Additional speakers may be added during the semester, check frequently for an updated schedule.
Title of Talk
Jason Rech, Miami University
Development of the Central Andean rain-shadow (based on climate change recorded by paleosols in the Atacama Desert and their oxygen isotope composition).
Douglas Wiens, Washington University
Antarctic seismology and its implications for ice sheets.
John Jansen, Cardno ENTRIX
Keeping the pump primed: aquifer sustainability.
Karen Samonds, Northern Illinois University
Waifs and relicts: deciphering the biogeographic history of Madagascar’s extant vertebrates.
Ross Powell, Northern Illinois University
Discoveries in a new Earth environment: subglacial Lake Whillans, Antarctica.
Jaime Barnes, University of Texas
Chlorine stable isotope behavior in volcanic systems: tracer of source or process?
Sarah Brokus, Northern Illinois University
Surface and groundwater interactions in the hyperarid Atacama Desert of northern Chile.
Tyrone Rooney, Michigan State University
From initiation to termination – the critical role of magma in rift evolution.
Peter Clift, Louisiana State University
The Asian monsoon and its link to Cenozoic climate change.
Colloquia are co-sponsored by the Graduate Colloquium Committee of Northern Illinois University.
All talks will be held in Davis Hall 308 at 4:00 p.m. on the campus of Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois, *except as noted. For maps or directions, and any updates to this schedule, please call the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences at 815-753-1943.