Seminars 2018-2019

Fall 2018

All seminars are at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) on Fridays: Room: SELAB Complex 206* (*except Dec 7th, will meet in SELAB Complex 224)

August 31

Where'd the time go: Storage of time and environmental records in stratigraphy

Kyle StraubTulane

September 7

Dust, Diatomite, and Desert Pavement: Detecting Climate Change from Deposition Rates

Peter SadlerUC Riverside

September 14

The forgotten region of freshwater influence: A tale of water column stability and the role of velocity shear on seasonal shelf stratification in the Mississippi Bight

Brian Dzwonski diSL/U-S'Bama

September 21

Erosion in the Teton Range: Using sediments to understand post-glacial geomorphology

Lisa TravelIllinois state university

September 28

Dynamics of Deep Earthquakes

Gabriele MorraULL

October 5

Sequence boundaries or autogenic erosional surfaces? Scaling backwater hydrodynamics in fluvio-deltaic stratigraphy

Vamsi GantiUC Santa barbara

October 12

No Seminar - Fall Break

October 19



October 26

Ringold Formation sedimentology, paleontology, and provenance; implications for the ancestral Columbia & Snake Rivers

Lydia Staischusgs gmeg science center

November 2

Feared and Actual Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing on the Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer in Northwest Louisiana

Douglas Carlsonlouisiana geological survey

November 9

Poor Air Quality: Problems and Solutions in a Changing Climate

Dan Hortonnorthwestern

November 16

Sediment transport across the continental shelf edge during sea level lowstands (Udita Mukherjee). Using ambient noise to image the Northern East African Rift (Emma Chambers)

Udita Mukherjee & Emma ChambersTulane

November 23

No Seminar - Thanksgiving Break

November 30

Extensional Models: Rio Grande rift

Jolante van WijkNew mexico tech

December 7

AGU Practice Talks


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