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2012-2013 Seminars and Labs

 

Geological Society of Minnesota, Lecture Schedule for 2012 and 2013

 

Fall 2012

Seminars start at 7:30 PM on Mondays.

Sept 17 Fall Banquet: Status of Minnesota Geological Survey Investigations
Harvey Thorleifson, Ph.D., Director, Minnesota Geological Survey,

at Grand City Buffet, St. Louis Park. Map to lecture

 

Oct 1 Plate Tectonics, When a well known theory is not so well known
Scott Clark, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

Room 3-210, University of Minnesota
East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science
Building now called Keller Hall, 200 Union St SE, Mpls, 55455

 

Oct 15 Geology of Copper and Nickel Deposits of the Duluth Complex
Dean Peterson, Ph.D., Duluth Metals Corp

Room 3-210, University of Minnesota
East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science
Building now called Keller Hall, 200 Union St SE, Mpls, 55455

 

Oct 29 Geology and Late Pleistocene History of Glacier National Park, Montana
Kelly MacGregor, Ph.D., Macalester College

Room 3-210, University of Minnesota
East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science
Building now called Keller Hall, 200 Union St SE, Mpls, 55455

 

Nov 12 Fracking Sands of Minnesota and Wisconsin
Anthony (Tony) Runkel, Ph.D., Minnesota Geological Survey

Room 3-210, University of Minnesota
East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science
Building now called Keller Hall, 200 Union St SE, Mpls, 55455

 

Nov 26 Seeing through Mud: Using sediment cores to reconstruct history of urban lakes in the Twin Cities
Amy Myrbo, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Limnological Research Center

Room 3-210, University of Minnesota
East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science
Building now called Keller Hall, 200 Union St SE, Mpls, 55455

 

Spring 2013: Happy 75th Anniversary, GSM

Seminars start at 7:30 PM on Mondays.

Jan 28  The past 75 years of the Minnesota Environment
John Linc Stine, B.S., Commissioner, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency 
Room 3-210, University of Minnesota
East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science
Building now called Keller Hall, 200 Union St SE, Mpls, 55455

 

Feb 11  Aggregate Resources of Minnesota
Heather Arends, M.S., Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Room 3-210, University of Minnesota
East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science
Building now called Keller Hall, 200 Union St SE, Mpls, 55455

Feb 25  The Rock Cycle and the Many Possible and ever-changing Manifestations of Matter
Karl Wirth, Ph.D., Macalester College
Room 3-210, University of Minnesota
East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science
Building now called Keller Hall, 200 Union St SE, Mpls, 55455

Mar 2 Lab: Rock cycle Lab Jeff Thole, Macalester College
Meet in the basment of the of the Olin Rice Science center at Macalaster Collage
at 10:00 AM.  Lab will last until Noon.

 

Mar 11 Reinventing the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant, an MPCA perspective
Amy Harding, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Room 3-210, University of Minnesota
East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science
Building now called Keller Hall, 200 Union St SE, Mpls, 55455

Mar 25  Geobiology
Jake Bailey, Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Room 3-210, University of Minnesota
East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science
Building now called Keller Hall, 200 Union St SE, Mpls, 55455

April 8  Planetary Geology
Jennifer Anderson, Ph.D., Winona State University
Room 3-210, University of Minnesota
East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science
Building now called Keller Hall, 200 Union St SE, Mpls, 55455

April 22  Geology of the Lakes of the East African Rift Zone
Thomas Johnson, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Duluth
Room 3-210, University of Minnesota
East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science
Building now called Keller Hall, 200 Union St SE, Mpls, 55455

 

May 4 Spring Banquet and Silent Auction.    Link to detail information
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