Archive Seminars

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 Switch Energy 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 "Extension beyond 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
Switch Movie Screening GSA SwitchEnergy Awareness and Efficiency Program Switch Energy 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