Spring 2024 Schedule

Date

Speaker(s)

Topic

1/18

Beth Nelson
Instructor in the Department of Earth Sciences,
Montana State University

Bridging the Human-Environment Divide: A Geographic Examination of Energy, Migration, Politics, and Climate Change

1/25

Dr. Robbie Parks
Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences,
Columbia University

Climate Change and Public Health: From Research to Action
2/1

Mark Skidmore
Professor in the Department of Earth Sciences,
Montana State University 

Greenland Ice Sheet biogeochemical processes

2/8

Hannah Dietterich
Research Geophysicist,
U.S. Geological Survey Alaska Volcano Observatory

Remote sensing for volcano monitoring and eruption dynamics in Alaska
2/15 Dr. Jeremy Patterson,
Hydrogeologist -Earth, Environmental, Planetary Sciences at Rice University 

Stiff, Smooth, and Solid?: Challenging Our Assumptions of Fluid Flow Through Fractured Rock 
2/22 Dr. Phillip Gopon,
Senior Lecturer in Geology & Economic Geology,
University of Leoben
Hidden in plain sight: Sulfides minerals and mine waste as a source of invisible metals
2/29 Sam Tuttle How well do we know snow? Emerging techniques to monitor snow and snowmelt
3/7 Narcisa Pricope (tentative) TBA
3/14 - Spring Break NONE NONE
3/21 TBA TBA
3/28 Chuck Bailey TBA
4/4 Behnaz Hosseini TBA

4/11

Brennan Radulski

TBA

4/18 Brian Pickles TBA
4/25 Sebastian Dalman New Ceratopsid dinosaurs (ornithischia: ceratopsidae) from the upper cretaceous de-na-zin member of the Kirtland formation, New Mexico: Evidence for high taxonomic diversity
5/2

Juan Carlos de Obeso 
University of Utah

MSA Distinguished Lecture Series
5/9 Gene Humphreys TBA

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