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Spring 2021 Klepser Seminar Series

Thursday, 4:30 pm, via Zoom


Speaker, Affiliation (Host)


28 Jan

Ed Perfect, University of Tennessee


4 Feb

Sanjeev Gupta, Imperial College, London (Kah)

Brexit 1.0: A catastrophic beginning to Britain's island story

11 Feb

Imran Rahman,
Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Sumrall)

Elucidating Ediacaran ecosystems using computational fluid dynamics

18 Feb

No Seminar

Optional Landing of the Perseverance Rover departmental event

25 Feb

Harald Heisinger, University of Munich (Thomson)

Using impact craters to understand the nature and timing of geologic processes across the Solar System

4 Mar

Gregory Holk
California State University (Sumrall)

Faults as superhighways of fluid flow: Stable isotope evidence for fluid cycling and boiling at the brittle-ductile transition

11 Mar

Sally Walker, University of Georgia (McKinney)

Scallop Forensics in Antarctica

18 Mar

Tom Green, Executive Director, Project Vesta(Romaniello)

Can olivine rocks save the planet?

25 Mar

Toby Dogwiler, Missouri State University (Engel)

The Geology and Geography of Beer

1 Apr

Megan Newcombe, University of Maryland (McCanta)

The final countdown to eruptions:
Short-timescale diffusion clocks for studying conduit processes

8 Apr

Andrew G. Stack, ORNL (Perfect)

Mineral Precipitation from the Atomic to Pore-Scales

15 Apr

Liz Rampe, Johnson Space Center (Fedo)

Mineral Diversity and Crystal Chemistry at Gale Crater, Mars from the CheMin X-Ray Diffractometer on the Curiosity Rove

22 Apr

Awards day

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