Spring, 2012, Guest Speaker Series : Colby College Geology
Spring, 2012, Seminar Presentations
Colby College Department of Geology

All seminar talks are in Mudd 218
on Friday afternoons at 1:00 p.m.

(unless otherwise noted)

Light refreshments are provided.


Date Speaker Title
10 February, 2012 Ms. Carrie Tyler
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Candidate for Visiting Assistant Professor
Does predation play a role in the decline of post-Paleozoic brachiopods? Re-visiting chemical defenses and palatability.
17 February, 2012 No seminar
No seminar
24 February, 2012 Mr. Adiel Klompmaker
Kent State University
Candidate for Visiting Assistant Professor
Predator-prey interactions and decapod crustacean biodiversity in the fossil record
2 March, 2012 Ms. Mary Koslowski
Cornell University
Candidate for Visiting Assistant Professor
Spines and ridges in marine gastropods: Why are specific morphologies recurrent through time?
9 March, 2012 Ms. Sarah Garlick
author of Flakes, Jugs, and Splitters: A Rock Climber's Guide to Geology
North Conway, New Hampshire
Creating Connections: Geology, Rock Climbing, and the Future of Science Education
16 March, 2012 Ms. Jacinda Nettik
Caerus Oil and Gas
A Petroleum Geologist's Career: It's as much what you know as who you know
23 March, 2011 SPRING BREAK No Seminar
30 March, 2012 Dr. Tim Grover
Castleton State College
New insights regarding the Proterozoic geologic evolution of the Adirondack Mountains, New York
6 April, 2012Dr. Rory McFadden
Salem State University
Oblique tectonics in West Antarctica: A window into the deep crust
13 April, 2012 Dr. Michael Jessup
University of Tennessee
Strain partitioning and mid-crustal flow in the Himalaya
20 April, 2012 Dr. Julie Brigham-Grette
University of Massachusetts
Arctic Vulnerability to Climate Variability over the past 3.6 Myr: Lessons from sediments drilled at Lake El’gygytgyn, Western Beringia
27 April, 2012 No formal seminar Colby Undergraduate Research Symposium
4 May, 2012 Emma Beck '12 Examination of Spatial Variations in Recrystallization Mechanisms in Quartz

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