Department of Earth & Climate Sciences

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Distinguished Speakers Series for 2018-2019

Tuesdays 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Thornton Hall 604 (unless otherwise noted)

Please join us for lunch and refreshments in the Geoscience conference room
at 12:30. Seminar will begin at 1PM.

Seminar Coordinator: Alexander (Zan) Stine

Graduate Student Seminar Coordintor: TBA

For disability-related accommodations: call (415) 338-2061or email (geosci@sfsu.edu)

Archive of Presentation Topics: 2008-2009; 2009-2010 ; 2010-2011; 2011-2012; 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018


Fall 2018

September 4

Welcome Party

(1PM-2PM), TH 604

September 11th
Response of the Deep to Shallow Crust to Eocene Ridge-Trench Interaction in the Pacific Northwest
Robert Miller
Geology Department, San Jose State University

September 18th
Enigmatic Neoproterozoic Iron Formations: Snowballs or Rifts?
Russell Shapiro
Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, California State University, Chico

September 25th
Geomorphology, Science, and Engineering: Perspectives from a Consultant
Anthony Falzone
FlowWest

October 2nd
How topography creates strong monsoons
Bill Boos
Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley

October 9th
Where less is more: Limited subsurface water storage capacity can shield forests from drought
David Dralle
Eel River Critical Zone Observatory, University of California, Berkeley

October 16th
Carbon Services of California Coastal Habitats: Restoration as a tool in Ocean Acidification and Climate Change Management?
Melissa Ward
University of California, Davis

October 23rd
In the future, will it rain more on tropical land or tropical ocean?
Hugo Lambert
University of Exeter

October 30rh
TBA
Erin Bray
California State University, Northridge

November 6rh
TBA
Kate Hewett
University of California Davis Bodega Marine Laboratory

November 13rh
Master of Science Thesis Defense
Suzanne Goldstein
Molly Mclaughlin

November 20th
NO SPEAKER SERIES – Fall Recess

November 27rh
Master of Science Thesis Defense
Lauren Finkelstein

December 4th
Bachelor and Master of Science Thesis Defense
Alexandria Lagos
Natalie Corkhill

December 11th
NO SPEAKER SERIES – AGU

 

 


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