Earth Sciences' Seminar Series

Speakers for the Fall 2019 Series will be announced soon.  All talks are on Thursdays from 3:30-4:30pm 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 Jessica Pilarczyk.

Previous semester's speakers

January, 9 at 1:30-2:30pm

Jesse Reimink
Carnegie Science

"From Iceland to Idaho: the Hadean-Archean evolution of the Slave craton from petrology and Hf-isotope geochemistry”
 January, 17

Arnfinn Prugger
CIM Distinguished Lecture Series

"Scissors Creek:  the First Potash Shaft Successfully Completed in Saskatchewan since 1979"
January, 24

David Gray
Nexen Energy /
CSEG Distinguished Lecture Series

"An Unconventional View of Geoscience"
January, 31

Swetha Venugopal
SFU Earth Sciences

“Along arc variations in the magma source beneath the Garibaldi Volcanic Belt, Western Canada
February, 7

Joshua Davies

"Milankovitch Cycles in Paleoproterozoic Banded Iron Formation"
March, 14

Andy Smye
Penn State University

"Differentiation of continental crust during extension"
March, 21

Graduate Research Symposium
SFU Earth Sciences

March, 28

Mohammad Abbassi
International Institute of Earthquake Engineering & Seismology (IIEES)

"Active faulting in urban area, in example of Tehran-Iran"
April, 4

Derek Thorkelson
SFU Earth Sciences /
Howard Street Robinson Lecturer

"The Precambrian Secrets of Yukon"
April, 4

Maksym Golovetskyy
SFU Earth Sciences /
Undergrad Honours Thesis - Oral Presentation

"Assessing the ‘magma-loading’ model for prograde metamorphism in continental arcs: a case study from Harrison Lake, British Columbia"