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Geology Colloquium Recordings

 

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Past Colloquium Recordings: Video (zoom) and audio files of past colloquium 

Spring 2022
  • Dr. Emily Martin - "Estimating regolith thickness on Saturn's Moon Enceladus"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Dr. Avishek Dutta - "Understanding life in the deep dark biosphere" 

     Video / Audio 

     

  • Dr. Brennan Ferguson - "Ligand-Promoted Dissolution of Uranyl Phosphate Across Scale"

    Video / Audio

     


Fall 2022
  • Dr. Srimanti Dutta Gupta - "Knowing the unknowns - Chemicals of emerging concern in hydrosphere and lithosphere".

    Video / Audio

     

  • Dr. Jessica Cook Hale - "Sea Changes: the current state of submerged paleolandscape prospection and assessments, inside and outside the private sector" 

    Video / Audio

     

  • Dr. Guilherme Gualda - "The Rhyolite Factory: Integrating plutonic and volcanic perspectives using rhyolite-MELTS"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Dr. Lukas Baumgartner - "What metamorphic petrology can say about pressure in mountain building Are the Alps really a typical subduction orogen"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Dr. Glenn Gaetani - "Magma reservoir depths, pre-eruptive volatiles, and ascent rates: Insights from olivine-hosted melt inclusions"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Dr. Franziska Lechleitner - "Caves as windows into the Critical Zone carbon cycle across spatial and temporal scales"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Dr. Daniel A. Frost - "Constraining the history of the inner core with seismic anisotropy" 

    Video / Audio

     


Spring 2023
  • Dr. Abdou Abouelmagd - "Water Resources Management and Sustainability in the arid/semi arid environments: Case study from Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Dr. Paul A. Schroeder - "Clay mineral production and feedbacks to global exogenic cycles"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Dr. Jay B. Thamos - "Truths, mirages, and shifting sands: parting Earth’s curtains using trace elements in mineral thermobarometers to reveal crystallization conditions of felsic rocks"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Dr. Rene Gassmoeller - "Understanding the Connections between Plate Tectonics and the Deep Earth: Models, Observations, and Modern Research Software"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Dr. Amy Ryan - "Melt migration in mushy volcanic systems: insights from high-temperature, high-pressure deformation experiments"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Dr. Logan King - "The Digital Brain of Non-Avian Dinosaurs: Developmental and Evolutionary Trends"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Dr. Stephanie Drumheller-Horton - "How to Make a Dinosaur Mummy: Applying Forensic Principles to a Paleontological Quandry"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Dr. Matthew Carrano - "The importance of vertebrate microfossil bonebeds in understanding the fossil record: examples from the Cloverly Formation (Lower Cretaceous)"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Dr. Debra Willard - "Holocene hydroclimate and wetland development in the mid-Atlantic United States: vegetation and fire regimes of Great Dismal Swamp"

    Video / Audio

     


Fall 2023
  • Dr. Yuanzhi Tang - "Characterization of rare earth element speciation in complex matrices and recovery from waste streams"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Scott Harris - "Evidence for a Late Pleistocene to Early Holocene Comet Air Burst over the Northern Atacama Desert (Chile)"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Garrett Vice - "Using Spatial Thinking to Become a Better Geoscientist"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Ted Lord - "Industrial Minerals and Geologic Exploration in the Ceramic Industry"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Dr. Clark Alexander - "Drones in the Coastal Zone: Beaches, Berms and Barrier Islands"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Dr. Christopher Zahasky - "The role of the vadose zone on the fate and timing of PFAS contamination in groundwater systems"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Dr. Paulo Hidalgo - "REU-IRES: Scientific Results of Mentored Domestic and International Research Experiences. Solving Tectonic and Volcanic Problems to Cultivate JEDI in the Geosciences."

    Video / Audio

     

  • Richard Wooten PG - "Debris Flows, Big Slow Movers, and Rockslides: Assembling the Geospatial Legacy of Landslides using Lidar, Drones and Boots on the Ground."

    Video / Audio / PowerPoint Slides PDF 

    (PPT slides are provided due to Zoom share screen error)

     

  • Samuel Oxhorn - "Silica, Stopes, and Sulfides; Hard Rock Mining and the Geosciences"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Dr. Frances Rivera-Hernandez - “From Grains to Landscapes: Reconstructing Martian Environments at Multiple Scales”

    Video / Audio

Spring 2024
  • Jeffrey Vevoort - AGU College of Fellows Distinguished Lecturer

     

  • Corliss Kin - MSA Distinguished Lecturer - "Enigmatic archives of magmatic processes: decoding mineral zoning and melt inclusions with Fe–Mg isotopes"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Nathan Jud - "Paleobotany of the Lower Cretaceous Cloverly Formation in the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Scott Wing - "Effects of sudden global warming on terrestrial ecosystems - an example from 56 mya"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Connor Parker - "From environmental waste to radioisotope R&D: the life cycle of transuranic materials"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Eric Kirby - "Tectonic significance of topography along the Cascadia forearc."

    Video / Audio

     

  • Ian Bourg - "Clay, water, and salt: controls on the hydrology and mechanics of fine-grained soils, sediments, and sedimentary rocks."

    Video / Audio

     

  • Amy Williams - "The search for life on Mars: challenges and opportunities in current and future Mars exploration"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Alan Fryar - "Checking the Pulse and Taking the Temperature: How Do Springs Respond to Environmental Stresses?" 

    Video / Audio

     

  • Richard Vaughan - "Characterizing Yellowstone’s thermal areas using remote sensing data"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Marek Locmelis - "Removing materials from the 'critical minerals list': a mineral exploration perspective"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Peter Vrolijk - IODP Distinguished Lecturer - "Massive earthquakes and tsunamis: contributing factors revealed by IODP Expedition 362"

    Video / Audio

     

  • Brandy Toner - CSDD Distinguished Lecturer - "Investigating microbial life in rock fractures within the continental deep biosphere"

    Video / Audio

 

 


 

 

 

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