Lecture Series

Spring 2020/2021 Lecture Series

Departmental Seminar Series: Unless otherwise stated, seminars are held at 4:25 pm.  NOTE:  this year's seminar series will be virtual in nature due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Contact Cathy Edwards at 513-529-3216 or edwardca@miamioh.edu for information about accessing the talks.

Monday, February 1, 2021

Jared Gooley (USGS & Miami University Alum)
"From Forearc to Transform:  Sedimentary Record of Changing Tectonic Setting in the Central California Continental Margin"

Monday, February 8, 2021

Linduo Zhao (University of Illinois:Urgana-Champaign & Miami University Alum)
"Biogeochemical Influence on Mercury Bioavailability and Methylation"

Monday, February 15, 2021

Joey Lazzaro (Boeing: Apollo Mission Control & Miami University Alum))
"My Trajectory from Geology Student to Apollo flight Controller"

Monday, February 22, 2021

Phil Kerr (Iowa Geological Survey)
"All the data sets:  Making sense of the Iowan Erosion Surface"

Monday, March 1, 201

Student Poster Forum Week

Monday, March 8, 2021

Laura Bilenker (Auburn University)
"Ironing out the details:  The power of non-traditional geochemical methods to answer questions about metal deposits"

Monday, March 15, 2021                

Kelly McHugh & Elise Conte (Pacific Northwest National Lab and Miami University Alum)
"I-SO-DOPE:  Developing New Approaches for Nuclear Safeguards" 

Monday, March 22, 2021               

Charles Semler (Semler Materials Services & Miami University Alum)
"Rocking with Refractories"

Thursday, April 1, 2021 @ 10:00 AM (EST)

Iain Stewart (University of Plymouth, UK)
"Selling Planet Earth:  Re-purposing Geoscience Communications for Sustainable Human Progress"

Thursday, April 1, 2021**              

Iain Stewart (University of Plymouth, UK) Baldwin Lecture Series
"Seismic Faults and Sacred Sanctuaries:  Earthquakes and Human History in the Mediterranean Progress"

Monday, April 5, 2021


Monday, April 12                 

Wellness Day for Students

 Monday, April 19

Tony Albrecht (Raisa Energy & Miami University Alum)
"What's an Acre Worth?  An Oil & Gas Perspective"

Monday, April 26

Christopher Atchison (University of Cincinnati)
"Accessible and inclusive collaboration:  An evolution of field-based technology and learning in the geosciences"


**19th Annual Baldwin Frontiers in Geology Lecture Series

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