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Spring 2017 Geology Department Seminar 

    Held on Tuesdays at 12 PM (noon) in Cramer Hall S17 unless otherwise noted.


April 4            Marshall Gannett (USGS)

                      Hydrology of Central Oregon and Associated Groundwater-Dependent Ecosystems        


April 11         Kamini Singha (Colorado School of Mines) – Darcy Lecture

                        The Critical Role of Water in Critical Zone Science: An Exploration of Water Fluxes in the Earth’s Permeable Skin

NOTE: This seminar will be held in SMSU Room M211 (Office of Academic Innovation)


April 18         Christian Torgerson (USGS)

                        Envisioning rivers and data-driven discovery in the Google Earth Era


April 25         Mark Person (New Mexico Tech)

                        Continental Shelf Freshwater Water Resources: An Unconventional Water Resource for Coastal Megacities?


May 2             David Feldman (UC Irvine)

                        Can the 21st Century city be water sustainable? Lessons for an urban ecology of resilience from recent experience


May 9             Julia Rosen

Communicating science: Lessons from a scientist-turned-journalist


May 16          Ben Scandella (OWRD)

                        Understanding Carbon Cycling: Quantifying Spatially and Temporally Variable Gas Fluxes from Lake Sediments


May 23      Ben Mirus (USGS)

                        Quantifying Shallow Landslide Potential in the Pacific Northwest: Recent Progress and Ongoing Challenges


May 30          Roy Sando (USGS)

                        Predicting streamflow permanence using "big data" techniques



Other Seminar Events:

Geological Society of the Oregon Country (GSOC) Monthly Talks