Seminar Series

Each semester, the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences, at Lafayette College, one of the top liberal arts colleges, hosts a weekly seminar series wherein speakers are invited to give a talk to the students and faculty of the department.

Each Semester the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences hosts a weekly seminar series where we invite speakers to give a talk to the students and faculty of the department. All presentations are on Fridays at 12:00 Noon, in Van Wickle 108, unless otherwise noted.

 

FALL SEMESTER 2015

Friday September 25th, 2015
Brett McLaurin
Bloomsburg University
General topic:  TBA

Friday October 2nd, 2015
Kevin Uno
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory – Columbia University
General topic:  Paleoclimate

Friday October 16th, 2015
Charlie Bartberger ’67
Retired BP petroleum geologist
Tentative Title:  “How Geology and Technology Combine to Yield Commercial Oil from the Bakken Formation, North Dakota, Montana, and Saskatchewan

Friday November 6th, 2015
Joe Francica
Managing Director, Geospatial Industry Solutions at Pitney Bowes
General topic:  Geospatial Technology and Location Intelligence

Friday November 13th, 2015
Paul Harnik
Franklin & Marshall College
General topic:  Extinctions in the fossil record

Friday December 11th, 2015
Geology Thesis Student Mid-Project Reports

Past seminars can be found here.