Department of Geology
Department of Geology, University of Maryland

Seminar Series

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
PLS 1140

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January 31, 2014

Richard Ortt
Maryland Geological Survey

The Role of State Geological Surveys

February 14, 2014

Derrick Lampkin
University of Maryland

Fuel Injecting an Ice Stream: Drainage from Water-Filled Crevasses within the Shear Margins of Jakobshavn Isbræ, Greenland

February 21, 2014

Esteban Gazel
Virginia Tech

Life cycles of mantle plumes: A perspective from the Galapagos

March 7, 2014

Greg Noe
U.S. Geological Survey

The role of floodplains in mediating sediment and nutrient transport and biogeochemistry: implications for watershed restoration and of climate change

March 28, 2014

William Barnhart
U.S. Geological Survey

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Phantom Earthquakes and the Punctuated Growth of Mountain Belts

April 4, 2014

Justin Brown
Miami University of Ohio

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The Tortoise vs. the Hare: Slow slipping earthquakes improve the forecasting of fast rupturing earthquakes

April 11, 2014

Matthieu Galvez
Geophysical Lab, Carnegie

Aqueous fluids and mass transfer in subduction: theory, experiments and nature in dialogue

April 18, 2014

Nicholas Schmerr
University of Maryland

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Exploring the interiors of the Earth, Moon, Mars, and Outer Satellites: a seismic journey through the Solar System

April 25, 2014

Judson Harvey
U.S. Geological Survey

Hyporheic-zone biogeochemical processing: applying knowledge of microscale controls to biogeochemical budgets for large river basins

May 9, 2014

Leah Ziegler
Oregon State University

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A brief history of Earth's magnetic field

May 16, 2014

Susannah Dorfman
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

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The mineral physics test kitchen: finding the recipe for lower mantle heterogeneities

May 20, 2014

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11:15 am

Jessica Hawthorne
California Institute of Technology

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An investigation of aseismic slip associated with small earthquakes using strain and seismic data

June 3, 2014

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BioPsych 1243

Maxwell Rudolph
Portland State University

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Dynamic evolution of Earth's mantle since 450 Mya

The coordinator for the Colloquium Series is Dr. Sujay Kaushal. You can contact him at skaushal AT