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Events and Colloquium


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

January 16
Dr. Celina Suarez, University of Arkansas -  How to Make Effective PowerPoint and Poster Presentations
January 23
Mr. Peter Carragher, Rose and Associates - What Were They Thinking?
January 30
Dr. Katia Fernandes, Columbia University - Incorporating Climate Variability and Change into Fire Potential Assessments in Western Amazon
February 6
February 13
February 20
Dr. Fred Paillet, University of Arkansas - The Whole Nine Yards - Teaching all aspects of well hydraulics and borehole geophysics to professional hydrologists in India
February 27
Dr. Jami J. Lockhart, Arkansas Archeological Survey - Geoarchaeology and the Interdisciplinary Study of Cultural Landscapes
March 6
Mr. Bill Sharp, Noble Energy Inc. - High Resolution CT Scans: More than an image
March 13
Dr. Margaret Guccione, University of Arkansas - Impact of the Mississippi, Missouri, and Red Rivers' Alluvial Style on the Geoarcheology of these Unique River Valleys
March 20
no colloquium - South-Central GSA Meeting in Stillwater
March 27
no colloquium - SPRING BREAK
April 3
Elvis Bello - University of Arkansas graduate student - The Geologic Beauties of Big Bend and Carlsbad Cavern
April 10
Neil Pederson of Harvard Forest and Park Williams of the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University - Sitting on the Edge:  Tree-Ring Evidence of Abrupt Historical and Future Change in the US
April 17
Jordan N. Burns, MA Geography Student - Mapping Ancient Baldcypress Forests for Conservation at Black River, North Carolina
Ian M. Howard, PhD Geosciences Student - Reconstructing Nutrient Cycling in a Mixed Coniferous Forest of the Northern US Using Stable Nitrogen Isotopes
April 24
Joe Myre, UA Post-Doc Geosciences -
April 30
May 1
DEAD DAY - no 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
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
November 17
4:10 pm
Jennifer Pharr-Davis, National Geographic Speaker - The Emotional Conservationist (This will be held in Bell 2282 instead of Ozark Hall)
November 21
Phil Hays, USGS, University of Arkansas, Geosciences - Hydrogeology and water quality of the hot springs of Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas
November 28
no colloquium
December 5
Daigo Yamamura, PhD Candidate in Geosciences, University of Arkansas - The Story Sandstone Tells you: From Fossilization to Jurassic Park
Todd Knobbe, MS Candidate in Geosciences, University of Arkansas - Impacts of the Central Atlantic Magnetic Province on the Terrestrial Carbon Cycle
Thursday, December 11
GEOS Chili Cook Off
December 12
Dead Day