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2014-2015 Seminars and Labs

2014-2015 GSM LECTURE SERIES

 

7:00 PM Mondays at the University of Minnesota except where listed otherwise.

 

Last minute changes will be posted on our web site: www.gsmn.org

 

 

Sep 15        Trilobites 101 Roger Benepe, M.Sc., Past President GSM

Location:  U Garden Restaurant 2725 University Ave. SE, Minneapolis

Dinner 5:00-7:00, Annual Meeting, 7:00 PM. Lecture to follow~ 7:15   Map

 

Sep 29        A River Runs Through It-Understanding Himalayan Tectonics Through River Systems

Jeni McDermott, Ph.D., St. Thomas University

Room 3-210, University of Minnesota

East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science

Keller Hall

200 Union St SE

Minneapolis MN 55455   Map

 

Oct 13         The Mount Simon Aquifer

Jim Berg, M.Sc., Hydro geologist, Minnesota DNR

Room 3-210, University of Minnesota

East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science

Keller Hall

200 Union St SE

Minneapolis MN 55455   Map

 

Oct 27         Geothermal Energy, Energy from the Earth

Joel Renner, M.Sc., Idaho Nat’l Lab (retired)

Room 3-210, University of Minnesota

East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science

Keller Hall

200 Union St SE

Minneapolis MN 55455   Map

 

Nov 10        What Minnesota Lakes tell us about the last 10,000 Years

Kevin Theissen, Ph.D., Geology Dept Chair, St. Thomas University

Room 3-210, University of Minnesota

East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science

Keller Hall

200 Union St SE

Minneapolis MN 55455   Map

 

Nov 24        Where the Dinosaurs Roam

Ray Rogers, Ph.D., Macalester College

Room 3-210, University of Minnesota

East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science

Keller Hall

200 Union St SE

Minneapolis MN 55455   Map

 

Dec 8          The Purpose of the Minnesota County Atlas

Dale Setterholm, M.Sc. MOT, MN Geo. Survey

Room 3-210, University of Minnesota

East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science

Keller Hall

200 Union St SE

Minneapolis MN 55455   Map

 

Winter / Spring


Jan 26         Sustainability & Mineral Stewardship

John Beck, 3M Geologist and Mike Hansberry, 3M Sustainability Leader

Room 3-210, University of Minnesota

East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science

Keller Hall

200 Union St SE

Minneapolis MN 55455   Map

 

Feb 9          North Shore Geological Mapping

                    Terry Boerboom, M.Sc., MN Geological Survey

Room 3-210, University of Minnesota

East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science

Keller Hall

200 Union St SE

Minneapolis MN 55455   Map

 

Feb 23        Where the USGS comes from and Where It’s Going in Minnesota

                     Tim Cowdery, M.Sc., USGS

Room 3-210, University of Minnesota

East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science

Keller Hall

200 Union St SE

Minneapolis MN 55455   Map

 

Feb 28        Laboratory: CSI Mineralogy-Using Electrons and X-rays to Investigate Geologic Unknowns

                     Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Conducted by Jeff Thole, M.Sc., Macalester College

Macalester College 

Olin-Rice Science Center (south end of campus, by tennis courts)

Geology Dept. is in SW area of basement.

Building 14 on Campus Map     Road Map

 

Mar 9           Straight Talk about Folds
                    Peter Hudleston, Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Room 3-210, University of Minnesota

East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science

Keller Hall

200 Union St SE

Minneapolis MN 55455   Map

 

Mar 23        Fracking 

Emmanuel Detournay, Ph.D., U of MN,

Civil Engineering, now CEGE Dept.

Room 3-210, University of Minnesota

East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science

Keller Hall

200 Union St SE

Minneapolis MN 55455   Map

 

Apr 6           Industrial Sand Mining in Wisconsin-Geology and Controversies

Kent Syverson, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Room 3-210, University of Minnesota

East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science

Keller Hall

200 Union St SE

Minneapolis MN 55455   Map

 

Apr 20         Oil Field Earthquakes in Oklahoma

                     Steven Erickson, M.Sc., Past President GSM

Room 3-210, University of Minnesota

East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science

Keller Hall

200 Union St SE

Minneapolis MN 55455   Map


Apr 27         The Geoheritage of Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula

                    *** Added Seminar ***

                    William Rose and Erika Vye, Michigan Technological University

Room 3-210, University of Minnesota

East bank campus, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science

Keller Hall

200 Union St SE

Minneapolis MN 55455   Map

 

 

May 4          Como Bluff, Brontosaurs, and Beyond: William Harlow Reed and the Rise of American

                   Vertebrate Paleontology

                   Mark Ryan, Writer-Photographer,

                  SMM Science Buzz, GSM

                  Spring Banquet & Silent Auction, U Garden 5:00 – 8:30 PM. Map

                  Click here for event details