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Seminar Schedule

Looking to attend geological, geomechanical and/or environment related seminars? The department sponsors several seminars throughout the year, bringing notable speakers from around the northeast. 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


SPRING 2020
DateLocation/TimeSpeakerTopic
January 17
January 24
January 31
February 7
February 14
February 21
February 28
March 6
March 13SPRING BREAK - NO SEMINAR
March 20Lander AuditoriumFeng Cheng, University of RochesterPlio-Pleistocene climate change on the Tibetan Plateau
March 27Lander AuditoriumMarc Buursink, USGSGeochemistry and Characterization of Geologic Greenhouse Gas Emissions in California
April 3TBA Peter Raymond, Yale UniversityTBA
April 10Lander AuditoriumAlex Hayes, Cornell UniversityTBA
April 17Lander Auditorium

Chris Yakymchuk, Waterloo University

Recent advances and future challenges in metamorphic geology
April 24Lander Auditorium

Ben Van Mooy, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

TBA
May 1Lander Auditorium

Esteban Gazel, Cornell University

TBA