Seminar Schedule : Spring 2016

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Houston offers its seminars on most Friday afternoons during the fall and spring semesters. For more information regarding seminars please visit the seminars resource page.

Time: Most seminars are held at 11:00 am. A change of times will be noted under the date of the seminar.

Location: Unless otherwise noted, all seminars will be held in room SR1 116 of the Science and Research Building 1. A change of rooms will be noted in red (bold) in the Date column. NOTE ROOM CHANGE FOR SPRING SEMESTER.

Assistance with speaker setup: An EAS TA is assigned the task of: providing lapel microphone and making a sound check, providing remote slide changer with built in laser pointer, and loading the speaker’s slides.  For the spring 2016, semester this person is: Vanessa Caicedo ( vacaicedo@uh.edu ).



Date Speaker Presentation Host
01/22/16 Barry Katz
Chevron
Lacustrine basin unconventional resource plays: Key differences Bissada
01/29/16 Chris Harig
Princeton University
Measuring Ice Mass Loss from Melting Ice Sheets and Arctic Glaciers Jadamec
02/05/16 Anirban Roy
UH postdoc
Frontier area in air quality model development input  Choi
02/12/16 Harm van Avendonk
UT Austin
Structure and early evolution of the northern Gulf of Mexico: New constraints from marine seismic refraction data Mann
02/19/16  Nick Hayman
UT Austin
Mid-Cayman spreading center  Mann
02/26/16 Robert Stewart
UH EAS
New approaches for seismic data processing Saylor
03/04/16 Laurent Montesi
University of Maryland
Formation of shear zones and rifts on Earth and other planets  Jadamec
03/11/16 Jingqiang Tan
UH (postdoc)
Integrated geological characterization of the Lower Paleozoic marine shale formations in the Upper Yangtze Platform: China's most promising shale gas plays Bissada
03/18/16 Spring Break
03/25/16 Tao Sun
UH-EAS Research Associate
Lost Deserts in Antarctica   Bissada
04/01/16  Elizabeth Griffith
UT Arlington
Stable metal isotopes in barite - applications in marine and continental settings Silva-Tamayo
04/08/16  Thorne Lay
UC Santa Cruz
Surge of Great Earthquakes since 2004 Zheng
04/15/16 Bumseok Chun
TSU (Houston)
Spatial Statistical Analysis and Simulation of the Urban Heat Island Wang/Khan
04/22/16 Paul Wessel
University of Hawaii
Hot-, Pole-, and Ridge-Spotting: Geometric Games of Plate Tectonics with Application to Absolute Plate Motion Modeling Wang