Geological and Environmental Sciences

Spring 2015

Seminar Schedule

Please join us throughout the semester to learn more about a variety of topics in the areas of geology, environmental science, and more!

Time and Location (unless otherwise noted): 5:00-5:50 PM, CSU Chico, PHSC 202

DateSpeakerTitleVideo Link

Mon Feb 16

Dr. Bethany Ehlmann, California Institute for Technology, and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory: Mineralogical Society of America Distinguished LecturerRoving Mars with Curiosity: Geochemistry and Mineralogy at Gale Crater (Note: PHSC 213 @ 4:00PM)Video not Available
Tues Feb 24David Schmidt, University of Washington: EarthScope Distinguished LecturerThe Silent Life and Quivering Fits of the Cascadia Subduction ZoneVideo not Available
Tues Mar 10Michelle Sneed, USGS; Groundwater Resources Association Distinguished SpeakerLand Subsidence: The Low Down on the DrawdownVideo not Available
Tues Mar 24Todd Greene, Geological & Environmental Sciences, CSU Chico co- sponsored by CWEHydraulic fracturing (fracking) and its potential impacts to groundwater resourcesWatch on YouTube
Tues April 7Hawaii Fieldtrip participants, CSU, ChicoA report on the Geology of Hawaii: prehistoric, historic, and active volcanic processesVideo not Available
Tues April 21Richard Allen, UC Berkeley: GeoPRISMS Distinguished LecturerWhen Plates Collide: Imaging the roots of Cascadia’s volcanoesVideo not Available
Tues May 5Kurtis Burmeister, University of the PacificExploring the third dimension in compressional tectonic systems when data are limited;
insights from geologic mapping & fabric analysis
Video not Available