Past Events

Buried forests and ghost ships: Geoarchaeology of the Black and Baltic Sea Coasts by Ilya Buynevich of Temple University

Please join us for the next seminar series on April 28, 2015 at 12:30pm in Beach Hall room 233.  Ilya Buynevich from Temple University will be presenting “Buried forests and ghost ships: Geoarchaeology of the Black and Baltic Sea Coasts.” Students and faculty are invited to attend.  Snacks will be served.    

Career Day with UConn Geosciences Alumni

Career Day with UConn Alumni PLEASE JOIN US in Beach 233  FOR A CAREER PANEL on April 21, 2015 FEATURING UCONN ALUMNI Presentations, Q&A, Lunch   Margaret A. ThomasDr. Thomas is the State Geologist for the State of Connecticut Geological Survey Office. Gordon BinkhorstDr. Binkhorst is a Hydrogeologist with Alta Environmental, Inc., in Colchester, CT  […]

“From isotopes to mountain slopes: Unraveling the sedimentary response to tectonics and surface processes in the Patagonian Andes” with Julie Fosdick

PLEASE JOIN US!   THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2015 12:30PM BEACH HALL 233 Julie’s research addresses the interactions between crustal deformation, exhumation, and basin evolution during mountain-building. She is particularly interested in understanding the long-term evolution of orogenic belts during their growth and denudation as recorded in the sedimentary record. Julie draws upon numerous field-based, analytical, and modeling tools […]

Getting blood from a stone: Animation, X-rays, and dinosaur track diversity by Stephen Gatesy, Brown University

Please join us!  Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 12:30pm in Beach Hall 233 for our next Seminar Series presentation by Stpehen Gatesy of Brown University. Stephen Gatesy’s background is in biology, paleontology, and art. He has a BA from Colgate University, was the Watson Fellow where he studied dinosaurs in European museums, and received his […]

“Continental Differentiation by Relamination” presented by Bradley Hacker, U.Cal Santa Barbara

Please join us for our next Geoscience Seminar Series on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 12:30pm in Beach Hall Room 233.  Bradley Hacker from UC-Santa Barbara, will be presenting “Continental Differentiation by Relamination”. Bradley R. Hacker  is a Professor of Earth Science at the University of Calfornia, Santa Barbara’s Earth Research Institute.  He received his […]

The nature and duration of the Sturtian Snowball Earth Glaciation by Francis Macdonald of Harvard University

Please join us on March 10, 2015 for our Spring Seminar Series at 12:30pm in Beach Hall 233.  Francis Macdonald, Associate Professor of Geology at Harvard University, will be discussing his research on “The nature and duration of the Sturtian Snowball Earth Glaciation.” His research focuses on the interactions of tectonics, climate, and biological evolution […]

Evaluating mobilization and transport of Arsenic and other trace elements from poultry litter application – Presented by Yinka Oyewumi of Central CT State University – on March 3, 2015

Please join us for the next seminar in our Spring Seminar Series, presented by Yinka Oyewumi from Central CT State University.  His topic will be “Evaluating mobilization and transport of Arsenic and other trace elements from poultry litter application.”  The seminar will be held on March 3, 2015 at 12:30pm in Beach Hall 233.   […]