Seminars, Workshops, and Meetings

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GGE Seminars 2022-2023

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. 

Joining seminars online 

  1. Please run the Zoom meeting test a day or two before the meeting.
  2. The day of the seminar click here and enter password (if prompted): Diorite

Seminar committee: Dr. Kevin Ward

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

Date Location Speaker (* - online) Organization Title Host
Aug-26 PRL atrium South Dakota Mines GGE
 GGE Fall Kickoff Social Katzenstein
Sep-02 No Seminar - Labor Day Holiday
Sep-09 CB 204W Elizabeth M. Berg‬ 
Sandia National Lab Rolling the Dice to Image Alaska: A Bayesian Story
Ward
Sep-16 CB 204W Jonathan R. Delph
Purdue University Subduction Heterogeneity in Cascadia
Ward
Sep-23No Seminar - Rocker Days M-Day
Sep-30
CBEC 2228
Hartwig E. Frimmel
University of Wüerzburg, Germany
The Global Gold Cycle: How did it start? (Society of Economic Geologists - Thayer Lindsley Visiting Lecturer)
Paterson/McCormick
Oct-07 No Seminar - Native American Day Holiday
Oct-14 CB 204W
Erin A. Wirth* U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake Ground Shaking and Seismic Hazard in Cascadia USGS
Oct-21 CB 204W
Karen M. Fischer* Brown University Exploring the Earth’s Interior with Seismic Waves (American Geophysical Union - College of Fellows Distinguished Lecture Series Speaker)
AGU
Oct-28
CB 204W
Basil Tikoff* University of Wisconsin
Rethinking the Rockies: The Hit-and-Run Model of Terrane Collision for Mid-Cretaceous to Paleogene Deformation in the U.S. West Ward
Nov-04CB 204WLily S. PfeiferRowan UniversityPermian Loess and Equatorial Glaciation in Eastern Equatorial Pangea
Ward
Nov-11 No Seminar - Veterans Day Holiday
Nov-18 CB 204W Andrew K. Laskowski*
Montana State University
What created the Southern Tibetan Plateau drainage divide? Tectonics of the Gangdese Range and Interactions with the Yarlung River
Ward
Nov-25 No Seminar - Thanksgiving Day Holiday
Dec-02 PRL atrium
GEOL 464 Senior Research I
GGE Department
Geology Senior Research I Proposals (Poster Session) (3:00-5:00 pm) Anderson 

Semester break
Jan-13No Seminar - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday
Jan-20
CB 204WShaunna M. Morrison*Carnegie Institution for Science Driving Curiosity: Exploring Martian Geology and Habitability through MineralogyWard 
Jan-26
CB 204W
Alejandro Cardona University of Texas - Austin
Energy technology: Understanding Geo-material behavior
Li
Jan-27
CB 204W
Bradley J. CarrUniversity of WyomingNear-surface geophysical insights into geyser structure and dynamics, Yellowstone National Park, WY
Ward
Jan-30
CB 205
Yun YangUniversity of Alberta
Fundamental insights into pore scale physics of gas flow on subsurface resource recovery and geologic storage
Li
Feb-02
CB 204W
Zhi Ye
University of Oklahoma
Some geomechanics insights into Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) from laboratory experiments and field observations
Li
Feb-03
CB 204WJacqueline E. ReberIowa State University Earthquakes or Slow-Slip? How we use laboratory experiments to link material properties to slip dynamics (Association for Women Geoscientists Distinguished Lecturer Program)
Ward
Feb-06
CB 205
Michael Braunagel
The Ohio State University
TBA
Li
Feb-10CB 204W
Kurt W. Katzenstein
South Dakota MinesTBAWard
Feb-17 No Seminar - Presidents' Day Holiday      
Feb-24
CB 204W
Mairin F. A. BalisiAlf Museum of PaleontologyTBA
Ward
Mar-03
CB 204WR. Agustin Mors*Centro de Investigaciones en Ciencias de la TierraPhysico-Chemical and Biological Controls in a Travertine System in the High Andes of Northwestern Argentina
Ward
Mar-10No Seminar - Spring Break      
Mar-17No Seminar - Spring Break      
Mar-24
CB 204WAndrea L. Stevens Goddard Indiana University
 TBAWard
Mar-31 CB 204WDonna J. ShillingtonNorthern Arizona UniversityActive Faulting and Environmental Change in Young Rifts (Ocean Discovery Lecture Series)
Ward
Apr-07 No Seminar - Easter Holiday      
Apr-14CB 204WMathieu MorlighemDartmouth CollegeCan We (yet) Predict How Fast Greenland is Going to Melt? (Computational Infrastructure for Geodynamics Distinguished Speaker)
Ward
Apr-21CB 204WDiane M. Thompson University of ArizonaTBAWard
Apr-28PRL atriumGEOL 465 Senior Research IIGGE DepartmentGeology Senior Research II Presentations (Poster Session) (3:00-5:00 pm)Anderson


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 1 pm   Zoom meeting link

Schedule
Date
Lead Title/Topic
Aug-29
Dr. Li
 Meeting to vote for new student representatives
Nov-21Peter Daly
Paleocommunity Structure in Cretaceous Methane Seeps: Comparing North American Epeiric Sea Communities to those bordering the Global Ocean
Jan-20Dr. Li
Graduate student Town Hall meeting on Zoom 
Apr-17Curtis Price
Looking for surface history and tectonic footprints in DEM-derived stream profiles
Apr-24
John Gallucci
Ecomorphometric analysis of North American mammals during the Oligocene and Early Miocene


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 29, 2023