Additional speakers may be added during the semester, check frequently for an updated schedule.
Title of Talk
Tirzah Abbott, Northern Illinois University
Cryogenic brine formation in the Ross Sea recorded by oxygen isotopes in diatom silica from a pliocene marine sediment core.
Alan Whittington, University of Missouri
Temperature-dependent heat transfer: Implications for geotherms, metamorphism, and magmatism.
Harold Tobin, University of Wisconsin-Madison
THe NanTroSEIZE Drilling Project: A deep window into subduction zone megathrust processes.
Peter S. Cartwright, PE, Cartwright Consulting Co.
Arsenic and fluoride contaminated groundwater supplies: Removal technology choices.
Gay Sigel, Jenner & Block LLP, Environmental Law
Climate change law during the Obama administration: Race against time.
Lucas Zoet, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Subglacial strengthening for stick-slipping ice streams.
Sidney Hemming, Columbia University, Earth Institute: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Provenance of Antarctic Glacigenic Sediments: Insights into Past Ice Sheet Behavior and Antarctica’s Hidden Geology.
Katherine Ryker, Eastern Michigan University
The total geology lab makeover: Improving the learning process for students and teachers.
Tim Shipley, Department of Psychology, Temple University
Science of Learning in STEM Education & Practice: Expanding our understanding of cognitive science and disciplinary science through education.
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.