PGS Talks 2001-2002

2001

Sep. 20: 'Opening a Window on the World: NASA's Earth Science Enterprise' - Ghassem R. Asrar, National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Oct. 18: 'Detection and Localization of Exploding Meteors from Low-Frequency Sound' - David E. Norris, BBN Technologies

Nov. 15: 'The Cosmic Microwave Background: A Portrait of the Early Universe' - Edward Wollack, National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Dec. 13: 'Mapping the Source of Great Rivers: the Amazon and the Potomac' - Andrew K. Johnston, Center for Earth and Planetary Studies, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution

2002

Jan. 17: 'Nuclear Waste Disposal: Achilles Heel or Environmental Paradigm?' - Jay E. Silberg, Shaw Pittman LLP

Feb. 21: 'Which Way Does the Mantle Flow beneath Western North America?' - Paul Silver, Carnegie Institution of Washington

Mar. 21: 'Osmium Isotope Studies of Continental Stability' - Roberta L. Rudnick, University of Maryland

Apr. 18: 'Earthquake Behavior; Making Sense out of Chaos' - Selwyn Sacks, Consultant

May 16: 'Episodic Dome Growth and Surface Deformation at Soufriere Hills Volcano, Montserrat, BWI: Constraints from GPS Geodesy' - Glen S. Mattioli, University of Arkansas and University of Puerto Rico