Spring 2021 SEMINAR SCHEDULE

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Ruijia Wang in a white shirt smiling
Fluids, fractures, and faults: source studies of induced earthquakes in Alberta and Raton Basin

Dr. Ruijia Wang, Postdoc, University of New Mexico – Earth and Planetary Sciences
Wednesday, February 17th, 2021 – 1 pm
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Vic Camp
Evolution of the Long-lived Yellowstone Hotspot from Offshore California at 56 Ma to its Current Position at Yellowstone National Park

Dr. Vic Camp, San Diego State University – Geology
Wednesday, February 24th, 2021 – 1pm
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Dynamic interaction of Life and Landscape

Dr. Jane Willenbring, Associate Professor, Stanford – School of Earth, Energy, and Environmental Sciences
Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021 – 1pm
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The Influence of Tides on Coastal Plain Channel Geomorphology: Altamaha River, Georgia, USA

Dr. Raymond Torres,  Professor, University of South Carolina – School of Earth, Ocean, and Environment
Wednesday, March 17th, 2021 – 1pm

Sarah Evans smiling

Can’t take the heat? Hydrogeologic response to permafrost thaw

Dr. Sarah Evans, Assistant Professor, Appalachian State University – Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences
Wednesday, April 7th, 2021 – 1pm

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Reconstructing plate motions of subducted oceanic plates using paleomagnetic data from subduction complexes – with examples from Japan, New Zealand, Mexico and Costa Rica

Dr. Lydian Boschman, Postdoc, ETH Zurich – Department of Environmental System Science
Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 – 1pm
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head shots of Xiomara Rosenblatt and Hugh McManus

Life after Graduation: How’d you get your job? 

Xiomara Rosenblatt, MS candidate Geology
Hugh McManus, BS Geology

Wednesday, April 28th, 2021 – 1pm
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Imaging Marine Gas Hydrate using Electromagnetic Methods

Dr. Steve Constable, Professor, UCSD Scripps Institute of Oceanography – Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics
Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 – 1pm
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Compression in Multiple Regimes: Studies of Plagioclase, Cu, and MgO 

Dr. Melissa Sims, Postdoc, Johns Hopkins – Earth and Planetary Sciences
Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 – 1pm
via zoom