Each semester the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences hosts a seminar series of invited speakers.

All presentations are on Fridays at 12:00 Noon, in Van Wickle 108, unless otherwise noted.

FALL SEMESTER 2016

*Wednesday September 7th, 2016
Christine McCarthy ’16
Semester in Environmental Science (SES) (Marine Biological Laboratory – Woods Hole, MA) – off campus study information session

Friday September 9th, 2016
Lafayette Geology Students
Group Presentation:  Summer Adventures & Research Highlights

Friday October 21st, 2016
Charlie Bartberger ’67
Retired BP Petroleum Geologist
Title:  Thirty Years of Puzzling Non-Commercial Gas Wells from the Deep Eastern Greater Green River Basin of Southwest Wyoming: Puzzle Finally Resolved! Part I

Friday October 28th, 2016
Charlie Bartberger ’67
Retired BP Petroleum Geologist
Title:  Thirty Years of Puzzling Non-Commercial Gas Wells from the Deep Eastern Greater Green River Basin of Southwest Wyoming: Puzzle Finally Resolved! Part II

Friday November 4th, 2016
Laura Lautz ’98
Syracuse University
Title: Methane and salinity in shallow groundwater of the Marcellus Shale region:  Applied statistics for an applied problem

Friday November 11th, 2016
Emmy Smith
Smithsonian Institution
Title: The last of the Ediacara: a new transect of Precambrian-Cambrian Boundary sections in the Southwest USA

Friday November 18th, 2016
Lafayette Geology Faculty
Title: Life after Lafayette

Friday December 2nd, 2016
Lafayette Geology Thesis Students
Thesis Mid-Project Reports

Friday December 2nd, 2016 *4PM*
Lafayette Geology National Parks Course Reunion

Friday December 9th, 2016
Lafayette Geology Thesis Students
Thesis Mid-Project Reports

Friday December 16th, 2016
Lafayette Geology Thesis Student
Thesis Mid-Project Report

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2017

Friday February 3rd, 2017
Joe Meiburger
ECS Geotechnical Consulting
Title and Location: TBA

March 7th-9th, 2017
Ray Troll
Paleo-Artist

Friday March 24th, 2017
Ken Kodama
Lehigh University
General Topic: Paleomagnetism

Friday March 31st, 2017
Sara Pruss
Smith College
General Topic: Sedimentology & Geochemistry

Friday April 7th, 2017
John Stix
McGill University
General Topic: Igneous Petrology & Volcanism

Friday April 14th, 2017
Charlie Bartberger ’67
Retired BP Petroleum Geologist
Title:  Thirty Years of Puzzling Non-Commercial Gas Wells from the Deep Eastern Greater Green River Basin of Southwest Wyoming: Puzzle Finally Resolved!

Friday April 21st, 2017
Ingrid Peate
University of Iowa
General Topic:  Igneous geology

Friday April 28th, 2017
Lafayette Geology Students
General Topic:  “How did we do it?:  Guidance on the post-graduate search process”

Past seminars can be found here.