Seminar Schedule

Earth and Environmental Sciences Fall 2017 Rast-Holbrook Seminar Schedule

All seminars will be held on Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. in 102 Mining and Minerals Resources Building, preceded by refreshments at 3:30, unless otherwise noted.

 

 

Date

Speaker

Affiliation

Title

Aug. 24

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No Seminar

Aug. 31

Dr. Bill Ford

University of Kentucky, Biosystems & Ag. Engineering

"Water quality monitoring and modeling in disturbed Midwestern watersheds: integrating stable isotopes into watershed management"

Sept. 7

Prof. Jason Unrine

University of Kentucky, Plant & Soil Sciences

“Nanotechnology at the food, energy and water nexus”

Sept. 14

Dr. Rebecca Freeman

University of Kentucky, EES

"From the Cambrian Explosion to the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event: The role of brachiopods"

Sept. 21

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No Seminar, EES Open House

Sept. 28

Prof. Kent Murray

University of Michigan, Dearborn

"Innovative solutions to widespread soil lead contamination in southwest Detroit"

Oct. 5

Prof. Rodney Metcalf

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

"Naturally occurring asbestos: petrology, public health, and politics"

Oct. 12

Dr. Geoffrey Ellis

U.S. Geological Survey

"A Comparative Study of Coal-Sourced Natural Gas Resources in the US and China"

139 Chemistry/Physics Building

Oct. 19

Prof. Lanmin Wang

Lanzhou Institute of Seismology (China)

“Earthquake hazards in the Loess Plateau of China"

(Confucius Institute lecture)

Oct. 26

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No Seminar, Spring Break

Nov. 2

Prof. Whitney Behr

University of Texas–Austin

"Geologic heterogeneity and transient rheology of the deep subduction interface"

Nov. 9

Prof. Jeannette Wolak

Tennessee Tech University

"Oil in the hills: Characterizing subsurface architectures in the Mississippian Fort Payne Formation (TN and KY)"

Nov. 16

Dr. Robert Powell

U.S. Geological Survey

"History of the San Andreas Fault System"

Nov. 23

 

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No Seminar, Thanksgiving Holiday

Nov. 30

Prof. Daniel Sturmer

University of Cincinnati

"Using tectonic subsidence analysis to understand intraplate deformation inboard of the Late Paleozoic southwestern Laurentia plate margin"

Dec. 7

EES Graduate Students

University of Kentucky

 
 

 

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