Past Distinguished Lecturers

Dr. Cathy Busby

University of California, Davis

Anatomy of a Long-lived Oceanic Arc: Synthesis of Three IODP Expeditions in the Izu-Bonin-Marianas Arc

 

Dr. Andrew Fisher

University of California, Santa Cruz

Subseafloor Experiments And Models Reveal Complex Patterns Of Coupled Fluid-Heat-Solute Transport Through The Ocean Crust

 

Dr. John Jaeger

University of Florida

Building Mountains In An Icy World: Results From IODP Drilling In The Gulf Of Alaska
 

Dr. Kira Lawrence

Lafayette College

Back To The Future? Insights Into Future Climate Change From Warm Climate Intervals Of The Past
 

 

Dr. Jian Lin

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

South China Sea – Drilling Back In Time To Determine The Evolution Of A Vital Marginal Sea

 

Dr. Jason Sylvan

Texas A&M University

Those Rocks Are Alive! – Geomicrobiology Of The Deep Biosphere In Subseafloor Igneous Basement

 

 

Dr. Gary Acton

Sam Houston State University

 

A Dynamic Geomagnetic Field Revealed From Coring a Constellation of Paleomagnetic Stations in the Ocean Basins

Dr. Patrick Fulton

University of California – Santa Cruz

 

Twenty-Five Thousand Feet Under the Sea: Taking the Temperature of the 2011 Mw9.0 Tohoku-oki Earthquake Fault

Dr. Eric Hellebrand

University of Hawaii at Manoa

 

Melt, Mantle, and Mid-ocean Ridges: Insights from Refractory Peridotite

Dr. Beth Orcutt

Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences

Buried Alive: Life Beneath the Seafloor

Dr. Amelia Shevenell

University of South Florida

 

The Southern Ocean Reveals its Climate Secrets: Paleotemperatures from Antarctic Margin Marine Sediments

Dr. Jennifer Biddle

University of Delaware

 

Microbial Life in the Subsurface: Letting the Sequences Tell the Story

Dr. Frederick Chester

Texas A&M University


Sampling the Source of the 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

Dr. Peter Clift

Louisiana State University


The Asian Monsoon and its links to Cenozoic Orogenesis and Global Climate Change

Dr. Anthony Koppers

Oregon State University

 

Drilling Hotspots to Unravel the Mantle Wind

Dr. Alberto Malinverno

Columbia University

 

Gas Hydrates, Methanogenesis, and Carbon Cycling at Continental Margins

Dr. Sandra Passchier

Montclair State University

 

Reconstructing the Footprint of an Ice Sheet on the Antarctic Continental Margin

Dr. Steven D’Hondt

University of Rhode Island

 

Life in the Subseafloor Ocean

Dr. Craig Fulthorpe

University of Texas at Austin

 

Deciphering the Long-Term History of Global Sea-Level Change

Dr. Robert Harris

Oregon State University

 

Drilling Subduction Zones: Temperature, Fluid Flow, and Earthquakes

Dr. Bärbel Hönisch

Columbia University

 

Estimating Cenozoic Atmospheric CO2 and Ocean Carbonate Chemistry

Dr. Clive Neal

University of Notre Dame

 

Origins, Evolution, and Environmental Impacts of Large Igneous Provinces

Dr. Stephen Pekar

Queens College

 

Past Climate Changes in Antarctica: Looking Back to Our Future

Dr. Ivano Aiello

Moss Landing Marine Laboratories

 

Diatom Oozes in Marine Sediments: Archives of Past Climate Change and Habitats for Microbial Life

Dr. Gail Christeson

University of Texas at Austin

 

The Chicxulub Structure: What an Impact!

Dr. James Cowen

University of Hawaii at Manoa

 

Life in the Vast Subseafloor Basaltic Aquifer

Dr. Timothy Herbert

Brown University

 

The Ice Age-Climate Experiment

Dr. Demian Saffer

Pennsylvania State University

 

Western Pacific Warm Pool Sensitivity to Climate Change

Dr. William Sager

Texas A&M University

 

Changing Perspectives of Hotspots, Seamount Chains, and Ocean Plateaus

Dr. Jeffrey Alt

University of Michigan

 

Magma Chambers and the Subsurface Structure of Submarine Hydrothermal Systems

Dr. Frederick Colwell

Oregon State University


Biogeochemical Exhalations: Microbial Methane in Marine Sediments

Dr. Katrina Edwards

University of Southern California

 

Intraterrestrial Microbial Life Below the Bottom of the Ocean

Dr. Jennifer Latimer

Indiana State University

 

The Role of Iron Fertilization and Past Climate Change: Where Does All that Dirt Come From?

Dr. Kenneth Macleod

University of Missouri-Columbia

 

Inoceramid Bivalves, Benthic Ecology, and Sources of Intermediate Waters

Dr. Elizabeth Screaton

University of Florida

 

From the Seafloor to the Seismogenic Zone: Fluid Flow in Earthquakes

Dr. Adam Kent

Oregon State University

 

Exploring Oceanic Magmatism Through Silicate Melt Inclusions

Dr. Mark Pagani

Yale University

 

A Cenozoic History of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

Dr. Adina Paytan

University of California – Santa Cruz

 

Marine Barite: A Recorder of Ocean Chemistry and Productivity

Dr. Glenn Spinelli

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

 

Fluid and Heat Circulation in the Subseafloor Ocean

Dr. Hubert Staudigel

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

 

Microbes and Volcanoes: A Tale From the Seafloor

Dr. Debbie Thomas

Texas A&M University

 

Deep-Ocean Circulation During Extremely Warm Climates

Dr. Peter Flemings

Pennsylvania State University

 

Pore Pressure, Sedimentation, and Submarine Landslides

Dr. Sean P. S. Gulick

University of Texas at Austin

 

One Rock to Change the World: The Story of the Chicxulub Impact Crater

Dr. James Kennett

University of California – Santa Barbara

 

The Earth’s Turmoil of the Last Deglacial Period

Dr. Ellen Martin

University of Florida

 

Tales of Deep Ocean Circulation Told by Tiny Fish Teeth

Dr. Philip Meyers

University of Michigan

 

Cretaceous Black Shales, Mediterranean Sapropels, and Greenhouse Climate

Dr. Andreas Teske

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Unlocking the Secrets of the Deep Subsurface Biosphere

Dr. Katharina Billups

University of Delaware

 

Exploring the Application of Foraminiferal Mg/Ca Ratios to Questions of Early Cenozoic Climate Change

Dr. Donna Blackman

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

 

Discoveries, Hypotheses, and Drilling Surprises: Adventures in Studying the Formation and Evolution of Oceanic Lithosphere

Dr. Christopher House

Pennsylvania State University

 

Probing the Microbiology of Deeply Buried Marine Sediments

Dr. Larry Krissek

Ohio State University

 

Iceberg-Rafted Sediment in the Deep Ocean — An Ice Volume Story or Not?

Dr. Ken Miller

Rutgers University

 

The Phanerozoic Record of Global Sea-level Change: ODP Constrains the Last 100 Million Years

Dr. Terrence Quinn

University of Texas at Austin

 

Estimating the Level and Taking the Temperature of the Tropical Seas Over the Past 25,000 Years

Dr. James Zachos

University of California – Santa Cruz

 

A Rapid Rise in Greenhouse Gas Concentrations 55 Million Years Ago: A Deep Sea Perspective on the Causes and Consequences

Dr. Gabriel Filippelli

Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis

 

A Cure for Global Warming? A Critical Look at Iron Fertilization’s Role in Climate Change

Dr. Albert C. Hine

University of South Florida

 

Big Waves, Extreme Aridity, Strange Reefs, and Poisonous Gas All Seen in the Cool Water Carbonate Sediments of the Great Australian Bight

Dr. Barbara E. John

University of Wyoming

 

Understanding Slow Spreading Ridges: How Do They Work?

Dr. Ted C. Moore Jr.

University of Michigan

 

The Once and Future Warm Earth: A Paleoceanographic View

Dr. Kathryn Moran

University of Rhode Island

 

Arctic Coring Expedition (ACEX): A North Pole Discovery

Dr. Harold Tobin

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

 

Getting Inside the Plate Boundary: Subduction Zone Megathrusts in IODP

Dr. Kevin Brown

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

 

What Causes Transience in Fluid Flow in Subduction Zones and in Other Oceanic Margin Environments?

Dr. R. Mark Leckie

University of Massachusetts-Amherst

 

Linking Tectonics, Climate Change, and Biotic Evolution: The Oceanic Anoxic Events of the Mid-Cretaceous (~120-90 MA)

Dr. Kyger C. Lohmann

University of Michigan

 

Unraveling the Archive of Climate Change from the Marine Record: Integration of Isotopic and Elemental Proxies in Molluscan Carb

Dr. Jerry McManus

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

 

Pleistocene Climate Instability: Oceans, Ice and Insolation

Dr. Ellen Thomas

Wesleyan University

 

Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Environment and Biota: The Earth 55 Million Years Ago

Dr. Marta E. Torres

Oregon State University

 

Methane-Ice in Marine Sediments: Where, How and Why We Study These Deposits

Dr. Ruth E. Blake

Yale University

 

The Deep Biosphere: Microbes in the Mud

Dr. Steven C. Clemens

Brown University

 

Solar Forcing or Climate System Feedbacks: Who’s the Boss of Plio-Pleistocene Variations in Asian Monsoon Strength?

Dr. Fred Frey

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

Formation of the Kerguelen Large Igneous Province, Gondwana Breakup, Lost Continents and Growth of the Indian Ocean

Dr. Mitchell Lyle

Boise State University

 

The Pacific Ocean and Climatic Change, from Eocene Extreme Warmth to Pleistocene Glacial Cycles

Dr. Julia Morgan

Rice University

 

Marine Sediments Go To Prism

Dr. Paul Wallace

University of Oregon

 

Formation and Environmental Effects of Giant Oceanic Plateaus