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Colloquium Schedule - Fall 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
Aug - 24 Rebecca Thomas University of Colorado Boulder Planet Mercury: our surprisingly volatile-rich innermost planet
Aug - 31 M. Ramy El-Maarry University of Colorado Boulder Cometary geology: new perspectives from the Rosetta mission at comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
Sep - 7 Yvette Kuiper Colorado School of Mines A model of subduction of a mid-Paleozoic oceanic ridge–transform fault system in the northern Appalachians: a comparison with modern western North America
Sep - 14 Leilani Arthurs University of Nebraska The Science of Geoscience Education
Sep - 21 Brenda Allen University of Colorado Denver Understanding and Undoing Unconscious Bias
Sep - 28 Jaelyn Eberle University of Colorado Boulder Life at the top of the greenhouse Eocene world – the Eocene vertebrate fauna and flora in Canada’s High Arctic
Oct - 5 Darryl Granger Purdue University Cosmogenic nuclide dating applied to human evolution
Oct - 12 Timothy McCoy Smithsonian Institution Four cores and thirty years ago
Oct - 19 Sarah Titus Carleton College Unraveling the history of the San Andreas fault system in central California
Oct - 26 Joel Harper University of Montana Drilling into Greenland ice sheet’s bed to reveal the effects of meltwater
Nov - 2 Jean Lynch-Stieglitz Georgia Tech What does the deglacial carbon isotope minimum tell us about changes in atmospheric CO2 and climate?
Nov - 9 Michelle Ann Walvoord USGS - Lakewood Hydrologic impacts of thawing permafrost in boreal Alaska
Nov - 16 Johanna Nevitt USGS - Menlo Park Effects of distributed deformation on fault mechanics in the mid- and shallow-crust
Nov - 23 No Colloquium - Fall Break
Nov - 30 Ellen Currano University of Wyoming Seeing the forest through the leaves: reconstructing ancient forest ecosystems in Wyoming and Ethiopia
Dec - 7 Paul Morgan Colorado Geological Survey Colorado’s Geothermal Resources and Thermal Springs: a Simple Groundwater Flow Model

Questions, comments or suggestions for future speakers may be directed to:
Megan Brown

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