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Seminar Schedule

Fall 2017

Introductions

Dr. Mike Pope, Texas A&M University

Friday, September 8, 2017
11:30AM-12:30PM
HALB 101


What controls weathering within a carbonate critical zone? The answer is blowin' in the wind

Dr. Matt Covington, University of Arkansas

Friday, September 15, 2017
11:30AM-12:30PM
HALB 101


Illuminating the genesis of methane hydrate within coarse-grained reservoirs through deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico

Dr. Peter Flemings, University of Texas at Austin

Friday, September 22, 2017
11:30AM-12:30PM
HALB 101


How fast? How hot? When? - Part 1 - New research into the rates, dates, and states of brittle fault slip

Dr. James Evans, Utah State University

Friday, September 29, 2017
11:30AM-12:30PM
HALB 101


How fast? How hot? When? - Part 2 - Direct measurement of induced earthquakes under Halbouty 101

Dr. Frederick Chester, Texas A&M University

Friday, October 6, 2017
11:30AM-12:30PM
HALB 101


Type and extent of deformation achieved in experimental samples...and what that could possibly tell us about real rocks...or the strength of the lithosphere...or life in general

Dr. Renée Heilbronner
Adjunct Professor, Tromsø University, Norway 
Emerita Professor, Geological Institute, Basel University, Switzerland
Michel T. Halbouty '30 Visiting Chair, Texas A&M Univeristy

Friday, October 13, 2017
11:30AM-12:30PM
HALB 101


Exploring the Moon's Crust with NASA's GRAIL Mission

Dr. Walter Kiefer, Lunar and Planetary Institute

Friday, October 27, 2017
11:30AM-12:30PM
HALB 101


Only a matter of time: Cascadia mega quakes & tsunamis

Dr. Rick Carlson, Texas A&M University

Friday, November 3, 2017
11:30AM-12:30PM
HALB 101


Diagenesis in mudstones: friend or foe for stratigraphers?

Dr. James Macquaker, ExxonMobil

Friday, November 10, 2017
11:30AM-12:30PM
HALB 101


Artifically-induced changes to organic matter properties as a consequence of the act of observation.

Dr. Irene Aragon, Geochemist, Chevron ETC Hydrocarbon Charge Modeling & Geochemistry

The effect of oil based on drilling mud (OBM) on the assessment of hydrocarbon charge potential: are we underestimating source rock potential?

Dr. Norelis Rodriguez, Geochemist, Chevron ETC Hydrocarbon Charge Modeling & Geochemistry

Friday, November 17, 2017
11:30AM-12:30PM
HALB 101


Geochemical constraints on duration of weathering for Neoproterozoic Baltic paleosol

Dr. Steve Driese, Baylor University

Friday, December 1, 2017
11:30AM-12:30PM
HALB 101


Spring 2018

TBA

Dr. Hiroko Kitajima, Texas A&M University

Friday, January 19, 2018
11:30AM-12:30PM
HALB 101


TBA

Dr. Doug Jerolmack, University of Pennsylvania

Friday, January 26, 2018
11:30AM-12:30PM
HALB 101


TBA

Dr. Eric M. Dunham, Stanford University

Friday, February 2, 2018
11:30AM-12:30PM
HALB 101


TBA

Dr. Seth Finnagen, University of California - Berkeley

Friday, February 9, 2018
11:30AM-12:30PM
HALB 101


TBA

Dr. Mauricio Ibanez-Mejia

Friday, February 16, 2018
11:30AM-12:30PM
HALB 101


TBA

Dr. Samantha Hansen, University of Alabama

Friday, February 23, 2018
11:30AM-12:30PM
HALB 101


TBA

Dr. Kirk Nordstrom, USGS

Friday, February 2, 2018
11:30AM-12:30PM
HALB 101


TBA

Dr. Nadia Lapusta, California Institute of Technology

Friday, March 23, 2018
11:30AM-12:30PM
HALB 101


TBA

Dr. Beatrice Magnani, Southern Methodist University

Friday, April 6, 2018
11:30AM-12:30PM
HALB 101


TBA

Dr. Quanrong Wang, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan)

Friday, April 13, 2018
11:30AM-12:30PM
HALB 101


TBA

Dr. Julia Reece, Texas A&M University

Friday, April 20, 2018
11:30AM-12:30PM

HALB 101


TBA

Dr. Sam Purkis

Friday, April 27, 2018
11:30AM-12:30PM
HALB 101

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