Seminar Schedule

Earth and Environmental Sciences Fall 2016 Rast-Holbrook Seminar Schedule

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

 

 

Date

Speaker

Affiliation

Title

Aug. 25

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No Seminar

 

Sept. 1

Dr. Jeff Wilson

University of Michigan

Year of South Asia/Biology Seminar (TMH 116, 4:00pm)

“Living Large: the paleobiology of Diplodocus and other long-necked dinosaurs”

Sept. 8

Dr. Carol Stein

University of Illinois, Chicago

AWG Distinguished Lecturer

"North America’s Midcontinent Rift: When Rift Met LIP”

Sept. 15

Dr. Keely O’Farrell

University of Kentucky

“Deep, Deep Down: Convection in the Lower Mantle”

Sept. 22

Dr. Shemin Ge

University of Colorado

GSA Birdsall Dreiss Lecture

“Fluid Induced Earthquakes: Insights from Hydrogeology and Poro-mechanics”

Sept. 29

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No Seminar

 

Oct. 6

Dr. Yurena Yanes

University of Cincinnati

“Land snails as paleoenvironmental and paleoecological proxies”

Oct. 13

Dr. Ming Ye

Florida State University

UK Water Week

"Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Catastrophic Sinkhole Collapse"

Oct. 20

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No Seminar

 

Oct. 27

Dr. Micah Jessup

University of Tennessee

 

"Mid-crustal processes during gneiss dome formation in the Himalaya and southern Tibet"

Nov. 3

Dr. John Hickman

Kentucky Geological Society

“Structural Evolution and Petroleum Potential of a Cambrian Intracratonic Rift System in Kentucky”

Nov. 10

Dr. Jason Polk

Western Kentucky University

 

 

Nov. 17

Dr. Jessica Oster

Vanderbilt University

 

“Putting paleo-precipitation records into global context”

Nov. 24

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No Seminar

 

Dec. 1

Dr. Chris Pool

University of Kentucky

“Olmec Archeology”

Dec. 8

Samantha Burk

Edward Lo

Jason Merrick

University of Kentucky

 

EES Graduate Student Mini-Symposium

Thesis topics in tectonics, paleolimnology, and hydrology

 

 

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