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Earth & Environmental Seminars

Earth & Environmental Sciences Department

Fall  2019 SEMINAR SCHEDULE                   

DEPARTMENT OF EARTH & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

University of Minnesota Duluth
Thursdays, 4:00 pm – MWAH 191 (unless otherwise indicated)
Free and open to the public / Refreshments Served

Thursday,
September 19th

Boris Shmagin, Consultant, Independent Data Learning; “Approaching the Reality: Personal Experience with Use of Scientific Education ”

Thursday,
October 10th

Tamara Diedrich, Principal Geochemist, Mineralogic LLC;  Academy of Science and Engineering Inductee, “Adventures in Mineral Reactivity Characterization: How Silicate Mineral Dissolution Brought Me Across Two Continents and Into The Private Sector”

Thursday,
 October 17th

Kelton Barr, Hydrologist,  Kelton Barr Consulting Inc., “Tracking Hydrocarbon Plumes Through the Karst of Northern Illinois: Successful Technologies"

Thursday,
October 31

Dean Peterson, Senior Geologist, Natural Resources Research Institute, "The Importance and Use of Robust Geologic Data Sets"

Thursday,
November 14th

Hosted by Earth & Environmental Sciences with The Department of English, Linguistics,                                                           and Writing Studies

Marcia Bjornerud, Walter Schober Professor of Environmental Studies and Chair of Geology, Lawrence University; “Earthquake Source Mechanisms at Three Levels in the Crust: Insights from Greenschist, Amphibolite and Eclogite-Facies Pseudotachlytyes”

Colloquium and book signing at Fridays seminar with English, Linguistics, and Writing Studies, November 15, Noon, Rotunda of the Kathryn A Martin Library

Thursday, 
November 21st

Meet & Greet with Dr. Brandi Reese - Ocean Discovery Lecture Series; Assistant Professor of Microbial Ecology, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi Texas

                                 Seminar on Friday, November 22nd

Friday,
November 22nd
Life Science 185
     3:05 pm

Hosted by Earth & Environmental Sciences with the Biology Department

Brandi Reese, Ocean Discovery Lecture Series; Assistant Professor of Microbial Ecology, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi Texas; “Wanted Dead or Alive; On the Hunt for Microbes Below the Ocean Floor”