Geoscience Colloquia for Spring 2013

Unless otherwise noted, all colloquia take place from 3:30 – 4:30 PM in Lapham N101. Refreshments served after each colloquium at 4:30 in Lapham 168.

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Dr. Heidi Anderson, Western Carolina University
Title: Carboniferous depositional systems and glacial cycles in southern Bolivia

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Dr. Ronny Pini, Stanford University
Title: Determination of Capillary Pressure and Relative Permeability Curves from Core-Flooding Experiments
Abstract (pdf)

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Dr. Yvette Kuiper, Colorado School of Mines
Title: Himalayan-type escape tectonics along the Superior Province margin in Manitoba, Canada
Abstract (pdf)

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Brent Breithaupt, Bureau of Land Management Regional Paleontologist
Title: Photogrammetric Ichnology: State-of-the-Art Digital Data Analysis of Dinosaur Footprints and Other Paleontological Resources in North America and Europe
Abstract (pdf)

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Dr. Anatoly Zaitsev, St. Petersburg State University
Title: "Critical metals" in phoscorite-carbonatite complexes: Examples from Kola province (Russia) and Gregory rift (Tanzania)
Abstract (pdf)

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Dolores van der Kolk, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin
Title: High-latitude marine-continental transitions in a greenhouse world:  Reconstructing Late Cretaceous Arctic shorelines of northern Alaska
Abstract (pdf)

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Dr. Peter Flaig, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin
Title: The Late Cretaceous Coastal Plain of Arctic Alaska: Sandy-Splays, Swamps, Soils, and Savagely Surging Streams
Abstract (pdf)

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Dr. Kevin Pogue, Whitman College
Title: Flows, Folds, Floods, and Fine Wine: Terroir of the Columbia Basin
Abstract (pdf)

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Dr. George Kraft, University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point
Title: Groundwater Pumping Impacts on Wisconsin Surface Waters with the Central Sands as Case Study
Abstract (pdf)

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Richard Palin, PhD Candidate at Oxford University
Title: Constraining the structural and metamorphic evolution of the Himalayan-Karakoram-Tibetan orogeny
Abstract (pdf)

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Erik Gulbranson, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
Title: Paleo-polar environments: biogeochemistry, glaciations, and climate.
Abstract (pdf; 13kb)

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Victoria Petryshyn, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California–Los Angeles
Title: Stromatolites: Old controversies and new methods
Abstract (pdf; 13kb)

Monday, April 15, 2013

Hejiu Hui, Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Notre Dame
Title: Water in the Moon: It’s been there all along
Abstract (pdf; 14kb)