Department of Geology

Spring 2013/2014 Lecture Series

Departmental Seminar Series: Unless otherwise stated, seminars are held at 4:00 pm in room 215 Shideler. Refreshments are served prior to each lecture, beginning at 3:30 pm in room 214 Shideler. Contact Cathy Edwards at 513-529-3216 if you have any questions.

Friday, February 14, 2014
Picardal Flynn (Indiana University)
"Biogeochemical Redox Cycling of Iron in Terrestrial and Aquatic Sediments"

Friday, February 21, 2014
John M. Hughes (University of Vermont, Miami University Emeriti)
"The many facets of apatite"

Friday, February 28, 2014
Brandy Toner (University of Minnesota)
"Fate of hydrothermal iron in the deep ocean"

Friday, March 7, 2014
Dave Goodwin (Denison University)
"A Biogeochemical Whodunit: Stable Isotopes and Trace Element Constraints on the Timing of Modern Biological Invasion"

Thursday, March 13, 2014** - Room 115 SHD - 7:00PM
Isabel Montanez (UC Davis)
"Earth's Deep-Time Insight into our Climate Future"

Friday, March 14, 2014
Isabel Montanez (UC Davis)
"Climate Response to CO2 forcing in a Paleo-Icehouse"

Friday, April 4, 2014
Don Sparks (University of Delaware)
"The Role of Mineral Complexation Redox Coupling in Carbon Cycling and Stabilization"

Friday, April 11, 2014
Steve Shirey (Carnegie/DTM)
"Diamonds - Unique Recorders of Continental Evolution, Plate Tectonics and Mantle Convection"

Friday, April 18, 2014
Craig Manning (GeoPrisms Distinguished Lecturer, UCLA)
"In deep water: new insights into geologic fluids of the lower crust and upper mantle"

Thursday, April 24, 2014*** - Room 115 SHD - 7:00PM
Don Clark (AAPG Dinstinguished Lecturer, University of Southern California)
"Hydraulic Fracturing and Earthquakes: Ethically, How do we Move Forward and do the Right Thing?"

Friday, May 2, 2014
Peter Lyckberg (IAEA Vienna)
"Giant Pegmatites of Afghanistan and Russia"

Friday, May 9, 2014
Dan Barnett (A.B. '85, Parr Brown Law Office)
"Typical Geology-Related Issues on a Law Practice"

 

**12th Annual Baldwin Frontiers in Geology Lecture
***AAPG Distinguished Lecture


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