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Fall 2017 Klepser Seminar Series

Thursday, 3:40 pm, Strong Hall Bldg. - Lecture Hall B001

Date Speaker, Affiliation (Host) Title
24 Aug FIRST WEEK OF CLASSES – NO SEMINAR
31 Aug Leslie Chang-Jantz, McClung Museum at University of Tennessee (Bauer) “Inspiring Future Generations: the Role of Specialized Volunteers at the McClung Museum”
7 Sep Vishnu Reddy, University of Arizona (Emery) “Is asteroid (16) Psyche exposed core of a protoplanet?”
14 Sep Bruce Fouke, University of Illinois (Engel) “Kidney stones: A product of dynamic interaction between the microbiome and mineral precipitation”
21 Sep John Encarnacion, Saint Louis University (Martin) “Conversion of an oceanic spreading center to a subduction zone”
28 Sep Michael Taylor, University of Kansas (Jessup) “Extending Tibet and the High Himalaya – Implications for landscape development, the internally drained Tibetan plateau, and the Indus River”
5 Oct FALL BREAK – NO SEMINAR
12 Oct Scott Anderson, BGC Engineering Inc. (McKay) “Solid as a rock: How engineering geology relates to transportation asset management”
19 Oct Cheryl McKenna Neuman,
Trent University (Burr)
“Experimental Geomorphology: What wind tunnels can teach us about aeolian transport”
26 Oct GSA WEEK – NO SEMINAR
2 Nov Steven Forman, Baylor University (McKay/Ramsey) “Eolian deposition and the South American Monsoon past 50 ka, western Pampas, Argentina”
9 Nov Student Presentations (GEOL 596)
16 Nov Student Presentations (GEOL 596)
23 Nov THANKSGIVING – NO SEMINAR
30 Nov Student Presentations (GEOL 596)
† 2017 Jahns Distinguished Lecturer in Applied Geochemistry sponsored by Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists

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