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School of Earth Sciences Mini-Symposium Film Festival

Nov 14, 2014, 10:00am - 12:00pm

The School of Earth Sciences' Division of Water, Climate and the Environment's mini-symposium film festival featuring the work of some of the faculty in the division. The schedule is below.

Friday 14 November from 10am - noon
Mendenhall Laboratory Room 291

10:00 - 10:05 Introductory remarks by Andrea Grottoli

10:05 - 10:15 Professor Andrea Grottoli presents "Edge of Light" -- A short film about studying corals at the limit of light off of Maui as well as an introduction to research being conducted in Ohio on the effects of ocean acidification and elevated temperature on corals.

10:15 - 10:40 Professor Lonnie Thompson presents "Ice Core Research and Preservation" a Big 10 Network segment and "The Life and History of Lonnie Thompson and the Paleoclimate Ice Core" from NOVA Now as aired on PBS

10:40 - 11:00 Assistant Professor Joel Barker presents a short film on an Arctic glacier titled "John Evans Glacier:  A decent into weirdness"

11:00 - 11:10 Coffee Break

11:10 - 11:25 Associate Professor Ian Howat and Dr. Santiago de la Pena present a short film titled "Glaciers and Stupid Human Tricks".
11:25 - 11:55 Professor Terry Wilson presents "Polar Earth Observations"  A series of short films on installing autonomous GPS & seismic sensor network in Antarctica
Bagels with cream cheese and coffee will be served.