Spring 2017 Colloquium
Thursdays, 4PM unless otherwise indicated
Location: 253 Mechanical Engineering Building
1206 West Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Pre-talk reception 3:30 to 4:00, 169 Computing Applications Building (CAB)
19 January: No colloquium (first week of classes)
26 January: "The Rubble in the Jungle: The impact of earthquakes, typhoons, and landslides on river processes in Taiwan"
Brian Yanites, University of Indiana
2 February: "Off-Axis Seamount Investigations at Siquieros: OASIS Expedition 2016"
Trish Gregg, Dept. of Geology, UIUC
9 February: "Engaging Students and Increasing Instructor Presence in the Online Classroom”
Cory Pettijohn, Dept. of Geology, UIUC
16 February: "The Greater Caucasus Mountains: A Natural Laboratory for Understanding the Initiation of Continental Collision"
Nathan Niemi, University of Michigan
23 February: "Geochemical kinetics during CO2 sequestration:the reactivity of the Honotomin caprock and the hydration of MgO"
Gabriela Davila, Department of Geology, UIUC
2 March: “Integrated geophysical methods for near surface investigations”
Kisa Mwakanyamale, ISGS, UIUC
9 March: Buckley Lecture in Environmental Geology: "Putting paleo-precipitation records into global context"
Jessica Oster, Vanderbilt University
16 March: Buckley Lecture in Environmental Geology "Searching for signatures of abiotic reactions in
natural systems: an isotopic look at chemodenitrification"
Scott Wankel, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
23 March: No Colloquium (Spring Break)
30 March: Threet Lecture: "Fluvial sediment supply to the Mekong's mega-delta: How it's changing and why this matters"
Steve Darby, Southhampton
**Reception will be at 3pm - room 169 CAB, Talk will be held in room 1000 of Lincoln Hall**
6 April: "Through the taphonomic lens: Fossil preservation and geochemical records in the Ediacaran and Cambrian "
James Schiffbauer, University of Missouri.
13 April: Hay Lecture
"Tectonic and Volcanic Deformation and Subduction Processes in the Aleutian Arc, Alaska"
Jeff Freymueller, University of Alaska.
20 April: Earth Week: iSEE Lecture
"Corals and Climate Change: Life after Death on a Remote Pacific Reef"
Kim Cobb, Georgia Tech
**Presentation will be given at 4:00 pm in Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum - 600 South Gregory, Urbana**
27 April: Kirkpatrick Lecture
"3D Conductivity of the US Lithosphere: Results from the EarthScope MT-TA"
Gary Egbert, Oregon State University
4 May: No Colloquium (last week of classes)
Fall, 2017 Colloquium Schedule (in progress)