Colloquium Schedule

Spring Geosciences Lectures held at 3:05 pm in GEAR 026 (formerly Ozark Hall)

ENDY Students in END Y6991  are required to attend a lecture a week. Here is a list of some of the lectures of interest.

Date Speaker List

Friday, January 20

Glen Sharman - Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas - Austin
The Grand Inverse Problem of Sedimentary Geology: Elucidating External Controls on the Evolution of Landscapes and Sediment Dispersal Systems

Monday, January 23
12:45 PM GEAR 105

Jill Marshall - Earth and Planetary Science University of California - Berkeley & The Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research University of Colorado - Boulder
Disentangling the Geomorphic Legacy of Glacial Intervals Across Unglaciated North America

Friday, January 27
12:30 PM ARKU 308 SW

Tom Paradise - Department of Geosciences & King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies
Tewnty-Five Years of Research in Petra, Jordan: Nabatean Architecture, Sandstone Weathering, and Cultural Heritage Management

Friday, January 27

Raleigh Martin - University of California - Los Angeles
The Sand Grain's View: Understanding Geomorphic Variability Through the Physical Processes that Move Sediment

Monday, January 30
12:45 PM GEAR 105

Lizzy Tower - Agouron Geobiology Post Doctoral Fellow, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences California Institute of Technology
Sediment Transport in Carbonate Environments: A Case Study of How Abrasion Controls Ooid Growth

Friday, February 3

Martin Golding - Geological Survey of Canada Postdoctoral Fellow
From Conodonts to Collisions: What Microfossils Tell Us about the Formation of the Canadian Cordillera

Monday, February 6
12:45 PM GEAR 105

Amanda Keen-Zeebert - Associate Director & Director E.L. Cord Luminescence Lab, Desert Research Institute
Lithology Matters! How Rock Type Affects Fluvial Landscapes in Tectonically Stable Catchments

Tuesday, February 7
12:30 PM in GEAR 149
ENDY Brown Bag Lunch

Peter Ungar and Ralph Davis - Departments of Anthropology and Geosciences
Funding Challenges and Opportunities in Environmental Sciences in Light of the Trump Administrative Priorities

Friday, February 10

12:00 PM ARKU 308 SW

Jason Tullis - Department of Geosciences
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (drones) and Other Geospatial Advances in Environmental Monitoring

Friday, February 10

No Colloquium

Tuesday, February 14
7:00 PM at the Arkansas Archeological Survey

John Samuelsen - Department of Anthropology
A Really Cold Case: Using Strontium and Lead Isotopes to Uncover the Origins of a 700-year-old Skull and Mandible Cemetery

Friday, February 17

Tingjun Zhang - - Lanzhou University, China
Global Warming and Permafrost Degradation: Interactions and Feedbacks

Friday, February 24

Jianhui Chen - - MOE Key Laboratory of West China's Environmental System, Lanzhou University and Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas
Decadal to Centennial Scale Hydoclimatic Variations Reconstructed by Fossil Midges: Case STudies in China

Friday, March 3

Amelia Villasenor- Center for the Advanced Study of Hominid Paleobiology, George Washington University
Integrating Stable Isotope Ecology and Mammal Community Diversity in Pliocene East Africa: Implications for Early Hominin Evolution

Friday, March 10

Stephen K. Boss - Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas
Energy Yield of Global Fisheries and Aquaculture 1950-2014

Tuesday, March 14
6:00 PM at the Fayetteville Public Library

Marilyn Knapp & Mary Brennan - Arkansas Archeological Survey Fayetteville and Ozark-St. Francis National Forest, Pleasant Hill Ranger District
Get Involved and Dig Archeology: The Arkansas Archeological Society's 2017 Training Program in Archeology

Friday, March 17

No Colloquium

Friday, March 24

Spring Break
No Colloquium

Friday, March 31

George Winter Career Counselor, Career Development Center, University of Arkansas
Interview Success: Tips and Practice

Friday, April 7

Lee Frelich - Department of Forest Resources, University of Minnesota
Disturbance and Succession in the Boreal Forest: 400 Years of Fire and Wind in Northern Minnesota

Friday, April 14

Song Feng - Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas
"Winter Is It Losing Its Cool?

Friday, April 21

Jason Tullis - Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas
Opportunities in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and GIS Workflows

Friday, April 28

Christopher Jackson - Department of Earth Science & Engineering, Imperial College London and GSA Thompson Distinguished Lecturer 2017
How Do Normal Faults Grow and Why Does it Matter?

Friday, May 5

Dead Day
No Colloquium