SPRING, 2019 COLLOQUIUM

Thursdays, 3:30 PM, unless otherwise indicated
Tentative Location: Room 2079 Natural History Building 
Post-talk reception: Natural History Building Rm. 3083 - "The Core"

Jan. 17th  No Colloquium (First week of classes)

Jan. 24th  Trish Gregg, UIUC
"Forecasting the 2018 eruption of Sierra Negra Volcano, Galápagos" 

Jan. 31st  The R. James Kirkpatrick Lecture
"Chasing Helium: Mantle-to-Surface Connections to Water Quality and Geomicrobiology"
Dr. Laura Crossey (aqueous and sedimentary geochemistry) and Dr. Karl Karlstrom (Structural geology & tectonics)
University of New Mexico, (Host: Lijun Liu) 

Feb. 7th  The Jack and Richard Threet Lecture in Sedimentary Geology
"Environmental controls on the spatial variation in sand wave morphology and dynamics on continental shelves"
Thaienne van Dijk
Deltares, Delft, Netherlands (Host: Jim Best)

Feb. 14th
"Fossils, Data, and the Discovery of Life's History"
David Sepkoski, University of Illinois, Thomas M. Siebel Chair in History of Science Professor, history of paleontology
                  (Host: Alison Anders)

Feb. 21st Rina Schumer, stochastic models of environmental processes
Desert Research Institute, Reno Nevada
"Real and Apparent Changes in Erosion and Deposition Rates Through Time"

   (Host: Gary Parker)

Feb. 28th The Richard Hay Lecture
"Can a record of Ocean Chemistry be preserved in Oceanic Crust?"
Sasha Turchyn, University of Cambridge, biogeochemical cycles
(Host: Jenny Druhan)

March 7th Glenn and Susan BuckleyLecture in Environmental Geology
     "New biomarker tools for reconstructing terrestrial clim
ate”
     James Bendle, University of Birmingham, (Host: Jessica Conroy)

March 14th  "Permafrost conditions in south-central Wisconsin over the last two glacial cycles from cave and moraine chronologies" 

Shaun Marcott, University of Wisconsin Madison, (Host: Alison Anders)

March 21st No Colloquium (Spring Break)

March 28th Qusheng Jin, University of Oregon, geochemical and biogeochemical modeling
(Host: Rob Sanford)

April 4th Consortium for Material Properties Research in Earth Sciences (COMPRES) Distinguished Lecture
"Using Electrical Conductivity to Probe the Interior of the Earth"

Anne Pommier, University of California San Diego
(Hosts: Xiaodong Song and Jay Bass)

April 11th AEG RICHARD H. JAHNS DISTINGUISHED LECTURER IN APPLIED GEOLOGY
"Let's Talk: A conversation on how we communicate in Science" 
Deborah Green, Geologist Writer,
(Host: Alison Anders)

April 18th ‚ÄčLeo Chamorro, UIUC Mechanical Science and Engineering (Host: Jim Best)

April 25th Glenn and Susan Buckley Lecture in Environmental Geology
Anne Cohen, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, climate change and its impact on ocean life
(Host: Bruce Fouke)

May 2nd - No Colloquium (Reading Day)

 

 

Fall, 2019 Colloquium (in progress)