Spring 2021 Colloquium

The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences is proud to offer weekly colloquiums during the academic year from speakers of diverse backgrounds in geoscience and related disciplines. Topics often include: astronomy, climate change, volcanology, sustainability, green infrastructure, geochemistry, and more!

Watch all SEES Colloquiums from the Spring 2021 Semester

Thank you to all our presenters this semester: Pedro Val, Alia Lesnek, Joan Peterson, Robert Schenck, Jamie Asan, Jacquelyn Bracco, Deborah Kelley, Juliane Webber, Diana Garcia Silva, Shima Abadi, Ben Kwiatkowski, Dax Soule, and R. Shane McGary!

 

Feb 10 | Pedro Val; Federal University of Ouro Preto
Building and moving mountains: are the heights and asymmetries of Cordilleran mountains controlled by climate?
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM via Zoom
Poster | Watch Recording


Feb 17 | Alia Lesnek; University of New Hampshire
A Land of Ice and Fire: Late Quaternary deglaciation, sea level change, and volcanism on America’s Northwest Pacific coast
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM via Zoom
Poster | Watch Recording


Feb 24 | Joan Peterson; Queensborough Community College
Monitoring of a Vernal Pool Restoration Site in Northeastern Queens
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM via Zoom
Poster | Watch Recording


Mar 3 | Robert Schenck & Jamie Asan; CUNY Graduate Center & SEES
“Sediment Provenance and Climate along the Indo Burma Ranges, Eastern Bangladesh”
& “Extracting the deep marine record of earthquakes from the Japan Trench margin sediments”
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM via Zoom
Poster | Watch Robert’s Presentation | Watch Jamie’s Presentation


Mar 10 | Jacquelyn Bracco;  QC SEES
Ion Sorption Mechanisms at Barite-Water Interfaces
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM via Zoom
Poster


Mar 17 | Deborah Kelley; University of Washington (Sponsored by Con Edison)
Wiring an Active Underwater Volcano: Eruptions, Hot Springs and Novel Life Forms
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM via Zoom (viewers must register for access with the link below)
Poster | Watch Recording


Mar 24 | Juliane Webber; Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Influence of Microstructure and Impurities on Mineral Reaction Rates Across Multiple Scales
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM via Zoom
Poster


Apr 7 | Diana Garcia Silva; QC SEES
MA Candidate Presentation: “Improving statistical skills through storytelling”
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM via Zoom
PosterWatch Recording


Apr 14 | Shima Abadi; University of Washington
Listening to the ocean: sound of rain and wind
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM via Zoom
Poster | Watch Recording


Apr 21 | Ben Kwiatkowski; CUNY Graduate Center
Identifying and Correlating Shoaling Events of the Central American Seaway to Global Oceanographic Changes During the Late Miocene (12 – 9 Ma): Results from High- Resolution Records from ODP Site 1000
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM via Zoom
Poster | Zoom link


Apr 28 | Dax Soule; QC SEES
BRAVOSEIS: Geophysical Investigation of Rifting and Volcanism in the Bransfield Strait, Antarctica
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM via Zoom
Poster | Zoom link


May 5 | R. Shane McGary; James Madison University
Hidden Histories: Tales of Stones and Irons
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM via Zoom
Poster | Zoom link

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