UC Berkeley Seismological Laboratory

Seminar Series

Spring 2004 Program

Location: 265 McCone Hall, UC Berkeley
Tuesdays, 4-5pm

Directions to the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory

Special Seminar (the Lawson Lecture) on April 21st

Earthquake Conversations
By Ross Stein (USGS/Menlo Park)
Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center




Talk title

January 27

Nozomu Takeuchi


A New Forward and Inverse Problem Solution for Next Earth Structure Models

February 3

Bill Durham


Rock rheology experiments at high pressure: What can we hope to learn about the structure of the upper mantle?

February 10

Sergio Speziale


Elastic properties of minerals at high pressure by Brillouin spectroscopy and X-ray diffraction

February 17

William Lettis

William Lettis & Associates, Inc.

Transpressional Deformation in the San Francisco Bay Area, Is It Real?

February 24

Jerry X. Mitrovica

University of Toronto/Visiting Miller Professor

Seismic Tomography, Geodynamics & Earth System Evolution

March 16

Steven Thompson

William Lettis & Associates, Inc.

Active Tectonics and Earthquake Geology of the Central Tien Shan, Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia

March 30

Maurizio Battaglia


A study on plate boundary deformation: the Adriatic region (Central Mediterranean)

April 6

Frederique Rolandonne


The evolution of the seismic-aseismic transition during the earthquake cycle

April 13

Magali Billen


Rheologic Controls on Slab Dynamics

April 20

Steve Pride


Electroseismic coupling in Geophysics

April 27

Catherine Johnson


Magnetic Field Observations as the Key to Understanding Early Mars

May 4

Jessica Murray

USGS/Menlo Park

Transient fault slip on the San Andreas Fault near Parkfield, CA and its relationship to moderate seismicity

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