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Department of Terrestrial Magnetism (DTM) - Centennial Symposium
Celebrating 100 Years of Discovery

Friday, 8 October 2004

Centennial Symposium

Elihu Root AuditoriumThe public symposium took place at the Carnegie Institution's Administration Building, in the Elihu Root Auditorium.

The symposium started at 1:00 pm and ended at 5:00 pm, with a 15 minute break, and featured four Centennial Lectures. The lecturers were introduced by the Carnegie Institution's President, Richard A. Meserve, and by the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism Director, Sean C. Solomon.

Symposium Speakers:

Shaun J. Hardy “To Penetrate the Mantle of Darkness”: DTM’s Path Through the Twentieth Century
by Shaun J. Hardy
Department of Terrrestrial Magnetism
You can watch Shaun Hardy's lecture by clickling here.
Thomas H. Jordan Speculations on Some Problems of Continental Evolution
by Thomas H. Jordan
University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Julie D. Morris Ideas, Isotopes, and Instrumentation: Geochemical Studies of Subduction Zones
by Julie D. Morris
Washington University, St. Louis
Robin M. Canup The Formation of Terrestrial Planets and the Earth-Moon System
by Robin M. Canup
Southwest Research Institute, Boulder
All the lectures were taped and are available to be viewed by making an appointment with the archives or library staff of DTM at 202/478-7960.

Ocean Magnetic Survey Expeditions (online exhibition)

J. P. Ault: A Scientist at Sea (online exhibition)

A History of DTM vs. GL Mud Cup Games (1976-present)

Schedule of Events

Friday, 8 October 2004

8:00 am - 11:30 am
Alumni Open House
BBR Campus
Registration in the Abelson Building

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
CIW Staff and Alumni Lunch
CIW Headquarters

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Centennial Symposium
CIW Headquarters
Elihu Root Auditorium

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Centennial Reception
BBR Campus
By Invitation Only


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