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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 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

Note that due to COVID restrictions on travel and gatherings, all seminars will occur online via Zoom until further notice. Zoom links will be provided in the table below, and forwarded to our mailing lists prior to the seminar. 

Fall 2020
February 5
February 12
February 19Zoom, 3pm

Roisin Commane (LDEO)

Greenhouse gas measurements
February 26
March 5Zoom, 10am

Claudio Argentino (Tromso)

Methane oxidation at the methane-sulfate transition in marine sediments
March 12
March 19Zoom, 10amMarielle Saunois (U. Versailles)CANCELED
March 26Zoom, 3pmMaylis Landeau (IPGP)Formation and dynamics of Earth's core
April 2
April 9
April 16Zoom, 3pmHelen Janiszewski (U. Hawaii)Imaging Trans-Crustal Magmatic Systems with Receiver Functions
April 23Zoom, 3pmDaniele Bianchi (UCLA)Oceanic emissions of nitrous oxide: from global patterns to regional-scale processes
April 30Zoom, 3pmVaishali Naik  (GFDL)CANCELED