dasgupta, President and CEO of the World Resources Institute Last year shattered global heat records. The world witnessed the effects of rising temperatures in the form of devastating wildfires, severe flooding, extreme heatwaves, and more. Poor countries and communities who have contributed the least to causing the climate crisis are bearing the brunt […]

SM Thesis Defense – Vanessa Sun (EAPS)

54-915 54-915 | MIT Campus, Cambridge, MA, United States

“Investigating Tropospheric Hydrogen Peroxide Trends from 1950-2014” A public presentation of the thesis will be given by the candidate. DATE: Monday, April 22, 2024 TIME: 3:00 PM PLACE: 54-915 and Zoom with pre-registration DEFENSE CHAIR: Prof. David McGee, MIT, EAPS THESIS COMMITTEE: Professor Arlene Fiore, MIT, EAPS Professor Jesse Kroll, MIT, CEE Professor Tim Cronin, […]

Event Series Community Coffee Break

Community Coffee Break

Building 55 Atrium | Tina and Hamid Moghadam Building Building 55 Atrium | Tina and Hamid Moghadam Building | MIT Campus, Cambridge, MA, United States

Grab a cup of coffee or tea and a donut and chat with your fellow EAPS colleagues in the atrium of Building 55! Community Coffee is held every Tuesday during the semester. Questions: rteague@mit.edu

[12.571] Kasia Warburton (Dartmouth)

54-209 54-209 | MIT Campus, Cambridge, MA, United States

Seminar in Geophysics  Lecture portion of EAPS graduate-level class in geophysics, 12.571. All members of the MIT community are welcome to join for presentations by guest speakers, held approximately every two weeks during the term.   Contact: erl-info@mit.edu 

[DLS] Yinon Bar-On (Caltech)

54-100 Dixie Lee Bryant Lecture Hall 54-100 Dixie Lee Bryant Lecture Hall | MIT Campus, Cambridge, MA, United States

“Quantifying the Processes Driving the Land Carbon Sink” Terrestrial sequestration of carbon is mitigating ≈30% of anthropogenic carbon emissions, a process known as the land sink. However, our current understanding of the land sink and its persistence is very limited. One key unresolved question is the relative contribution of terrestrial reservoirs —live or dead biomass, […]

[PLS] German Martinez (LPI)

54-517 54-517 | MIT Campus, Cambridge, MA, United States

  Planetary Lunch Seminar  Colloquia topics span the range of research interests of the department's planetary sciences research program, and the talks are intended to appeal to any graduate students, postdocs, research scientists, and faculty with a background in planetary science. Speakers include members of the MIT community and visitors.  Contact: planetary-org@mit.edu.