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Geophysics in the Land of Fire and Ice

Monday, November 17, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Winnett Lounge

Dr. Mark Simons, Professor of Geophysics, led students and faculty on a visit to Iceland – an extraordinary natural geophysical laboratory for studying tectonic plates, volcanic unrest, and glaciology.  Dr. Simons will talk about the collaboration with the University of Iceland and the ongoing collapse at Bardabunga volcano that started erupting on August 16, 2014 – the first day of the Caltech field trip.

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