Geology Department Invited Speaker Seminars

The Geology Department Seminars feature research presentations by guest speakers who specialize in different fields of Geology.

Please join us on Tuesdays at 4pm, via Zoom. 

Speaker Title Date
Jabari Jones, University of New Mexico Investigating the causes of increased streamflow in the Cannon River, MN Jan 19
Patrick Fulton, Cornell University Subduction zone fluid and heat flow properties, Title TBA Jan 26
Kate Allstadt, USGS Landslides and Liquefaction Triggered by Recent US Earthquakes: Reports from the Field Feb 2
Peter Haeussler, USGS Glacial History, retreat, and hazard of southcentral Alaska Feb 9
Julia Cisneros, University of Illinois The shape of dunes in rivers and possible controls on their formation  Feb 23
Lee Liberty, Boise State University Seismic characterization of soil, fluid, gas, and rock in the near surface Mar 2


Geology Lunch Talks (GLT)

The Geology Department is excited to introduce Geology Lunch Talks this year!

On Fridays at noon, join us via Zoom for research and informational presentations delivered by Geology students (undergraduate and graduate), staff  and faculty.

Enjoy your lunch while listening to all the fascinating endeavors the Geology Department is involved with!

After the talks, there will be time for questions.

Speaker Title Date
Ricardo Escobar (M.S., 2016) Navigating a federal career in public lands Jan 15
Cristina García Lasanta A paleomagnetism lab far from dry land: magnetic remanence in sediments
from the Chilean Margin (Expedition 379T-JR100)
Jan 22
Stephen Novak (Senior Thesis) Quantifying Sediment Contribution from Bluff Retreat along the Suiattle
River, Washington
Jan 29
Bernie Housen Spring and Summer 2021 Online Geology Advising Confab Feb 12
Colin Amos & Liz Schermer Active faulting and earthquakes in the North Olympic Fault Zone  Feb 19
WWU URGE Pod Unlearning Racism in the Geosciences (URGE): WWU updates Feb 26
Robyn Dahl Using Social Network Analysis to Model Communities and Identify Barriers in Geoscience Mar 5


List of All Upcoming Geology Events