Geosciences Colloquium Series 2017-2018

Geosciences Colloquium Series 2017-2018

Thursdays 4:00 - 5:00 PM, Haury Building, Room 216
Schedule is subject to change.

Organized by Andy Cohen and Chris Harig

Refreshments served at 3:30 in the Gould-Simpson lobby.

Date Speaker Title Host
August 31 Alfred McEwen, University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Present-Day Geologic Activity on Mars: Implications for Habitability and Future Exploration Bennett
September 7      
September 14 Scott McCoy, University of Nevada Reno Drainage Basin Dynamics of Old and Young Orogens McGuire
September 21 Andrew Zaffos, Arizona Geological Survey Rethinking our expectations for global biodiversity and biogeographic processes Flessa
September 28 Asish Basu, University of Texas, Arlington From mantle transition zone to the Indus Ophiolite and selective entrainment of mantle reservoirs DeCelles
October 5 Aaron Putnam, University of Maine

The Last Great Global Warming

Russell
October 12 Pedro DiNezio, University of Texas, Austin Glacial lessons on tropical climate change Tierney
October 19 Laura Meredith, University of Arizona School of Natural Resources and the Environment Microbe-mediated trace gas fluxes: linking ecosystem genomics to atmospheric composition  
October 26 No colloquium - GSA meeting    
November 2 Anne Trehu, Oregon State University Forearc crustal structure and slip during subduction zone earthquakes: results from recent experiments offshore Chile Beck
November 9 Colton Lynner, University of Arizona

Crustal and mantle flow: insights into subduction dynamics and overthickened crustal behavior

Beck
November 16 Tripti Bhattacharya, University of Arizona

Ice Ages and the North American Monsoon: perspectives from proxies and models

Tierney
November 23 No colloquium - Thanksgiving    
November 30 Andrew Cohen, University of Arizona

The Hominin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project: Uncovering the environmental context of human origins through scientific drilling

 
January 11 Tim Lowenstein, Binghamton University   Cohen
January 18     Harig
January 25 Grant Ferguson, University of Saskatchewan. (Joint Geosciences/Hydrology & Atmospheric Sciences Talk.)   Atmo/HWR
February 1 Robbie, Gries, Priority Oil & Gas LLC

The surprising 100 year history of women geologists in petroleum

Beck
February 8 Susanna Werth, Arizona State University   Harig
February 15      
February 22 Charlotte Pearson, UA Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research    
March 1 Arend Meijer, University of Arizona    
March 8 No colloquium - Spring Break    
March 15      
March 22 Mingming Li, Arizona State University    
March 29 David Dettman, UA Geosciences    
April 5      
April 12 No colloquium - GeoDaze    
April 19      
April 26      
Thursdays, 4:00—5:00 PM, Haury Building, Room 216
(unless noted otherwise)