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Seminars - Fall 2011 and Spring 2012


All seminars are at 12:00 PM (Noon) on Fridays in Room 219 Science and Engineering Labs unless otherwise noted.

  Spring 2012

January 20

The Carbon Oxidative Ratio of the Earty System: an Introduction to the Tracer

Dr. Caroline Masielloassistant professor, department of earth sciences, rice university, houston, tx     http://www.glacier.rice.edu/faculty/masiello/ 

February 3

Flux tectonics:  material fluxes and the evolution of mountain belts

Dr. Jeff RahlAssistant Professor, department of geology, washington and lee university, lexington, va     http://geology.wlu.edu/rahl/

February 10

Holocene sea level change along passive and active margins in North America

Dr. Simon EngelhartDepartment of EArth and Environmental Sciences, university of pennsylvania, philadelphia, pa    http://www.sas.upenn.edu/earth/simoneng.htm

February 17

From Compaction to Subsidence and Fault Reactivation – How the Mechanical Earth Deforms Under Stress

Dr. Alvin Chanshell exploration and production, new orleans, la

February 24

New Perspectives on the Development, Deterioration and Restoration of North America's Largest Delta.

Dr. Alex Kolkeradjunct Research professor, department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA.

March 2

Monsoon evolution and tectonic-climate linkage in Cenozoic Asia

Dr. Peter CliftDepartment of Geology and geosciences, louisiana state university, baton rouge, la    http://www.geol.lsu.edu/pclift/Home.html

March 9

Monitoring Landscape Change in the Southwest

Dr. Steve DelongAssistant research professor, institute of the environment, university of arizona biosphere, tucson, az  http://www.environment.arizona.edu/stephen-delong 

March 16

No Seminar - Spring Break

March 30

Urban Dead Seas:  The Influence of Road Salt Deicers on Urban Kettle Lakes

Dr. Carla KoretskyAssociate Professor, department of geosciences, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI   http://www.geology.wmich.edu/koretsky.htm

April 6

No Seminar - Easter Break

April 13

Insights into icehouses from modern and ancient aeolian sedimentary records

Dr. Ryan EwingAssistant Professor, department of geological sciences, University of alabama, tuscaloosa, al    http://www.as.ua.edu/geo/faculty-staff/ryan-c-ewing/

April 20

The Evolution of Organic C from Uplands to the Ocean:  A Grand Unified Model

Dr. Neal BlairProfessor, earth and planetary sciences, northwestern university, evanston, il     http://www.earth.northwestern.edu/current/people/faculty/blair/

April 27

The Role of Intracanyon Lava Flows and Landslides in the Quaternary Evolution of the Owyhee River Canyon, OR

Kyle HouseUSGS Geologist   http://www.linkedin.com/pub/p-kyle-house/10/8a3/b08

Seminars - Fall 2011


All seminars are at 12:00 PM (Noon) on Fridays in Room 219 Science and Engineering Labs unless otherwise noted.


Fall 2011

September 9

Landscape Forest Disturbances and Their Effect on the Carbon Balance in Gulf Coast Forest Ecosystems and Amazonia: An Integration of Field Data, Remote Sensing and Modeling

Dr. Robinson Negron-JuarezDepartment of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University

September 23

Controls on Glacial Landscape Evolution

Dr. Brian YanitesPostdoctoral Fellow, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Michigan

October 7

Hydrologic, Geologic, and Geochemical Interactions at the Coast: Implications for Fluxes into Indian River Bay, Delaware

Dr. Holly MichaelAssistant Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Delaware

October 14

No Seminar - Fall Break

November 4

Sensitivity of the Greenland Ice Sheet to Past Climate Warming

Dr. Anders CarlsonAssistant Professor, Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison

November 11

Rethinking first-order models for river delta stratigraphy

Dr. Doug EdmondsAssistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Boston College

November 25

No Seminar - Thanksgiving holiday

December 2

Graduate Students' AGU Presentations 

December 9

No Seminar - AGU Annual Meeting

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