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

Soft Rock Lunch


Soft Rock Lunch Schedule- Spring 2020

Soft Rock Lunches are held on Mondays at 12:10 p.m. in room 401-20 Tate Hall and are BYOL "Bring your own Lunch"

January 27th

Dr. Jeff Havig

Welcome to Soft Rock; Astrobiology and hot springs: Life on Earth, and search for life on other planets (Mars?)


February 3rd

Dr. Valerie Fox

Martian clay minerals from orbit to the surface: Contextualizing CRISM smectite detections with rover observations


February 10th

Dr. Piotr SzymczK



February 17th

Dr. Max Bezada

Imaging the shallow sub-surface with seismic noise, recent progress and a search for exciting applications


February 24th

Dr. Michael Chen

A novel microfluidic device for imaging metal and mineral geochemistry


March 2nd

Dan Cazanacli

Deltaic networks modeling from simple geometric rules


March 9th

No Soft Rock Seminar- Spring Break


March 16th

Dr. William Long



March 23rd



March 30th



April 6th

Max Van Wyk de Vries

Large debris avalanches and glacier retreat in Southern Patagonia


April 13th

Dr. Jun Song Kim

Effects of recirculation zones on anomalous transport in meandering open-channel flows


April 20th

Dr. Vera Pospelova

Dinoflagellate cyst production in the presence/absence of sea ice cover in the Beaufort Sea (Arctic Ocean): one year sediment trap record


April 27th

Harsh Anurag

Modeling the Impact of Spatiotemporally Variable Vegetation on Groundwater Recharge


May 4th




Send inquiries to Dr. Jeff Havig