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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 26 WSU Jeffrey Lee (Central Washington Univ)
A 125 km-long right step across the Pacific-North America plate boundary dextral shear system: Kinematics of fault slip transfer
Feb 2 U of I Eric Mittelstaedt (Univ Idaho)
Investigating deep-sea hydrothermal circulation at mid-ocean ridges using cameras, light-up boards, and sticky fluids
Feb 23 WSU Renee Breedlovestrout (Idaho Geological Survey)
Idaho has gas to burn: hydrocarbon play element analysis in the Payette Basin, southwest Idaho
Feb 27 (Mon) UI, JEB 104 Erika Rader (Post Doc, NASA Ames Research Center)
Imitating Giant Lava Flows -Flood basalt emplacement in the Deccan Traps, India
Mar 2 U of I Gary Michelfelder (Missouri State University)
Magma Accumulation at Continental Volcanic Arcs: Using a Crystal-Size Scale to Track the Evolution of Large Volcanic Systems
Mar 7 (Tues) U of I Ben Ellis (Institut fur Geochemie und Petrologie, ETH Zurich)
Pre-and post-eruptive histories of Snake River Plain rhyolites
Mar 9 U of I Emily Mullen (Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans, Université Blaise Pascal)
Origin and evolution of Cascade Arc magmatism: Perspectives from geochemistry and geochronology
Mar 23 U of I Thomas Ptak
Pipelines, Energy Rescaling and Small Hydropower in China: Security, Development and Sustainability
Mar 30 WSU Kathleen Autenrieth (Kinross Gold Corporation)
Economic geology of the Curlew district, Wash.: exploration of a blind epithermal system
Apr 6 U of I Cameron Campbell (California Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources)
Are Unconventionals Becoming the New Conventionals?
Apr 13 WSU Robert Smith (University of Utah)
The Anatomy Of Old Faithful: Seismic imagery of the entire Yellowstone plumbing system, mantle plume to crustal magma reservoirs to geysers and hot springs


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