Seminar Schedule

Earth and Environmental Sciences Spring 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.

Jan. 14

Dr. Michelle Casey, Murray State University

Conservation Paleobiology of Long Island Sound Mollusks


Jan. 21

Dr. Matthew Massey, University of Kentucky

The Role and Extent of Dextral Transpression and Lateral Escape on the Post-Acadian Tectonic Evolution of South-Central New England


Jan. 28

Dr. Amanda Falk,  Centre College

The Fossil Birds of East Asia: What the Bones and Traces Tell Us About Avian Evolution


Feb. 4

Dr. Brad Rosenheim, University of South Florida

Time Matters: Refining Regional Deglacial Chronology from Antarctic Marginal Marine Sediments


Feb. 11

Dr. David Moecher, University of Kentucky

Proving Recycling in Clastic Sedimentary Systems



Dr. Jonathan Malzone, Eastern Kentucky University

Quantifying Transient Groundwater Controls on the Hyporheic Zone with Field and Numerical Studies


Feb. 25


No Seminar – American Geophysical Union’s Ocean Sciences Meeting (Feb. 21-26)


Mar. 3

Dr. Mian Liu, University of Missouri - Columbia

Mid-continental earthquakes: Spatiotemporal occurrence and hazard assessment


Mar. 10

Dr. Annette Summers Engel, University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Pace of Salt Marsh Ecosystem Response after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill


Mar. 17


No Seminar – Spring Break


Mar. 24

Dr. Dale Tshudy, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

The Ubiquity of Convergent Evolution, with Examples from the Crustaceans


Mar. 31


No Seminar – Geological Society of America’s Southeastern Section Meeting (Mar. 31-Apr. 1)


Apr. 7

Dr. Drew Coleman, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Missed Connection: Ignimbrite Seeking Plutonic Relationship


Apr. 14


No Seminar – EES Open House


Apr. 21

Dr. Carmen Agouridis, University of Kentucky

Integrating Stream Restoration into Mined Land Reclamation: A Focus on Appalachia


Apr. 28

Ms. Ashley Bandy and
Ms. Wei Ji, 
 Univeristy of Kentucky

Bacterial Movement in Karst: A Tracer Study

Growth Faulting and Accommodation in Coastal Matagorda, Texas



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