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Professor and Chair Dawn Sumner

Professor and Chair Dawn Sumner

Dear Friends of Earth and Planetary Sciences,

I am happy to announce the addition of several new faculty members: Professor Sujoy Mukhopadhyay and Professor Sarah Stewart joined us this summer. Professor Emerita Cathy Busby will be joining our department later this year....

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Temporary Visiting Assistant Professor in Petrology

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor to conduct research and teach undergraduate and graduate courses during the 2014-15 academic year with the possibility of renewal through academic year 2015-16 depending on programmatic need. posted 9/22/2014

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Exit Talk: noon in 1348 Earth & Phy. Sci.

Mon, November 24, 2014: “Persistent Rupture Behavior at a Restraining Bend from Slip Rates on the Altyn Tagh Fault” – by Austin Elliott, UC Davis

Physics Colloquium: 4 pm in 55 Roessler

Mon, November 24, 2014: “Reaching the extremes of planet formation: Shockwave experiments in the giant impact regime” – by Sarah Stewart, UC Davis Earth and Planetary Sciences

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Kari Cooper

Reservoirs of Magma

From The Academic Minute. The typical Hollywood depiction of a volcano might be visually stunning, but it’s not very accurate. Kari Cooper, provides a more realistic portrayal of what happens deep in the belly of a volcano.

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