Department of Geology
500 Geology Physics Building
P.O. Box 210013
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013
Colloquium Series Schedule
Fall Semester, 2014
Time: Fridays at 3:35 in room 527, Geology-Physics Building (unless otherwise noted)
Refreshments begin after the colloquium in the Rug Room
Coordinator: Andy Czaja (firstname.lastname@example.org)
||Geology faculty, staff, and students: Summer activity slideshow and lab safety presentation.
||Natalie Kruse Daniels, Ohio University: "On-site treatment of hydraulic fracturing flowback and produced water: Removing hardness ions and radioactive isotopes"
Host: Amy Townsend-Small
||Nate Bradley, US Bureau of Reclamation: "Large scale hydraulic modeling of the Trinity River: Science-supported river restoration project prioritization and decision making"
Host: Dylan Ward
||**Special joint seminar with Dept. of Sociology***
Lori Peek, Co-director of the Center for Disaster and Risk Analysis, Colorado State University: "The Deepwater Horizon oil spill: Enduring health effects and youth empowerment efforts along the U.S. Gulf Coast"
||Nadine McQuarrie, University of Pittsburgh: "Evaluting the importance of structural geometry, rates of thrusting and topographic evolution on thermochronometer cooling ages: insights from the Bhutan Himalaya"
Host: Eva Enkelmann
||No Colloquium: Departmental 4-day field trip|
||Arndt Schimmelmann, Indiana University, Bloomington: "Natural outgassing of shale gas and the discovery of a sink for atmospheric methane"
Host: Matt Vrazo
Chris Widga, Illinois Geological Survey: "Last of the American elephants: The Midwestern mammoth and mastodon project"
||Shuhai Xiao, Virigina Tech: "on the eve of the Cambrian explosion: Biological evolution in the Ediacaran Period"
Host: Andy Czaja
||Mark Krekeler, Miami University: "Short stories from the transmission electron microscope"
Host: Warren Huff