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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:

DateTimeTopic
August 29th 20193:30pm"Building inclusive learning communities
through technology-enabled geoscience field experiences"
Dr. Anita Marshall
Department of Geological Sciences
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611

September 5th 20193:30pm"Intracratonic rotations of Dharwar Craton, India: Weighing the Paleomagnetic Evidence"
Dr. Anthony Pivarunas
Department of Geological Sciences
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611
September 12th 20193:30pm“Exploring volcanoes in central Iceland as analogs for planetary surfaces.”
Dr. Jacob Richardson
NASA Postdoctoral Fellow
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD
September 19th 20193:30pm"The Importance of Quantitative Skills: How Even the Worst Geology Student Can Make a Career!"
Dr. Victor J. Ricchezza
Adjunct Lecturer in the School of Geosciences
University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida
September 26th 20193:30pmRescheduled to a later date
October 3rd 20193:30pm"Understanding the causes and consequences of mass extinction events."
Dr. Courtney Sprain
Department of Geological Sciences
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611
October 10th 20193:30pm"Science, Scientists, and the Public: Opportunities to engage a new generation."
Dr. Megan Ennes
Florida Museum of Natural History
Thompson Earth Systems Institute
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-7800
October 17th 20193:30pm“Temporal Resolution of Paleontological Samples”
Dr. Michal Kowalewski
Florida Museum of Natural History
University of Florida
October 24th 20193:30pm“Do glaciers matter in global elemental cycles?”
Dr. Jon Hawkings
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
Florida State University
1800 E. Paul Dirac Dr.
Tallahassee, FL 32310-3706
October 31st 20193:30pmTBA
Dr. David C. Blackburn
Associate Curator of Amphibians and Reptiles
Florida Museum of Natural History
University of Florida
November 7th 20193:30pm"Modelling and assessing lava flow hazards"
Dr. Elisabeth Gallant
School of Geosciences
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL
November 14th 20193:30pmTBA
Dr. Bradley R. Hacker
Professor of Geology
Dept of Earth Science and Earth Research Institute
University of California, Santa Barbara CA


November 21st 20193:30pm“Model predictions versus observations of hurricane rain bands”
Dr. Corene Matyas
Department of Geography
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611