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Fall 2018 Klepser Seminar Series

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

Date Speaker, Affiliation (Host) Title
23 Aug Annette Engel, Michael McKinney, Christopher Fedo, Andrew Steen, and Assoc. Dean Suzie Allard "Mentoring, lab safety and other upcoming issues this year”
30 Aug John Wakabayashi, California State University (Jessup)
Jahns Distinguished Lecturer
“Geomorphic evolution and Cenozoic tectonics of the Sierra Nevada, California, and alternative interpretations of paleoaltimetry data”
6 Sep Mary Beth Wilhelm, NASA Ames (Ende) “Constraints on the metabolic activity of microorganisms in Atacama surface soils inferred from refractory biomarkers: Implications for Martian habitability and biomarker detection”
13 Sep Christy Till, Arizona State University (Dygert) “Towards assessing the causes of volcanic diversity at the arc scale”
20 Sep Melanie Beasley, University of Tennessee (Anthropology) “Investigation of unknown human remains through geochemistry: Current research at the Forensic Anthropology Center aka the Body Farm”
27 Sep Huiming Bao, Louisiana State University (Szynkiewicz) “Third-eye view of the two Eon-dividing events of the last 3.7 billion years”
4 Oct FALL BREAK – NO SEMINAR
11 Oct Joel Kostka, Georgia Tech (Steen) “The impacts of oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster on ecosystem function in coastal”
18 Oct Jeffrey Vervoort, Washington State University (Fedo)
Klepser Distinguished Lecturer
“Growth of Earth’s earliest continental crust”
25 Oct Christopher Swezey, United States Geological Survey (Sumrall/Kah) “Quaternary inland eolian sediments of the Southeastern United States”
1 Nov Masaki Hayashi, University of Calgary (McKay)
Darcy Distinguished Lecturer
“Alpine hydrogeology: The critical role of groundwater in sourcing the headwaters of the world”
8 Nov GSA WEEK – NO SEMINAR
15 Nov Student Presentations (GEOL 596)
15 Nov Student Presentations (GEOL 596)
22 Nov THANKSGIVING – NO SEMINAR
29 Nov Student Presentations (GEOL 596)

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