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Seminar Series

Times and Locations

Seminars are held on Thursdays at WSU or U of I.

  • U of I-hosted seminars are in McClure Hall, Room 209 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • WSU-hosted seminars are in Webster, Room 16 from 4-5 p.m.
Date Location Speaker/Title
Jan 17 WSU Chris Fisher (Washington State)
Understanding the Eoarchean Hf and Nd Isotope Record: the Role of Accessory Minerals
Jan 24 U of I Diego Melgar (University of Oregon)
The physics of large earthquakes and what it means for early warning systems

Jan 31

WSU Ryan Anderson (Washington State)
The Cenozoic tectonic evolution of the central Andes: the view from southern Bolivia
Feb 7 U of I

Wendy Bohrson (Central Washington)

Feb 14 WSU John Dilles (Oregon State)
Magmatic processes that produce porphyry copper deposits: from batholith formation to anhydrite, apatite and zircon mineralogy
Feb 21 U of I TBA

Feb 28

WSU Andrew Laskowski (Montana State)
What Created the Southern Tibetan Plateau Drainage Divide? Tectonics of the Gangdese Range and Interactions with the Yarlung River
Mar 7 U of I TBA
Mar 14 No Seminar: Spring Break
Mar 26 U of I Lujendra Ojha (Johns Hopkins University)
Geophysical and Landscape Evolution of Mars
Mar 28 U of I Ali M. Bramson (University of Arizona)
The Icy Mid-Latitudes of Mars
Apr 2 U of I Gwendolyn D. Bart (University of Idaho)
Apr 4 WSU Julie Baldwin (University of Montana)
Apr 9 U of I Joseph O'Rourke (Arizona State University)
Apr 11 U of I Mark Barton (Idaho Geological Survey)
Apr 18  WSU Mark Richards (University of Washington)
What Really Killed the Dinosaurs
Apr 25 U of I Graduate student presentations


Department of Geological Sciences

Physical Address:
McClure Hall 203

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

Phone: 208-885-6192


Web: Geological Sciences