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Seminar Series


The University of Florida Department of Geological Sciences Seminar Series
is a weekly event during the fall and spring semesters that take place in
room 100 Williamson Hall (Bless Auditorium) unless otherwise noted.
Following is the current  Seminar Series schedule:

January 9th 20203:30pm"Soil Carbon: A passive recorder and active driver of global climate change"

Dr. Tim Gallagher
Postdoctoral Fellow
Jackson School of Geosciences
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX

January 16th 20203:30pm“Coral Calcification in a Changing Ocean”

Dr. Weifu Guo
Associate Scientist
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods hole, MA
January 23rd 20203:30pm"Preindustrial greenhouse gas emissions have warmed the tropics for thousands of years"

Dr. Samantha Bova
EOAS Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ
January 28th 20203:30pm“Can evidence of past sea-level change inform Antarctic mass loss and future sea-level rise?”

Dr. Daniel Gilford
Postdoctoral Associate
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ
January 30th 20203:30pmNo Seminar
February 6th 20203:30pmTBA
February 13th 2020
Reitz Union RM. 3320

Dr. Wendy Bohon
Geologist & Science Communication Specialist
IRIS: Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology
Washington, DC

February 20th 20203:30pm“Integrative molecular biogeochemistry of soil organic matter with global environmental change”

Dr. Myrna Simpson
Professor & Associate Director of the Environmental NMR Centre
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada
February 27th 20203:30pm
“Generation of Enriched Mantle Sources: Evidence from Volatiles and Light Stable Isotopes”

Dr. Jackie Dixon
Professor of Geological Oceanography
University of South Florida
St. Petersburg, FL
March 5th 20203:30pmSpring Break No Seminar
March 12th 20203:30pmTBA

Dr. Bryndan Durham
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

March 19th 20203:30pmTBA
March 26th 20203:30pmCarbon Processing in Aquatic Critical Zones: Biogeochemical Challenges in the 21st Century.
Dr. Thomas Bianchi
Jon L. and Beverly A. Thompson Endowed Chair
Department of Geological Sciences
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
March 31st3:30pm"Characterizing explosive eruptions in Alaska, Hawaii, and the Cascades"
Dr. Alexa Van Eaton
Research Geologist,
U.S. Geological Survey
Cascades Volcano Observatory
Vancouver, Washington
April 2nd 20203:30pmTBA
Dr. Ryan Mathur
Department Chair & Associate Professor
Juniata College
Huntingdon, PA
April 9th 20203:30pmTBA

Dr. Patricia Gregg
Assistant Professor
Department of Geology
University of Illinois
Urbana, IL
April 16th 20203:30pmTBA

Dr. Jonathan Martin
University of Florida Term Professor
Department of Geological Sciences
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL