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Colloquium Schedule - Spring 2017

All talks are held in the Benson Earth Sciences Auditorium (180) every Wednesday at 4:00 pm unless otherwise noted.
Anyone wishing to be put on a visiting speaker's schedule for a one-on-one meeting, group lunch,
or group dinner, please email the contact listed below.
**Refreshments are served at 3:30 on the 2nd floor**
Date Speaker Affiliation Title Scheduling Contact
1/18 Andreas Kappler Universität Tübingen Geomicrobiological Processes in Banded Iron formations Seb Kopf (
1/25 Eric Kirby Oregon State University Geomorphic evidence for co-seismic slip along an active low-angle normal fault in Panamint Valley, CA Karl Mueller (
Phil Orlandini (
2/1 Michael Willis CIRES/CU Geology Catastrophic Collapse of an Arctic Ice Cap Anne Sheehan (
2/8 Colloquium Feedback Snack Hour
2/15 Hari Rajaram CU Boulder Modeling the Environmental Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing David Budd (
2/22 Francis Macdonald Harvard University Neoproterozoic glaciation, oxygenation, and the rise of animals David Budd (
Elizabeth Trower Cal Tech Sediment Transport in Carbonate Environments: A Case Study on the Role of Abrasion in Ooid Growth David Budd (
3/1 Irina Overeem INSTAAR How High-Amplitude Sedimentary Signals are Transferred in Arctic Systems David Budd (
3/8 Vamsi Ganti Imperial College - London Reading the “Internal Clock” of River Deltas: Mechanics of Sedimentary Landscapes across Human and Geologic Timescales David Budd (
3/15 Donald Runnells CU Emeritus Chasing a Geochemical Ambulance --- the Science Behind a Major Lawsuit Emily Fairfax (
3/22 Christine Regalla Boston University A tale of two forearcs: Noetectonics in northeast Japan and Cascadia Karl Mueller (
Phil Orlandini (
3/29 No Colloquium - Spring Break
4/5 Daniela Rubatto Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia Fast and furious or slow and steady: rates of subduction and crustal melting (with potential lunch talk) Phil Orlandini (
Lon Abbott (
Stephen Mojzsis (Stephen.Mojzsis@Colorado.EDU)
4/12 Jess Adkins Caltech Coupling between the carbon and sulfur cycles from measurements of modern rivers and Cenozoic carbonates Tom Marchitto (Thomas.Marchitto@Colorado.EDU)
Brigitta Rongstad (Brigitta.Rongstad@Colorado.EDU)
4/19 Andy Darling CSU Carving the Grand Canyon and Places Like it: Developments Toward the Integration History of the Colorado River Lon Abbott (
Charlie Shobe (Charles.Shobe@Colorado.EDU)
4/26 Kevin Uno Columbia Isotopes & ivory: Geochemical approaches to wildlife forensics, elephant ecology, and paleoclimate Katie Snell (
5/3 Don Duggan-Haas Paleontological Research Institution and its Museum of the Earth The Obstacles Are Largely the Same: On Climate Change and Education Reform Emily Fairfax (Emily.Fairfax@Colorado.EDU)
Megan Brown (Megan.R.Brown@Colorado.EDU)

Questions, comments or suggestions for future speakers may be directed to:
Emily Fairfax

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