Archive Seminars

SPRING 2017 Seminars

Date and time Speaker Institution Title Venue Contact Person
Thursday, March 30th, 4:30-6:30PM Dale Burns Stanford University From the crystal to the arc S2 125 Dr. Putirka   kputirka@ csufresno.edu
Tuesday,   April 18th, 5:00-6:00PM Claudia Faunt United States Geological Survey Water Availability and Sustainability Peters Ed Center Dr. Weinman  bweinman@       csufresno.edu
Thursday, April 20th, 4:30-6:30PM Matt Jackson UC Santa Barbara Hotter Plumes Entrain Higher 3He/4He S2 125 Dr. Putirka   kputirka@ csufresno.edu
Friday,      April 21th, 12:00-5:00PM                   Fred Schroeder                                                             AAPG Geology and Geophysics Applied to Industry        
S2 125                Dr. Brady      mebrady@ csufresno.edu                                        

 

FALL 2016 - No Seminars

 

SPRING 2015 Seminars

Date and time Speaker Institution Title Venue
Thursday, April 30th,
4:30-7:20PM
Michelle Judson BP Exploration TBA TBA
Thursday, April 23rd,
4:30-7:20PM
Bob Bereskin   Shale Workshop PB 194
Thursday, April 23rd, 2:00PM John Wakabayashi CSUF Topographic Evolution of the Sierra Nevada S2 125
Thursday, April 16th AEG TBA TBA TBA
Thursday, April 9th Charles Fishman TBA The Big Thirst TBA
Monday, March 30th to Friday, April 2nd  SPRING BREAK SPRING BREAK SPRING BREAK SPRING BREAK
Thursday, March 19th Gary Luce TBA TBA TBA
Friday, March 13th, 1:30PM John Wakabayashi CSUF Subductionology, The Next Genderation S2 125
Thursday, March 5th, 6:00PM Jon Allen Chevron TBA PB 191
Thursday, February 26th, 6:00PM Anne Drauker Chevron TBA PB 194
Thursday, February 5th, 6:00PM Becca Lanners CRC TBA PB 191
Thursday, January 29th, 4:30PM Luke Wang CSUF The State of Water Now and in the Future S2 125

 

FALL 2014 Seminars 

 

Date and time Speaker Institution Title Venue
Tuesday, October 28th
6:00-6:30PM - Reception
6:30-7:30PM - Seminar
Dr. Conrad Labandeira National Museum of Natural History "Exploring the Fossil History of Plants, Insects and their Interactions to Understand the Ecological History of Life on Land"

Gottschalks

Gallery &

PB191

Wednesday, October 15th

1:00-2:00PM

Dr. Mark Somma   An informal lunch gathering to discuss
sustainability efforts on campus and in the
community.

PB 102

CANCELLED:

 

Dr. Greg Stock Park Geologist for Yosemite National Park "Cosmogenic exposure dating of coseismic rock avalanches in Yosemite Valley" Elbow Room (Fig Garden Village)
Thursday, August 28th
1:00-2:00PM

Gregor Golabek  ETH Zurich "Thermomechancial evolution of planetesimals"  PB192

Spring 2014

Date and time Speaker Institution Title Venue
Thursday, March 20, 4:00PM Dr. Carl Hauge TBA TBA AG 109
Wednesday, March 26,
5:00-6:00PM
Dr. Gene Humphreys University of Oregon TBA AG 109
Tuesday, April 1, 6:30PM Switch Movie Screening SwitchEnergy Project MCL161
Friday, April 4 1:30-2:30PM Dr. John Wakabayashi CSU Fresno "The 2014 State of the Franciscan Address" EE 191
Friday, April 4 Earth Day      
Wednesday, April 9, 5:00-6:00PM Dr. Tanya Atwater UC Santa Barbara TBA AG 109
Thursday, April 24, 4:00-5:00PM Dr. Mark Ghiorso TBA "Triggering explosive volcanic eruptions: Windows of eruptibility" AG 109


FALL 2013 - No Seminars


SPRING 2013

Date and time Speaker Institution Title Venue
Thursday, January 24,
4:00-5:00PM
Dr. Rob Negrini CSU Bakersfield "A Middle Pleistocene Lacustrine Delta Underneath the Modern Kern River Alluvial Fan: Structural Control, Regional Stratigraphic Context, and Impact on Groundwater Quality" MCL 121
CANCELLED
Friday, February 8,
12:00-1:00PM
Dr. Jonathan Allen Chevron, Bakersfield "Improved Reservoir Characterization at Kern River Field, California, U.S.A: New Insights into an Old Field Using 4D Saturation Modeling"  
Wednesday, February 13,
12:00-1:00PM
Jes Therkelsen CSU Fresno "Filmmaking & Science: Fostering Dialogue & Discussion through Media" PB 191
CANCELLED
Wednesday, February 20,
12:00-1:00PM
James P. McCalpin GEO-HAZ Consulting Inc. "The Mountains are Falling Apart; A Spectrum of Mass Failures from Landslides through Deep-Seated Gravitational Spreading (Sackung), to "Unfolding" of Folds"  
Friday, March 1,
1:00-2:00PM
Dr. Katie Keranen University of Oklahoma "Extensionbeyond the rift boundaries: magmatism, heat, and depth dependent deformation in Ethiopia" PB 192
Thursday, March 7,
4:00-5:30PM
Dr. Jay Lund UC Davis "Can we stop undermining our water supplies? Groundwater and California's water future" PB 191
Friday, March 8,
1:30-3:00PM
Dr. John Wakabayashi CSU Fresno "The 2013 State of the Franciscan Address Complicated gets worse: The thick gray line between melanges and coherent unites and implications for subduction processes and engineering." S2 125
CANCELLED
Thursday, March 14,
1:00-2:00PM
Susan Cannon      
Friday, March 15,
1:00-2:00PM



*parking permit available for off campus participants- call 559-278-3086 for a parking code
Dr. Charles "Chip" Lesher UC Davis "The SORET Effect Revisited: Implications for Magmatic Differentiation and Core - Mantle Interaction" AG 109
Monday, March 25-29 SPRING BREAK      
Wednesday, April 3,
5:00PM
SwitchMovie Screening GSASwitchEnergy Awareness and Efficiency Program SwitchEnergy Project PB 191
Thursday, April 11,
1:00-2:00PM

Dr. Dawn Sumner UC Davis "Curiosity on Mars: Characterization of a Habitable Environment" PB 194
Thursday, April 11,
4:30-5:30PM
Dr. Dawn Sumner UC Davis "Curiosity on Mars: Adventures in Rover Science" PB 194
Tuesday, April 30,
4:00-5:00PM
EES 201 Presentations CSU Fresno Student presentations PB194
Thursday, May 2,
1:00-2:00PM
Dr. Kurt Cuffey UC Berkley "The Trough, the Cirque, and the Sierra:
New Thoughts on Some Old Problems in Glacial Geomorphology"
PB192
Monday, May 6,
4:00-5:00PM
EES 201 Presentations CSU Fresno Student presentations PB194

 

FALL 2012

Date and time Speaker Institution Title Venue
Monday, October 1,
3:00-4:00PM
Miriam Goldstein UCSD “Ecology of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch: abundance, distribution and
biotic interactions”
EE 191
Thursday, October 4,
4:00-5:00PM

 

Dr. Jeff Knott CSU Fullerton Tephrochronology & Basin Evolution in Death Valley MCL 121
Thursday, October 18 Dr. Roy Shlemon AEG AEG Meeting ___
Monday, October 22,
2:00-3:00PM
Dr. Kathleen Marsaglia CSU Northridge "Chasing Bits and Pieces of New Zealand From Source To Sink: Sand Provenance Studies in New Zealand Sedimentary Systems and Implications for Hydrocarbon Exploration Across “Zealandia” EE 191
Thursday, November 1,
4:00-5:00PM
Dr. David John USGS "Miocene magmatism in the Bodie Hills volcanic field, California and Nevada: A long-lived eruptive center in the southern segment of the ancestral Cascades arc" PB 191
Thursday, November 8,
1:00-2:00PM
Dr. Jonathan M.G. Glen USGS Menlo Park Tectonics of Surprise Valley: Potential Fields & Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Remote Sensing S2 206
Thursday, November 15,
1:00-2:00PM
Bruce Hilton AEG Engineering Geology Along the CA High Speed Rail Corridor PB 191
Thursday, November 29,
4:00-5:00PM
Dr. Kena Fox-Dobbs University of Puget Sound "Isotopic patterns among Kenyan savanna herbivores: gazelles, zebras and small mammals" S2 309
Thursday, December 13,
1:00-2:00PM
Dr. Greg Stock AEG "Rock fall dynamics and deposition: an integrated analysis of the 2009 Ahwiyah Point rock fall, Yosemite National Park" PB 191