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2004-2005 Seminar and Labs

2004-2005 Lectures

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF MINNESOTA LECTURE SERIES 2004 - 2005 

THEME:  Parks of North America

Free lectures and labs are held at 7:30 PM, Monday, on the Minneapolis campus of the University of Minnesota.



Fall 2004

Sept 20                Fall Annual Banquet    Dinner at 5 P.M. / Meeting at 7 P.M.
                               Fridley Old Country Buffet
                              6540 University Ave.
                              Fridley Minnesota 55432        MAP 
                                    Harvey Thorleifson, Director, Minnesota Geological Survey.


Oct. 4                   Parks of the Lake Superior North Shore
                             (Gooseberry, Split Rock and Tettegouche)
   
                                 Jim Miller, Minnesota Geological Survey
                                   
Location Computer Science (Electrical Engineering) CS-3-230
                                                     next door to the one we had last year      MAP

Oct. 11
                Lab: Basic Rock Identification
                                     Kent Kirby, University of Minnesota
                                     Location.  Room 110 of Pillsbury Hall              MAP

Oct 18                 Wind and Jewel Caves of Black Hills, South Dakota
                                     E. Calvin Alexander, University of Minnesota
                                    Location: Computer Science (Electrical Engineering) CS-3-230    MAP 

Nov: 1                 Parks of southern Utah,(Bryce, Zion, Arches)
                                    John Flynn, Geography Department, College of St. Catherine, St. Paul
                                    Location: Computer Science (Electrical Engineering) CS-3-230    MAP 

Nov. 15               Hawail's Volcanic Parks
                                   
Jim Stout, University of Minnesota
                                   
Location: Computer Science (Electrical Engineering) CS-3-230    MAP 

Nov. 29                Yellowstone National Park
                                    Roger Kuhns, Consulting Geologist

                                   
Location: Computer Science (Electrical Engineering) CS-3-230    MAP 

Dec. 6
                 Missouri Breaks National Monument
                            LAB:  Dinosaur Lab and Lecture   
                     
                                    Ray Rogers (Macalester College)
                                    To beheld at Macalester College 
                                    Location:  Olin-Rice Science Center Room100 building NO. 9 & 10 
                                    at the corner of St. Clair and Selling Avenue in St. Paul.  Park next to 
                                    Tennis court southwest side of Olin-Rice center   
                                    same room as last year. MAP

Spring 2005

Jan. 24                  A Grand Canyon Tour, North Arizona
                                      E. Calvin Alexander,  University of Minnesota
                                           Location: Computer Science (Electrical Engineering) CS-3-230    MAP

Feb. 7                   Tower-Soudan Mine, for the University Physics Department
                                       E. Calvin Alexander,  University of Minnesota
                                         Location: Computer Science (Electrical Engineering) CS-3-230    MAP
 
Feb. 21                 The proposed Manitoba Lowlands National Park (Canada)
                                        Harvey Thorleifson, Director, Minnesota Geological Survey
                                               Location: Computer Science (Electrical Engineering) CS-3-230    MAP

Mar. 7                    Parks of the Eastern Canadian Rockies
                                        Christian Teyssier,  University of Minnesota
                                               Location: Computer Science (Electrical Engineering) CS-3-230    MAP
   
                            
Mar. 21                  Ice Age National Scientific Reserve, Wisconsin
                                         Kent Syverson, University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire
                                                Location: Computer Science (Electrical Engineering) CS-3-230    MAP
   
   
Apr. 11                  Hancock Park, Los Angeles County, California, The La Brea Tar Pits
                                         Richard Erickson (MS. LSU, Consulting Petroleum Geologist, Tulsa. OK)
                                               Location: Computer Science (Electrical Engineering) CS-3-230    MAP
 
Apr. 25                  Kimball Memorial Banquet : Death Valley, California
                                       
  Lesley Perg, University of Minnesota
   
                                       Grand City Buffet 952-912-0888
                                          8912 Highway 7 (near a Target)
                                          St Louis Park, MN 55426-3919 MAP