Spring 2017 Schedule:

Seminars are held on Thursdays from 4:20pm- 5:30pm in the 243 Gaines Hall 

Date

Speaker

Seminar Time/Place   

Title

January 12th, 2017

Thursday

 

Laurie Stahle

Montana State University

PhD student in the Paleoecology Lab 

243 Gaines Hall 

4:20pm- 5:30pm 

"Paleofire & Vegetation Patterns in Tasmania: Findings from the Wildfire PIRE Project."

January 19th, 2017

Thursday

 

Joel T. Harper, Ph.D.

University of Montana 

243 Gaines Hall 

4:20pm- 5:30pm 

"Water Flow at the Bed of the Greenland Ice Sheet Measured in a Network of Boreholes."

January 26th, 2017

Thursday

Dr. Devon Orme

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

243 Gaines Hall 

4:20pm- 5:30pm 

 
"Forearc basin record of continental collision in southern Tibet."

February 2, 2017

Thursday

Elizabeth Cassel

University of Idaho 

 243 Gaines Hall 

4:20pm- 5:30pm 

"Ancient Lakes & Mountains of the Great Basin: Records of Paleogene Tectonics in the US Cordilleran Hinterland." 

 

February 8th, 2017 

Wednesday

Eric Roberts

James Cook University

105 Reid Hal

4:20pm- 5:30pm

 
“Advances In Geochronology, Provenance And Stratigraphy Of Upper Cretaceous Strata And Volcanics Across Alberta, Montana And Utah With Implications For Vertebrate Paleontology

February 9th, 2017 

Thursday

Bryan Shuman 

243 Gaines Hall 

4:20pm- 5:30pm

"Changes in the Hydroclimate of North America during the Holocene"

February 16th, 2017

Thursday

Celestine Mercer

Denver, CO

243 Gaines Hall 

4:20pm- 5:30pm 

 

 "Magmas, Metals, & Meteorites"

February 23rd, 2017

Thursday

Roz Naylor

Stanford University

 243 Gaines Hall 

4:20pm- 5:30pm 

"Climate and Food Security: A Theme on Variations"

February 27th, 2017

Monday

Emily Mullen 

Université Blaise Pascal

043 Gaines Hall

4:30pm-5:30pm

“Origin and evolution of Cascade Arc Magmatism: Perspectives from geochemistry and geochronology.”

March 2nd, 2017

Thursday 

No Seminar

 243 Gaines Hall 

4:20pm- 5:30pm 

 No Seminar

March 9th, 2017

Thursday

L.J. Krumenaker

Montana State University

PhD Student in Paleontology

 243 Gaines Hall 

4:20pm- 5:30pm 

"The burrowing dinosaur Oryctodromeus: Osteology, Taphonomy, and Histology"

March 23rd, 2017

Thursday 

Conrad Anker

 243 Gaines Hall 

4:20pm- 5:30pm 

"Recent Climate Change Impacts on Himalayan Glaciers" 

March 30th, 2017

Thursday

Dr. Andrew Laskowski

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

243 Gaines Hall 

4:20pm- 5:30pm 

 

“From Cordilleran to Collisional Tectonics, Western U.S. and Tibet” 

April 6th, 2017

Thursday 

Kaleb Scarberry

Montana Bureau of Mines

243 Gaines Hall 

4:20pm- 5:30pm 

 

"Eocene Ignimbrite Flare-Up in the U.S. Cordillera: The Lowland Creek Volcanic Field of Western Montana."

April 13th, 2017

Thursday 

No Seminar Due To Colloquium Talks

243 Gaines Hall 

4:20pm- 5:30pm 

 
No Seminar Due To Colloquium Talks

April 20th, 2017

Thursday

Kevin McManigal

University of Montana

243 Gaines Hall 

4:20pm- 5:30pm 

 

 TBA

April 27th, 2017

Thursday

Dominik Kulakowski

 

243 Gaines Hall 

4:20pm- 5:30pm 

 
"How Do Bark Beetle Outbreaks Affect Wildfire in the Rocky Mountains?" 

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

 laura.brin@montana.edu or 406-994-3331