Indiana University Bloomington

Fall 2002 Colloquia

Monday, September 9, 2002
Dr. Claudia Johnson, Indiana University
"Evolution of the Cretaceous reef ecosystem, and thoughts on the future history of reefs"
4:00 pm, GY143

Monday, September 16, 2002
Dr. Greg Ludvigson, Iowa Geological Survey, University of Iowa
"Continental isotopic records of global change in the Cretaceous greenhouse world"
4:00 pm, GY143

Thursday, September 19, 2002
Dr. George Christidis, Technical University of Crete, Department of Mineral Resources Engineering, Chania, Greece
"Assessment of bentonite deposits: A challenge for the Resources Geologist"
4:00 pm, GY143

Monday, September 23, 2002
Dr. Qizhi Chen, Department of Geological Sciences, Indiana University
"Present-Day Tectonics of the Tibetan Plateau Measured by GPS"
4:00 pm, GY143

Monday, September 30, 2002
Alan Hoffmeister, Department of Geological Sciences, Indiana University
"Quantitative Analysis of Patterns in Drilling Predation in the Fossil Record"
4:00 pm, GY143

Monday, October 7, 2002
Dr. Thomas Armbruster, University of Bern, Switzerland
MSA Distinguished Lecturer
"Natural zeolites: from structure to application"

Thursdsay, October 10, 2002
J. Janine Barnard, International Exploration Ventures, Marathon Oil Company, Houston, TX
"From Education to Exploration: What to Expect of Your First Few Years in the Oil Business"
Sponsored by the AAPG Visiting Geologist Program
4:00 pm, GY143

Friday, October 11, 2002
Friday Brown Bag
Tim Lyons, University of Missouri, Columbia
"Sulfate Concentrations in the Precambrian Ocean as a Cause and Consequence of Biospheric Evolution"
12:20 P.M. in Geological Survey S201

Tuesday, October 14, 2002
"Cr Isotopes and the Fate of Hexavalent Chromium in the Environment"
Tom Johnson, University of Illinois
Note talk is on Tuesday and in room S201
4:00 pm, S201

Thursday, October 31, 2002
Darren Gröcke, Royal Holloway University, UK
and Stuart Robinson, Oxford University, UK
"Ocean-atmosphere interactions and understanding the global carbon cycle: the importance of terrestrial carbon-isotope stratigraphy"
4:00 pm, GY143

Friday, November 1, 2002
Friday Brown Bag
Stuart Robinson, University of Oxford, UK
"Carbon-isotope stratigraphy of the Triassic-Jurassic boundary extinction event: evidence for a major carbon-cycle perturbation"
12:20 P.M. in Geological Survey S201

Monday, November 4, 2002
Dr. Tim Filley, Purdue University
"Dynamics of Terrestrial Carbon Cycling in Forest Ecosystems"
4:00 pm, GY143

Monday, November 11, 2002
Dr. Dorothy Merritts, Franklin and Marshall University
"Rapid uplift and surface deformation at the Mendocino triple junction, the northern terminus of the San Andreas fault"
4:00 pm, GY143

[CANCELLED] Monday, November 18, 2002
Dr. Isabel P. Montanez, Univ. of California, Davis
"Stable isotopes of fossil soil minerals and organic matter as environmental dipsticks: An application to Late Paleozoic equatorial Pangean climate"
4:00 pm, GY143

[CANCELLED] Tuesday, November 19, 2002
Brown Bag
Dr. Isabel P. Montanez, Univ. of California, Davis
"Evolution of C and Sr Isotope Composition of Cambrian Oceans: Constraining Tectonic Events and Biogeochemical Perturbation"
12:20 pm, Patton Conference Room (S201)

Monday, December 2, 2002 4:00 pm, GY143
Denis Cohen, Yale University
"Understanding how glaciers slide: Measurements beneath 700 ft of ice"