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GGE Seminars 2023-2024

Announcements

Announcements for each talk are emailed to the South Dakota Mines campus community. 
If you are off campus, please subscribe to GGE_SEMINAR-L to get announcements and updates. 

Seminar coordinator: Dr. Kevin Ward

All of our department seminars are at 4:00 pm local campus time unless noted otherwise.

Date Location Speaker (* - online) Organization Title Host
Aug-25 PRL atrium South Dakota Mines GGE
GGE Fall Kickoff Social Katzenstein
Sep-01 No Seminar - Labor Day Holiday
Sep-08
No Seminar - GGE Department Fall field trip
Sep-15No Seminar - Rocker Days M-Day
Sep-22
CB 204E
Dr. Sarah W. Keenan
South Dakota Mines
Unravelling the Vertebrate Fossil Record through Geobiology in Modern and Ancient Systems
Ward
Oct-06 No Seminar - Native American Day Holiday
Oct-13No Seminar - Geological Society of America annual meeting - October 15-18 in Pittsburgh, PA
Oct-20 CB 204W
Dr. Jamie M. McFarlin
University of Wyoming
Biomarkers: Unique perspectives on (Paleo)environmental change from microbes to insects
Keenan
Nov-03CB 204WDr. Rachel A. ShortSouth Dakota State UniversityAdvancing Conservation Paleobiology through Ecometrics: Integrating functional traits and environments of past, present, and future faunas
Ward
Nov-10 No Seminar - Veterans Day Holiday
Nov-17CBEC 2228
Dr. Hiroki Sone
University of Wisconsin
Measuring the Poro-Viscoelastic Properties of Nankai Accretionary Prism Materials and its Implications for Overpressure Development
Ward
Nov-24 No Seminar - Thanksgiving Day Holiday
Dec-01 PRL atrium
GEOL 464 Senior Research I
GGE Department
Geology Senior Research I Proposals (Poster Session) (3:00-5:00 pm) Pellowski

Semester break
Jan-12No Seminar - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday
Jan-19
CB 204WDr. Brandy Toner
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Geological Society of America - Continental Scientific Drilling Division distinguished lecture
Ward
Feb-02
CB 204WDr. Hannah I. Shamloo
Central Washington University Tracking the timing of eruption initiation: Using diffusion in melt and minerals
Ward
Feb-16No Seminar - Presidents' Day Holiday      
Feb-23
CB 204W

Dr. James E. Saiers

Yale University Natural and anthropogenic processes affecting drinking-water quality within rural communities of the Appalachian Basin
Ward
Mar-08No Seminar - Spring Break      
Mar-15No Seminar - Spring Break      
Mar-22
CB 204WDr. Clinton KochSandia National Labs
TBA
Ward
Mar-29
No Seminar - Easter Holiday      
Apr-05
CB 204W
Dr. Daniel E. Portner
New Mexico Institute of Mining and TechnologyCrustal-Scale Seismic Imaging of Data-Poor Volcanic Systems
Ward
Apr-12
CB 204W
Dr. Rachel Laker
University of Cincinnati How much time is recorded in a fossil assemblage?
Ward
Apr-26PRL atriumGEOL 465 Senior Research IIGGE DepartmentGeology Senior Research II Presentations (Poster Session) (3:00-5:00 pm)Pellowski


Grad Lunch & Learn

TBD Coordinated by GGE Graduate Representatives. Information will be added as seminars are arranged.

Contact: Dr. Liangping Li ( Liangping.Li@sdsmt.edu
Regular meeting time: Mondays at 12:00 pm   Zoom meeting link

Schedule
Date
Lead Title/Topic
Aug 28
Dr. Li
 Meeting to vote for new student representatives

TBDDr. Li
Graduate student Town Hall meeting on Zoom 




GIS Workshops

Professional GIS Workshops are offered twice a year (December/January and May/June)

Intro to GIS I and II; Switching To Pro; GIS Field Data Collection

Workshop website and registration



GEOE/GEOL/PALE Advisory Board Meetings

Next meeting: Saturday, April 13, 2024