Seminar Schedule

Looking to attend geology and environmental sciences seminars? The department sponsors several seminars throughout the year, bringing notable speakers from around the country. Check out the seminar schedule below for this year’s presentations.

Seminars take place Fridays at 3 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) at the locations noted in the schedule below. Seminars are free and open to the public. Please direct any questions about this schedule to the seminar coordinator, Thomas Weber by email at t.weber@rochester.edu


Fall 2022
(Every Friday at 3 p.m. unless otherwise noted)
DateLocationSpeakerTopic
September 2
September 9Hutchison Hall 140Lauren Kipp (Rowan University)Tracing shelf-derived elements in the Arctic ocean with radium-228
September 16Hutchison Hall 140Nic Litza, Alex Ihle, JohnPaul SleimanGraduate Student Presentations
September 23
September 30, 4:00pmDewey 1-101Tolulope Olugboji (University of Rochester)On Quakes, Bombs & Earth’s Anatomy: The Science of Forensic & Planetary Seismology
October 7Hutchison Hall 140Jay Brett (Johns Hopkins University)Regional ocean modeling for climate science and adaptation
October 14Hutchison Hall 140Sarah Harter and Jesse DuganGraduate Student Presentations
October 21Hutchison Hall 140Ben Hmiel (Environmental Defense Fund)Applications of Scientific Advocacy: Mitigation of Anthropogenic Oil & Gas Methane Emissions
October 28Hutchison Hall 140Esteban Gazel (Cornell University)
November 4
November 11
November 18Hutchison Hall 140Sonia Tikoo-Schantz (Stanford University)
November 25
December 2
December 9