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2010-2011 Seminars and Labs

 

FALL 2010

   

Seminars start at 7:30 PM on Mondays
Labs start at 10:00 AM on Saturdays
  

 

September 20

 

Fall Banquet
“Glacial History of Minnesota”
Barb Lusardi, M.Sc., MN Geological Survey
Dinner at 5:00 P.M. / Meeting at 7 P.M.
Grand City Buffet, 8912 Highway 7,
St Louis Park, 952-912-0888  Link to Map
 

 

October 4

 

“Introduction to Medical Geology”
Prof. Jennifer McGuire, Ph.D., College of St. Thomas
Location: Electrical Engineering/Computer Science Building*, Room 3-210
MAP  *Building renamed to Kenneth Kellar Hall  

 

October 18

“Pushing, Pulling, Squeezing, and Stretching: the Tectonic Evolution of the Western U.S.”
Prof. Thomas Hickson, Ph.D., College of St. Thomas
Location: Electrical Engineering/Computer Science Building*, Room 3-210
MAP *Building renamed to Kenneth Kellar Hall  

 

November 1

  

"Environmental Geology & Remediation of the New Minnesota Twins Stadium"
Kate Kleiter, M.Sc., American Eng. Testing
Location: Electrical Engineering/Computer Science Building*, Room 3-210
MAP  *Building renamed to Kenneth Kellar Hall   

 

Lab: Saturday, Nov. 13 

  

“Rocks and Minerals of Minnesota”
Jeff Thole, M.Sc., Macalester College
Location: Macalester / Olin-Rice Science Center (south end of campus, by tennis courts) - Geology Dept. is in SW area of basement level.
  MAP

 

November 15

 

“Restoring the Mississippi Delta: An Update”
Prof. Chris Paola, Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Location: Electrical Engineering/Computer Science Building*, Room 3-210
MAP  *Building renamed to Kenneth Kellar Hall   

 

November 29

 

 

"Mixed-up Rocks in a California Subduction Zone"
Prof. Jim Stout, Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Location: Electrical Engineering/Computer Science Building*, Room 3-210
MAP *Building renamed to Kenneth Kellar Hall 

 

WINTER 2011

  

 

January 22

Annual Appreciation Pot-Luck Dinner and Silent Auction on January 22 from 4:00 to 7:00 at the Eisenhower Community Center: Detail Information

 

January 24

 

“Probing the Interior of Earth: A Geophysical Journey”
Prof. Ian Williams, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin / River Falls
 
Location: Electrical Engineering/Computer Science Building*, Room 3-230 MAP *Building renamed to Kenneth Kellar Hall

 

February 7

  

“Aeromagnetic Survey of Minnesota: Geology of the Unseen”
Val Chandler, Ph.D., Minnesota Geological Survey

Location: Electrical Engineering/Computer Science Building*, Room 3-230 MAP *Building renamed to Kenneth Kellar Hall   

 

Lab: Saturday, Feb. 19 10:AM to noon 

“Touring the Submicroscopic World Using Electrons and X-rays”
Jeff Thole, M.Sc., Macalester College
Location: Macalester / Olin-Rice Science Center (south end of campus, by tennis courts) - Geology Dept. is in SW area of basement level.  MAP

 

Rescheduled to February 28  

“Muddy Waters and the Minnesota River Blues”
Carrie Jennings, Ph.D, Minnesota Geological Survey

Location: Electrical Engineering/Computer Science Building*, Room 3-230 MAP *Building renamed to Kenneth Kellar Hall  

 

March 7

  

“The Chilean and Haitian Earthquakes and Tsunamis”
Prof. John Craddock, Ph.D., Macalester College

Location: Electrical Engineering/Computer Science Building*, Room 3-230 MAP *Building renamed to Kenneth Kellar Hall  

 

March 21

 "The Challenging Future of Petroleum"
AL Pekerek, Ph.D., St. Cloud State
Location: Electrical Engineering/Computer Science Building*, Room 3-230 MAP *Building renamed to Kenneth Kellar Hall

 

April 4

 

“Our Neighbors to the East: the Geology of Wisconsin”
Prof. Michael Middleton, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin /
River Falls

Location: Electrical Engineering/Computer Science Building*, Room 3-230 MAP *Building renamed to Kenneth Kellar Hall  

 

April 18

 

“Origin & Evolution of the Moon”
William Phinney, Ph.D., Independent Geologist

Location: Electrical Engineering/Computer Science Building*, Room 3-230 MAP *Building renamed to Kenneth Kellar Hall  

 

May 2

 

Spring Banquet
“Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge, Northwestern MN: Geologic History & Impact of Modern Restorations”
Timothy Cowdery, M.Sc., U.S. Geological Survey

Location:
Grand City Buffet       MAP
8912 Hywy 7
St. Louis Park, MN 55426