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Geology Seminars co-hosted by SoE and University of Idaho

1 11-Jan CLASSES BEGIN (no seminar)
2 18-Jan NO SEMINAR
3 25-Jan WSU Reed Lewis, IGS
4 1-Feb UI Xiaogang (Marsall) Ma, University of Idaho Geo-Data science: Leveraging geoscience research with geoinformatics, semantics, and open data
5 8-Feb WSU Peter Larson, WSU Yellowstone Hot Springs: Thermal and Mass Fluxes in a Large Hydrothermal System
6 15-Feb UI
7 22-Feb WSU David Gaylord, WSU  Geologic Stories from Sedimentary Deposits in Volcanic Terrains:  with Examples from Taranaki, New Zealand and the Eastern Snake River Plain, Idaho
8 1-Mar UI Grant Harley, UI Rapid decline and mortality of a Pleistocene-aged Submerged  Taxodium distichum forest in the northern Gulf of Mexico
9 8-Mar WSU Jessica Stanley, UI
10 15-Mar SPRING BREAK (no seminar)
11 22-Mar UI John Bush & Pamela Dunlap Miocene evolution of the Moscow-Pullman basin
12 29-Mar WSU John Wolff, WSU
13 5-Apr UI Zachary Lifton, Idaho Geological Survey Overview of Geologic Hazards in Idaho
14 12-Apr WSU Mike Bland, USGS Flagstaff
15 19-Apr UI
16 26-Apr WSU Mary Benage, CVO

 

Seminar in Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences

1 Jan 8.  Course introduction.  Discussion on interdisciplinarity.  Dr. Mark E. Swanson.
2 Jan 15.  No session- Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday
3 Jan 22.  The geophysical template and the ecological environment: discussion with Dr. Swanson.
4 Jan 29.  Dr. Sarah J. Hart: The geomorphology and hydrology of a glaciated valley in the British Columbia Coast Mountains: What the forest can tell us.
5 Feb 5. Dr. Alex Fremier: Sex that moves mountains: Spawning fish can influence river profiles.
6 Feb 12.  Dr. Susan Harrison (UC Davis).   Geoecology of serpentine outcrops.
7 Feb 19.  No session- President’s Day holiday.
8 Feb 26.  Dr. Kent Keller- Hydrology connects the ecologic and geologic carbon cycles.
9 Mar 5.    Dr. Megan Walsh (Central Washington Univ.)-  Postglacial fire history in the Pacific Northwest: Understanding changing regimes using paleoecology, geology, and archaeology.
10 Mar 12.  No session- spring vacation.
11 Mar 19.  Dr. Sarah Roley (WSU School of the Environment). Restoring stream ecosystem function in working lands: can geological changes elicit ecological function?  Presented from Tri-Cities.
12 Mar 26.  Dr. Jenny Adam (WSU Civil & Environmental Engineering).  Topic to be announced.
13 April 2.  Dr. Cynthia Chang (University of Washington Bothell)- Patterns of plant succession across a disturbance gradient at Mt. St. Helens, Washington.
14 April 9.  Dr. Mohamed Islam (WSU): Arsenic contamination of groundwater in Bangladesh and its ecotoxicological impacts on humans.
15 April 16.  To be announced.
16 April 23.  Course summary discussion and conclusion.  Dr. Swanson.

 

 

11-Jan CLASSES BEGIN (no seminar)
18-Jan NO SEMINAR
25-Jan WSU Reed Lewis, IGS
1-Feb UI Xiaogang (Marsall) Ma, University of Idaho Geo-Data science: Leveraging geoscience research with geoinformatics, semantics, and open data
8-Feb WSU Peter Larson, WSU Yellowstone Hot Springs: Thermal and Mass Fluxes in a Large Hydrothermal System
15-Feb UI
22-Feb WSU David Gaylord, WSU  Geologic Stories from Sedimentary Deposits in Volcanic Terrains:  with Examples from Taranaki, New Zealand and the Eastern Snake River Plain, Idaho
1-Mar UI Grant Harley, UI Rapid decline and mortality of a Pleistocene-aged Submerged  Taxodium distichum forest in the northern Gulf of Mexico
8-Mar WSU Jessica Stanley, UI
15-Mar SPRING BREAK (no seminar)
22-Mar UI John Bush & Pamela Dunlap Miocene evolution of the Moscow-Pullman basin
29-Mar WSU John Wolff, WSU
5-Apr UI Zachary Lifton, Idaho Geological Survey Overview of Geologic Hazards in Idaho
12-Apr WSU Mike Bland, USGS Flagstaff
19-Apr UI
26-Apr WSU Mary Benage, CVO

 

 

Lane Family Lecture in Environmental Science

The Lane Family Lecture in Environmental Science is endowed by a gift from L.W. “Bill” Lane and his wife Jean.

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