Events and Colloquium Calendar

Spring 2024

Unless otherwise noted, colloquium meets every Friday at 3:05 pm in 26 Gearhart Hall, the auditorium. All meetings are subject to change. For remote attendance, below are the full details to join via Zoom. All meetings will use the same Zoom link/number unless otherwise specified. Users should sign into zoom first before using the weblink. ID: 741 509 8499Passcode: r.18MY4^One tap mobile+13092053325,,7415098499#,,,,*88182211# US+13126266799,,7415098499#,,,,*88182211# US (Chicago)

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Jan 26

Thomas Cullen
Assistant Professor of Paleobiology, Department of Geosciences, Auburn University

Testing hypotheses in dinosaur-dominated terrestrial ecosystems using geochemistry

Feb 2

Jeremy Maurer
Assistant Professor, Geological Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology

On the hunt for future earthquakes: Using geodetic strain rates to say where and how big future earthquakes will be

Feb 9

Meredith Gore
Associate Professor, Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland

Inter- and anti-disciplinary thinking about harmful human-environment relationships and conservation crime

Feb 16

Taylor Hermes
Assistant Professor of Environmental Archaeology, University of Arkansas

Emergence and Evolution of Pastoralism in Central Asia

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Feb 23

Vera Smirnova
Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Political Science, Kansas State University

Territorial regimes and spatial forms of Russian de- and re-colonization

Mar 1

Ryan Strickland
PhD Candidate, Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas

Controls on the development of hummocky topography on debris-covered glaciers

Mar 8


Mar 15

Lars Kutzbach
Professor, Universität Hamburg, Germany

Seasonal increase of methane emissions linked to warming in Siberian tundra

Mar 29

Korab Vranovci

Apr 5

Storm Lecture

Apr 12

Mike Williams

Apr 19

Jason Davis

Apr 26

Cynthia Palomares


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