Department Seminars

Seminars are located in Room 320, Warner College of Natural Resources (NR) Building on Thursday afternoons, and will begin at 12:300 p.m. (alternative dates/times/locations may occasionally be noted).  Questions?  Please call (970) 491-5661 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

FALL SEMESTER 2016      
       
Thursday, August 25
 
NO SEMINAR - FACUTLY MTG    
Thursday, September 1
 
Faculty Slamposium John Singleton, Sara Rathburn, Sven Egenhoff
CSU Dept of Geosciences
 
Thursday, September 8
 
Compressible Magma/Mantle Dynamics: 3D, Adaptive Simulation in ASPECT Juliane Dannberg
CSU Dept of Mathematics
Faculty Host: Dennis Harry
Thursday, September 15
 
The Importance of Understanding Geology for Successful Hydraulic Fracture Stimulation
Ernie Brown, Schlumerger Faculty Host: Lisa Stright
Thursday, September 22
 
NO SEMINAR - FACULTY MTG    
Thursday, September 29
 
NO SEMINAR - GSA    
Thursday, October 6
 
Regional tectonic setting of mid-tertiary ignimbrite volcanism in the north Great Basin Joeseph Colgan, USGS Environmental Change Science Center Faculty Host: John Singleton
Thursday, October 13
 
Lessons learned from 30+ years of exploration experience Dave Lawrence, Oil & Gas Consultant Host: CSU AAPG Student Chapter
Thursday, October 20
 
NO SEMINAR - FACULTY MTG    
Thursday, October 27
 
Alpine peridotite in the desert - Arizona's Laramide subduction complex Gordon Haxel, USGS Faculty Host: John Singleton
Thursday, November 3
 
Stayin' Alive: Exploration and development strategies of Denver-Julesberg Basin oil & gas operators during economically and politically challenging times Scott Larson Faculty Host: Dennis Harry
Thursday, November 10
 
The West Salt Creek rock avalanche, sag pond, and outburst flood, western Colorado
Jeff Coe, USGS
Faculty Host: Sara Rathburn
Thursday, November 17
 
NO SEMINAR - FACULTY MTG    
Thursday, November 24
 
Holiday - Thanksgiving    
Thursday, December 1
 
Groundwater Dynamics in Headwater Regions under a Changing Climate
***This seminar is scheduled at 4:00PM in room NATRS 113***
Shemin, Ge
University of Colorado
Faculty Host: William Sanford
Thursday, December 8
 
NO SEMINAR - FACULTY MTG    
Thursday, December 15
 
NO SEMINAR - FINALS WEEK    
       
SPRING SEMESTER 2017      
       
Thursday, January 19 NO SEMiNAR - 1st week of class    
Thursday, January 26 Faculty Slamposium Lisa Stright, Mike Ronayne, Andy Darling  
Thursday, February 2 Lowering the Barrier to Computational Modeling of Earth's Surface Greg Tucker, University of Colorado Faculty Host: Dennis Harry
Thursday, February 9
 
Title - TBA Wolfgang Banerth, CSU Department of Mathematics Faculty Host: Dennis harry
Thursday, February 16 NO SEMINAR - FACULTY MTG    
Thursday, February 23 Title - TBA Lesli Wood, Colorado School of Mines Faculty Host: Dennis Harry
Thursday, March 2 Archean or Laramide deformation? Seimological structure of the Bighorns Arch at high resolution Megan Anderson, Colorado College Faculty Host: Dennis Harry
Thursday, March 9 Title - TBA Mike Willis, CU Boulder, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) Faculty Host: Rick Aster
Thursday, March 16 NO SEMINAR - SPRING BREAK    
Thursday, March 23 NO SEMINAR - FACULTY MTG    
Thursday, March 30 Title - TBA Ted Scambos, NSIDC Faculty Host: Dan McGrath
Thursday, April 6 Title - TBA Jim White, CU, Director of INSTAAR Faculty Host: Judy Hannah
Thursday, April 13 NO SEMINAR - FACULTY MTG    
Thursday, April 20 The Snake River Plain – Yellowstone hotspot track: Assessing the role of a mantle plume Bill Leeman, Rice University Faculty Host: Dennis Harry
Thursday, April 27 Loud landslides and groaning glaciers: surface processes through a seismic lens Kate Allstadt, USGS Golden, CO Faculty Host: Rick Aster
Thursday, May 4 TBD    
Thursday, May 11 NO SEMINAR - FINALS WEEK