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. 


Fall Quarter, Tuesdays at 4:00pm
Speaker Presentation Title Date
Myrl Beck Baja/BC: A Conversation with Myrl Beck Oct 13
Jaia Syvitski (INSTAAR CU-Boulder) River Temperature and the Thermal-dynamic Transport of Sediments Oct 20
GSA Meeting No seminar Oct 27
Grace Barcheck (Cornell University)

How do (ice stream) earthquakes start? Insights into earthquake nucleation processes from the stick-slip cycle of an Antarctic ice stream

Nov 10
Andrew Wickert (University of Minnesota) TBA Nov 17
Brendan Reilly (Scripps College) New Magnetostratigraphic Insights from Iceberg Alley Nov 24


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.

Fall Quarter, Fridays at 12:00pm
Speaker Presentation Title Date
Professor Robert Mitchell Geologist Licensing Oct 2
Professor Jackie Caplan-Auerbach How to Apply to Graduate School Oct 9
Professor Liz Schermer Geology and Tectonics of WA Oct 16
Dr. Casey Saenger (Res. Associate) What Corals Can Tell Us About Recent Climate Change Oct 23
Dr. Mai Sas (Res. Associate) Oxygen isotopic ratios of rhyolite-hosted quartz from Okataina caldera, New Zealand Oct 30
No GLT No GLT Nov 6
Student Symposium Research mini-talks Nov 13
Student Symposium Research mini-talks Nov 20


List of All Upcoming Geology Events