SPRING 2016 COLLOQUIUM

4:00 Thursdays, unless stated otherwise below
Location: 103 Transportation Bldg.
104 South Mathews Avenue, Urbana
From CAB: Go east, cross Wright St. and continue 200 m east; on east side of Matthews Ave.

Pre-talk reception: 3:30 to 3:55, 169 Computing Applications Building (CAB)

21 Jan:  No colloquium (first week of classes)

28 Jan:  “Meandering Rivers in Bedrock”  
Gary Parker, UIUC

4 Feb:  “The Illinois Episode Glaciation in Illinois: Recent Findings”
David Grimley, ISGS

11 Feb:  R. James Kirkpatrick Lecture
Deformation of Kilauea Volcano: Slow Slip Events and Periodic Dike Intrusions” 
Emily Montgomery-Brown, USGS Menlo Park

18 Feb: The Darcy Lecture (National Ground Water Association)
"Seeing Things Differently: Rethinking the Relationship between Data and Models"
Ty Ferré, Univ. of Arizona

25 Feb: "Understanding out-of-sequence thrusting in convergent settings utilizing physical modeling and image correlation techniques"
Saad Haq, Purdue University

3 Mar:  Ralph E. Grim Lecture
"Cleaning up the muddy Minnesota River: Incorporating geomorphic history into watershed management"
Karen Gran, University of Minnesota at Duluth

10 Mar:  Richard L. Hay Lecture
"Non-Traditional Seismology: from Sediment Transport to Earthquake Hazards"
Victor Tsai, Cal Tech (Seismology)

17 Mar:  “Glaciers and Their Hummocks”
Peter Moore, Iowa State University

24 Mar:  No colloquium (Spring Break)

31 Mar: Ralph E. Grim Lecture 
"Missed Connection: Ignimbrite Seeking Plutonic Relationship"
Drew Coleman, University of North Carolina

7 Apr:  Mineralogical Society of America Distinguished Lecturer
"Just how stable are you? Relationships between cratonic surface histories, kimberlites, and mantle dynamics"

Rebecca Flowers, Univ. of Colorado at Boulder

14 Apr: "Slab Rollback and the tectonics of the western Mediterranean"
Max Bezada, Univ. of Minnesota

21 Apr: "A River of Giants - Fossil vertebrates from the Cretaceous Kem Kem region of Morocco"
Nizar Ibrahim, University of Chicago 
National Geographic Explorer Profile: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/explorers/bios/nizar-ibrahim/

26 Apr TUESDAY COLLOQUIUM, Center for Advanced Study Miller Comm Lecture 
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana
"The Impact of Climate Change on the Glaciers of Patagonia and Tierra Del Fuego"
Dr. Jorge Rabassa, Universidad Nacional de Tierra del Fuego