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Colloquium Schedule - Spring 2016

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 - 20 Shemin Ge CU Boulder Birdsall-Dreiss GSA Hydrology Division lecture
Jan - 27 Bill Hames Auburn Volcanism and Bonanza Gold of the Miocene Yellowstone Hotspot
Feb - 3 Melodie French University of Maryland
EarthScope Speaker Series
Creep and the potential for seismicity along the central segment of the San Andreas Fault
Feb - 10 Shannon Mahan USGS - Denver OSL Geochronology: A luminous past and a very bright future
Feb - 17 Matěj Peč University of Minnesota Reactive Melt Channelization in Partially Molten Mantle Rocks
Feb - 24 Tyler Lyson Denver Museum of Nature and Science The Cretaceous/Paleogene extinction: Controls on the distribution of North American vertebrates during the last 1.6 million years of the Cretaceous Period
Mar - 2 Jean Braun Université de Grenoble Density, Topography and Erosion: Linking mantle flow, surface processes and density variations in the Earth’s crust
Mar - 9 Matt Silverman Robert L. Bayless, Producer LLC Tempest at Teapot Dome, Wyoming: The Greatest Political Scandal in the History of the American Oil Industry
Mar - 16 Georgina Bennett US Forest Service and Colorado State University Earthflow response to tectonic and climatic forcing in northern California
Mar - 23 Spring Break - no colloquium
Mar - 30 Sam Munoz Woodshole Oceanographic Institute Extreme Floods on the Mississippi River: Lessons from the Late Holocene
Apr - 6 Brandon Schmandt University of New Mexico Investigating volcanic arc structure and seismicity with a 900-geophone array at Mount St. Helens
Apr - 13 Jeff Love USGS Geomagnetic Induction Hazards
Apr - 20 Joseph Kirschvink Caltech Was the Cambrian Explosion an Artifact of True Polar Wander?
Apr - 27 Ellen Wohl Colorado State University Beyond the Neutral Pipe Hypothesis: Rivers and the Global Carbon Cycle

Questions, comments or suggestions for future speakers may be directed to:
Anne Sheehan

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