Indiana University Bloomington

Spring 2008 Colloquia

Seminar series at other departments

IUB Anthroplogy
IUB Astronomy
IUB Biology
IUB Chemistry
IUB Geography
IUB Physics

Indiana Geological Survey

Ph.D. Dissertation Defenses (campus wide)

IUPUI Geology (Indianapolis)
Purdue EAS (West Lafayette)

Bloomington Science Café (at Borders)

See Also

Sigma Gamma Epsilon the undergraduate and graduate student organization.

Information for Prospective Students

January 14

Juergen Schieber, Indiana University
Colloquia Organization and a Talk on Shales

January 28

Aileen Yingst, UWisc Green Bay
Geology Without the Rocks: Conducting Field Work on One Planet When You're Stuck On Another.

February 7

Michael Peacoc, AAPG lecturer
Athabasca Oil Sands: Understanding the Oil Sands from the Regional Scale to the Project Scale, Kearl. - A Case History

February 11

Eric Calais, Purdue University
The East African Rift: Present-Day Kinematics and Current Rifting Events

February 18

Paul Hoffman, Harvard, Double Treat
Brownbag: Cap carbonates: Signatures of snowball Earth?
Colloquium: The Pleistocene glacial controversy and discovery of the greenhouse effect and the dynamic lithosphere

February 25

Dibyendu Sarkar, UT San Antonio
Arsenic in Urban Environment: A Promising Remedial Alternative to an Emerging Public Health Issue

March 3

Laura Crossey, U. New Mexico
"Continental Smokers"

March 17

Jeanette Pope, DePauw University

March 24

Gary Parker, UIUC
Cyclic steps from the high mountains to the bottom of the ocean: a universal morphology of rivers and turbidity currents

April 7

Stephen Mojzsis, U. Colorado
A glimpse into the nature of the Hadean Earth from the chemistry of pre-3.9 billion year old zircons

April 14

Bob Downs, U. Arizona
Compression Mechanisms of Minerals

April 21

Michael Brudzinski, Miami U., Ohio
Bump and Grind: The Hazards of Plates that Want to Get Down

April 28

Bill Dietrich, UC Berkeley
Is there a topographic signature of life?"