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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


Fall 2021
September 3
September 10Lander Auditorium, 3pm

Christopher Lowry (University of Buffalo)

Water Security in a Changing Climate: what professional scientists need to know

September 17
September 24Goergen 109, 3pmHussein Aluie (University of Rochester)Disentangling the Oceanic Circulation
October 1
October 8Lander Auditorium, 3pmDavid Cúñez (University of Rochester)The transport of granular materials
October 15Goergen 109, 3pmJune Wicks (Johns Hopkins University)To the core and back: dynamic compression studies to study planetary evolution
October 22Lander Auditorium, 3pmVictor Lherm (University of Rochester)Planetary core formation in the Lab
October 29Goergen 109, 3pmAlex Hayes (Cornell University)Ocean Worlds of the Outer Solar System: Life as you know it or life as you don’t?
November 5
November 12
November 19Lander Auditorium, 3pmJudith Rosentreter (Yale University)
December 3