This is an archive. To view current seminar schedule visit the Friday Seminars Page.
The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Houston offers its seminars on most Friday afternoons during the fall and spring semesters. For more information regarding seminars please visit the seminars resource page.
Time: Seminars are held on most Fridays during the spring semester from 11 am to 12 noon. A change of times will be noted under the date of the seminar.
Location: Unless otherwise noted, all seminars will be held in room Agnes Arnold (AH) Auditorium-1. Agnes Arnold Hall is a building 100 meters west of the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences in building SR1: http://www.uh.edu/maps/index.php#map-search.
Assistance with Speaker Setup: An EAS TA is assigned the task of: providing lapel microphone and making a sound check, providing remote slide changer with built in laser pointer, and loading the speaker’s slides. For the spring 2017, semester this person is: Vanessa Caicedo (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Spring 2017 Schedule
|1/20/2017||Tim Demko||ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company||What happened to my turbidites? Recognition of supercritical density flows and bedform evolution in deepwater depositional systems||Joel Saylor|
|1/27/2017||Art Donovan||Texas A&M University||Making outcrops relevant to a 21st Century Unconventional Source Rock Play: An example from the Eagle Ford Group of Texas||Julia Wellner|
|2/3/2017||Lauren Simkins||Rice University||Meltwater outbursts at paleo-grounding lines of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet||Daniel Hauptvogel, Joel Saylor|
|2/10/2017||Basil Tikoff||University of Wisconsin-Madison||A collisional model for the Sevier and Laramide orogenies: Overturning the shallow slab paradigm||Jinny Sisson|
|2/17/2017||Laurie Bellman||Canadian Discovery||Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists Distinguished Lectur Series: Data Interpretation and Integration from a Seismic Perspective – The Excitementof Innovation||Wavelets|
|2/24/2017||Bobby Reece||Texas A&M University||The evolution of South Atlantic oceanic crust: A 70 myr seismic transect||Will Sager|
|3/3/2017||Charles Meertens||UNAVCO||Hydrologic loading and the influence of the drought on motions of Sierra Nevada Mountains in California||Bob Wang|
|3/10/2017||Kurt Rudolph||University of Houston||Tectonic forcing and sedimentary cyclicity: some concepts and examples||Joel Saylor|
|3/24/2017||Patricia Persaud||Louisiana State University||
Controls of lower crustal flow and obliquity on rifting style in the Gulf of California and Salton Trough
|3/31/2017||Daniela Rubatto||Australian National University||Mineralogical Society of America Distiguished Lecturer Series||Joel Saylor|
|4/7/2017||John Jaeger||University of Florida||Building Mountains in an Icy World: Results from IODP Drilling in the Gulf of Alaska||Julia Wellner|
|4/14/2017||Zhigang Peng||Georgia Tech||Microearthquake detection based on template matching and future development||Yingcai Zheng|
|4/21/2017||Christopher Fielding||University of Nebraska-Lincoln||Cenomanian – Turonian deltaic sediment dispersal and stratal stacking patterns in the Western Cordilleran Foreland Basin – Insights into the transition from Sevier to Laramide Orogenies||Student AAPG Chapter|
|4/28/2017||STUDENT RESEARCH DAY|