Department of Geology & Geophysics

FRIDAY SEMINARS

3:30 P.M., 201 Reichardt Building

 01/23/15

Victor Tsai, Assistant Professor, California Institute of Technology.

Title: The Seismic Signature of Rivers and Sea Ice.

01/30/15

Hajo Eicken, Professor, Geophysical Institue, UAF.

Title: Sea Ice Hazards - Risks and Implications in the Arctic.

02/06/15

John Eichelberger, Dean of the Graduate School, UAF.

Title: Coring into the top of a Rhyolite Magma Body.

02/13/15

Cathy Hanks, Associate Professor, and Wes Wallace, Professor, UAF.

Title: The Geology of ANWR - the geologic facts behind a public policy controversy.

02/20/15

Trent Hubbard, Geologist, Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys.

Title: Frozen Debris Lobes—A potential Geologic Hazard.

Ronnie Daanen, Geologist,  Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys.

Title: FDL Internal Conditions

02/27/15

Emma Marcucci, Geophysical Institute, UAF.

Title: Investigating Martian Volcanic Systems: In 2 Parts

03/06/15

Patrick Druckenmiller, Associate Professor, and Paul McCarthy, Professor, UAF.

Title: Dinosaur tracks from the lower Yukon River: an extensive new record for arctic dinosaurs in Alaska.

03/13/15

Chris Maio, Assistant Professor, UAF.

Title: Deciphering flucuations of late Holocene sea-levels and storminess based on coastal sediment cores: Future research in Alaska.

03/20/15Spring Break - no classes
03/27/15

Maarten van Hardenbroek, Research Fellow at the University of Southampton, England.

Title: The Effect of Changing Climate and Landscape on Arctic Lake Ecosystems: a Holocene Perspective.

04/03/15

Richard Lease, Research Geologist, USGS.

Title: TBA

04/10/15

James Jones, Research Geologist, USGS.

Title: Late Cretaceous through Oligocene magmatic and tectonic evolution of the western Alaska Range

04/17/15Geology Potpourri. Group Seminar (Undergraduates, Graduates and Faculty are invited to present a 5 - 10 minute talk on any geological topic).
04/24/15Springfest - no classes
05/01/15TBA

FRIDAY SEMINARS FALL 2014

   09/05/14

Paul McCarthy, Professor, Dept. of Geology & Geophysics, UAF
Sarah Fowell, Associate Professor, Dept. of Geology & Geophysics, UAF
Title: A Song of Fire and Ice
Welcome to the Department of Geosciences

09/12/14

Brian Hynek, Associate Professor, Dept of Geology & Geophysics, University of Colorado
Title: The history of water on Mars and the implications for habitability

09/19/14

Carl Tape, Assistant Professor, Dept of Geology & Geophysics, UAF
Title:
The Birth of Earthquakes

09/26/14

Elisabeth Nadin, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Geology & Geophysics, UAF
Title: Strain localization in the Sierra Nevada, and early investigations into the history of the Talkeetna Arc
10/03/14Jeff Benowitz, Research Assistant Professor,  Water and Environmental Research Center, UAF
Title: 
Why is Denali so big? Thermochronological, neotectonic, and geological investigations into the long term evolution of the Mt. McKinley Restraining Bend
10/10/14Patrick Druckenmiller, Associate Professor, Dept. of Geology & Geophysics, UAF
Title: 
Paleontological adventures in the Arctic
10/17/14Gwen Flowers, Associate Professor, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada
Title: Field-based investigations of glaciers in the eastern St. Elias Mountains: news from across the border
10/24/14

Andy Bliss, Research Associate, Geophysical Institute, UAF
Title
: Runoff projections for the Upper Susitna Watershed: impacts of the changing climate, glaciers, and permafrost

10/31/14Uma Bhatt, Professor, Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences and Geophysical Institute, UAF
Title: 
The Climate Hiatus: Global and Arctic perspectives
11/7/14

Martin Truffer, Professor, Dept. of Physics Geophysical Institute, UAF
Title: When ice meets water: the various responses of lake and tidal water calving glaciers

11/14/14Florian Zieman, Postdoctoral researcher, Geophysical Institute, UAF
Title: 
Modeling Juneau Icefield with the Parallel Ice Sheet Model (PISM)
11/21/14David Verbyla, Professor, Department of  Geology & Geophysics, UAF
Title:  
Remote Sensing of Change in Alaska Associated with Climate Warming
11/28/14

NO SEMINAR: THANKSGIVING

12/05/14Franz Meyer, Assistant Professor, Geophysics and Geophysical Institute, UAF
Title:
Operational Hazard Analysis with Spaceborne Radars
12/12/14

NO SEMINAR