Seminar Schedule

Earth and Environmental Sciences Spring 2017 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.







Jan. 12



No Seminar

Jan. 19

Dr. BIll Haneberg

Kentucky Geological Survey

"The Laprak, Nepal Landslide: Rainfall Triggered Movement, Response to the 2015 Mw 7.8 Gorkha Earthquake, and Implications for the Utility of Simple Models in Regional Landslide Hazard Assessment"

Jan. 26

Dr. Moumouni Ali

Visiting Fulbright Fellow

“Groundwater Accessibility and Quality Challenges in Niger, West Africa”

Feb. 2

Prof. Maureen Long

Yale University

"The Appalachians and how they got that way: Structure and dynamics of eastern North America"

Feb. 9

Seth Carpenter

Kentucky Geological Survey

"Induced Seismicity: Cases in North America and the Outlook in Eastern Kentucky"

Feb. 16

Dr. Sebastian Bryson

University of Kentucky


Feb. 23



No Seminar

Mar. 2

Dr. Howie Scher

University of South Carolina


Mar. 9


University of Kentucky


Mar. 16



No Seminar, Spring Break

Mar. 23

Dr. Ed Harvey

National Park Service

"Water Resource Stewardship in the U.S. National Park Service”

Mar. 30

Dr. Brian Romans

Virginia Tech


Apr. 6

Dr. Sarah Ivory


Ohio State


Apr. 13

Dr. Michael Cosca

USGS Denver


Apr. 20

Prof. Sarah Stamps

Virginia Tech



Apr. 27

EES Graduate Students

University of Kentucky



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