EASC Seminar Series

The Earth Sciences' Department hosts an ongoing seminar series in the Spring (Jan-Apr) and Fall (Sept-Dec) semesters of each year. Speakers for the Spring EASC Seminar Series are nearly set. All talks, unless otherwise noted, are on Thursdays from 2:30-3:30 p.m at SSB 7172 as well as Online via Zoom.

If you are interested in giving a presentation to the department, please contact Raphael Gromig or Yannick LeMoigne.  

Spring 2023 Series

January 12

Garth Kirkham
Kirkham Geosystems Ltd.

"Geoscientific Numerical Modelling for Mining and Environmental Applications"

January 19

No Seminar

January 26

David Corrigan
Corrigan Geoscience / Howard Street Robinson Lecture Tour

"The Archean-Proterozoic transition and emergence of modern-type plate tectonics"

February 2

No Seminar

February 9

No Seminar

February 16

Glyn Williams-Jones
SFU Earth Sciences

"Meager Mumblings - Current hazards and conditions at the Mount Meager Vocanic Complex"

February 23

No Seminar - Reading Break

March 2

Brendan Murphy
SFU Environmental Science

"Mind the gaps: a systems approach to predicting post-wildfire geohazards"

March 9

Maria Schaarschmidt
University of the Fraser Valley

"Luminescence dating around the world"

March 16

Britta Jensen
University of Alberta / GAC Hutchison Lecture Tour

"The Holocene Eruption History of Mount Churchill and the White River Ash identity crisis"

March 23

Rebecca Pearce
SFU Earth Sciences, Post Doc

"Harnessing Cosmic Rays for Environmental Research: From Antarctic Glaciers, to Sub-Atomic Particles, to Volcanic Heat"

March 30

Graduate Research Seminar Day
SFU Earth Sciences

Presenters and Poster Sessions

April 6

Samuel Woor
Oxford University

"Alluvial fans of the Hajar Mountains: records of monsoon variability over the last 300 ka in south-east Arabia"