Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Newton Horace Winchell School of Earth and Environmental Sciences


Spring 2020 Seminar Schedule

 

Department seminars have been canceled for the rest of the spring semester. We will resume our seminar series in Fall 2020.

 

If you have any questions, please contact the Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences front office at 612-624-1333 or by e-mail at esci@umn.edu.

 

 

January 23rd

Dr. Joel Barker, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Minnesota

Carbon cycling in polar environments:  Implications for a warming world

 

January 30th

Dr. Kathleen Johnson, Department of Earth System Science, University of California- Irving

Monsoons, tropical rainfall, and climate change: A paleoclimate perspective from Southeast Asia

 

February 6th

Dr. Tina Nielsen, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center

Managing a work life balance

 

February 13th

Dr. Chris Lowery, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas- Austin

The Chicxulub Impact and the Resiliency of Life

 

February 20th

Dr. Emily Cooperdock, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California

Unlocking the age of serpentinites with magnetite (U-Th)/He chronometry

 

February 27th

Dr. Chloë Bonamici, Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin- Madison

Titanite: A new understanding of an old U-Pb chronometer from microanalytical studies

 

March 5th

Dr. Laura Pyrak-Nolte, Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Purdue University

The Centrality of Fracture Geometry

 

March 12th

-No Seminar-

Spring Break 

 

March 19th- CANCELED

Dr. Jennifer Macalady, Department of Geosciences, Penn State University

The Frasassi Biofilm Factory

 

March 26th- CANCELED

Dr. Alexis Ault, Department of Geology, Utah State University

Detecting earthquakes in the rock record with nanotextures and (U-Th)/He thermochronometry

 

April 2nd- CANCELED

Dr. Marc Hirschmann, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Title TBA

 

April 9th-CANCELED

Dr. Taylor Perron, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dynamic River Networks and Biodiversity

 

April 16th- CANCELED

Dr. Noah Planavsky, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University

Title TBA

 

April 23rd- CANCELED

Dr. Leif Karlstom, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oregon

Title TBA

 

May 6th (Wednesday, May 6th)

A.O.C. Nier Lecture

This lecture has been canceled and rescheduled to the Fall 2020 lecture series. Date TBA

Dr. Robin Canup, Space Science and Engineering Division, Southwest Research Institute

Title TBA