Department of Earth Sciences
Newton Horace Winchell School of Earth Sciences


Soft Rock Lunch

 

Soft Rock Lunch Schedule- Fall 2018

 

Soft Rock Lunches are held on Mondays from 12:10pm-1:10pm in room 401-20 Tate Hall

**These lunches are brown bag lunches

 

September 10

(Location room 301-20)

Dr. Courtney Sprain, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dept of Earth, Ocean and Ecological Sciences, University of Liverpool

Timescale of events around the Cretaceous-Paleogene Boundary: Links between the Chicxulub impact, Deccan volcanism, and the Cretaceous-Paleogene Boundary

 

September 17

Dr. Anette von der Handt, Dept. of Earth Sciences, U of MN

Introducing the new and improved electron microprobe laboratory at the Department of Earth Sciences

 

September 24

Dr. Amy Myrbo, LacCore, Dept. of Earth Sciences, U of MN

The influence of sulfate on wild rice in Minnesota lakes

 

October 1st

Dr. Andrew Fowler, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dept. of Earth Sciences, U of MN

Sublacustrine hydrothermal processes in Yellowstone Lake, Wyoming: A fluid geochemistry and sediment mineralogy perspective.

 

October 8th

Kerry Callaghan, Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of Earth Sciences, U of MN

Solving depression-filling in DEMs to represent real landscapes

 

October 15th

Evan Whiting, Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of Earth Sciences, U of MN

Ecological biogeography of extant North American lizards in relation to climate and physiography: a modern comparative dataset for paleobiology and conservation

 

Leila Saberi, Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of Earth Sciences, U of MN

Modeling Meltwater Contribution to Streamflow in a Tropical Glacierized Watershed

 

October 22nd

Jacob Zahn, Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of Earth Sciences, U of MN

Removal Processes for Dissolved Organic Carbon in the global ocean

 

October 29th (Multi-Talk Seminar)

Max Van Wyk de Vries, Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of Earth Sciences, U of MN

Title TBA

 

Other Speakers TBD for October 29th

 

November 5th

No Soft Rock Sminar- GSA Meeting

 

November 12th

Aubrey Dunshee, M.S. Candidate, Dept. of Earth Sciences, U of MN

Utilizing Reactive Transport Modeling to Simulate Temperature-Dependent Arsenic Release Mechanisms

 

November 19th

Dr. Peter K. Kang, Dept. of Earth Sciences, U of MN

Title TBA

 

November 26th

Tony Runkel, MN Geological Survey

Not fractures: Synsedimentary "Fluid Capture Voids" as the origin of high K hydrogeologic conduits.

 

December 3rd (Multi-Talk Seminar)

Dr. Elisabeth Steel, Postdoctoral Researcher, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota

Surface to subsurface connectivity in river deltas: building stratigraphy from limited surface information

 

Other Speakers TBD for December 3rd

 

December 10th

No Soft Rock Seminar- AGU Meeting

 

December 17th

No Soft Rock Seminar- Finals Week

 

 

 

 

Send inquiries to Dr. Jeff Havig