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.

SPRING SEMESTER 2015

Friday January 30th, 2015
Tim Glotch
Stony Brook University
New insights into lunar geology from mid-infrared remote sensing measurements

*Thursday February 5th, 2015
College-Wide Event:
Thomas Roy & Lura Forrest Jones Visiting Lecture
Elizabeth Kolbert
The Sixth Extinction:  An Unnatural History
*Colton Chapel – 7PM

Friday February 20th, 2015
Josh Wyrick
Lafayette College
“Analyzing rivers as they are, not as we think they are”

Friday April 3rd, 2015
Ed Evenson
Lehigh University
“Charles Darwin:  Geologist
& The Origin of Darwin’s Boulders, Tierra del Fuego”

Friday April 10th, 2015
Lowell Miyagi – COMPRES Distinguished Lecture Series
University of Utah
“Rheology experiments at extreme conditions:  Understanding the mechanical properties of Earth’s interior

Friday April 17th, 2015
Shannon Hansen
Ballston Spa High School
“American Indians at Mesa Verde and their Connection to Earth:  Geoscience and archaeology perspectives”

 

FALL SEMESTER 2015

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

 

Past seminars can be found here.