Department Seminar Series

The Spring 2021 Department Seminars will be hosted virtually via Zoom and will take place on Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. The Zoom link for each individual seminar will be sent out in the weekly seminar announcement. If you do not receive these announcements and would like to join us for our virtual seminar, please send us an email so we may send you the appropriate Zoom webinar link. If you would like to be added to the seminar announcement list, please contact Jennifer Petrie at japetrie@umn.edu.

January 21
Dr. Donna Whitney, Department Head, University of Minnesota, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences
Welcome to Spring 2021

 

January 28
Morgan Monz & Mary Sabuda, Graduate Students, University of Minnesota, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences
Advocates for change: Learning how to talk to our policy makers about important issues in STEM

 

February 4
Drs. Peter Kang & Crystal Ng, University of Minnesota, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences
ESCI Hydrogeology Groups

 

February 11
Dr. Marc Hirschmann, University of Minnesota, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences
Losing the carbon: from too much to just enough during formation of habitable worlds

 

February 18
Dr. Jake Bailey, Kathryn Hobart, Dalton Leprich, Chris Schuler, and Shreya Strivastava, University of Minnesota, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences
ESCI Geobiology Groups

 

February 25
Dr. Hima Hassenruck-Gudipati, University of Texas-Austin, Jackson School of Geosciences
Reach-scale controls on local deposition: fluvial morphodynamics and natural levees as internal deltas

 

March 4 
*AWG Hosted seminar speaker*
Dr. Tamie Jovanelly, Berry College, Department of Physics Astronomy and Geology
Exploring the water quality of the world’s major river systems: Lessons learned in communicating conservation

 

March 11
Dr. Myriam Telus, UC-Santa Cruz, Earth & Planetary Sciences Department
Meteorites as analogs for planetesimals in extrasolar systems

 

March 18
Dr. Alexis Ault, Utah State University, Department of Geology
Earthquakes and slow slip documented with hematite microtextures and fault rock thermochronometry

 

March 25
Dr. Dan Hikuroa, University of Auckland
Weaving Indigenous Knowledge and Science

 

April 1
No seminar

 

April 8
No seminar-Spring break

 

April 15
Dr. Anjali Fernandes, Denison College, Department of Geosciences
Title:TBA

 

April 22
Eric Barefoot, Rice University, Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences
Abrupt changes in flood intensity bias the stratigraphic preservation of climate change

 

April 29
Dr. Rachel Bernard, Amherst College, Department of Geology
Complexities of olivine deformation and mantle seismic anisotropy

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Start date
Thursday, April 22, 2021, 4 p.m.
End date
Thursday, April 29, 2021, 4 p.m.
Location

Virtual via Zoom.

Eric Barefoot, Rice University, Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences
Abrupt changes in flood intensity bias the stratigraphic preservation of climate change