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Thomas Warfel

Nov 17, 2017, 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

Heroy 210

Shannon Garvin is the 2017/2018 WAGGS coordinator.

 

Please join us at 330PM in room 210. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

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Mauricio Ibanez (University of Rochester)

Nov 16, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Jay Thomas is the 2017/2018 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

 Active crustal foundering in the Northern Volcanic Zone of the Andean Arc

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Robin Glas

Nov 10, 2017, 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

Heroy 210

Shannon Garvin is the 2017/2018 WAGGS coordinator.

 

Please join us at 330PM in room 210. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

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Edwin Harvey (U.S National Park Service Water Resources Division, Fort Collins, CO)

Nov 9, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Jay Thomas is the 2017/2018 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

 

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Kyle Makovsky

Nov 3, 2017, 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

Heroy 210

Shannon Garvin is the 2017/2018 WAGGS coordinator.

 

Please join us at 330PM in room 210. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

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water + photography

Nov 2, 2017, 6:30 PM-8:00 PM

Watson Theater

How do scientists, artists, and humanists approach similar subjects through different disciplinary lenses?

Acclaimed scientist Jeffrey Karson will join award-winning artists Susannah Sayler and Edward Morris in a conversation moderated by art historian Romita Ray about water and photography. Co-author of Discovering the Deep: A Photographic Atlas of the Seafloor and Ocean Crust, Karson has photographed the ocean floor, while Sayler and Morris co-direct The Canary Lab, which develops research-based art and media focused on ecology.

Moderator Romita Ray * Art & Music Histories

Reception follows

Sponsored by The College of Arts & Sciences, Syracuse University Humanities Center, Renee Crown University Honors Program, Arts & Music Histories, Light Work, Multimedia Photography & Design, The Canary Lab, Communication & Rhetorical Studies, Earth Sciences, Geography, Science Communications, Science Teaching

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Chris Hamilton (University of Arizona)

Nov 2, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Jay Thomas is the 2017/2018 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

 Planetary Volcanism: Flood Lava Eruptions on Earth and Mars

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Rachel Valletta (University of Pennsylvania)

Oct 19, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Jay Thomas is the 2017/2018 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

 10Be/9Be ratios reflect East Antarctic Ice Sheet mass changes: a record offshore the Wilkes Subglacial Basin

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Wanyi Lu

Oct 13, 2017, 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

Heroy 210

Shannon Garvin is the 2017/2018 WAGGS coordinator.

 

Please join us at 330PM in room 210. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

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Ph.D. Defense - Greg Ruetenik

Oct 13, 2017, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Heroy 210

 Long-Term Lanscape Evolution Modeling: The Role of Dynamic Topography, Flexural Isostasy, and Sea Level

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Elizabeth Watson (Drexel University)

Oct 12, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Jay Thomas is the 2017/2018 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

 Impacts of Sea Level Rise on Coastal Wetlands in the U.S. Northeast

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Zach Osborne

Oct 6, 2017, 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

Heroy 210

Shannon Garvin is the 2017/2018 WAGGS coordinator.

 

Please join us at 330PM in room 210. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

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Bruce Watson (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Oct 5, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Jay Thomas is the 2017/2018 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

 Biosignatures in the metamorphic residue of life? 

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Robert Feranec (New York State Museum)

Sep 28, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Jay Thomas is the 2017/2018 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

 Sabertooth Cats! Analyzing development and diet in extinct species

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Martin Wong (Colgate University)

Sep 21, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Jay Thomas is the 2017/2018 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

 Are continuous thermal histories derived from MDD modeling of 40Ar/39Ar K-feldspar data reliable? Field tests from the U.S. Basin and Range

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Peter LaFamina (Penn State)

Sep 14, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Jay Thomas is the 2017/2018 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

 Up, Up and Away: Interactions Between Magmatism, Tectonics and Climate in Iceland

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Emily Baker (SU EAR)

Apr 28, 2017, 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

Heroy 210

WAGGS Lecture

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Holly Michael (University of Delaware)

Apr 27, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

Vulnerability of groundwater resources in Bangladesh: Interplay between dense populations, geologic complexity, and large-scale arsenic contamination

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Joe Gonzalez (SU EAR)

Apr 21, 2017, 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

Heroy 210

WAGGS Lecture

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Anna Martini (Amherst College)

Apr 20, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

A Quarter Century of Antrim Shale Geochemistry: From Salinity to Isotopologues

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Shannon Garvin (SU EAR)

Apr 14, 2017, 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

Heroy 210

WAGGS Lecture

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Beizhan Yan (Columbia University)

Apr 13, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

Linking environmental and health sciences - source analysis of pollutants

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J.R. Slosson (SU EAR)

Apr 7, 2017, 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

Heroy 210

WAGGS Lecture

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Adina Paytan (UC Santa Cruz)

Apr 6, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

Corals on Acid—Impact of Ocean Acidification on Coral Reefs

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Student Symposium

Apr 1, 2017, 9:30 AM-5:00 PM

Heroy Geology Lobby

2017 Central New York

Earth Science Student Symposium

Schedule of Events- April 1st, 2017

9:30 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.                               Registration (Coffee and light breakfast)
                                                                        Heroy Geology Laboratory Atrium
 
10:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.                             Morning Poster Session
                                                                        Heroy Geology Laboratory Atrium
 
11:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.                              Morning Oral Session
                                                                        Heroy Geology Lab Rooms 113 and 210
 
12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.                                Lunch
                                                                        Heroy Geology Laboratory Atrium
 
1:00 P.M. – 1:30 P.M.                                  Afternoon Oral Session
                                                                        Heroy Geology Lab Rooms 113 and 210
 
1:30 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.                                  Afternoon Poster Session
                                                                        Heroy Geology Laboratory Atrium
 
3:00 P.M. – 4:15 P.M.                                  Keynote Presentation, Dr. Richard Ernst
                                                                        Heroy Geology Auditorium
 
5:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.                                  Syracuse University Lava Pour
                                                                        Comstock Art Building
 
5:30 P.M. – TBD                                           Evening Reception
                                                                        The Inn Complete

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Jason Briner, University at Buffalo

Mar 30, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

The sensitivity of the Greenland Ice Sheet to climate change

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Shibajyoti Das (SU EAR)

Mar 24, 2017, 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

Heroy 210

WAGGS Lecture

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Linda Ivany (Syracuse University)

Mar 23, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

 Growing a Sea Monster:  Isotope ecology of a giant heteromorph ammonite from the Cretaceous of Antarctica

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Spring Break - No Seminar

Mar 16, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

 

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Rob DeConto (U. Mass Amherst)

Mar 9, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

 

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Dan Breecker (UT Austin)

Mar 2, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

Carbon in Karst: advancing the interpretation of speleothem carbon isotope compositions

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Robert Hazen (Carnegie Institution of Washington)

Feb 23, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

KD Nelson Lecture

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

The private lives of minerals: Network analysis applied to mineralogy and petrology

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Carl Renshaw (Dartmouth College)

Feb 16, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

Fate of Mercury Contamination of a River:  Lessons from the Androscoggin River, New Hampshire

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Ashley Harris (Chevron)

Feb 9, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

Three-dimensional numerical modeling of eustatic control on continental margin sand distribution

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Phoebe Cohen (Williams College)

Feb 2, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

Life in the Neoproterozoic: hard parts, hard dates, and hard questions

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Matt Kohn (Boise State University)

Jan 26, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

Subduction zone thermal structure and rheology: Insights from metamorphic rocks

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Andy Ridgewell, (University of California Riverside)

Jan 19, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

The Global Climate Weathering Thermostat: Fact, fiction, and computer models

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Winter Break

Dec 23, 2016, 12:01 AM-12:01 AM

Heroy GL

Winter Holidays and Green Days

Department office closed.

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PhD Defense - Mariana Bonich-Wissink

Dec 19, 2016, 1:30 PM-2:30 PM

Heroy 102

Isotopic characterization of bedrock, sediments, and minerals as provenance tools:

Examples from an inselberg in the Mojave Desert of SE California

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Holiday Party

Dec 9, 2016, 3:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy Lobby

Department Holiday Party

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no KD Nelson lecture

Dec 8, 2016, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

no seminar, end of classes

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Paul Mueller (University of Florida)

Dec 1, 2016, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

The Archean-Hadean Earth: From Hell to High Water

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Thanksgiving Break- no seminar

Nov 24, 2016, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

11/20-11/27 Fall break

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Eva Enkelmann (University of Cincinnati)

Nov 17, 2016, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

Exhumation processes at the Yakutat–North American collision zone (southeast Alaska)

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Nathaniel Chien

Nov 11, 2016, 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

Heroy 210

James Farrel is the 2016/2017 WAGGS coordinator.

Fingerprinting sources of salinity in shallow groundwater using discriminant analysis in regions impacted by deicers and natural gas production

Please join us at 330PM in room 210. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

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Bethany Neilson (Utah State University)

Nov 10, 2016, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

KD Nelson Lecture

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

Permafrost and Beaver Dam Complexes: How do they influence river temperature and the role of groundwater exchanges?

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Julie Fosdick (University of Connecticut)

Nov 3, 2016, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

KD Nelson Lecture

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

Retroarc basin reorganization and diachronous aridification during Paleogene uplift of the southern Central Andes

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Kyle Makovsky (SU EAR)

Oct 28, 2016, 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

Heroy 210

WAGGS Lecture

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Shuhai Xiao (Virginia Tech)

Oct 27, 2016, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

KD Nelson Lecture

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

Animals and Oxygen on the Eve of the Cambrian Explosion

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Steve Holbrook (University of Wyoming)

Oct 20, 2016, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

 

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Ted Daeschler (Drexel University)

Oct 13, 2016, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

Great Steps in the History of Life: The Origin of Limbed Vertebrates

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Jeff Pitt CAS Computing

Oct 7, 2016, 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

Heroy 210

 

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Karin Limburg (SUNY ESF)

Oct 6, 2016, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

The “other” biogeochemistry: otolith chemistry to unlock the secret lives of fishes

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James Thomson (Hess Corporation)

Sep 22, 2016, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Heroy 113

Zunli Lu is the 2016/2017 K.D. Nelson coordinator.

Introduction to marine shallow hazards