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Earth & Environmental Seminars

Earth & Environmental Sciences Department

Spring 2019 SEMINAR SCHEDULE                   


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

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"

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,  CANCELLED
March 7th

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

March 14th


March 21st

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

April 4th

Xue Feng, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering; University of Minnesota Twin Cities; "Sustainable Management of Ecohydrological Systems Under Climate Variability"

April 11th

William Gilhooly III, School of Sciences, Department of Earth Sciences, Indiana University Purdue; "Biogeochemistry of Anoxic Lakes as Analogs for the Precambrian Biosphere"

April 18th

6:00 PM

Life Science 175

Hosted by The Department of Geography & Philosophy and Earth & Environmental Sciences

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


April 25th

Mark Johnson, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Gothenburg, Sweden; "Of Drumlins and Murtoos"