Department of Earth Sciences Newton Horace Winchell School of Earth Sciences
Department News Archive
We welcome the 14 new graduate students who are joining the program this fall! photo
MS Defense of Cale Anger, Wednesday, Sept 8 at 3:00 p.m. in room 209 Pillsbury Hall: Project 1: Laboratory and Numerical Modeling of Bench Scale Dye Tracer Breakthrough Curves; Project 2: Monitoring Hydrogeologic Response to Regional Aggregate Mining and Site Development: A Preliminary Groundwater Report for UMore Park, Minnesota
PhD Thesis Defense of Daniel King, Tuesday, Sept 7 at 3:30 p.m. in room 110 Pillsbury Hall: Stress-driven Melt Segregation and Reactive Melt Infiltration in Partially Molten Rocks Deformed in Torsion with Applications to Melt Extraction from Earth’s Mantle
PhD Thesis Defense of Benjamin Hardt, Friday, Sept 3 at 2:30 p.m, room 110 Pillsbury Hall: Changes in Seasonal Precipitation of East Central North America with Connections to Global Climate
Congratulations to Dr. Benjamin Hardt, Dr. Daniel King and Cale Anger for successfully completing thier advanced degrees!
19 current and former members of our department participated in a Gordon Research Conference on Rock Deformation in New Hampshire in August. photo
Justin Revenaugh on the future of deep-sea drilling: Details here.
Summer PhD defenses: Anna Henderson (advisors: Ito, Shuman), Travis Tenner (advisor: Hirschmann), Sam Matson (advisor: David Fox)
Prof. David Yuen has been busy in China this summer: 1) he helped to organize an international conference on Dynamics of Continental Interiors from Multiple Scales
in Wuhan , China in middle of May (photo); and 2) and he helped to organize an international workshop on GPU solutions to multiple-scale problems in Science and Engineering in Harbin, Manchuria, China in July
SEMINAR: Dr. Michael Foote, Univ of Chicago, Thurs, Jan 27 at 3:30 p.m., 110 PillsH: The Evolution of Geographic Range within Species and Genera; and Fri, Jan 28 at 10:10 a.m., 121 PillsH: Evolutionary Dynamics of Genus Size-frequency Distribution
David Kohlstedt squeezes melt out of and water into rocks: