Instructors:  B. Buffett (U. Chicago), A. Dziewonski (Harvard), D. DePaolo (UC Berkeley), S. Hart (WHOI), A. Kavner (UCLA), C. LithgowBertelloni (U. Michigan), G. Masters (UCSD), B. Romanowicz(UC Berkeley), L. Stixrude (U. Michigan) 
Schedule 
Mornings, 9am12 noon: Two 60mn lectures, 10mn breaks 

Lunch (students and instructors): 12 noon to 2pm  UCSB Dining Hall 

Afternoons, 1.303:15pm 3rd lecture or discussion session; 3:153:30pm break;3:305pm: tutorial 

Dinner (students) served from 67.30pm in UCSB Dining Hall 
revised programs 

Day 1 (Monday, July 12) 
Seismology 
Geophysical Inverse Problems: Introduction Dziewonski 
Geochemistry 
Overview: the geochemist's Earth (reservoirs, budgets and processes)  DePaolo 
Mineral Physics: 
Earth forming minerals; structure and composition  Stixrude 
Tutorial in Seismology(Dziewonski, Nettles) 
Day 2 (Tuesday, July 13) 
Geodynamics: 
Composition and structure of the Earth's mantle
 Buffett 
Geochemistry: 
Background A  Initial condition, the early Earth, Moon, meteorites, extinct radioactivities, terrestrial reservoirs and lithologies  Hart 
Geochemistry: 
Background B  The tools; systematic behavior of trace elements and radiogenic isotope tracer systems  Hart 
Tutorial in Mineral Physics (Stixrude) 
Day 3 (Wednesday, July 14) 
Geodynamics: 
Governing equations and approximate solutions  Buffett 
Mineral Physics: 
Thermodynamics Stixrude 
Seismology: 
Wave equation with consideration of anisotropy and attenuation  Dziewonski 
Tutorial in Geochemistry (Hart/DePaolo) 
Day 4 (Thursday, July 15) 
Mineral Physics: 
Earth Mineralogy Kavner

Geochemistry: 
Physics of melting and melt migration; trace elements and Useries models  DePaolo 
Geodynamics: 
Numerical, analytical and laboratory models  LithgowBertelloni 
Tutorial in Geodynamics (Buffett) 
Day 5 (Friday, July 16) 
Seismology: 
Body wave travel times (transmitted, reflected, differential)  Masters

Mineral Physics: 
Elasticity  Kavner 
Geodynamics: 
Plates, subduction
LithgowBertelloni 
Tutorial in Seismology(Masters,Nettles,Reif) 
Day 6 (Saturday, July 17) 
Mineral Physics: 
Lattice dynamics  Stixruder

Seismology: 
Surface waves: excitation, measurements of dispersion and attenuation Dziewonski 
Geodynamics: 
Plumes, hotspots, transition zone and coremantle boundary  LithgowBertelloni/Buffett 
Day 7 (Sunday, July 18) 
Free 

Day 8 (Monday, July 19) 
Seismology: 
Free oscillations: excitation, measurement of center frequencies and attenuation; differential kernels  Masters 
Geochemistry:: 
Stable isotopes and rare gases; tracers of the shallow Earth and tracers of the deep Earth  Hart 
Discussion followed by tutorial in Geochemistry (Hart) 
Day 9 (Tuesday, July 20) 
Mineral Physics: 
Ab initio calculations of material properties Stixrude

Geodynamics: 
Recap of geological observations as constraints, including geomag. LithgowBertelloni

Geochemistry: 
Geochemical evolution and fingerprinting of terrestrial reservoirs  DePaolo 
Tutorial in Geodynamics 
Day 10 (Wednesday, July 21) 
Geochemistry: 
Geochemical evolution and fingerprinting of terrestrial reservoirs (continued)  Hart

Seismology: 
Free oscillations: Mode splitting  Masters 
Tutorial in Mineral Physics 
Day 11 (Thursday, July 22) 
Seismology: 
Wave propagation in three dimensional media
Romanowicz 
Geodynamics: 
Core formation and composition  Buffett 
Mineral Physics: 
Transport properties and anelasticitys Kavner 
Discussion or tutorial (tbd) 
Day 12 (Friday, July 23) 
Seismology: 
Current state of knowledge of the structure of the Earth's interior Masters and Dziewonski 
Geodynamics: 
Thermal and dynamical evolution of the earth and planets Buffett 
Discussion and Tutorial in geodynamics 
Day 13 (Saturday, July 24) 
Geochemistry: 
Terrestrial budgets and evolution modeling  DePaolo

Mineral Physics: 
Building terrestrial planets Kavner/Stixrude 
Summary, Panel Discussion 
Day 14 (Sunday, July 25) 
Free 

Afternoon Tutorials and Exercises 
Geochemistry 
Nuts and Bolts: 
chemistry, mass specs, standards and constants, normalization, precision  Hart

Navigating GERM: 
finding and evaluating geochemical reference data  Hart and DePaolo 
GEOROC and PETDB  Hart 
The world of MORB and OIB data manipulation 
Melts: 
Understanding differentiation with the MELTS program 
CrustMantle Box models: 
Integrating geochemical reservoir models with tomographic and geodynamic constraints  DePaolo 
melting and melt migration: 
Porous flow and focused flow models, Useries constraints, spidergram inversions  DePaolo and Hart 
Geodynamics 
a) 
Stability analysis

b) 
Parametrized Convection /td>

c1) 
Introduction to CitCom cooling model 
c2) 
CitCom  cont'd high Rayleigh numbers 
c3) 
More idealized models of subduction 
d) 
Integrating models and observations: geoid, heat flow, tomography and chemical geodynamics 
e) 
Off line analysis of convection models (e.g.
radial correlation functions etc..) 
f) 
extention of parametrized model from b) for application to terrestrial planets with cores and radioactivity 
Mineral Physics 
a) 
Constructing phase diagrams, compositional models of regions of earth, phase relations with depth

b) 
Equations of state models, rheological flow laws, activated processes, applications to radial and lateral velocity variations/td>

c) 
Testing and comparing results from different experiments 
d) 
Normal mode measurements; center frequencies, mode splitting, attenuation 
e) 
Comparison of different wave propagation approximations 
f) 
Examples of 1D and 3D models; reasons for discrepancies 
Seismology 
a) 
Simple examples of inverse problems with illustration of the effect of matrix conditioning, etc.

b) 
Travel time measurememts: data from bulletins (ISC), waveform measurements at long and shortperiods, differential travel times, effect of attenuation 
c) 
Measurement of dispersion and attenuation: construction of 2D maps of phase and group velocities 
d) 
Normal mode measurements; center frequencies, mode splitting, attenuation 
e) 
Comparison of different wave propagation approximations 
f) 
Examples of 1D and 3D models; reasons for discrepancies 


