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Dr. Carol A Stein: "New Insights into the Tectonic Evolution of North America's Midcontinent Rift" November 30, 2015 Dr. Carol A Stein: "New Insights into the Tectonic Evolution of North America's Midcontinent Rift"

Guest speaker Dr. Carol A Stein joins us Friday, December 4, 2015

November 30, 2015 AGU Alumni Gathering 2015

JOIN US FOR A RECEPTION AT AGU

CATCH UP WITH ALUMNI AND FACULTY

Dr. Julia Maresca: "Hard microbiology: Naturally-occurring bacterial communities in and on concrete" November 16, 2015 Dr. Julia Maresca: "Hard microbiology: Naturally-occurring bacterial communities in and on concrete"

Gueast speaker Dr. Julia Maresca joins us Friday, November 20, 2015

Dr. Gavin Hayes:  "Mitigating Disasters: Earthquake Response in the 21st Century". November 9, 2015 Dr. Gavin Hayes: "Mitigating Disasters: Earthquake Response in the 21st Century".

Guest Speaker Dr. Gavin Hayes joins us Friday, November 13, 2015

Dr. Thomas Waggoner: Banded Iron Formations: Source-Emplacement-Alteration November 2, 2015 Dr. Thomas Waggoner: Banded Iron Formations: Source-Emplacement-Alteration

Guest Speaker Dr, Thomas Waggoner joins us Friday, November 6, 2015

Seminar course in GROUNDWATER MICROBIOLOGY October 30, 2015 Seminar course in GROUNDWATER MICROBIOLOGY

Seminar course offered by Dr. Matt Schrenk, Department of Geological Sciences/Departmetn of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics.  Date, time, and location to be announced.

Dr. Noah McLeal: "What does "high precision" mean anymore?  Pushing the limits of high precision geochronology" October 26, 2015 Dr. Noah McLeal: "What does "high precision" mean anymore? Pushing the limits of high precision geochronology"

Guest Speaker Dr. Noah Mclean joins us Friday, October 30, 2015

Dr. Audrey Sawyer:  "Hydrologic Speed Bumps:  Heterogeneity in Water and Nutrient Exchange Between Rivers and Aquifers" October 19, 2015 Dr. Audrey Sawyer: "Hydrologic Speed Bumps: Heterogeneity in Water and Nutrient Exchange Between Rivers and Aquifers"

Guest speaker Dr. Audrey Sawyer joins us Friday, October 23, 2015

Dr. Richard R. Parizek: What Ever Happened To Yucca Mountain? October 12, 2015 Dr. Richard R. Parizek: What Ever Happened To Yucca Mountain?

Guest speaker Dr. Richard R. Parizek joins us Friday, October 19,2015.

Dr. Lucas Zoet: "Experimentally Testing How Glaciers Slide" October 5, 2015 Dr. Lucas Zoet: "Experimentally Testing How Glaciers Slide"

Guest speaker Dr. Lucas Zoet joins us Friday, October 9, 2015.

September 28, 2015 October 2 Distinguished Lecturer

Dr. Philipp Heck of the Field Museum of Natural History will be this week's GLG guest lecturer,  Friday,  2 October, speaking on: 

A Catastrophic Asteroid Breakup Recorded in Terrestrial Sediments?  
 

Warren Wood: Loving Water But Working In The Desert April 29, 2015 Warren Wood: Loving Water But Working In The Desert

Warren Wood is a visiting professor of hydrogeology in the Department of Geological Sciences. For the past 30 years his research interests have been largely in the hydrogeology of arid areas.

Becoming a hydrogeologist in the early 1960s seemed like a good fit. I loved all things water: sailing, canoeing, swimming, etc.

April 29, 2015 Dr. Ralph Taggart: Forests of Stone

Department of Geological Sciences Seminar
Forests of Stone by Dr. Ralph Taggart
Michigan State University
Professor of Geological Sciences and Plant Biology
Presented on the occasion of his retirement

Guest Speaker Dr. Warren Wood, April 24th, 2015 April 22, 2015 Guest Speaker Dr. Warren Wood, April 24th, 2015 Dr. Warren Wood
“Origin and Fate of Water on Earth:  An Attempt to State the Problem”

 
Spreading The Seeds Of Big Data April 2, 2015 Spreading The Seeds Of Big Data

Michigan State University is spreading the seeds of big data to improve agricultural practices around the United States.

January 30, 2015 Speaker Seminar February 6, 2015 Dr. Paul Brinkman

Dr. Paul Brinkman
North Carolina Museum  of Natural Sciences
Friday February 6th, 2015

 

GLG faculty and students embark on month-long oceanographic expedition December 18, 2014 GLG faculty and students embark on month-long oceanographic expedition Dr. Masako Tominaga is Chief Scientist for exploration of Jurassic ocean floor.
December 15, 2014 Visualizing mineral weathering: The microscopy of Prof. Michael Velbel GLG prof a regular contributor of journal cover photos

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