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Fall 2019 Klepser Seminar Series

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

Date

Speaker, Affiliation (Host)

Title

22 Aug

Colin Sumrall

“Introduction”

29 Aug

Yurena Yanes, University of Cincinnati (McKinney)
Paleontological Society Distinguished Lecturer

“Land Snails as Paleoclimate Proxies: From Local to Global Scales”

5 Sep

Key Behrensmeyer,
Smithsonian Institute (Sumrall/Drumheller-Horton)
Klepser Distinguished Lecturer

Death, Destruction, and Preservation:  Lessons from the Bones of Amboseli Park, Kenya 

12 Sep

Seth Kruckenberg,
Boston College (Jessup)

Field and microstructural constraints on deformation processes, crystallographic texture formation, and the rheology of naturally deformed lower crust

 

 

 

19 Sep

Timothy Grove, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Dygert)

“Mercury - The View after  Messenger”

26 Sep

GSA WEEK – NO SEMINAR

3 Oct

Martha Gilmore,
Wesleyan University (McCanta)

“Weathering (mineralogical?) differences amongst Venus volcanoes, coronae and tesserae”

10 Oct

Eric Pierce,
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

“Influence of Watershed Structure and Function on Mercury Biogeochemical Transformations in a Freshwater Low-Order Stream”

17 Oct

FALL BREAK – NO SEMINAR

22 Oct (Tuesday)

Laura Crossey,
University of New Mexico (Szynkiewicz)
Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lecturer

“Chasing Helium: Mantle-to-Surface Connections to Water Quality and Geomicrobiology”

31 Oct

Nick Dygert

Student Presentations (GEOL 596)

7 Nov

Nick Dygert

Student Presentations (GEOL 596)

14 Nov

Nick Dygert

Student Presentations (GEOL 596)

21 Nov

Nick Dygert
(might be replaced with Jeff Moore, NASA Ames Research Center (Moersch)

Student Presentations (GEOL 596)

28 Nov

THANKSGIVING – NO SEMINAR


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