Earth Sciences Seminars

Seminars Every Thursday @ 4:30 pm - 5:20 pm in Gaines Hall 243

Thank you for your participation in this semester's seminar series! Your attendance at the weekly seminars is very much appreciated by the students and faculty of Earth Sciences. 

 

Date

Speaker

Institution

Description

Dec. 8th Dr. David Mogk Montana State University Geoethics
Dec. 1st Dr. Ken Macdonald The University of California, Santa Barbara The Tectonics of Mid-Ocean Ridges and Possible Linkages to Climate Change
Nov. 24th Happy Thanksgiving  -- ---
Nov. 17th  Dr. David Lageson Montana State University

THE EARLY “GLORY DAYS” OF SNOW AND AVALANCHE SCIENCE RESEARCH IN THE DEPARTMENT OF EARTH SCIENCES AT MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY

Nov. 10th  Dr. Colin Shaw  Montana State University  Collapsing Mountains: Crustal Strength and Earthquake Hazards in the High Peruvian Andes
Nov. 3rd

 Katie Epstein,

Dr. Dave Lageson,

& Dr. Mary Hubbard 

Montana State University  Post- Earthquake Studies in Nepal 
 Oct. 27th  Andrew Wilcox University of Montana

A study in contrast:  Extreme rainfall and flooding in March 2015 in the hyperarid Atacama Desert, Chile

Oct. 20th 

Jacob Gardiner &

Dr. David Varricchio 

Montana State University

Poster Session & Research Presentaitons - A Fossil Egg Clutch from the Stem Turtle Meiolania Platyceps: Implications for the Evolution of Turtle Reproductive Biology-By Dan Lawver and Frankie Jackson; Comparative Cranial Osteology of Subadult Centrosaurine Dinosaurs from the Two Medicine Formation, Montana- By Jack Wilson and John Scannella; Pseudoreplication: Independence and Trait Evolution- By Jacob Gardner and Chris Organ; Convergent Evolution and Biomechanics of the Raptorial Foot-- By Mikayla Struble, Jacob Gardner, and Chris Organ; Evolutionary Transitions in Reproduction from Non-Avian Theropods to Neornithine Birds: The Enantiornithine Record--By Dave Varricchio and Frankie Jackson

Oct. 13th

Katie Bills, Kristin Smith, & Julia Haggerty 

Montana State University 

Escaping the Resource Curse: Findings from comparative energy impacts research in the Bakken, Powder River Basin and Marcellus

Oct. 6th 

Cancelled

NA 

NA

Sept 30

 Giovanni Di Maio

 Oplontis Project

The Geological Landscape of Oplontis and Oplontis and the Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius 

 

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