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Colloquium Schedule - Spring 2015

All talks are held in the Benson Earth Sciences Auditorium (180)
every Wednesday at 4:00 pm unless otherwise noted.
**Refreshments are served at 3:30 on the 3rd floor**

Date Speaker Affiliation Title
Jan - 14 Scott Sampson Denver Museum of Nature and Science Dinosaurs of the lost continent
Jan - 21 Rebecca Williams Reconstructing the Aqueous History within the Southwestern Melas Basin, Mars
Jan - 28 G. Lang Farmer CU-Boulder Deep Crustal Anatexis, Magma Mixing, and the Generation of Epizonal Plutons in the Southern Rocky Mountains, Colorado
Feb - 4 Joe Colgan USGS Formation and eruption of large silicic magma chambers: Insights from mid-Tertiary caldera systems in the northern Great Basin, western United States
Feb - 11 Mark Pagani Yale Evolution of El Niño: New Perspectives from Biomarker Proxies
Feb - 18 Chris Beard University of Kansas Biogeography and evolution of Eocene/Oligocene mammals in North Africa: New data from the Sirt Basin, central Libya
Feb - 25 Phil Nelson USGS The state of fluid pressure in the Midcontinent of the United States
Mar - 4 Ying Fan Reinfelder Rutgers University Groundwater in the critical zone: from column to planet
Mar - 11 Lyn Canter Whiting Nanoscale investigations in unconventional resources
Mar - 18 Gary Upchurch Texas State University-San Marcos Climate and vegetation of the latest Cretaceous (Maastrichtian): Mechanisms of global warming during a "cool" greenhouse interval
Mar - 25 No Colloquium - Spring Break
Apr - 1 Raymond Rogers Macalaester College Expedition to the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar: spectacular vertebrate fossil preservation in a stressed terrestrial ecosystem
Apr - 8 Christine Siddoway Basement-hosted sandstone injectites of Colorado: A vestige of the Neoproterozoic revealed through detrital zircon provenance analysis
Apr - 15 Tim Lyons UC-Riverside Alternative Earths: Explaining Persistent Inhabitation on a Dynamic Early Earth
Apr - 22 Bruce Jakosky CU-Boulder Preliminary results of the MAVEN mission
Apr - 29 Jerry Boak CSM Methane Emissions from Oil and Gas Operations: Reconciling Measurement-Based and Inventory-Based Estimates

Questions, comments or suggestions for future speakers may be directed to:
Paul Weimer

Geological Sciences
University of Colorado Boulder
UCB 399
Boulder, CO 80309-0399