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 noted otherwise.

 

February 8: Jack Repcheck, W.W. Norton & Co.
Oechsle 224 Auditorium
The Man Who Found Time: James Hutton and the Discovery of the Earth’s Antiquity

February 15: Joan Ramage MacDonald, Lehigh University
Remote Sensing of Glacier Melt and Sea Ice Extent in the Russian High Arctic Archipelagos

February 22: Elizabeth Cottrell, Smithsonian Institution, COMPRES Distinguished Lecturer
The Oxidation State of Earth’s Interior

March 1: Craig Manning, UCLA, GeoPRISM Distinguished Lecturer
In Deep Water: New Insights into Geologic Fluids of the Deep Crust and Upper Mantle

March 8: Guy Hovis, Lafayette College
Selection, Purchase, and Capabilities of Lafayette’s New Quarter Million
Dollar X-ray System

March 15: Sara Mitchell, Holy Cross
Title TBA

April 26: Andrew Leslie, Yale University
Title TBA

May 3: Katharina Billups, Univ. of Delaware
Reconstructing Climate History: The Evolution of Antarctic Glaciation

 

Past seminars can be found here.