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2005-2006 Program and Lecture Series

26 Sep 05  Fall Annual Banquet  –  Program:  Summer Field Trips
                                Grand City Buffet    952-912-0888
                                8912 Highway 7 (near a Target)
                                St Louis Park, MN 55426-3919       
                        
Dinner at 5 P.M. / Meeting at 7 P.M.

        Lecture Series Theme    EXTREME GEOLOGY:  Geological World Tour
   
             All lectures start at 7:30PM

        Lecture# 

10 Oct 05     1    Tsunamis: Before and after the 2004 Sumatran Event           
John Craddock, PhD (Macalester College, Geology Dept)   
                                   Location Computer Science (Electrical Engineering) CS-3-230
                                                     Same as last year     

24 Oct 05     2    Continent-Continent Collision in the Greek Islands               
                        Karen Kleinspehn PhD (Univ. of Minn, Earth Science Geology/Geophysics) 
                                  Location Computer Science (Electrical Engineering)  CS-3-230

07 Nov 05    3    The Northern Galapagos Islands:
                                An Example of Intraplate Volcanism along a Plate Boundary
                                Karl Wirth, PhD (Macalester College, Geology Dept) 
                                 

21 Nov 05   4     Return to the Moon                
                        Paul Weiblen, PhD (Univ. of Minn, Retired)
                                  Location Computer Science (Electrical Engineering) CS-3-230

05 Dec 05    5    The Structure of the Alps
                        Ian Williams, PhD (Univ. of Wis. – River Falls, Geology Dept.)
                                   Location Computer Science (Electrical Engineering) CS-3-230  
    

30 Jan 06    6     Earthquakes  
                        Val Chandler, PhD (Minnesota Geological Survey)
                                  Location: Computer Science (Electrical Engineering) CS-3-230    
 

13 Feb 06   7     The Geology and Chemistry of Deep Ocean Hydrothermal Vents                                      
                        William Seyfried, PhD (Univ. of Minn, Earth Science Geology/Geophysics)
                                  Location: Computer Science (Electrical Engineering) CS-3-230     

27 Feb 06   8             AGeology Tour of the British Islands
                        Peter J. Hudleston, PhD (Univ. of Minn, Earth Science Geology/Geophysics)
                                   Location: Computer Science (Electrical Engineering) CS-3-230    
  

06 Mar 06    8    Geology Along the Ring Road of Iceland
                        Carrie Jennings, PhD (Minnesota Geological Survey) 
                                  Location: Computer Science (Electrical Engineering) CS-3-230    
 

27 Mar 06   12   A Challenging Future for Petroleum                                                               
                        Al Pekarek, PhD (St. Cloud State Univ., Earth and Atmospheric Sciences)
                                   Location: Computer Science (Electrical Engineering) CS-3-230    
 

            10 Apr 06   11        Geology of Japan
                         Emi Ito, PhD (Univ. of Minn, Earth Science Geology/Geophysics)
                                               Location: Computer Science (Electrical Engineering) CS-3-230    
  

17 Apr 06   10    The Search for Diamonds in Canada
                        Harvey Thorliefson., PhD (Director, Minnesota Geological Survey) 
                                    Location: Computer Science (Electrical Engineering) CS-3-230    
 

01 May 06  Kimball Memorial Banquet 
                                  Frontier
                
                        John Goodge, PhD (Univ. of Minn, Duluth)