Spring Semester, 2022

Fridays, 12:20-1:15 PM, Online via Zoom. Please contact the colloquium coordinator for the link.

Coordinator: Reza Soltanian,

Schedule of Presentations



Presentation Topic(s)

Aug. 26


Sarah Hammer, UC Geology

Annual Lab Safety presentation

Sept. 9

Scott Painter, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Progress toward a new generation of watershed models

Sept. 23

Robert Ford, US Environmental Protection Agency

Research to improve characterization of groundwater contamination and remediation performance for sites with impacts to surface water

Oct. 7

Kenneth Williams, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

The East River Watershed: Hydrobiogeochemical studies spanning scales and disciplines

Oct. 21

Christopher Atchison, UC Geology, CECH

Universally-designed instructional strategies to promote inclusive communities of learning in geoscience field courses

Nov. 4


Thomas Algeo, UC Geology


The importance of salinity analysis in paleoenvironmental studies

Nov. 18

Charles Shbeo, West Virginia University


Into the abyss: Passive margin stratigraphy reveals seascape evolution processes

Dec. 2

Behazd Ghanbarian, Kansas State University

Effect of scale on permeability in porous media