Geosciences Seminar Series 2019/2020

All are Welcome!

Fall Semester 2019

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

Thursday, September 5

Danica Roth, CO School of Mines

Throwing rocks down hills: How slope, roughness and grain size control nonlocal particle motion on burned and vegetated hillslopes

Faculty Host: Sara Rathburn

Thursday, September 12

Beth Pratt-Sitaula, UNAVCO

Making it Real for “Regular” People: Translating hard-core geophysics into usable undergraduate teaching and disaster prep programs

Faculty Host: Ellen Wohl

Thursday, October 3

Rick Gibson, NanoSeis

Insights into subsurface mechanical and flow properties from distributed acoustic sensing data

Faculty Host: Lisa Stright

Thursday, October 10

Chris Holm-Denoma, USGS Lakewoood

How much can we learn from a grain of sand? An ancient Colorado perspective.

Faculty Host: John Singleton

Tuesday, October 15

Laura Crossey, University New Mexico

2019 Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lecturer: Hydrochemistry and Geoscience Education at Grand Canyon and Beyond: Who knew groundwater hydrology could be s0 complicated? *This seminar will be held on Tuesday at 12:30 in MSNR 345

Faculty Host: Mike Ronayne

Thursday, October 31

Jessica Thompson Jobe, USGS

Late Quaternary faulting in the New Madrid Seismic Zone, Central US

Faculty Host: Sean Gallen

Thursday, November 7

Jolante van Wijk

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Initiation, evolution, and extinction of pull-apart basins: implications for the Gulf of California

Faculty Host: Dennis Harry

Spring Semester 2020

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

Thursday, February 6

Peter Fawcett, University of New Mexico

TBD

Faculty Host: Rick Aster

Thursday, February 13

Chris Holm-Denoma, USGS Lakewood

How much can we learn from a grain of sand?  An ancient Colorado perspective.

Faculty Host: John Singleton

Thursday, March 5

Jan Lenaerts, CU Boulder

TBD

Faculty Host: Dan McGrath

Thursday, March 26

TBD

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Faculty Host: TBD

Thursday, April 2

Karl Mueller, CU Boulder

Erosional forcing of active extension and salt diapirism in Canyonlands, Utah:  Insights from mechanics, InSAR and hydrology.

Faculty Host: John Singleton

Thursday, April 23

Simone Runyon, Univ Wyoming

TBD

Faculty Host: Holly Stein

Thursday, April 30

TBD

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Faculty Host: TBD