Fall 2017 Schedule

Seminars are held on Thursdays from 4:30pm- 5:20pm in 243 Gaines Hall  with refreshments served at 4:00, unless otherwise stated. 

*Indicates Provisional Title

Date

Speaker

Seminar Time/Place   

Title

 

September 7

 Dr. David Varricchio

Montana State University

Department of Earth Sciences - Paleontology

243 Gaines Hall 

4:30pm- 5:20pm 

 To Brood or Not to Brood: Controversies Over the Reproductive Behavior of Troodontid Dinosaurs. 

 

September 14

Dr. Elizabeth Meredith

Montana Bureau of Mining and Geology

243 Gaines Hall 

4:30pm- 5:20pm 

 Characterizing Water Around Oil and Gas Resources

 

Monday September 18

Dr. Becky Flowers

University of Colorado - Boulder

214 Cheever Hall

4:30pm- 5:20pm   

Tectonics, Thermochronology, & Geochronology* 

 

September 21

 Dr. Jean Dixon and the Geomorph Lab

Montana State University

Department of Earth Sciences

 243 Gaines Hall 

4:30pm- 5:20pm 

Current Research in the Geomorphology Lab 

 

Friday October 6

 John Grotzinger

102 Reid Hall

4:30pm- 5:20pm 

 
 

 

October 12

 Mr. Rusty Shaw

Environmental Compliance Manager

Debury Resources, Inc

243 Gaines Hall 

4:30pm- 5:20pm 

Environmental Planning for EOR in the Cedar Creek Anticline 

 

October 19

 Tales from the Field

243 Gaines Hall 

4:30pm- 5:20pm 

 

 

 

October 26

 Alex Metcalf

 243 Gaines Hall 

4:30pm- 5:20pm  

Precision Conservation Outreach: Spatial Coupling of Biophysical and Big Data for Outreach Effeciency 

 

November 2

 Jacob Gardner

Montana State University

Department of Earth Sciences

243 Gaines Hall

4:30pm-5:20pm

Fossils and Diplomacy: A Discussion on Scientific Research and Collaboration in China 

 

November 9

Dr. Tayo Omosebi

Montana State University

Department of Earth Sciences

243 Gaines Hall

4:30pm-5:20pm

Well Integrity in CO2 Environment: Assessing the Potential for CO2 Leakage 

 

November 16

TBA

TBA   

 

November 30

Dr. Dave Mogk

Montana State University

Department of Earth Sciences - Geology

243 Gaines Hall

4:30pm-5:20pm

 
Nanoscience applied to the Earth and Environmental Sciences 

 

December 7

Dr. Dave Bowen

Montana State University

Department of Earth Sciences

243 Gaines Hall

4:30pm-5:20pm

 
The Big Sky Carbon Sequestration Partnership Kevin Dome Project - Geologic Characterization and Lessons Learned 

To request disability accommodation or inform us of special needs, please contact Austyn at: 

 austyn.maier@montana.edu or 406-994-3331