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1998-1999 Program and Lecture Series

1998-1999 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.

21 Sep 98

 

Fall Annual Meeting - Program: slides from summer field trips.
Dinner at 5 PM / Meeting at 7 PM. - Old Country Buffet, Maplewood
(612) 779-1957.

 

Lecture

Theme: BASICS OF PHYSICAL GEOLOGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE

5 Oct. 98

1

Igneous Rocks and Their Minerals - Room 105 in Murphy Hall.
Jim Stout (U of M, Geology Department)

12 Oct. 98

 

LABORATORY: Igneous Rocks and Their Minerals - Room 322
Appleby Hall. Rick Uthe (GSM)

19 Oct. 98

2.

Tectonic Forcing of Weathering Patterns and Climates - Room
105 in Murphy Hall.Kerry Kelts (U of M, Limnological Research Center
and Geology Department)

2 Nov. 98

3.

Metamorphic Rocks; The Rock Cycle - Room 105 in Murphy Hall.
G. B. Morey (Minnesota Geological Survey)

9 Nov. 98

 

LABORATORY: Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks - Room
322 Appleby Hail.
Rick Uthe (GSM)

16 Nov. 98

4.

Earthquakes and the Earth's Interior - Room 105 in Murphy Hall.
Ian Williams (UW - River Falls, Department of Plant and Earth Science)

30 Nov. 98

5.

Mountain Structures and Mountain-Building - Room 105 in
Murphy Hall.
Donna Whitney (U of M, Geology Department)

11 Jan. 99

6.

Controls of Earth's Climate - Science ClassRoom Building
room 325.
Allen Johnson (U of M, General College)

25 Jan. 99

7.

Atmospheric Circulation and Air-Sea Interactions -
Science ClassRoom Building room 325
Allen Johnson (U of M, General College)

8 Feb. 99

8.

Of Trees and Tresses: Pattern Formation In River Networks -
Science ClassRoom Building room 325.
Chris Paola (U of M, Geology Department)

15 Feb. 99

 

LABORATORY: Topographic Maps - Room to be announced.
Rick Uthe (GSM)

22 Feb. 99

9.

Floods and Flood Forecasting -Science ClassRoom Building
room 325.
Dean Braatz (NOAA River Forecasting Center)

1 Mar. 99

 

TOUR: National Weather Service and River Forecasting Office (in Chanhassen)
Craig Edwards (National Weather Service)

8 Mar. 99

10.

Glaciers and Glacial Landscapes - Science ClassRoom Building
room 325.
Kent Syverson (University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Geology Department)

29 Mar. 99

11.

Oceans, Shorelines, and Deserts - Room to be announced.
Chuck Nelson (Saint Cloud State University, Department of Earth Science)

12 Apr. 99

12

Climate Variations: Space and Time Scales - Room to be announced.
Kathy Klink (U of M, Geography Department)

26 Apr. 99

 

Kimball Memorial Banquet - Location to be announced.
How To Start an Ice Age - Now and Then or Should the
Strait of Gibraltar Be Dammed?

Bob Johnson (U of M, Geology Department)