Earth Sciences' Seminar Series

Speakers for the Spring Series are now set (please see below).  All talks are on Fridays from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in SSB 7172 (unless otherwise noted) . Coffee and nibblies provided - but bring your own mug!

If you are interested in giving a presentation to the department, please contact Dr Dan Gibson.

January, 13

Laura Thomson
SFU Earth Sciences' PostDoc

"55 years of research at White Glacier, Axel Helberg Island, Nunavut"
January, 20

Leif Anderson
SFU Earth Sciences' PostDoc

"The effect of debris and year-to-year climate variability on glacier response"
January, 25 at 11:30am in TASC1 7005

Martyn Unsworth
U of A

"Inflating volcanoes and the world's largest magma body - Studies of magmatism in the Bolivian and Chilean Andes"
January, 27

Kamini Singha
Colorado School of Mines /
NGWA Darcy Lecture Tour

"A Tale of Two Porosities: Exploring Why Contaminant Transport Doesn’t Always Behave the Way It Should"
February, 3

Duane Froese
U of A / SFU EASC Adjunct

"Extinction of mainland and island mammoth populations in Arctic North America 6000 years ago"
February, 10

Maurice Colpron
YGS / SFU EASC Adjunct

"Late Triassic to Middle Jurassic magmatism in the Intermontane terranes of Yukon"
February, 17 Reading Break - No Seminar this week
February, 24

Diana Allen
SFU Earth Sciences

"From Minutes to Millennia: Transient Responses in Groundwater Systems"
March, 3

Steve Grasby
CSPG Lecture Tour

"Geothermal Energy in Canada – new opportunities for geoscientists"
March, 10

Lionel Jackson
GSC Emeritus / SFU EASC Adjunct

"Geology of the Evergreen Line Tunnel"
March, 17

Sarah Schultz
SFU Earth Sciences

"The co-occurrence of Trypanites and Glossifungites substrate-controlled trace-fossil assemblages in a Triassic mixed siliciclastic-carbonate depositional system: Baldonnel Formation, Williston Lake, B.C."
March, 24

Steve Piercey
Memorial University /
W.W. Hutchison Medal Lecture Tour

"Evaluating the interplay of magmatism, tectonics, and basin redox in the genesis of the Wolverine volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) deposit, Yukon, Canada"
March, 31

Craig Miller
SFU Earth Sciences

"Potential fields at active volcanoes: Modelling structure and time varying signals from active volcanoes in Chile and New Zealand"
April, 7 in TASC1 7005

Mark Coleman / Glenn Hall / Benjamin Neil
SFU Earth Sciences

BSc Honours' Presentations