Fall 2022 Schedule




August 25

No seminar--enrolled students only

September 1 Dr. Alex Isern
NSF GEO Directorate
New Directions in the Geosciences at the National Science Foundation: 21st Century Needs and Opportunities 

September 8

Dr. Jamie McEvoy

MSU Department of Earth Sciences

 Sabbatical Report: Fulbright in the Time Covid 
September 15

Dr. Colin Wilson 

School of Geography, Victoria University of Wellington

Yellowstone volcano (USA) and the Taupō Volcanic Zone (New Zealand): comparisons, contrasts and challenges 

September 22

Dr. Fernando Sanchez 

Director of the Elouise Cobell Land Culture Institute, University of Montana

Land cover change trends between 2001 and 2019 in Indian Country: perspectives from Earth observation and place-based knowledge 
September 29

Dr. Sarah Church & Dr. Madison Myers

MSU Department of Earth Sciences

Professional Development Workshop: Resume Review 


**Students, please bring your Resume or CV to be reviewed by faculty mentors** 


Also: short presentation of results from ESCI Alumni Survey 

October 6

Dr. Roberta Spallanzani 

MSU Department of Earth Sciences

October 13 No Seminar TBA
October 20

John Stevenson

Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Sciences

Oregon State University

Mixed Signals: Deconstructing the Variable Influences of Beaver Dams on Streams and Habitats
October 27

Dr. Kendra Murray

Department of Geosciences, Idaho State University

Low-temperature thermochronology reveals Neoproterozoic rift origin of the Rocky Mountain Front Range, Colorado  
November 3

Dr. Bryce Currey

MSU Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences

Moving towards a more hyperspectral future: simulating hyperspectral reflectance across the globe using process-based modeling 
November 10

Dr. David Mogk

MSU Department of Earth Sciences

It's a Small World Afterall-A Nanoscale Perspective of the Earth System (and brief overview of ICAL Facilities)
November 17

Dr. Bill Wyckoff

Professor Emeritus, MSU Department of Earth Sciences

Mac McCloud's Neighborhood: Photographing Black Denver, 1938-1975 

November 24

No Seminar-- Fall Break


December 1

Dr. Nicole Motzer 

MSU Director of the Office of Research Development

Interdisciplinary and Convergent Research: How to Get Started and Leverage Support for Such Work at MSU 

December 8

Dr. Rob Thomas

University of Montana Western, Department of Environmental Sciences


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