Events and Colloquium Calendar

Fall 2021

Unless otherwise noted, colloquium meets every Friday at 3:05 pm in 26 Gearhart Hall, the auditorium. All meetings are subject to change. 

For remote attendance, below are the full details to join via Zoom. All meetings will use the same Zoom link/number unless otherwise specified. Users should sign into zoom first before using the weblink.

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August 27 Semester Start Meet and Greet
September 3 Hannah Diettrich, Alaska Volcano Observatory, USGS
Cloudy with a chance of lava flows: forecasting lava flow dynamics at Kīlauea Volcano with remote sensing
September 10 Anita Marshall, University of Florida, Department of Geological Sciences
Inclusion and diversity in Geoscience Education and in the Field
 September 17 John Van Brahana, University of Arkansas, Department of Geosciences
A summary of decades of study at Savoy Experimental Research Station -karst hydrogeology and land use
September 24 Christopher Liner and Celina Suarez, University of Arkansas, Department of Geosciences
2nd Annual Geosciences Climate Survey
October 1 Sara Rollet Gosman, University of Arkansas School of Law
Energy and risk regulation & environmental justice
October 8 Vincent Cevrier, University of Arkansas, Space and Planetary Sciences
October 15 Eric R. Anderson, SERVIR - NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
October 21
(Thursday)
Miguel O. Román, USRA Earth from Space Institute
October 22 Siyao Ma, University of Arkansas, Environmental Dynamics
October 29 Will Struble, University of Arizona, Department of Geosciences
Tectonic geomorphology, wavelet analysis, landscape evolution
November 5 Celina Suarez, University of Arkansas, Department of Geosciences
November 12 Gerilyn Soreghan, University of Oklahoma, School of Geosciences
Using scientific drilling to test the controversial hypothesis of glaciation in late Paleozoic equatorial Pangaea
November 19 Fiona Davidson, University of Arkansas, Department of Geosciences
December 3 End of Semester Pop-Up Talks
  Additional detail updates (Zoom links, titles, etc) pending
  For those in town, please join us for a social hour immediately following colloquium in the Gearhart Courtyard, with rain events well-spaced in the hallway near GEAR 026. Snacks and beverages provided along with the opportunity to meet and greet Geoscience friends and talk science.

Spring 2021

Unless otherwise noted, colloquium meets remotely every Friday at 3:05 pm through Microsoft Teams. All meetings are subject to change.

 
January 15 Lisa White, University of California at Berkeley, Museum of Paleontology
No Time for Silence-A Call to Action
 
January 22 Anton Seimon, Appalachian State University / Bard College, Center for Environmental Policy
Storm-scale Variations of Water Isotopes in the Tropical High Andes: Implications for Paleoclimate Reconstructions
(Microsoft Teams Join Link)
 
January 29 Liz Kimbrough, Mongabay.com
Alternatives to Academia: What Else Can I Do with a Science Degree? (Microsoft Teams Join Link)
 
February 5 Melissa Sims, John Hopkins University, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Simulating Meteor Impacts in the Diamond Anvil Cell (Microsoft Teams Join Link)
 
February 12 Reese Brewer, Frontier Metropolitan Planning Organization
GIS & Transportation Planning: A Cornerstone to Infrastructure Investment Decisions (Microsoft Teams Join Link)
 
February 19 Douglas Benevento, Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Policy Careers 
 
February 26 George Sabo III, Arkansas Archeological Survey / University of Arkansas, Department of Anthropology
Field Research with Indigenous Communities: How I learned to Hunt, Drum and Sing (after a fashion) 
(Microsoft Teams Join Link)
 
March 5 Becky W. Keogh, Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment
Where Science Meets Policy  (Microsoft Teams Join Link)
 
March 12 Julia Wellner, University of Houston
Waxing and Waning of an Ice Sheet: Records from the Amundsen Sea, Antarctica (Microsoft Teams Join Link)
 
March 19 Ian Miller, Denver Museum of Nature and Science
The 21st Century Museum--A Cornerstone of Our Society (Microsoft Teams Join Link)
 
April 9 Angela Chandler, Arkansas Geological Survey
The Arkansas Geological Survey: A Summary of Mapping Projects and Opportunities for Students (Teams Join Link)
 
April 16 Joshua Blackstock, University of Arkansas, Department of Geosciences
Climate Change and groundwater use change in the 21st century and impacts on groundwater-surface water exchange in the Mississippi Alluvial Plain (Microsoft Teams Join Link)
 
April 23 Kelly Sanks, University of Arkansas, Department of Geosciences
An Experimental Investigation of the Impact of Coastal Marshes on Deltaic Surface Processes and their Role in Coastal Sustainability (Microsoft Teams Join Link)
 

Fall 2020

Unless otherwise noted, colloquium meets remotely every Friday at 3:05 pm through Microsoft Teams. All meetings are subject to change.

 
August 28 Romona West, University of Arkansas, Fulbright College
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the U of A
 
September 4 Christopher Liner & Fiona Davidson, University of Arkansas, Department of Geosciences
Geosciences Climate Survey (Microsoft Teams Join Link)
 
September 11 Jonathan Martin, University of Florida, Department of Geological Sciences
Reversing Springs: Impacts on Carbonate Aquifers (Microsoft Teams Join Link)
 
 September 18 David Lyon, Environmental Defense Fund
Environmental Defense Fund Permian Basin Methane Analysis Project (Microsoft Teams Join Link)
 
September 25 Jane Willenbring, Stanford University
Q&A with Jane Willenbring, one of the scientists portrayed in the movie "Picture a Scientist" (M. Teams Join Link)
 
October 2 Michael Goodchild, University of California - Santa Barbara, Emeritus
Convergent GIScience (Microsoft Teams Join Link)
 
October 9 Bryon Winston, AECOM, Environmental Scientist
Environmental Remediation and How to Prepare for Employment Opportunities (Microsoft Teams Join Link)
 
October 16 Anne-Marie Nunez, Ohio State University
Equity in Geosciences (Microsoft Teams Join Link)
 
October 23 Martha Kopper, Arkansas Geological Survey
Geohazards in Arkansas (Microsoft Teams Join Link)
 
October 30 Alessandra Giannini, Columbia University, International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Senior Research Scientist
Late 20th Century Sahel drought: an obvious candidate for attribution?  (Microsoft Teams Join Link)
 
November 6 Rickey Booker, IDEALS Institute
Book Discussion: "How to be an Anti-Racist"  (Microsoft Teams Join Link)
 
November 13 Amelia Villasenor, University of Arkansas, Department of Anthropology
The Missing Piece: Ecological Consequences of the Late Pleistocene Megafaunal Extinction   (Teams Join Link)
 
November 20 Erik PollockUniversity of Arkansas, Department of Geosciences
Stable Isotopes and Inorganic Analysis in the Geosciences   (Microsoft Teams Join Link)
 
December 4 End of Semester - Online Social  

Spring 2020

Unless otherwise noted, colloquium meets every Friday at 3:05 pm in 26 Gearhart Hall, the auditorium.  All meetings are subject to change.

 
January 17 Kaiyu Guan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
Monitoring and Modeling every Farmland's Crop Productivity, Risk and Sustainability for the US Corn Belt
 
January 24 Steve Boss, University of Arkansas, Department of Geosciences
Conquest of the Wilderness and Historic Origins of 'Geology Culture' in the United States
 
January 31 Katia De Avila Fernandes, University of Arkansas, Department of Geosciences
Applied Climate and GIScience Research
 
March 6 Christopher L. Andronicos, Purdue University, Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
Natural Quasicrystals from the Khatryka Meteorite: An Adventure in symmetry, Field Geology, and Space Rocks
 
March 13 Don C. Bragg, USDA Forest Service, Project Leader and Research Forester 
Witness the Decline of Shortleaf Pine
 
 April 17
(Cancelled)
Jason TullisUniversity of Arkansas, Department of Geosciences
Replicability and Reproducibility in GIScience and Its Critical Applications
 

FALL 2019

Unless otherwise noted, colloquium meets every Friday at 3:05 pm in 26 Gearhart Hall, the auditorium.  All meetings are subject to change.

 
August 30 Department Introductions  
September 6 NABG Poster Session  
September 13 Ian Howard, University of Arkansas, Department of Geosciences
Using Tree Rings to Reconstruct Single Day Precipitation Events
 
September 20 Dave Stahle, University of Arkansas, Department of Geosciences
Ancient Forests Conservation in the Old South
 
September 27 Brent Boyd, Anadarko, Project Advancement, Senior Geophysical Advisor
It's Easy to Find Oil (It's Just Hard to Make Money at It)
 
October 4 Timothy Eichler, University of Arkansas, Department of Education, Visiting Professor
The Potential Impacts of Global Warming on Mid-latitude Cyclones
 
October 11 Christopher Liner, University of Arkansas, Department of Geosciences
A Tour of Machine Learning
 
October 18 Fall Break - no colloquium  
October 25  TBA  
November 1  TBA  
November 8 Jasquelin Peña, University of Lausanne, Switzerland, Institute of Earth Surface Dynamics
TBA
 
November 11 Chad NeiplingSr. Manager of Location Intelligence at JB Hunt
TBA
 
November 14 GEOS Chili Cook-Off at 6:00 pm at Sunrise Stage, 2781 N. College Avenue, Fayetteville  
November 15 8:00 am - GEOS External Advisory Board Meeting  
November 16 GeoHog Research Conference  
November 22 TBA  
December 6 Ken Kvamme, University of Arkansas, Department of Anthropology
TBA
 

SPRING 2019

Unless otherwise noted, colloquium meets every Friday at 3:05 pm in 26 Gearhart Hall, the auditorium.  All meetings are subject to change.

 
January 18
 

January 25

 
Monday, Jan 28 TBA  
February 1 TBA  
Monday, Feb. 4 TBA  
February 8 TBA  
February 15
Dave Stahle, University of Arkansas, Department of Geosciences
The North American Seasonal Precipitation Atlas 
 
February 22
 
March 1
 
March 8
 
March 29
 
April 5
 
April 12
 
April 19
 
April 26
 
May 2 GEOS Awards Banquet  

FALL 2018

Unless otherwise noted, colloquium meets every Friday at 3:05 pm in 26 Gearhart Hall, the auditorium.  All meetings are subject to change.

 
August 24
Department Introductions
 
September 7
 
September 14
 
September 21
 
September 28
 
October 5
 
October 12
 
October 19
 
October 26
 
November 2  
November 9  
November 16

8:00 am - GEOS External Advisory Board Meeting
 
November 17 UARC Research Conference  
November 30  
December 6
GEOS Chili Cook-Off at 6:00 pm at Sunrise Stage, 2781 N. College Avenue, Fayetteville
 

SPRING 2018

 

Unless otherwise noted, colloquium meets every Friday at 3:05 pm in 26 Gearhart Hall, the auditorium. All meetings are subject to change.

 
January 19
 
Janary 26
 
February 2
 
February 9
 
February 16
tba
 
 
Tuesday, February 20 at 3:15 pm
tba   
February 23
 tba  
March 2
Wes Stoner, University of Arkansas  
March 9
 
March 30
 
April 6
 
April 13
 
April 20
 
April 27
 
 May 3  GEOS Awards Banquet, time and location tba  

FALL 2017

 

Unless otherwise noted, colloquium meets every Friday at 3:05 pm in 26 Gearhart Hall, the auditorium.  All meetings are subject to change.

 
August 25 Back-To-School Picnic  
September 8  
September 15  
September 22  
September 29  
October 6  
October 20  
October 21
Mac McGilvery, University of Arkansas,
Short Course:  Petroleum Prospecting (8:30-4:30, GEAR 105)
 
October 22
Jamie Woolsey & Steve Milligan, University of Arkansas,
Short Course:  Petra & Kingdom Fundamentals (10:30-3:30, GEAR 113)
 
October 27  
October 28
Jamie Woolsey & Steve Milligan, University of Arkansas
Short Course:  Log Analysis & Seismic Interpretation (8:30-3:30, GEAR 113)
 
November 3  
November 10  
November 11 UARC - Alumni Gathering - 8:30 am,  Saturday in Gearhart Hall  
November 17 Matt Covington, University of Arkansas,  
December 1 Barry Shaulis, University of Arkansas,  
December 8 Fall Banquet  

SPRING 2017

 
Unless otherwise noted, colloquium meets every Friday at 3:05 pm in 26 Gearhart Hall, the auditorium. All meetings are subject to change.
 
January 20
Glenn Sharman, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas, Austin - The Grand Inverse Problem of Sedimentary Geology:  Elucidating External Controls on the Evolution of Landscapes and Sediment Dispersal Systems  
January 23 (Monday)
Jill Marshall, Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley & The Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research University of Colorado, Boulder -  Disentangling the Geomorphic Legacy of Glacial Intervals Across Unglaciated North America  
January 27
Raleigh Martin, University of California, Los Angeles - The Sand Grain's View:  Understanding Geomorphic Variability Through the  Physical Processes that Move Sediment  
January 30 (Monday)
Lizzy Trower, Agouron Geobiology Post Doctoral Fellow, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology - Sediment Transport in Carbonate Environments:  A Case Study of How Abrasion Controls Ooid Growth  
February 3
Martin Golding, Geological Survey of Canada Postdoctoral Fellow - From Conodonts to Collisions:  What Microfossils Tell Us About the Formation of the Canadian Cordillera  
February 6 (Monday)
Amanda Keen-Zebert, Associate Director and Director of E.L. Cod Luminescence Lab, Desert Research Institute - Lithology Matters!  How Rock Type Affects Fluvial Landscapes in Tectonically Stable Catchments  
February 17
Tingjun Zhang, Lanzhou University, China - Global Warming and Permafrost Degradation:  Interactions and Feedbacks
 
February 24
 
March 3
Amelia Villaseñor, Center for Advanced Study of Hominid Paleobiology, George Washington University - Integrating Stable Isotope Ecology and Mammal Community Diversity in Pliocene East Africa:  Implications for Early Hominin Evolution  
March 10 Dr. Stephen Boss, Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas - Energy Yield of Global Fisheries and Aquaculture, 1950-2014  
March 31
George Winter, University of Arkansas Career Development Center, Interview Success:  Tips and Practice  
April 7
Lee Frelich, Department of Forest Resources, University of Minnesota, Disturbance and Succession in the Boreal Forest: 400 Years of Fire and Wind in Northern Minnesota  
April 14
Song Feng, Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas, "Winter"  Is it losing its cool?
 
April 21
Jason Tullis, Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas, Opportunities in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and GIS Workflows  
April 28
Chris Jackson, Department of Earth Science and Engineering Imperial College London, Thomson International Lecturer, GSA - How do normal faults grow, and why does it matter?  
May 4
GEOS Awards Banquet  

FALL 2016


Unless otherwise noted, colloquium meets every Friday at 3:05 pm in 26 Gearhart Hall, the auditorium. All meetings are subject to change.
 
August 26
GEOS Department Introductions
 
September 2
Mohamed Aly, Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas, Future Volcanic Eruptions at Yellowstone
 
September 9
Amanda Keen-Zebert, Desert Research Institute, Nevada, Old as Dirt?  Or Old as the Hills?  New Findings on the Quaternary History of the Buffalo National River
 
September 16
Mac McGilvery, Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas, The North Slope Alaska:   What Does it Have in Common with the Ozark-Arkoma-Ouachita Region of Arkansas?
 
September 23
Dave Stahle, Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas, The Mexican Drought Atlas: Tree-Ring Reconstructions of the Soil Moisture Balance during the Late Pre-Hispanic, Colonial, and Modern Eras
 
September 30
Fiona Davidson, Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas, Brexit 2016:  Immigration, Nativism, and the End of Britain? 
 
October 7 Margaret Guccione, Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas   
October 14 Fall Break- no colloquium  
October 21 Ben Runkle, Biological Engineering,  University of Arkansas, How Well Can Climate-Smart Irrigation Strategies Reduce Methane Emissions From Rice Fields?  
October 28
Aaron Shew, Environmental Dynamics, University of Arkansas, A Geospatial, Socio-Environmental Model for Improved Agricultural Production in Coastal Bangladesh
and
Bradley Wilson, Geosciences, University of Arkansas, Fleeing to fault zones: Incorporating Syrian Refugees into Earthquake Risk Studies Along the East Anatolian and Dead Sea Rift Fault Zones
 
November 4 Kenny Schlag, KS Consulting, Aspects of the Geologist's Role in the Environmental Industry   
November 11 Daigo Yamamura, Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas, The Late Cretaceous Graveyard:  Paleontological Record and the Rocky Mountains Building in North America   
November 18  Greg Dumond, Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas, What if Sabine Parish, Louisiana Met Fayetteville, Arkansas? Insights from a One Billion Year Old “Tectonic Yoyo” in Saskatchewan  
December 2 Lindell C. Bridges, Pure Earth Resources, Inc., The Appalachia - Shale Capital of the World  
Thursday, Dec. 8 GEOS Banquet  

SPRING 2016

January 22, 2016
Ian Howard, Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas
Hydroclimate Variability of Seasonal Moisture Regimes Over the Great Plains 
And
Max Torbenson, Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas
Drought response of the North American tree-ring network and its application
to summer moisture reconstruction in the south-central United States
January 29, 2016
Evan Thaler - Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas
Evolution of the Arkansas Ozarks: Using DEM analysis and landscape
evolution models to unravel the secret of the Ozark's longevity
MONDAY,
February. 1, 2016
TBA
February 5, 2016 TBA
MONDAY, February 8, 2016 TBA
February 19, 2016
Beth McMillan - UALR
On the Shoulders of Giants:  Sub-Summit Erosion Surfaces in the Rocky Mountains
February 26, 2016
Theo Witsell – Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission
The art and science of effective conservation:  an overview of the Arkansas
Natural Heritage Commission's work to preserve the state's biological diversity
March 4, 2016
Rich Cifelli - Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology, OK Museum of Natural History, Samuel Roberts Noble Presidential Professor, Department of Biology
Early Mammals from the Cretaceous of Montana
March 11, 2016
Brian Haggard - Director, Arkansas Water Resources Center, University of Arkansas
The Convergence of Science and Policy in the Illinois River Controversy
April 1, 2016
Mark Hudson - Research Geologist, USGS, Denver, CO
Geologic mapping as a research seed:  Examples from the Buffalo National River Region, Northern Arkansas
April 8, 2016
Ron Gird - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Education and Career Opportunities at the NOAA – National Weather Service
April 15, 2016
Richard Seager - Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University
North American Hydroclimate over the Past Millennium and Near Term Future
April 22, 2016
University of Arkansas Geography Graduate Students
Quinn Montana - Global Agricultural Output in Calories, 1961-2012
Steven Meizler - Baha'i Sacred Architecture and the Devolution of Astronomical Significance:  Case Studies from Israel and the US
Wes Murch - Lidar-Assisted Extraction of Old Growth Baldcypress Stands Along the Black River of North Carolina
April 29, 2016
Ryan Ewing and Elizabeth Rampe - Texas A & M and NASA Johnson Space Center
A History of Water on Mars:  Results from the Curiosity Rover
May 5, 2016 GEOS Spring Awards Banquet
 FALL 2015  Unless otherwise noted, colloquium meets every Friday at 3:05 pm in Ozark Hall room 26
September 18
Kristen
Gibson
Molecular Food Safety Microbiology
University of Arkansas
ROLE OF FRESHWATER SEDIMENTS IN THE SURVIVAL AND TRANSPORT OF HUMAN PATHOGENS IN THE ENVIRONMENT
August 28
Kimberly
Myers
NSF Earth Sciences Postdoc
Texas A&M University
Columbia University
SEDIMENTARY ORIGIN FOR ARSENIC MINERALS IN A PALEOARCHEAN FAN DELTA ENVIRONMENT:  IMPLICATIONS FOR ARSENIC CYCLING IN PRE-GOE ENVIRONMENTS
September 25
Ralph
Davis
University of Arkansas
Department of Geosciences
FIELD CAMP FOR ONE AND ALL!
October 2
Roy
Van
Arsdale
Department of Earth Sciences
University of Memphis
GEOLOGIC HISTORY OF THE NORTHERN MISSISSIPPI EMBAYMENT AND ITS NEW MADRID EARTHQUAKES
October 9
Victor
Roland
Environmental Dynamics Program
University of Arkansas
CONCENTRATION EFFECT OF DISSOLVED ORGANIC CARBON ON MICROBIAL NITRATE UTILIZATION
October 23
Craig Allen
USGS
Jemez Mountains Field State Research Ecologist
RAPID FOREST CHANGE IN WESTERN NORTH AMERICA
November 6
Yarri Davis
Vitruvian Exploration II
RESERVOIR CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SPRINGER SHALE IN THE SCOOP PLAY OF THE EASTERN ANADARKO BASIN, OKLAHOMA
November 7  
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS RESEARCH CONFERENCE, hosted by the Department of Geosciences in Ozark Hall from 9:30 am until 5:15 pm.  Reservation required for lunch and barbecue.
November 13
Bekki
White
Director and State Geologist Arkansas State Geological Survey
THE ARKANSAS STATE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
November 20
Walter
Manger
University of Arkansas
PILTDOWN HOAX - LESSONS FOR MODERN SCIENCES
December 4
William Retcheside



and Jason Dodd
University of Arkansas Little Rock
STRONTIUM ISOTOPIC RATIOS OF SURFACE WATERS IN THE HISTORIC TRI-STATE MINING DISTRICT AS AN IDENTIFIER OF SOURCES, WATER MIXING, AND CONTAMINATION

GEOCHEMICAL AND LEAD ISOTOPE STUDIES OF STREAM CHANNEL SEDIMENTS FROM PICHER, OKLAHOMA AREA:  EFFECTS OF MINING THE MVT DEPOSITS IN THE TRI-STATES MINING DISTRICT

 

SPRING 2015

Unless otherwise noted, colloquium meets every Friday at 3:05 pm in 26 Ozark Hall, the auditorium. All meetings are subject to change.

January 16
 
Dr. Celina Suarez, University of Arkansas -  How to Make Effective PowerPoint and Poster Presentations
January 23
Mr. Peter Carragher, Rose and Associates - What Were They Thinking?
January 30
Dr. Katia Fernandes, Columbia University - Incorporating Climate Variability and Change into Fire Potential Assessments in Western Amazon
February 6
TBA
February 13
TBA
February 20
Dr. Fred Paillet, University of Arkansas - The Whole Nine Yards - Teaching all aspects of well hydraulics and borehole geophysics to professional hydrologists in India
February 27
Dr. Jami J. Lockhart, Arkansas Archeological Survey - Geoarchaeology and the Interdisciplinary Study of Cultural Landscapes
March 6
Mr. Bill Sharp, Noble Energy Inc. - High Resolution CT Scans: More than an image
March 13
Dr. Margaret Guccione, University of Arkansas - Impact of the Mississippi, Missouri, and Red Rivers' Alluvial Style on the Geoarcheology of these Unique River Valleys
April 3
Elvis Bello - University of Arkansas graduate student - The Geologic Beauties of Big Bend and Carlsbad Cavern
 
April 10
Neil Pederson of Harvard Forest and Park Williams of the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University - Sitting on the Edge:  Tree-Ring Evidence of Abrupt Historical and Future Change in the US
April 17
Jordan N. Burns, MA Geography Student - Mapping Ancient Baldcypress Forests for Conservation at Black River, North Carolina
Ian M. Howard, PhD Geosciences Student - Reconstructing Nutrient Cycling in a Mixed Coniferous Forest of the Northern US Using Stable Nitrogen Isotopes
April 24
Joe Myre, UA Post-Doc Geosciences -
April 30
AWARDS BANQUET

 

Fall 2014

Unless otherwise noted, colloquium meets every Friday at 3:05 pm in 26 Ozark Hall, the auditorium. All meetings are subject to change.

August 29
Introduction to Faculty and Students followed by Back-to-School Picnic
September 5
Daniel Wagner, USGS -Trends in Precipitation, Streamflow, Reservoir Pool Elevations, and Reservoir Releases in Arkansas and Selected Sites in Louisiana, Missouri, and Oklahoma, 1951-2011
September 12
Dave Stahle, University of Arkansas faculty - Amazonian tree-ring chronologies for climate and streamflow reconstruction
September 19
Max Torbenson, University of Arkansas, GEOS PhD candidate - Broken time - Asychrony between Holocene chronologies?
September 26
Walt Manger, University of Arkansas, The Grand Canyon - Forty Years Enjoying its Geology and Wondering About its Origin
October 3
GEOS Advisory Board meeting, 8:00-3:00 pm
Daniel Allen, Core Lab, Unconventional Analyses for Unconventional Rocks: Core Analysis
Saturday
October 4
The University of Arkansas Research Conference (UARC) in Ozark Hall
October 10
Matt Covington, University of Arkansas, Unraveling the incision processes in soluble bedrock channels
October 24
Amelia Shevenell, IODP Lecturer, University South Florida and UCL, The southern ocean reveals its climate secrets: paleotemperatures from Antarctic margin marine sediments
October 31
Katherine Knierim, University of Arkansas, General Geology at the University of Arkansas: What We Are Doing, What Works, and What Challenges
November 7
David Rodgers, Idaho State University, Hot Spots, Weak Rocks and Dense Gabbro - Crustal Deformation in the Wake of the Yellowstone Hotspot
November 14
Kim Smith, University of Arkansas, Biological Sciences, Early Natural History Observations in Arkansas 1805-1845, with special reference to Friedrich Gerstacker
Monday
November 17
 
4:10 pm
Jennifer Pharr-Davis, National Geographic Speaker - The Emotional Conservationist (This will be held in Bell 2282 instead of Ozark Hall)
November 21
Phil Hays, USGS, University of Arkansas, Geosciences - Hydrogeology and water quality of the hot springs of Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas
December 5
Daigo Yamamura, PhD Candidate in Geosciences, University of Arkansas - The Story Sandstone Tells you: From Fossilization to Jurassic Park
and
Todd Knobbe, MS Candidate in Geosciences, University of Arkansas - Impacts of the Central Atlantic Magnetic Province on the Terrestrial Carbon Cycle
Thursday, December 11
GEOS Chili Cook Off