Earth & Environmental Seminars

Earth & Environmental Sciences Department


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FALL 2018 SEMINAR SCHEDULE                   

  

 

 

Please see Department website for any additional changes www.d.umn.edu/dees/programs/schedule.html

DEPARTMENT OF EARTH & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
University of Minnesota Duluth
Thursdays, 4:00 p.m. – MWAH 191 (unless otherwise indicated)
Free and open to the public / Refreshments Served

Wednesday,

Sept. 19th

Life Science 175, 3:30 pm

 Laura Wasylenski, Mineralogical Society of America, Distinguished Lecturer, Department of Geological Sciences, Indiana University; What Ni Isotopes can and Cannot Tell us About Earth’s Mid-life Crisis (Great Oxidation Event)

 

Friday, 
Sept. 21

ABAH Hall

235, 2:00 pm

Tom Frantes, Academy of Science and Engineering 2018 Inductee, Retired Exxon Mobil Geoscientist; “Musings of a Geoscientist… 40 Years Past UMD”

Thursday,
Sept. 27

Leah Gruhn, Environmental Scientist with Martin Bevis, Geologist, Barr Engineering;”Applying your Degree:  What Does an Environmental Consultant Do?”

 

Thursday,
Oct. 04

 

Andrew Wickert, Department of Earth Sciences, Twin Cities; “Rivers and Climate Change: Three Short Stories of Their Partnership”

Wednesday,

Oct. 10

6:00 pm

Chem. 200

Hosted by Earth & Environmental Sciences and The Physics Department

Roger Wiens, Planetary Scientist and Fellow at Los Alamos National Laboratory, ChemCam’s Principal Investigator for the Mars Science Laboratory Rover; “Discovering a ‘Great Freshwater Lake’ on Mars with Curiosity”

Thursday,

Nov. 08

David Pompeani, Department of Geography, Kansas State University; "Lake Sediment Geochemistry Reveals Human-Driven Environmental Change in the United States Over the Holocene"

Thursday,

Nov. 15

Afton Clark-Sather, Geography Department, University of MN Duluth; “Is Precious Metal Mining in the Arrowhead Sustainable: The Beliefs of Minnesotan’s”

Thursday,

Nov. 29

Matthew C TenEyck, Director of Lake Superior Research Institute, University of Wisconsin Superior: “The Great Waters Research Collaborative Providing a Fresh Water Perspective to the Management of Ballast Water”