Fall 2019 Planetary Lunch Seminars
All talks take place in Lincoln Field room 209 from 12:00-1:00pm, unless otherwise noted.
All are welcome

September 5
All planetary faculty Planetary meet and greet

September 12
Ariel Deutsch and Jesse Tarnas
Bridge: A Planetary Mission Concept to an InterStellar Object

September 19
Chris Kremer
Cross-Over Infrared Spectroscopy: A New Tool for Remote Compositional Assessment of Olivine Bulk Chemistry

September 26
Ashley Palumbo, Em Bjonnes, Melly Meyer, Joe Cukjati, and Rachel Sheppard
Personal Experiences in Industry: Perspectives from DEEPS Graduate Students

October 3
Sierra Kauffman
Quantifying the Inverse Spatial Relationship Between Martian Valley Networks and Hydrous Mineralogy

October 10
Sue Smrekar, BS'84 (JPL)
Venus Evolution: Myths and Mysteries

October 17
Melly Meyer
An Integrated Petrographic, Chemostratigraphic, and Sequence Stratigraphic Approach to Characterizing Mudstones

October 24
Jesse Tarnas
Abiotic Methane Production in Deep Subsurface Environments on Earth and Mars

October 31
Cody Schultz
Planetary Regolith Simulants: Material Analogs for the Working Planetary Scientist, Space Botanist, and Asteroid Miner

November 7
Rona Oran (MIT)
Testing the Impact Fields Hypothesis for Lunar Magnetization

November 14
Audrey Putnam (Dartmouth)
Are Hydrated Silica-Bearing Martian Deltas Evidence of Weathering during Transport or Post-depositional Alteration?

November 21
Rebecca Smith (Stonybrook)
Crystallizing Thoughts on Enigmatic X-Ray Amorphous Materials in Gale Crater, Mars

November 28
Thanksgiving week/No Seminar

December 5
Laura Lark
Anomalous Recurring Slope Lineae on Mars: Implications for Formation Mechanisms

December 12
AGU week/No Seminar