Lectures

Complete Lecture Collection: 2004 - Present

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CIDER Summer 2017 Lectures

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CIDER Summer 2016 Lectures

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Week 1

CIDER and KITP introduction – Barbara Romanowicz and Lars Bildsten | Download slides and [ video ]

Overview of questions and challenges – Quentin Williams and Matt Jackson | Download Quentin's slides and Matt's slides | Download | introduction video

Geodynamics 1: Basics of thermal convection - Bruce Buffett - presented by Michael Manga | Download slides and | video

Mineral Physics 1: Earth mineralogy and phase diagrams - Jennifer Jackson | Download Jennifer's slides and | video

Geochemistry 1: Thermodynamics of melting applications to Earth's mantle (Frank Spera) | Download slides(Part I), slides(Part II) and | video

Seismology 1: Intro to body wave seismology with focus on deep mantle (Stephen Grand) | Download slides and | video

Mineral Physics Tutorial 1: Building a planet, P, density, T and equation of state (Abby Kavner and Sanne Cottaar) | Download Abby's notes or Sanne's burnman slides and [ | video]

Research lectures 1 & 2: Melt in the Mantle (Laurent Montesi) slides and Of deep mantle plumes and slabs: implications for mantle dynamics? (Barbara Romanowicz) slides

Geodynamics 2: Plates and subduction (Magali Billen) | Download slides and | video

Seismology 2: Normal modes and constraints on mantle 1D and 3D structure (Miaki Ishii) | Download slides and | video

Geochemistry Tutorial 1: Simple geochronology exercise or Modeling mantle isotopic evolution, or Modeling magma evolution with MELTS (Bill White) | Download slides and [ | video]

Mineral physics 2: Rheology I and anelasticity (Ulrich Faul) | Download slides and | video

Geochemistry 2: Experimental and stable isotope perspectives on the deep earth (Anat Shahar) | Download slides and | video

Seismology Tutorial 1: Seismology-mineralogy property database, possibly with calculation of normal modes (Sanne Cottaar and Jessica Irving) | Download Tutorial instructions or Tutorial slides

Research Lectures 3 & 4: Electrochemical kinetic isotope fractionation (Abby Kavner) and A Geochemical Surprise (Matt Jackson)

Seismology 4: Anisotropy and surface waves (Jean-Paul Montagner) | Download slides and | video

Geodynamics 3: Integration observation and flow models (Thorsten Becker) | Download slides PDF and | video

Geodynamics Tutorial 1: Integrating flow models, seismology and the geoid (Thorsten Becker) | Download tutorial instructions

Research Lecture 5: Primordial metallic melt in the deep mantle (Michael Manga) | Download slides and | video

Mineral Physics 3: Pressure-volume-temperature equations of state (Dan Shim) | Download slides and | video

Geochemistry 3: Fundamentals of isotope geochemistry and insights into mantle evolution (Bill White) | Download slides and | video

Week2

Geodynamics 4: Mixing (Louise Kellogg) | Download slides and | video

Seismology 3: (Vedran Lekic) | Download slides and | video

Seismology tutorial 2: Inversion practicalities (Jeroen Ritsema) | Download files and | video

Geodynamics 5: Effects of rotation (Jonathan Aurnou) | Download slides and | video

Geochemistry 4: The continental crust (Brad Hacker) | Download slides and | video

Geochemistry tutorial 2: Mixing trends vs age/ingrowth (hyperboles vs straight lines Ph vs ages in 6/7Pb) (Jasper Konter) | Download Media: KonterTutorial.zip and [ | video]

Mineral Physics 4: Rheology II and transport properties (Patrick Cordier) | Download slides and | video

Geodynamics 6: The geodynamo (Jonathan Aurnou) | Download slides and | video

Mineral Physics tutorial 2: Physical properties of composition and two-phase fluid flow (Wenlu Zhu) | Download slides, Spreadsheet, and [ | video]

Research lectures 6 & 7: Mantle viscosity structure (Max Rudolph) and Seismic attenuation and S-wave structure and anisotropy in the upper mantle (Eric Debayle)

Seismology 5: Body Wave anisotropy (Maureen Long) | Download slides and | video

Mineral Physics 5: Rock fabric/LPO development/lower mantle rheology (Rudy Wenk) | Download slides and | video

Geodynamics tutorial 2: Simulating mantle flow (Louis Moresi) | Download slides from the MantleFlow page and [ | video]

Geochemistry 5: Using geochemistry and geochronology to infer long-term convective motions in the deep earth (Jasper Konter) | Download slides and | video

Seismology 6: The core (Jessica Irving) | Download slides and | video

Week 3

Shijie Zhong: "Seismic and flexure constraints on lithospheric rheology and their dynamic implications” Download slides and | video

Caroline Beghein: "Inferences on transition zone anisotropy from higher mode surface waves” Download slides and | video

Reference Geotherms: Introduction: Jie (Jackie) Li; Download slides and | video

Reference Geotherms: Mineral physics perspective: Lars Stixrude; Download slides and | video

Reference Geotherms: Geochemistry Perpsective: Cin-Ty Lee; Download (blackboard) and | video

Reference Geotherms: Seismology perspective: Thorne Lay; Download slides and | video

Reference Geotherms: Geodynamics perspective: Shijie Zhong; Download Download slides and | video

Discussion on the core geotherms: Quentin Williams; Download slides and | video

Discussion on the lower mantle geotherms: Dan Shim; Download (no slides) and | video

Discussion on the mantle transition zone geotherms: Jeroen Ritsema; Download [[Media: | slides]] and | video

Catherine McCammon: "The paradox of mantle redox" Download slides, | Additional Material and | video

Lars Stixrude: "Chemical Heterogeneity in the mantle" Download slides and | video

Week 4: Working Groups

Jackie Li: "Origins of ultralow velocity zones through slab-derived metallic melt" Download slides and | video

Kanani Lee: ""Redox-induced lower mantle density contrast and effect on mantle structure and primitive oxygen" Download slides| video

CIDER Summer 2015 Lectures

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CIDER Summer 2014 Lectures

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Opening Remarks – Barbara Romanowicz and Bruce Buffett | Download | video

Introduction: Scientific motivation for the program themeBruce Buffett and Bill McDonough | Download Bill's slides and Bruce 's slides | Download | introduction video |

Seismology 1: Introduction: body waves, surface waves, seismic sources...Ved Lekic | Download slides | Download | video

Geochemistry 1: Building a planetBill White | Download slides | Download | video

Geodynamics 1: Large-Scale Mantle Convection and Numerical Modeling of it Allen McNamara | Download slides | Video |

Mineral Physics 1: Viscoelasticity of planetary interiors from seismic to convective time scales: Part 1 Uli Faul | Download slides | Video |

Research talk: Mantle temperature changes associated with the assembly and breakup of Pangaea - Max Rudolph | Download slides | Video |

Seismology 2: Introduction to normal modesJessica Irving | Download slides | Video |

Geochemistry 2: Chronological record of solar system processes - Qingzhu Yin | Download slides | Video |

Geodynamics 2: Rotating Fluid Dynamics and Essential Flows in Planetary CoresJon Aurnou | Download slides | | Video |

Seismology 3: Extra-terrestrial Seismology on telluric planetsPhilippe Lognonne | Download slides | | Video |

Mantle Isotope Geochemistry: -- Bill White | Download slides| Video |

Ecco Domani: Global tomography and mantle dynamics -- Adam Dziewonski | Download slides| Video |

Mineral Physics 2: Viscoelasticity of planetary interiors from seismic to convective time scales: Part 2 Uli Faul | Download slides | Video |

Geochemistry 3: Redox of the planetLiz Cottrell | Download slides | Video |

Tutorial: BURNMANIan Rose | Download slides | Video |

Geodynamics 3: MixingMichael Manga | Download slides | Video |

Geochemistry 4: Accretion History of the EarthRich Walker | Download slides | Video |

Seismology 4: Inverse problemsMark Panning | Download slides | Video |

Mineral Physics 3: Experimental ConstraintsWendy Panero | Download slides | Video |

Seismo Tutorial 2: Inversion - Mark Panning and Ved Lekic | Download zipfile

Research talk:, Seismology with Saturn's Rings: Stable Stratification in the Deep Interior of Saturn - Jim Fuller (KITP) | Download slides [ | Video] |

Mineral Physics 4: Modeling of planetary materialsLars Stixrude | Download slides | Video |

Geodynamics 4: Global tectonics on terrestrial planetsLaurent Montesi | Download slides |Placemarks: KMZ.zip File Unzip the file and open in | Google Earth. Note the option of changing the view to Mars. For Venus, you need to download the |Google Venus KMZ file and open it in | Google Earth| | Video |

Research talk: Geoneutrinos and heat production in the earth - Bill McDonough | Download slides | Video |

Geodynamics 5: Connection between mantle dynamics and surface processesCarolina Lithgow-Bertelloni | Download slides | | Video |

Experimental and stable isotope perspectives on planetary cores - Anat Shahar | Download slides | | Video |

Mineral Physics 5: Melting in Planetary Interiors - Paul Asimow | Download slides | Download | Video |

Seismology 5: mantle tomography and anisotropyBarbara Romanowicz | Download slides | Download | video

Geochemistry tutorial 2: isochrones, model ages and chronologyMatt Jackson and Bill McDonough | Download Excel slides[ | Video] |

Mineral Physics 6: Exoplanets: a suite of new interiorsKanani Lee | Download slides | Download | Video |

Geodynamics 6: Planetary Dynamos'Bruce Buffett | Download slides | Download | Video |

Mineral Physics tutorial 2: Melting - Paul Asimow | Download slides |

Seismology 6: seismology of the earth's coreJessica Irving | Download slides | Download | Video |

Geochemistry 6: Volatiles in the EarthSujoy Mukhopadhyay | Download slides | Download | Video |

CIDER Summer 2013 Lectures

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