Earth & Environmental Seminars

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Spring 2018 SEMINAR SCHEDULE

DEPARTMENT OF EARTH & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
University of Minnesota Duluth

Thursdays Life Science 185 - 4:00 pm (unless otherwise indicated below

Free and open to the public

Refreshments Served

Thursday,
January 25

Salli Dymond, Earth & Environmental Sciences Department, University of Minnesota Duluth; “The Influence of Climate Change and Management on Forest Ecohydrological Processes”

Friday
February 09
Life Sci. 185
3:15 pm

Darwin Day Lecture Sponsored by Earth & Environmental Sciences and The Biology Department
Daniel Fisher, Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan; “Testing Hypotheses for Late Pleistocene Extinction with Tusk Data From Mammoths and Mastodons"

Thursday,
February 22

Tim Cowdery, Hydrogeologist, U.S. Geological Survey in Minnesota; "Where Should We Spend Our Restoration Dollars?
Hydrologic Lessons From Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge, Minnesota"

Thursday,
March 15

Lecture sponsored by Earh & Environmental Sciences and SEG (Society of Economic Geologist) 

Lionnel Djon, Lead Geoscientist, North American Palladium Ltd., "Contrasting Styles of PGE-rich Magmatic Sulfide Mineralization in the Lac des lles Intrusive Complex"

Thursday,
March 29

Phillip Larson, Assistant Professor and Director of Earth Science Programs; Minnesota State University Mankato, "The Rebirth of the Great Rivers of Arizona" 

Thursday,
April 12

Clare Kazanski, NatureNet Science Fellow, University of Minnesota; "Soil Carbon Cycling Responses to Elevated CO2" 

Friday,
April 13
Solon Campus
Center 120

Lecture Sponsored by Earth & Environmental Sciences and The Physics Department

 

Michele Gaula,  St. Anthony Falls Laboratory."TBA"

Thursday,
April 19

Basil Tikoff, Department of GeoScience, University of Wisconsin; "The effect of the Precambrian Rifting
on the Accretion of Suspect Terranes in the U.S. West"