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 every other Tuesday at 4pm in ES 100. The lecture will be followed by crackers and cheese from 5-6pm. 

Invited Speaker Seminar Fall 2022 Roster
Speaker Presentation Date
Baptiste Journaux (University of Washington) Ocean worlds interiors: Chemistry, Geophysics and Habitability of icy moons and ocean exoplanets Oct 4
Andrew Gase (Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas Institute for Geophysics) Exploring the impact of subducting volcanoes on forearc structure and megathrust slip in New Zealand Oct 18
Geology Graduate Students (WWU) WWU Graduate Student Off-Campus Summer Experiences Nov 1
Ana Simon Muzas (University of Zaragoza) Deciphering flow patterns in ancient volcanic systems using magnetic methods (The Pyrenees, Spain) Nov 15


Geology Lunch Talks (GLT)

On Fridays at noon, please 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.

Geology Lunch Talk Fall 2022 Roster
Speaker Presentation Date
Geology Department  Fall Welcome - Department Updates Sept 30
George Mustoe Using Evidence from Fossil Plants to Date the  Uplift of the Cascade Range  Oct 7
Jackie Caplan-Auerbach How to Apply to Grad School Oct 14
Bob Mitchell Licensing for Geology (ASBOG) Oct 21
Bernie Housen Oblique Collision and Terrane Translation: The Baja BC model for North America’s Cordilleran margin Oct 28
Liz Schermer Geology and Tectonics of Washington State Nov 4
No speaker Veteran's Day - No GLT Nov 11
Dr. Jacky Austermann (Columbia University) & Marisa Borreggine (Harvard University)

Geocontext: A social and political context for geoscience education

Nov 18
No speaker Thanksgiving - No GLT Nov 25
Charlie Nuncio-Toguchi, WWU  Undergraduate Senior Thesis: Magnetic Methods to Characterize the Emplacement of the Nodule Point Intrusion (Marrowstone Island, WA) Dec 2