Geosciences Colloquium Series: 2020-2021

Geosciences Colloquium Series 2020-2021

Due to COVID-19, this year's colloquium series will consist of an all-UAZ Geosciences faculty lineup!
Thursdays from 4:00 - 5:00 PM, via Zoom.
Schedule is subject to change.
Organized by Pete DeCelles and Kaustubh Thirumalai.


August 27, 2020
Jon Pelletier

“Designing mine-site reclamations that minimize erosion"


September 3, 2020
No colloquium  
September 10, 2020
Jay Quade
"Resetting Southern Tibet: The serious challenge of obtaining primary

records of Paleoaltimetry"


September 17, 2020
Susan Beck

"A Tale of Two Modern Flat Slabs along the South America Subduction Zone"

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September 24, 2020
Tim Jull

"Annual carbon-14 variability in tree-rings: Implications for the calibration curve and rapid solar events"

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October 1, 2020
Eric Kiser

“Conjugate Faulting, Lower Mantle Seismicity, and Slab Settling Associated with the 2015 Bonin Islands Deep-Focus Earthquake”


October 8, 2020
Luke McGuire

"Fires, Floods, and Debris Flows: Geomorphic Impacts of an Increasingly Disturbed World"

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October 15, 2020
October 22, 2020
Jessica Tierney
“The Last Glacial Maximum revisited: New perspectives from paleoclimate data assimilation"
October 29, 2020
Jianjun Yin
“Sea level rise and storm surge along the U.S. Atlantic coast in recent high-resolution climate model simulations and projections”
November 5, 2020
Barbara Carrapa "Deciphering tectonics and climatic signatures from sedimentary archives"
November 12, 2020
Joellen Russell

"The Future of the Southern Ocean Carbon Sink: Robot Floats, Supercomputers and Satellites"

November 19, 2020
Jack Holt
“Alaskan Glaciers - Canary in a Coal Mine”
November 26, 2020
No colloquium --- Thanksgiving
December 3, 2020
Mark Barton “Gold, black gold, and heresy: crustal extension, alkaline lakes and the origin of the world’s second greatest gold province”