Lecture Series

Spring 2022 Lecture Series

Departmental Seminar Series: Unless otherwise stated, seminars are held at 4:25 pm.  NOTE:  this year's seminar series will be a mix of in-person and virtual due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Contact Cathy Edwards at 513-529-3216 or edwardca@miamioh.edu for information about accessing the talks.

Monday, January 31, 2022

Miguela Ingals (Penn State University)
"Carbonate-associated phosphate as a proxy for alkalinity and phosphate levels on early Earth"

Monday, February 7, 2022

Matt Dietrich (IUPUI, Miami University B.A./M.A. '16)
"From shrimp to house dust, why should we care about heavy metals in our environment"

Monday, February 14, 2022

Eric Boyd (Montana State University)
"Biomining metals from pyritic ores with methanogenic archaea"

Thursday, February 24, 2022**  - 6:00 PM via Zoom

Jeff Pigati and Kathleen Springer (USGS)
"The regional response of desert wetlands to abrupt climate change"

Monday, March 7, 2022

Celina Suaraz (University of Arkansas)

Monday, March 14, 2022 - room 152 SHD and via Zoom

John M. Hughes (University of Vermont and Miami University)
"Minerals and Society"

Monday, March 28, 2022 - room 152 SHD and via Zoom       

Berry Lyons (Ohio State University)
"The Geochemistry of Rivers:  The Role of Natural and Anthropogenic Impacts, Global Examples"

Monday, April 4, 2022 - room 152 SHD and via Zoom

Andy Czaja (University of Cincinnati)
"Perserverance's 1 year on Mar's and the search for ancient marine life"

Monday, April 11, 2022

Reed Scherer (Northern Illinois University, IODP Distinguished Speaker)
"Inferring West Antarctica ice sheet history from diatoms offshore, nearshore, down core and beneath the ice sheet"

Monday, April 18, 2022              

Arya Udry (UNLV, MSA Distinguished Speaker)
"What can we learn from Martian samples?"

Monday, April 25, 2022 - room 152 SHD and via Zoom

Jim Hermann (Hermann Studio, Miami University B.A. '83, M.A. '87)
"The Creation of the Miami University Geology & Environmental Earth Science Centennial Sculpture"


**20th Annual Baldwin Frontiers in Geology Lecture


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