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2009-2010 Seminars and Labs

THEME:  

 Fall 2009     All Seminars start at 7:30PM

 Banquet:

September 21 Geology of New Zealand
           
Dinner at 5:00 P.M. / Meeting at 7 P.M.                                                                        
            Dr. Katherine, St. Louis Park                                                                                             
            Grand City Buffet, 8912 Highway 7,  St Louis Park , MN 55426-3919
            952-912-0888 
Link to Map

October 05     The Rock Elm Meteorite Impact Structure, Wisconsin
           
Prof. William Cordua, University of Wisconsin, River Falls,
            Location Computer Science (Electrical Engineering)  CS-3-210
MAP  

October 19      All you wanted to know about wellhead protection but were afraid to ask
           
Steve Robertson, MN Dept. of Health, Minnesota
            Location Computer Science (Electrical Engineering)  CS-3-210 MAP

November 02   Volcanic Events and Human Interaction
           
Prof. Kent Kirkby, University of Minnesota
            Location Computer Science (Electrical Engineering)  CS-3-210 MAP

Saturday, November 07th   Tour of St. Anthony Lab
           
Karen Campbell, University of Minnesota
            

November 16 Viewing the University through an Iron Lens:  Using the Magnetic
                      Properties of Rocks to Illuminate Geological Processes.
           
Prof.  Josh Feinberg, University of Minnesota
            Location Computer Science (Electrical Engineering)  CS-3-210 MAP
 

November 30 Metamorphism, Melting, and Mountains
           
Prof. Donna Whitney, University of Minnesota.
            Location Computer Science (Electrical Engineering)  CS-3-210 MAP
   

 

Spring 2010

January 25    Adventure in Yellowstone Geoloy: a comming-of-age tale.
           
Charlie Tiller, American Engineering Testing
            Location Computer Science (Electrical Engineering)  CS-3-210 MAP

February 08  The Sadbury Impact Layer in the Lake Superior Area.
            Mark Jirsa, Minnesota Geological Survey
            Location Computer Science (Electrical Engineering)  CS-3-210 MAP
 

 February 22   Paleo Soils of the Glacial Period in Minnesota.
            Prof. Edward Natar, Soil Science Department, University of Minnesota
            Location Computer Science (Electrical Engineering)  CS-3-210 MAP
 

February 27   Tentative:Lab: Saturday  Tour of Soil Science Department.
            St. Paul Campus of the University of Minnesota

 

March 08        Mapping Antarctica.
            
Michelle LaRue, University of Minnesota
            Location Computer Science (Electrical Engineering)  CS-3-210 MAP

March 22        Mining in Minnesota
            Ernie Lehman, North Central Mineral Ventures
            Location Computer Science (Electrical Engineering)  CS-3-210 MAP
    

April 05          Trout streams of Southeastern Minnesota
            Prof. Calvin Alexander, University of Minnesota
            Location Computer Science (Electrical Engineering)  CS-3-210 MAP
   

 April 19          Agates from around the World
            Mike Carlson, Rainbow Rocks
            Location Computer Science (Electrical Engineering)  CS-3-210 MAP
   

May 03           Kimble Memorial Banquet, Underground Minneapolis
            
Greg Brick, author of "Subterranean Twin Cities". 
            Grand City Buffet, 8912 Highway 7,  St Louis Park , MN 55426-3919
            952-912-0888  Link to Map.