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12.753 Geodynamics Seminar (MIT) 12.753 Geodynamics Seminar (MIT)

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In this year's seminar, we will embark on a scientific journey through some of the most controversial topics about the origin and formation of our home planet. This journey will take us to other planetary bodies - even to other solar systems - as we immerse ourselves in observations and theories from the microscopic to the universe scale. The seminar will be organized around three broad questions: How was the Earth formed? What did early Earth look like? When did living organisms first appear on Earth? Experts in meteorites, geology of other planets, thermodynamics and tracers of living organisms, and theories of formation and evolution of planets, including early atmosphere and oceans, will come to WHOI and help us address these questions. In this year's seminar, we will embark on a scientific journey through some of the most controversial topics about the origin and formation of our home planet. This journey will take us to other planetary bodies - even to other solar systems - as we immerse ourselves in observations and theories from the microscopic to the universe scale. The seminar will be organized around three broad questions: How was the Earth formed? What did early Earth look like? When did living organisms first appear on Earth? Experts in meteorites, geology of other planets, thermodynamics and tracers of living organisms, and theories of formation and evolution of planets, including early atmosphere and oceans, will come to WHOI and help us address these questions.

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meteorites | meteorites | geology of other planets | geology of other planets | thermodynamics and tracers of living organisms | thermodynamics and tracers of living organisms | and theories of formation and evolution of planets | and theories of formation and evolution of planets | including early atmosphere and oceans | including early atmosphere and oceans | Ontario | Ontario | geodynamics | geodynamics

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12.570 Seminar in Geophysics: Mantle Convection (MIT) 12.570 Seminar in Geophysics: Mantle Convection (MIT)

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This cross-disciplinary course aims to understand the historical development and the current status of ideas and models, to present and question the constraints from the different research fields, and to investigate if and how the different views on mantle flow can be reconciled with the currently available data. This cross-disciplinary course aims to understand the historical development and the current status of ideas and models, to present and question the constraints from the different research fields, and to investigate if and how the different views on mantle flow can be reconciled with the currently available data.

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mantle convection | mantle convection | geophysics | geophysics | geodynamics | geodynamics | mantle | mantle | earth | earth | geochemistry | geochemistry | seismology | seismology | stratification | stratification | geodynamical modeling | geodynamical modeling | tomography | tomography | seismic imaging | seismic imaging

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Laser Geodynamics Satellite I

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lageos | laser | geodynamics | vandenberg | marshall

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12.570 Seminar in Geophysics: Mantle Convection (MIT)

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This cross-disciplinary course aims to understand the historical development and the current status of ideas and models, to present and question the constraints from the different research fields, and to investigate if and how the different views on mantle flow can be reconciled with the currently available data.

Subjects

mantle convection | geophysics | geodynamics | mantle | earth | geochemistry | seismology | stratification | geodynamical modeling | tomography | seismic imaging

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12.753 Geodynamics Seminar (MIT)

Description

In this year's seminar, we will embark on a scientific journey through some of the most controversial topics about the origin and formation of our home planet. This journey will take us to other planetary bodies - even to other solar systems - as we immerse ourselves in observations and theories from the microscopic to the universe scale. The seminar will be organized around three broad questions: How was the Earth formed? What did early Earth look like? When did living organisms first appear on Earth? Experts in meteorites, geology of other planets, thermodynamics and tracers of living organisms, and theories of formation and evolution of planets, including early atmosphere and oceans, will come to WHOI and help us address these questions.

Subjects

meteorites | geology of other planets | thermodynamics and tracers of living organisms | and theories of formation and evolution of planets | including early atmosphere and oceans | Ontario | geodynamics

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