Geosciences Friday Seminars

Spring 2021

Time and location

Day: Fridays

Time:
11:45 am

Location: Contact instructor for details.

Contact information

Jochen Mezger
Email:  jemezger@alaska.edu

Date Presenter/Topic

January 15

John Eichelberger, UAF, International Arctic Research Center (IARC),  2020 Distinguished Lecturer of the Continental Scientific Drilling Division of the Geological Society of America
"Drilling to Magma"   

January 22 Gunther Kletetschka, UAF, Geophysical Institute
"How Waking up During the Night may Relate to the Occurrence of Water on the Moon"

January 29

Murray Gingras, University of Alberta, Edmonton
"Ichnology, Sedimentology and Stratigraphy of the McMurray Formation, a Giant Oilfield in Alberta, Canada"

February 5

Joshua Knicely, UAF Geophysical Institute
"How do we get to Hell? The Science and Engineering of Safely Landing in Venusian Tesserae"
February 12 Julie Brigham-Grette,  University of Massachusetts, 2020 Distinguished Lecturer of the Continental Scientific Drilling Division of the Geological Society of America
"The Impact of Lake El’gygytgyn, NE Russia, on our Knowledge of Polar Climate: this changes everything"

February 26

Jochen Mezger, UAF Department of Geosciences
"Bent out of Shape by the Mountain: How Deformed Fossils Enhance our Understanding of Tectonic Activity"

March 5

No Seminar  Spring Break

March 12

No Seminar Spring Break

March 19

Stephen Johnston, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Laurentia in the mid-Cretaceous (120 to 90 Ma): Reconciling the Cordilleran and Cratonic Geological Records

March 26

Zhiyang Li, University of Alaska Anchorage
"Constraining the Effects of Dynamic Topography on the Development of Late Cretaceous Cordilleran Foreland Basin, Western United States"

April 2

Travis Naibert, Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys
"Determining the Timing of Exhumation in the Yukon Tanana Terrane in Eastern Alaska Using Geologic Mapping and Thermochronology"

April 9 Diane Skipton, Yukon Geological Survey
"Overlapping Archean–Paleoproterozoic Orogens in the Rae Craton, Baffin Island, Arctic Canada"
April 16

Bob Gillis,  Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys
"Margin-parallel contrasts in deformation and thermal structure along nearly 1,200 km of the Alaska forearc informed by outcrop studies, subsurface interpretation, and low-temperature thermochronology: implications for Paleogene tectonism"

April 23

Geosciences Department Awards Award    

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