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Spring 2006

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January 20
Steve McNutt  Research Professor UAF Geophysical Institute The 2005-2006 activity of Augustine Volcano
January 27
Erin Pettit Portland State University A Year in the Life of a Polar Glacier
February 3
David Scholl USGS Menlo Park Chapman Chair Candidate The detection of massive bodies of frozen methane hydrate in the deep water Bering Sea Basin--thoughts about why they formed, why they are abundant, and what their resource potential might be
February 10
Kevin Gostlin Term Assistant Professor Organic and other Matters of the
Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale
February 17
Jessica Larsen Research Assistant Professor, UAF Volcanology on the high seas: AVO in the Western Aleutians, Alaska
February 24
Chris Larsen Post Doctoral Fellow, GI The Tidewater Glacier Cycle versus Climate Change in Southern Alaska
March 3
Darrel Kaufmann
AQC Visiting Lecturer
Northern Arizona University Glacial History of the Ahklun Mountains, SW Alaska: Timing is Everything
March 10
Kenji Yoshikawa Associate Professor, UAF, Institute of Northern Engineering Stable Isotope Signals for Ground Ice and Ground Water
March 17
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March 24
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March 31
Daniel Pringle ARSC Postdoctoral Fellow
Geophysical Institute
Properties of porous geo-materials: starting with
sea ice
April 7
Terry Plank Professor, Boston University The Effect of Water on Mantle Melting at Subduction Zones
April 14
Christine Schneider California State
University at Bakersfield
Sea Urchin Surprise -- the importance of
echinoids in Late Paleozoic ecosystems.
April 21
Julia Sankey California State
University, Stanislaus
Responses of Late Cretaceous Vertebrate
Paleocommunities to Climate Change" in Southern North America
April 28
No Seminar
Nanook Spring Fest
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May 4
3:30 GI Auditorium
Malcolm Ingham Victoria University of
Wellington, New Zealand
Fire and Ice: Using electrical resistivity to monitor the physical state of the earth
May 5
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Background Image is a dinosaur track found by 2006 Geology Field Camp students Susi Tomsich and Jeremiah Drewel. Photo compliments of Jeremiah Drewel.