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K.D. Nelson Lecture Series

Our weekly colloquium, the K. Douglas Nelson Lecture Series, features scientific talks by outstanding invited investigators from all over the world. The talks are generally less than one hour in length at 4:00 PM Thursday afternoons.

Fall 2016 Schedule:

9/1 Colin Jackson (Carnegie Institution for Science) Discrete stages of core formation survive the Moon-forming impact

9/8 Udo Fehn (University of Rochester) Fukushima, five years later: Causes and consequences of a major nuclear accident

9/15 Michael Perfit (University of Florida) Chasing Mid-Ocean Ridge Eruptions: Deep-Sea Forensics

9/22 James Thomson (Hess Corporation) Introduction to marine shallow hazards

9/25-9/28 GSA Week- no seminar

10/6 Karin Limburg (SUNY ESF) The “other” biogeochemistry: otolith chemistry to unlock the secret lives of fishes

10/13 Ted Daeschler (Drexel University) Great Steps in the History of Life: The Origin of Limbed Vertebrates

10/20 Steve Holbrook (University of Wyoming)

10/27 Shuhai Xiao (Virginia Tech) Animals and Oxygen on the Eve of the Cambrian Explosion

11/3 Julie Fosdick (University of Connecticut) Retroarc basin reorganization and diachronous aridification during Paleogene uplift of the southern Central Andes

11/10 Bethany Neilson (Utah State University) Permafrost and Beaver Dam Complexes: How do they influence river temperature and the role of groundwater exchanges?

11/17 Eva Enkelmann (University of Cincinnati) Exhumation processes at the Yakutat–North American collision zone (southeast Alaska)

11/20-11/27 Thanksgiving Break- no seminar

12/1 Paul Mueller (University of Florida) The Archean-Hadean Earth: From Hell to High Water



12/8 no seminar, end of classes

 

• All seminars begin at 4:00 PM on Thursday afternoons in Heroy Geology Laboratory, Room 113, unless otherwise indicated.



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