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1997-1998 Program and Lecture Series

1997-1998 Program and Lecture Series

Free lectures and labs are held at 7:30 PM, Monday, on the Minneapolis campus of the University of Minnesota. For weather cancellations or more information, call (612)724-2101

22 Sep 97

 

FALL ANNUAL MEETING FALL ANNUAL MEETING - slide program of this past summer's field trips. Dinner at 5 PM/Meeting at 7 PM. Old Country Buffet, Maplewood (612)779-1957.

     
 

Lecture

Theme: MINNESOTA'S GEOLOGIC HERITAGE

6 Oct 97

#1

Origin of Our Solar System Origin of Our Solar System (about 4600 Ma) - Room B-75 Amundson Hall. E. Calvin Alexander, Jr., Ph.D. Geology & Geophysics Dep., U. of MN.

20 Oct 97

#2

Minnesota's Geology: A Window into Early Planetary Evolution During the Hadean Eon Minnesota's Geology: A Window into Early Planetary Evolution During the Hadean Eon (4600 Ma - 4000 Ma) - Room B-75 Amundson Hall. Paul Weiblen, Ph.D. Geology & Geophysics Dep., U. of MN.

3 Nov 97

#3

Archean Eon: Southern Gneiss Terrane Archean Eon: Southern Gneiss Terrane (3800 Ma - 2800 Ma) - Room B-75 Amunsdon Hall. Dave Southwick, Ph.D. Minnesota Geological Survey

17 Nov 97

#4

Archean Eon: Northern Greenstone-Granite Terrane Archean Eon: Northern Greenstone-Granite Terrane (2750 Ma - 2600 Ma) - Room B-75 Amunsdon Hall. Mark Jirsa, M.S. Minnesota Geological Survey

24 Nov 97

 

LABORATORY: Microscopic (Petrographic) Study of Minnesota's Igneous Rocks and Their Metamorphic Progeny LABORATORY: Microscopic (Petrographic) Study of Minnesota's Igneous Rocks and Their Metamorphic Progeny - Room 125 Pillsbury Hall. Jim Miller, Ph.D. Minnesota Geological Survey

1 Dec 97

#5

Minnesota's Mineral Resources Minnesota's Mineral Resources - Room B-75 Amunsdon Hall. James Welsh, Ph.D. Geology Dept., Gustavus Adolphus College

12 Jan 98

#6

Proterozoic Eon: Animikie Basin and Souix Quartzite Proterozoic Eon: Animikie Basin and Souix Quartzite (2300 Ma - 1650 Ma) - Room B-75 Amunsdon Hall.g. B. Morey, Ph.D Minnesota Geological Survey

26 Jan 98

#7

Proterozoic Eon: Keweenawan (Midcontinent) Rift Proterozoic Eon: Keweenawan (Midcontinent) Rift (1100 Ma - 900 Ma) - Room B-75 Amunsdon Hall. Jim Miller, Ph.D. Minnesota Geological Survey

9 Feb 98

#8

Phanerozoic Eon: Early Paleozoic Seas Phanerozoic Eon: Early Paleozoic Seas (540 Ma - 360 Ma) - Room B-75 Amunsdon Hall. Anthony Runkel, Ph.D. Minnesota Geological Survey

16 Feb 98

 

LABORATORY: Microscopic (Petrographic) Study of Minnesota's Sedimentary Rocks and their Metamorphic Progeny LABORATORY: Microscopic (Petrographic) Study of Minnesota's Sedimentary Rocks and their Metamorphic Progeny - Room 125 Pillsbury Hall. Jim Miller, Ph.D. Minnesota Geological Survey

23 Feb 98

#9

Phanerozoic Eon: Cretaceous Seas Phanerozoic Eon: Cretaceous Seas (145 Ma - 65 Ma) - Room B-75 Amunsdon Hall. Dale Setterholm, B.S. Minnesota Geological Survey

9 Mar 98

#10

Pleistocene Epoch: Glaciers Cover Minnesota Pleistocene Epoch: Glaciers Cover Minnesota (2 Ma - 10 ka) - Room B-75 Amunsdon Hall. Mark Johnson, Ph.D. Geology Dept., Gustavus Adolphus College

16 Mar 98

 

LABORATORY: Minnesota's Fossils LABORATORY: Minnesota's Fossils - Room to be announced. Christine Schneider. Geology & Geophysics Dep., U. of MN.

30 Mar 98

#11

Pleistocene Epoch: Glacial Geology and Landscape of the Twin Cities Pleistocene Epoch: Glacial Geology and Landscape of the Twin Cities - Room B-75 Amunsdon Hall.. Carrie Patterson, Ph.D. Minnesota Geological Survey

13 Apr 98

#12

Holocene Epoch: Minnesota's Soil Resources Holocene Epoch: Minnesota's Soil Resources (10 ka - present) - Room B-75 Amunsdon Hall. Dick Paulson, B.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service, ret.

     

27 Apr 98

 

KIMBALL MEMORIAL BANQUET: Ten Thousand Years and Fifty Miles - A Minnesota Odyssey KIMBALL MEMORIAL BANQUET: Ten Thousand Years and Fifty Miles - A Minnesota Odyssey - Dinner at 5 PM/Meeting at 7 PM. Old Country Buffet, Maplewood (612)779-1957.. John R. Tester, Ph.D. Dept. of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, U. of MN