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Events and Colloquium

Fall 2014

Unless otherwise noted, colloquium meets every Friday at 3:05 pm in 26 Ozark Hall, the auditorium. All meetings are subject to change.

August 29
 
Introduction to Faculty and Students followed by Back-to-School Picnic
September 5
Daniel Wagner, USGS -Trends in Precipitation, Streamflow, Reservoir Pool Elevations, and Reservoir Releases in Arkansas and Selected Sites in Louisiana, Missouri, and Oklahoma, 1951-2011
September 12
Dave Stahle, University of Arkansas faculty - Amazonian tree-ring chronologies for climate and streamflow reconstruction
September 19
Max Torbenson, University of Arkansas, GEOS PhD candidate - Broken time - Asychrony between Holocene chronologies?
September 26
Walt Manger, University of Arkansas, The Grand Canyon - Forty Years Enjoying its Geology and Wondering About its Origin
October 3
GEOS Advisory Board meeting, 8:00-3:00 pm
Daniel Allen, Core Lab, Unconventional Analyses for Unconventional Rocks:  Core Analysis
Saturday
October 4
The University of Arkansas Research Conference (UARC) in Ozark Hall
October 10
Matt Covington, University of Arkansas, Unraveling the incision processes in soluble bedrock channels
October 17
No colloquium
October 24
Amelia Shevenell, IODP Lecturer, University South Florida and UCL, The southern ocean reveals its climate secrets:  paleotemperatures from Antarctic margin marine sediments
October 31
Katherine Knierim, University of Arkansas, General Geology at the University of Arkansas: What We Are Doing, What Works, and What Challenges
November 7
David Rodgers, Idaho State University, Hot Spots, Weak Rocks and Dense Gabbro - Crustal Deformation in the Wake of the Yellowstone Hotspot
November 14 
Kim Smith, University of Arkansas, Biological Sciences, Early  Natural History Observations in Arkansas 1805-1845, with special reference to Friedrich Gerstacker
Monday
November 17
4:10 pm
Jennifer Pharr-Davis, National Geographic Speaker - (This will be held in Bell 2282 instead of Ozark Hall)
November 21
Byron Winston, University of Arkansas
November 28
no colloquium
December 5
TBA
December 11
GEOS Chili Cook Off
December 12
Dead Day