Geosciences Seminar Series 2017/2018

Fall Semester 2017

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars will start at 12:30 in Natural Resources Rm 320

Thursday, August 24

No Speaker – Faculty meeting

Thursday, August 31

Structure of the North American Lithosphere and a Shaken-up view of Intraplate Stress and Earthquakes

Will Levandowski, USGS Golden

Faculty Host: Derek Schutt

Thursday, September 21

No Speaker – Faculty meeting

Thursday, September 28

Uncertainties & Challenges in Real-time Earthquake Shaking & Loss Estimation

David Wald, USGS Golden

Faculty Host: Rick Aster

Thursday, October 5

The EPA and Pavillion, Wyoming: Importance of science and public perception

Cat Campbell, Bayless, AAPG Visiting Geoscientist

Faculty Host: Sven Egenhoff

Thursday, October 12

No Speaker – Faculty meeting

Thursday, October 19

4pm in Wagar Rm 231

GSA Birdsall-Dreiss Lecture — Water Resource Stewardship in the U.S. National Park Service

Please note: This lecture has different special time and location

Ed Harvey, National Park Service

Faculty Host: Bill Sanford

Thursday, October 26

Society of Economic Geologists Thayer Lindsley Visiting Lecture — Discovery of the Kencana Au-Ag ore deposit, Indonesia

Dan Wood, Retired Exploration Geologist from BHP and Newcrest Mining

Faculty Sponsor: John Ridley

Thursday, November 2

A New Tectonic Boundary beneath the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica: Probable Origins and consequences for Ocean – Ice Sheet dynamics

Christine Siddoway, Colorado College

Faculty Host: Rick Aster

Thursday, November 9

A Glacial Versus Tectonic Model for Pleistocene Integration of Western North American Watersheds and Formation of Modern Rivers

Cal Ruleman, USGS Denver

Faculty Host: Sara Rathburn

Thursday, November 16

No Speaker – Faculty meeting

Thursday, November 23

No Speaker – Fall Break

Thursday, November 30

Tectonic inheritance in metamorphic core complexes of the western U.S. with emphasis on the Funeral Mountains, Death Valley region

Michael Wells, Univ Nevada Las Vegas

Faculty Host: John Singleton

Thursday, December 7

No Speaker – Faculty meeting

Thursday, December 14

No Speaker – Finals Week & AGU

Spring Semester 2018

Thursday, January 18

No Speaker – Faculty meeting

Thursday, January 25

Hydrologic Impacts of Landslide Disturbances: Implications for remobilization and Hazard Persistence.

Ben Mirus, USGS Landslides Hazards Program

Faculty Host: Mike Ronayne

Thursday, February 1

Title TBA

Charles Ferguson, AZ Geological Survey

Faculty Host: John Singleton

Thursday, February 8

Title TBA

Anne Sheehan, UC Boulder

Faculty Host: Derek Schutt

Thursday, February 15

No Speaker – Faculty meeting

Thursday, February 22

Thursday, March 1

Title TBA

Thomas Borch, CSU

Thursday, March 8

Thursday, March 15

No Speaker – Spring Break

Thursday, March 22

No Speaker – Faculty meeting

Thursday, March 29

Title TBA

Harold Tobin, Univ Wisconsin – Madison

Faculty Host: Rick Aster

Thursday, April 5

Our Changing Cryosphere: Gaining insights into permafrost processes using geophysics

Andrew Parsekian, Univ of Wyoming

Faculty Host: Dan McGrath

Thursday, April 12

Thursday, April 19

No Speaker – Faculty meeting

Thursday, April 26

Thursday, May 3

Thursday, May 10

No Speaker – Finals Week