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Earth & Environmental Seminars

Earth & Environmental Sciences Department

Spring 2019 SEMINAR SCHEDULE                   

DEPARTMENT OF EARTH & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

University of Minnesota Duluth
Thursdays, 4:00 pm – Montague Hall 70 (unless otherwise indicated)
Free and open to the public / Refreshments Served

Thursday,
January 24th

Liviu Giosan, Distinguished lecturer for the International Ocean Discover Program, Department of Geology & Geophysics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution;  "Drilling the Monsoon: From Mountain Building to the Fate of Civilizations"

Thursday, 
February 7th

Joint Seminar with; Esther Stewart, Wisconsin Geologic & Natural History Survey & Latisha Brengman, Earth & Environmental Sciences Department, University of Minnesota Duluth; "Reading the Deep Time Sedimentary Record: Historic Mine Records and Outcrop Preserve a History of Ancient Rivers, Oceans, and Faulting in Wisconsin"

Friday, Feb 8th
Life Science 185

Darwin Day Lecture Hosted by The Biology Department and Earth & Environmental Sciences 

Ruth Shaw, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, College of Biological Sciences University of Minnesota Twin Cities; "Studying the Adaptive Process in the Wild: Purple Coneflower and Partridgepea"

 

Thursday,
March 7th

John Swenson, Earth & Environmental Sciences Department, University of Minnesota Duluth; " TBA" 

Thursday,
March 14th

SPRING BREAK

Thursday,
March 21st

Ikuki Wada, Department of Earth Sciences, Newton Horace Winchell School of Earth Sciences, University of Minnesota Twin Cities "Mantle Wedge Flow Pattern in Subduction Zones"

Thursday,
April 4th

Xue Feng, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering; University of Minnesota Twin Cities; "From Ecohydrology to Ecosystem Change; Linking Plant water use to Water Stress During Drought"

Thursday,
April 11th

William Gihooly III, School of Sciences, Department of Earth Sciences, Indiana University Purdue; "TBA"

Thursday,
April 18th

6:00 PM

MWAH 191

David Montgomery, Earth & Space Sciences, University of Washington; "Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life"