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 2015      
Thursday, August 27 NO SEMINAR - FIRST WEEK OF CLASSES    
Thursday, September 3
12:30 p.m.
Kathryn Snell, CU-Boulder Hot and High Times in the Western US: Paleoclimate and Paleoelevation, 80 Ma to Present Sean Bryan
Thursday, September 10 NO SEMINAR - POSTPONEMENT    
Thursday, September 17
12:30 p.m.
Jose Ortega, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Department of Geology and Geochemistry
Dealing with Bedrock Canyons: How to Enjoy Life and Science Ellen Wohl
Thursday, September 24 NO SEMINAR - FACULTY MEETING    
Thursay, October 1
12:30 p.m.
Meghan Miller, UNAVCO Geodesy: A Modern Toolbox for Science Innovation and Impact Rick Aster
Thursday, October 8
12:30 p.m.
Ed Harvey, Chief of the Water Resources Division at the National Park Service Using Electrical Resistivity (ERI) Imaging to Map Saline Groundwater Movement/Mixing beneath Eastern Nebraska Saline Wetlands Bill Sanford
Thursday, October 15
12:30 p.m.
Dan McGrath, Research Geophysicist, USGS, CSU Geosciences Instructor Hypsometric Control on Glacier Mass Balance Sensitivity in Alaska Rick Aster
Thursday, October 15
4:00 p.m. - NR 109
Cliff Voss, USGS, Geological Society of America Birdsall-Dreiss Lecturer Informing Management of the World's Largest Groundwater Systems with Simply-Structured Model Analysis Bill Sanford
Thursday, October 22 NO SEMINAR - FACULTY MEETING    
Thursday, October 29
12:30 p.m.
Leah Morgan, USGS-Denver Variability in Stable Potassium Isotopes (41K/39K) in Geological and Biological Systems Sean Bryan
Thursday, November 5 NO SEMINAR - GSA    
Wednesday, November 11
12:30 p.m. - NR 301
Jerry DeGraff, Cal State-Fresno, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences Fire, Earth and Rain Ellen Wohl
Thursday, November 12
12:30 p.m.
NO SEMINAR (see Nov. 11)    
Thursday, November 19
12:30 p.m.
Devin Castendyk, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, SUNY-Oneonta Impacts of Climate Change on the Physical Limnology of Perennially Ice-covered Lakes in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica Dennis Harry
Thursday, November 26 NO SEMINAR - THANKSGIVING    
Thursday, December 3
12:30 p.m.
Fan-Chi Lin, University of Utah Geology and Geophysics Seismic Interferometry and Tomography Across USArray - Imaging Interior Earth Structure from Upper Crust to Inner Core Derek Schutt
Thursday, December 10 NO SEMINAR - FACULTY MEETING    
Thursday, December 17 NO SEMINAR - FINALS WEEK