Seminar Schedule : Fall 2014

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.

Time: Most seminars are held at 4:00 pm. A change of times will be noted under the date of the seminar.

Location: Unless otherwise noted, all seminars will be held in room 117 of the Science and Research Building 1. A change of rooms will be noted in red (bold) in the Date column.

Date Speaker Presentation Host
09/05/14 Paul Mann
How can the past help us understand the future: An 80-year-history of the UH Dept of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Zhou
09/12/14 Steve Pennings
UH Dept. of Biology & Biochem.
Reciprocal feedbacks between crabs and creek growth in coastal salt marshes Lefer
09/19/14 Gerald North
Climate Change Research 2014 Choi
09/26/14 Juske Horita
Texas Tech
Isotope Perspectives on the Deep Carbon Cycle: Implications for Earth Formation and Isotope Biosignatures Fu
10/03/14 Bruce Douglas
Indiana University
Use of Terrestrial Laser Scanning for Deciphering the Tectonic History of SW Montana Wang
10/10/14 Yandi Hu
Nanoscale geochemical reactions: important for oil production and environmental remediation Zhou
10/17/14 Gary Acton
Sam Houston State University
A dynamic Geomagnetic Field Revealed from Coring a Constellation of Paleomagnetic Stations in the Ocean Basins Sager
10/24/14 Danny Stockli
UT Austin
New Departures in Isotopic Provenance Studies Saylor
10/31/14 Masako Tominaga
Michigan State University
The origin of the Jurassic Quiet Zone and the forefront of deep-sea geophysical research method Sager
11/07/14 Brian Horton
UT Austin
Growth and exhumation of the Andean thrust belt and foreland basin during flat-slab subduction in Argentina Saylor
11/14/14 Everett Gibson
Seeking Martian Biosignatures: Tantalizing Evidence within Martian Meteorites Fu
11/21/14 Allison Kennedy Thurmond
Industry-Driven Advances in Predictive Earth System Modeling: Addressing The Paleotopography Challenge iin 4D Khan
11/28/14 Thanksgiving Break