Deep Earth Research

“Planetary Differentiation on Earth and its Implications: From The Solar Nebula to Today” with Kevin Wheeler (Feb 2007)

Planetary Differentiation on Earth and its Implications: From The Solar Nebula to Today with Kevin Wheeler Originally presented 10 Feb 2007     Where Is He Now?  http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/about-ldeo/alumni/alumni-profile-kevin-wheeler-usaid-phd-07 We are pleased to feature Kevin Wheeler, who will defend his doctoral dissertation within the next month or so. Kevin completes five years of studying  the chemical composition of the … Continued

“Subduction and the Long-Term Fate of Water on Earth” with Geoffrey Abers (Jan 2010)

“Subduction and the Long-Term Fate of Water on Earth” with Geoffrey Abers (Jan 2010)

“Subduction and the long-term fate of H2O on Earth” with Dr. Geoffrey Abers Originally presented 17 Jan 2010 We welcome Dr. Geoff Abers for his first E2C workshop. Dr. Abers arrived at LDEO in 2008 as a Doherty Senior Research Scientist and Adjunct Professor, continuing a distinguished career in which he has investigated questions ranging … Continued

“Melt Migration from the Mantle Source to Erupting Volcanoes” with Peter Kelemen (Mar 2007)

“Melt Migration from the Mantle Source to Erupting Volcanoes” with Peter Kelemen (Mar 2007)

“Melt Migration from the Mantle Source to Erupting Volcanoes”  with Peter Kelemen Originally presented 10 Mar 2007 Feedback in Geological Processes: What Instability Can Do for You!   Peter Kelemen writes: I will cover the rudiments of some feedback processes in geology, focusing mainly on things that I have studied in my own research.  We will … Continued

Is the Earth’s Core Leaking? Guest Scientist: Dave Walker (Feb 2005)

Is the Earth’s Core Leaking? Guest Scientist: Dave Walker 12 February 2005 Introduction to this Workshop Here is the introductory slideshow presented by Dr. Passow. Cutting-Edge Research Is the Earth’s Core Leaking? One would have thought that the core would be a perfect waste repository. The gravitational and chemical stability of the system which put the core … Continued

“Soluble Salts of the Earth” with David Walker (Oct 2001)

Soluble Salts of the Earth with Dr. David Walker   Originally presented 20 Oct 2001 View the introductory slide presentation   Earth Science Content View Dr. Walker’s slide presentation Dr. Walker is the Higgins Professor in Columbia’s Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences, with many achievements in the field of Geochemistry. View Dr. Walker’s slide presentation … Continued

Core/Mantle Studies with Michael J. Passow (Dec 2000)

Core/Mantle Studies with Michael J. Passow (Dec 2000)

Core/ Mantle Studies Presented by Michael J Passow based on research of Paul Richards   Originally presented 16 Dec 2000 Dr. Paul Richards (http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/user/richards) is one of the leading researchers into what is going on in Earth’s Core and Mantle. He was to be the guest scientist for this Workshop, but had to attend the American Geophysical … Continued