Geology Department Invited Speaker Seminars

Every other Tuesday @ 4pm

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

Please join us every other Tuesday at 4pm in the Environmental Studies Building, ES 100. The lecture will be followed by crackers and cheese from 5-6pm in the Environmental Studies Building Atrium (first floor). All are welcome!

Date Location Speaker Topic
April 23 ES 100 Dr. Barbara Nash-canceled Lessons in Silicic Volcanism from the Yellowstone Hotspot
May 7 ES 100 Dr. Sophie Nuber C02 across the Mid-Pleistocene transition: Decoupling of C02 and ice volume from insolation temperature
May 21 ES 100 Dr. Huw Mithan- canceled Cryosphere geomorphology


Geology Lunch Talks (GLT)

Fridays @ 12pm

Please join us 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. All are welcome!

Date Location Speaker Topic
April 5 ES 213 Geology URGE Pod URGE Pod Quarterly Update
April 12 ES 100 Dr. Brady Foreman Landscape Response to the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum
April 26 Zoom Sydney Gunnarson (National Land Survey of Iceland) The Current Volcanic event in SW Iceland - Perspectives from Working in Volcanic Monitoring in Iceland
May 3 ES 100 Dr. Asmaa Boujibar Introduction to Space Ethics at the Large Scales
May 10 Zoom Holly Weiss-Racine (Cascade Volcano Observatory) The Accountability Chart; a simple tool to help prevent burnout
May 17 ES 100 Dr. Sue DeBari Results from IODP Expedition 398 to the Hellenic arc: massive submarine eruptions, hidden tephras, and other surprises
May 24 ES 100

Finn Coffin (BS Geology)

Liv Pedersen (BS Geology)

Senior Thesis Presentations 

Finn Coffin: "Weathering Mediated Abrasion: The Effects of Freeze-Thaw and Wet-Dry Weathering Cycles on Fluvial Abrasion Rates"

Liv Pedersen: "Quantifying magnitudes of active folding, reverse faulting, and differential incision on the Waiau Uhwa River, North Canterbury, Aotearoa New Zealand"

May 31 ES 100 Geology URGE Pod Conversations about race and racism in the geosciences


List of All Upcoming Geology Events