Fall 2019 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. All colloquiums are free to attend and will be held in the Science Building on the first floor in room D-135 unless otherwise posted.

In addition to colloquiums hosted by our department, you will find details about seminars presented by our faculty at off-campus locations.

 

September 4th, 2019

Armaghan Abed-Elmdoust, PhD | UT Austin
Socio-hydrology: A new science of people and water


September 11th, 2019

William Blanford, PhD | Queens College, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Fate and Transport of Hydrocarbons in Aqueous Solutions through Sandstone


September 12th, 2019

Karl Lang, PhD | Queens College, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Diagnosing a Tectonic Aneurysm: Observation from the Eastern Himalaya
(5:30 PM at the CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Ave, New York, NY in room 4102 –  more information here)


September 18th, 2019

Frances Rivera-Hernández, PhD Guarini Dean’s Postdoctoral Fellow | Dept. of Earth Sciences, Dartmouth College
From Grains to Landscapes: Reconstructing Martian Environments at Multiple Scales


September 25th, 2019

David Schwartz, PhD | Earthquake Geologist Emeritus US Geological Survey, SEES Alumni
The Future of Past Earthquakes: Insights into Earth Behavior from Earthquake Geology and Paleoseismology (held in the Con Edison Lecture Hall: SB C-201)


September 26th, 2019

Dax Soule, PhD | Queens College, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
The BRAVOSEIS (Bransfield Volcano Seismology) Project
(5:30 PM at the CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Ave, New York, NY in room 4102 –  more information here)


October 2nd, 2019

Natalie Bump Vena, JD, PhD | Queens College Urban Studies
Grassroots Governance: Volunteer Stewardship and Ecological Restoration in the Cook County Forest Preserves, IL​


October 16th, 2019

Karl Lang, PhD | Queens College, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Linking Orography with Orogeny in the Southern Alps of New Zealand


October 23rd, 2019

William D’Andrea, PhD | Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
Climate and CO2 in the Early Miocene from the Foulden Maar Diatomite


October 24th, 2019

Cecilia McHugh, PhD | Queens College, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Submarine paleoseismology as a tool for identifying earthquakes and tsunamis: Lessons learned and future challenges
(1:15 PM at the American Museum of Natural History Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Central Park West & 79th St, New York, NY in the Wallach Orientation Center on the 4th floor – more information here)


October 30th, 2019

Steven Kidder, PhD | City College
Deformation of Earth’s Upper Mantle: an Overview and Evidence from New Zealand Xenoliths


November 6th, 2019

Jazlyn Natalie | Queens College, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
The relationship between seafloor deformation and seismicity rates at Axial Seamount following the 2015 eruption


November 13th, 2019

Stephen A. Arnott, PhD | Queens College, Department of Biology
Factors controlling the synchronization of fish population dynamics among neighboring estuaries


November 20th, 2019

Clive Belfield, PhD | Queens College, Economics Department
What can economists really say about our climate emergency?


December 4th, 2019

Student Poster Symposium
SEES Undergraduate, Graduate, and Postdoc research presentations, location TBD 


December 17th, 2019

Geology 200 Poster Symposium
Students from Geology 200: Methods in Geosciences, will present posters for their final projects in the Science Building Atrium from 1:45 PM – 3:45 PM. Coffee and cookies will be provided to attendees. 

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