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.


September 16, 2022
Lafayette College Geology Majors
Title: “Our Summer Experiences in the Earth and Environmental Fields”

September 23, 2022
Lafayette College GEOL 160 National Parks Field Course Reunion & Information Session

October 14, 2022
Lance Tully
University of South Carolina
Title: “There and Back Again:  A Geologist’s Tale on the Provenance of Sediments and Skills Development in the Next Generation of Geoscientists”

October 21, 2022
Kira Lawrence
Lafayette College & The State of New Jersey
Title:  “Climate Change Mitigation through Renewable Energy Development:  A Case Study of Offshore Wind in New Jersey”

October 28, 2022
Matthew Musso
Colorado School of Mines
Title:  “Physical Modeling of the Impact of Changing Slope-to-Basin Morphology on the Emplacement, Erosion and Transport of Sediments by Along-Slope Continuous Currents”

December 2, 2022
Mark Williams
University of Leicester, UK
Title: “Planetary-Scale Change to the Biosphere Signalled by Global Species Translocations Can Be Used to Identify the Anthropocene”



February 17, 2023
Allie Nagurney
University of South Carolina
Title: “Microstructural Controls on the Crystallization and Exhumation of Metamorphic Rocks”

Past seminars can be found here.