Spring 2018 Colloquium

Thursdays, 3:30PM unless otherwise indicated

Location: 2079 Natural History Building

Post-talk reception 4:30 to 5:00

January 18: No colloquium (first week of classes)

January 25: Yurena Yanes,  U Cincinnati, Quaternary Paleoecology
"Land Snails as paleoenvironmental and paleoecological proxies"

February 1:  Buckley Lecture in Environmental Geology
Andrew Wickert, U Minnesota - Twin Cities: ice, water, and landscape

February 8: Ed Ripley, Indiana U., petrology and isotopic geochemistry
"S, Os and Cu Isotope Systematics of Sheet- and Conduit-Style Ni, Cu, PGE- Sulfide Mineralization in the Midcontinent Rift System"

February 15: Ralph E. Grim Lecture
Mark Brandon, Yale, geomorphology and tectonics
"Cenozoic evolution of climate, topography, and tectonics in the Patagonian Andes"

February 22: Ethan Theuerkauf, ISGS:  Coastal Geology of the Great Lakes

March 1: Hua-wei Zhou, U Houston
"Advances of seismic imaging in exploration geophysics"

March 8: Philip Anderson, Dept. of Animal Biology, UIUC:  Evolution and Paleobiology 

March 15:  Buckley Lecture in Environmental Geology
Corey Lawrence, USGS, surficial geology and critical zone

March 22: NO COLLOQUIUM (Spring Break Week)

March 29: Mike Machesky, IL State Water Survey:  Aqueous Geochemistry

April 5: Kirkpatrick Lecture
Mike Poland, Cascade Volcano Observatory, volcanism

April 12: Steve Marshak, UIUC:  Structural Geology

April 16 *Please note time and date change* - Monday at 4PM
Mineralogical Society of America Distinguished Lecture
Jon Blundy, University of Bristol, UK 

April 26:  Ralph E. Grim Lecture
Peter Zeitler, Lehigh, geochronology and tectonics

May 3: NO COLLOQUIUM (last week of classes)


Fall 2018 Colloquium Schedule (in progress)