Seminar Schedule

Earth and Environmental Sciences Spring 2020 Rast-Holbrook Seminar Schedule

All seminars will be held on Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. in 303 Slone Research Building, preceded by refreshments at 3:30, unless otherwise noted.






Jan. 16

No Seminar


Opening of Term

Jan. 23

Colin Sumrall

University of Tennessee

Universal elemental homology – the key to unraveling the echinoderm tree of life

Jan. 30

Mike McGlue


Conservation Limnogeology at Lake Tanganyika: Human and Climate Change Impacts on East Africa's Oldest and Largest Lake

Feb. 6

Georgina Lukoczki

Kentucky Geological Survey


Feb. 13




Feb. 20

Michael Hamburger

Indiana University

Earthquakes, Landslides, and Tsunamis

Feb. 27

Dr. Lee Dugatkin

University of Louisville


March 5

EES Open House



March 12

Yichuan Zhu

Kentucky Geological Survey

Statistical Characterization and Risk Assessment in Geotechnical and Geological Engineering

March 19

No Seminar


Spring Break Week (March 16-21)

March 26

Graduate Student Double Header



April 2

Solomon Seyum

Colorado College

The mechanics of echelon veins and their significance for interpreting tectonic settings

April 9

Bradley Deline

University of West Georgia


April 16

Dorothy Vesper

West Virginia University

Contaminant transport in karst… what we think we know

April 23

      Jonathan B. Martin

2020 Birdall-Dreiss Lecturer

Reversing Springs: Impacts on Carbonate Aquifers

April 30

No Seminar


Dead Week



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