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Seminar Series

Dec. 4, 2015 (3:30 p.m., UI McClure 209)

A picture is worth a million voxels: Quantitative 3-D visualization of Earth materials

Heather Watson, RPI, COMPRES Distinguished Lecturer

Times and Locations

Seminars are held on Fridays.

  • UI-hosted seminars are in McClure Hall, Room 209 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • WSU-hosted seminars are in Webster, Room 16 from 3-4 p.m.
Date Location Speaker/Title
Sept. 4 UI Becky Flowers, University of Colorado, MSA Distinguished Lecturer
Dating an iconic landscape: How old is the Grand Canyon?
Sept. 11 WSU Sean Long, WSU
Creation and synorogenic collapse of a structural culmination in the Nevadaplano: Sevier giveth, gravity taketh away
Sept. 18 UI Riley Brinkerhoff, SM Energy, AAPG Visiting Geoscientist
The Uinta Basin- Center of the Geological Universe
Sept. 25 WSU Ryan Porter, Northern Arizona University
Flat slab subduction in South America - driving forces and implications for the Western U.S.
Oct. 2 UI Tom Worsley, Ohio University
What I think I know about global warming and mass extinction
Oct. 9 WSU John Watkinson, WSU
Oct. 16 UI Ethan Hyland, University of Washington
Paleogene greenhouse climates: examining equability and low gradients during the EECO
Oct. 23 WSU Sara Worsham, UI
Using a novel magnesium isotope tracer to investigate the dolomitization of the Red River Formation in the Williston Basin
Oct. 30 UI Deepak Dhingra, UI
Nov. 6 WSU Arron Steiner, Portland State University
The Strawberry Volcanics of NE OR: The making of intra‚Äźcontinental andesites with arc affinities and the connection to the Columbia River Basalt province
Nov. 13 UI Michael Smith, Northern Arizona University
Quantifying Climatic, Tectonic And Geomorphic Signatures In Eocene Strata Of The North American Cordillera
Nov. 20 WSU Jake Lowenstern, USGS
Mantle, crustal, and geothermal degassing at Yellowstone, plus a summary of its geologic past and current activity
Dec. 4 UI Heather Watson, RPI, COMPRES Distinguished Lecturer
A picture is worth a million voxels: Quantitative 3-D visualization of Earth materials


Department of Geological Sciences

Physical Address:
McClure Hall 203

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3022
Moscow, ID 83844-3022

Phone: (208) 885-6192


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