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Geological Sciences Colloquium Series

Fall 2017 Colloquium Series

Colloquia are held in Clippinger 205 at 4:10 pm unless otherwise noted.

  • Sept. 29  --  Alex Nadas on "Initial Analysis of DNAPL Contamination and Vapor Intrusion in Dayton, OH" and Trey Klopfenstein on "Searching for High Frequency Sequences Within the Upper Mississippian in South-central Ohio"
  • Oct. 6  --  John Senko of the University of Akron on "Fe(III) reducing bacteria and the formation of 'iron ore caves'"
  • Oct. 13  --  Joel Barker of The Ohio State University on "What's old is new again: Using Arctic mummified forests to predict climate"
  • Oct. 20  --  Kevin Mueller of Cleveland State University on "Using plant traits to understand biosphere functions and environmental change: lessons from studies of living plants"
  • Oct. 27  --  Peter Jahl on "Modifying and Producing Exoplanet Interior Models for Local Stellar Systems" and Jack Seeley on "Optical and X-Ray Diffraction Analysis of Shock Metamorphosed Knox Group Dolostone from Wells Creek Crater, TN (Part II)"
  • Nov. 3  --  Joshua Miller of the University of Cincinnati on "Tracking ecological change through the Anthropocene and beyond: Insights for paleoecology and conservation biology from bones on the landscape"
  • Nov. 8  --  Michal Kowalewski of the University of Florida on "Tales Told by Dead Shells: Paleobiological Approaches to Historical Ecology and Conservation" at 2:00 pm in Walter Hall 235
  • Nov. 17  --  Kenneth Brown of West Virginia University on "Crystals as archives into Igneous systems and processes: exploring potassium feldspar megacrysts in granites and granodiorites"
  • Dec. 1  --  Lindsey Schafer on "Statistical analysis of mining parameters to create empirical models to predict mine pool formation in underground coal mines" and Fred Twumasi on "Modeling of hydrological data to predict mine pool formation and possible discharge locations in underground mines"

The Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Peter Jahl and Jack Seeley, Geological Sciences graduate students who present their research on Oct. 27 at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Jahl presents “Modifying and Producing Exoplanet Interior Models for Local Stellar Systems” Abstract: Recent interest in the discovery of Earth-like exoplanets has […]

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The Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Kevin Mueller on “Using plant traits to understand biosphere functions and environmental change: lessons from studies of living plants” on Oct. 20 at 4:10 pm in Clippinger 205. Mueller is an Assistant Professor of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences at Cleveland State University. Abstract: […]

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The Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents John Senko on “Fe(III) reducing bacteria and the formation of ‘iron ore caves'” on Oct. 6 at 4:10 pm in Clippinger 205. Senko is an Associate Professor of Geosciences at the University of Akron. Abstract: The Quadrilatero Ferrifero (Iron Quadrangle) of Brazil contains extensive […]

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The Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Joel Barker on “What’s old is new again: Using Arctic mummified forests to predict climate” on Oct. 13 at 4:10 pm in Clippinger 205. Barker is an Assistant Professor in the School of Earth Science at The Ohio State University. Abstract: The climate that […]

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The Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Alex Nadas and Trey Klopfenstein, Geological Sciences graduate students who present their research on Sept. 29 at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Nadas presents “Initial Analysis of DNAPL Contamination and Vapor Intrusion in Dayton, OH” Abstract: Vapor intrusion originating from volatile organic compounds (VOCs) […]

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The Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Dr. David Jeffery on “Calcareous algae and sea level change during the growth of Mustoe Reef, Silurian, Keyser Formation, Highland County, Virginia” onMarch 24 at 3:05 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Jeffery is a professor in the Petroleum Engineering and Geology Department at Marietta College. […]

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The Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Dr. Cathy Busby on Anatomy of a Long-Lived Oceanic Arc: Synthesis of Three IODP Expeditions in the Izu-Bonin-Marianas Arc on Friday, March. 31, from 3:05 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Dr. Busby is Professor Emerita of Geology in the Department of Earth […]

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The Ohio Center for Ecology & Evolutionary Studies and the Geological Sciences Colloquium Series join to present the 2017 Darwin Lecture, featuring Dr. Adam Summers on “From Finding Nemo to finding patentsthe natural history of the sea as inspiration” on Friday, Feb. 10, at 4 p.m. in the Baker Center […]

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The Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Dr. David Kidder on “Changing influences on chert formation through the Paleozoic and beyond” on Friday, Feb. 17 at 3:05 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Kidder is Associate Professor of Geological Sciences at Ohio University where he conducts research and teaches courses […]

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The Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Dr. Jana Houser on Rapid-Scan Radar Observations of Tornadoes: What We Have Learned About Tornado Structure and Evolution on Friday, Jan. 20, from 3:05 to 4:00 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Houser is Assistant Professor of Geography at Ohio University, where she conducts research and […]

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