Spring 2019 Seminar Schedule

2108-19 Friday Guest EES Speakers

Public Welcome


Seminars are held most Fridays at noon in Rm. 101 of the STEPS building (the auditorium in "A" wing) preceded by a department lunch at 11:00am in ST 102.

Guide for speakers


January 25, 2019 3:10pm

Tim Shipley , Temple University, co-sponsored by Cognitive Science, Psychology, EES, and CoE

"Understanding and Promoting Spatial Learning in the Geosciences" (View flyer)



February 1st

Jessica Blois, UC Merced

"Changing climates and communities at the end of the Quaternary: biotic interactions, novel climates, and the limits of model predictability"

(host: Bob Booth)


February 7 and 8th

D. Foster Hewett Seminar Series


February 22nd

Graduate Symposium (see printable flyer with schedule)


March 1st

Jonathan Wynn, Program Director, Division of Earth Sciences, National Science Foundation

"Rapid Sea-ice loss and ocean acidification in the Western Arctic Ocean"

(host: Zicheng Yu)


March 6th (Wednesday) 4:10-5:00pm

Samuel Angiboust, Institut de physique du globe de Paris 

"Knockin' on Mantle's Door: Field and Modeling Insights onto Tectonic Processes at the Base of the Seismogenic Zone"

(host: Gray Bebout)


March 22nd

Sridhar Anandakrishnan, Penn State University

Title: ’Slip Slidin’ Away: Ice sheets and glaciers in a changing climate’

 (host:Anne Meltzer)


March 29th

Maureen Long, Yale University

"The Appalachians and how they got that way: New insight into eastern North America from EarthScope and related datasets."

 (host: Anne Meltzer)


April 5th

Lynda Williams, Arizona State University

"Unearthing the Antibacterial Properties of Clays to Combat Antibiotic -Resistant Pathogens"

 (host: Peter Zeitler


April 12th

Dulcinea Groff, Post Doc, Lehigh University, Department of  Earth and Environmental Services

"Terrestrial-marine linkages in the Falkland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula"


April 24th, (Wednesday) at 9:00am in ST 102

Dr. Juan Carlos Benavides, Department of Ecology and Territory

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia

"Carbon Exchange Patterns of High Elevation Peatlands in Tropical South America”

 (host: Zicheng Yu)



May 3rd

Undergraduate Symposium