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  Fall 2016 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
25 Aug '16
4pm
MSEC 101

Pat Brady, Sandia National Lab, "Geochemical modeling for more oil, fewer potholes, and less lethal virueses"

Host: Alex Reinhart

EB 
26 Aug '16
noon
MSEC 203

Daniel Garcia-Castellanos, "Tectonics, Isostacy, Surface Transport, and Climate Shaping Topography and Sedimentary Budgets"


Host: Jolante van Wijk

EB 
1 Sep '16
4pm
MSEC 101

Jose Cerrato, UNM, "Abandoned Mine Wastes in the Southwestern US"


Host: Jesus (Chucho) Gomez-Velez

EB 
8 Sep'16
4pm
MSEC 101

Fred Phillips, NM Tech, "The doctrine of prior appropriation: Can 19th century water law meet the challenge of water management in the 21st century?"


Host: 
Student Host: 
EB 
15 Sep'16
4pm
MSEC 101
No Seminar - NMGS EB 
22 Sep '16
4pm
MSEC 101

Fraser Goff, adjunct faculty NMT  presents, "Volcanic evolution of Mount Taylor"


Host: Nelia Dunbar

EB 
26 Sep'16
4pm
MSEC 203

Monday Hydrology Seminar: Sean McKenna, IBM Corp., Dublin presents "Modeling groundwater flow and Transport in strongly heterogenous systems"

EB 
6 Oct'16
4pm
MSEC 101
Jin Zhang presents "Petrology of the Earth’s Upper Mantle : eclogitic, piclogitic, pyrolitic or … dunitic? - evidence from sound velocities of olivine at high P T conditions" EB 

13 Oct'16
4pm

MSEC 101

Randy Hanson, USGS presents "Conjunctive-Use Analysis for Better Water Management with the One-Water Hydrologic Flow Model, MODFLOW-OWHM (“One Water”)"

EB 
20 Oct'16
4pm
MSEC 101

Pei Xu, NMSU, cancelled


Host: Nels Iverson and Aaron Curtis
EB 
27 Oct '16
4pm
MSEC 101

Ben Duval, presents "It's getting hot and dry and we still like to eat: managing agriculture for future climate"


Host: Jesus Gomez-Velez

EB 
3 Nov'16
4pm
MSEC 101

Eric Webb,  presents " Title"


Host: 
EB 
10 Nov '16
4pm
MSEC 101

 Austin Holland, Albuquerque Seismic Lab, USGS, "Coping with earthquakes induced by fluid injection: a perspective from Oklahoma"


 Host: Susan Bilek
EB 
14 Nov '16
4pm
MSEC 101

 Don Sada, Desert Research Institute, USGS, "Influences of hydrogeology, climate, and geology on southern Great Basin aquatic life"


 Host: Fred Phillips
EB 
17 Nov'16
4pm
MSEC 101

Erica Emry, "Seismic evidence for thermal anomalies and water in the mantle transition zone beneath Antarctica"


Host: Jolante Van Wijk

EB
24Nov'16
4pm
MSEC 101

No Seminar - Thanksgiving

EB 
1 Dec '16
4pm
MSEC 101

Kristopher L. Kuhlman, Sandia National Lab, presents "Deep Borehole: from Disposal Concept to Field Test"


Host: Deqiang Mao
EB
8 Dec '16
4pm
MSEC 101

Amy Ewing, DB Stephens & Assoc., presents "Managed aquifer recharge projects in New Mexico"


Host: Stacy Timmons
EB
  Fall 2015 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
20 Aug '15
4pm
MSEC 101

Nigel Blamey, Adjunct Professor NM Tech, presents "Fluid inclusion gas analysis – Applications to Terrestrial Geologic Systems and Space Exploration"


Host: Jolante Van Wijk
EB 
27 Aug '15
4pm
MSEC 101

Mark Person (moderator), EES Faculty-Bureau Staff, presents "EES Faculty-Bureau Staff Speed Research"

EB
3 Sept '15
4pm
MSEC 101

Christine Siddoway, Colorado College, presents "Rodinia intracontinental breakup structures and paleogeography, illuminated by detrital zircon age spectra "


Host: Nelia Dunbar
EB
10 Sept '15
4pm
MSEC 101

Karl Mitchell (Tentative) presents "Casini radar mapping"


EB
17 Sept '15
4pm
MSEC 101

Matt Heizler/Frank Ramos NMBGMR / Dept. of Geological Sciences, NMSU presents "Young volcanism in China"

Host: Bill McIntosh

 

EB

24 Sept '15  4pm MSEC 101

Sue Bilek Dept. NMT Earth & Environmental Sciences, NMT presents "Probing subduction megathrust faults using small magnitude earthquakes"

Host: Glenn Spinelli


EB
1 Oct '15 4pm
MSEC 101

Tian-Chyi “Jim” Yeh Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona in Tuscon, USA presents "Exploiting Natural Stimuli for CAT Scanning Near-Surface Earth"

Host: Mark Person
Student Host: Chao Wang

EB
6 Oct '15
4pm
MSEC 101

Cliff Voss USGS 2015 Birdsall Dreiss Distinguished lecture "Informing magagment of the world's largest groundwater systems with simply-structured model analysis"

Host: Mark Person

EB

8 Oct '15
4pm
MSEC 203

Chris Paola  University of Minnesota presents "Effects of Waves and Tides on River Deltas"

Host: Mark Person

EB

15 Oct '15
4pm
MSEC 101

Dennis McQuillan NM Environment Department presents "Kirtland Air Force Base fuel spill."

Host: Stacy Timmons

EB
22 Oct '15
4pm
MSEC 101

Norm Morrow University of Wyoming presents "Oil Recovery by Waterflooding and the Low Salinity Effect"

Host: Tom Engler/John Wilson

EB
29 Oct '15
4pm
MSEC 101

Canceled

Host: Bonnie Frey

EB

5 Nov '15
4pm
MSEC 101

Rainer Helmig  University of Stuttgart, Germany, Darcy Lecture AWWA presents "The Evaluating the Competitive Use of the Subsurface: The Influence of Energy Storage and Production in Groundwater"

Host: Jesus Gomez-Velez 

 EB
12 Nov '15
4pm
MSEC 101 

Mary Gillam Geologic consultant presents "Geologic evaluation of ‘mammoth’ petroglyphs near Bluff, Utah"

Host: David Love/Fred Phillips

EB

19 Nov'15
4pm
MSEC 101 

Gayan Rubasinghe UNM  presents “Atmospheric Feed of Bioavailable Iron to Ocean Life: Processing of Ion Containing Mineral Dust under low pH Atmospheric Conditions.”

Host: Bonnie Frey

EB

26 Nov'15  4pm  MSEC 101

Thanksgiving Break

EB
3 Dec '15
4pm
MSEC 101

David Thul presents "Geochemical insights in basin evaluation: on the cusp of discovery at 3 different scales"

Host: Jolante Van Wijk

EB
  Spring 2014 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
16 Jan
4pm
MSEC 101
Grant Meyer (UNM) presents "Fire, climate, and geomorphic response in the interior western USA: Holocene patterns and future prospects" Host: Cadol, Rose-Coss
EB 
23 Jan
4pm
MSEC 101
Glenn Spinelli (New Mexico Tech) presents "Effects of fluid circulation in oceanic crust on subduction zone temperatures" Host: Cadol, Edel
EB
30 Jan
4pm
MSEC 101
Ronni Grapenthin (UC Berkley) presents "Plumbing, Plumes, and Early Warning: GPS near Volcanoes and Fault Zones" Host: Spinelli, Iverson
EB
6 Feb
4pm
MSEC 101
Bill Barnhart (USGS) presents "Phantom Earthquakes: Vertical Strain Partitioning and the Punctuated Growth of Mountain Belts" Host: Spinelli, Murray
EB
13 Feb
4pm
MSEC 101
Paul Winberry (Central Washington University) presents "Polar Seismology: Buried Continents and Dynamic Ice Sheets" Host: Spinelli, Bernsen
EB
20 Feb
4pm
MSEC 101
Giday WoldeGabriel (LANL) presents "Chaotic Geodynamic Processes and Hominid Records in the Afar Rift, Ethiopia" Host: Dunbar, Revelle
EB

27 Feb
4pm
MSEC 101

Lindsay Lowe Worthington (UNM) presents "Interplay between climatic and tectonic processes in the St. Elias orogen, southern Alaska: Evolution of a glaciated convergent margin since the mid-Pleistocene"  Host: Bilek, Hu
EB

3 March
4pm
MSEC 101

Kenneth Carrol (NMSU) presents "Mass-Flux Source Attribution and Application to Subsurface Contaminant Remediation Evaluation" Host: Cadol, Nicholls
H
6 March
4pm
MSEC 101
Brian Hampton (NMSU) presents "The stratigraphic anatomy of collisional suture zones:  A case study from the Alaska Range of southern Alaska" Host: Broadhead, Riggins EB
13 March
4pm
MSEC 101
Les McFadden (UNM) on soils and weathering Host: Harrison, Sion
EB

20 March

Spring Break
 
27 March
4pm
MSEC 101 
Scott Minor (USGS) on Rift accommodation Zones Host: Koning, Rasmussen
EB

31 March
4pm
MSEC 101 

Justin Huntington (Desert Research Institute) presents "Monitoring Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems and Agriculture in Nevada from Clouds and Space" Host: Hendrickx
EB

3 April
3:30-4:30pm
MSEC 101

Mike Oskin (UC Davis) presents "Fault System Behavior Revealed in High-Resolution Topography" Host: Axen/Phillips, Dobbins
EB
10 April
4pm
MSEC 101
Joel Pederson (USU) presents "Transient Landscape Dynamics in the Colorado Plateau --Incision and
Deformation Without Tectonic Drivers" Host: Koning/Axen, Donatelli

EB
17 April
4pm
MSEC 101
Ricardo Gonzalez-Pinzon (UNM) presents "Ecohydrological controls on the transport and fate of reactive solutes in streams" Host: Cadol, Galanter
EB

21 April
4pm
MSEC 101

Doug Reaber (Daniel.B Stevens)  Host: Cadol EB

24 April
4pm
MSEC 101

Paul Bedrosian (USGS) on Magnetotelluric Investigations of the San Luis Valley Host: Murray, Robinson
EB

1 May
4pm
MSEC 101

Jake Ross (NMT) "Volcanoes, Ice and Time: Ar-Ar geochronology of Southern McMurdo Sound, Antarctica" Host: McIntosh, Czoski
EB

8 May

Finals  
  Fall 2013 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
22 Aug
4pm
MSEC 101
Gary Axen (New Mexico Tech) presents "Welcome to the Department" Host: EES Staff EB 
29 Aug
4pm
MSEC 101
Ingar Walder (New Mexico Tech) presents "Mine waste-rock characterization for closure evaluation A geochemical perspective" Host: Cadol  
H
5 Sept
4pm
MSEC 101

Zack Sharp (UNM) presents "Why the Moon is dry.. or is it? " Host: Axen, Perry

EB
9 Sept
3:30pm
MSEC 101
Neil Blandford (Daniel B. Stephens & Assoc) presents "Hydrogeologic Characterization and Groundwater Flow Modeling for a Groundwater Appropriation in the Sandia Basin, New Mexico" Host: Person 
H
12 Sept
4pm
MSEC 101
Sharad Kelkar (LANL) presents "Geothermal Energy : History and Recent Advances in Engineered Geothermal Systems (EGS)" Host: Person, Czoski
EB
19 Sept
4pm
MSEC 101
Heather DeShon (Southern Methodist University) presents "Using seismic tomography to image subduction systems: Applications to Costa Rica-Nicaragua and Sumatra" Host: Bilek, Baker G
24 Sept
12n
IRIS/PASSCAL 204
Samantha Hansen (University of Alabama) presents "Antarctic Seismology: The TAMNNET Project and Other Seismic Investigations" Host: Reusch
26- 28 Sept
NMGS Fall Field Conference (Flagstaff, AZ to Grants, NM)  
3 Oct
4pm
MSEC 101
Bruce Thomson (UNM) presents "Water Resources in the Middle Rio Grande: A Storm is Brewing but it Don't Look Like Rain" Host: Cadol, Bourret EB/H
10 Oct
4pm
MSEC 101
Nelia Dunbar (NMBGMR) presents "An Integrated Record of Explosive Volcanism in Antarctica: Blue Ice and Ice Cores." Host: Koning, Roberts
EB
17 Oct
2pm-5pm
Open House at The Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources
 
24 Oct
4pm
MSEC 101 

 David Dempsey (LANL) presents "Numerical modeling to optimize CO2 sequestration and understand induced seismicity" Host: Person, Pepin

EB

25 Oct
3:30-4:30pm
MSEC 101

Joe Stefani (AAPG Distinguished Lecturer) presents "Seismic Modeling & Applications of FD Modeling to Rock Physics and Geomechanics" Host: N/A
N/A
7 Nov
4pm
MSEC 101
Holly Rotman (New Mexico Tech) presents "Subduction Zone Thermal Models with Fluid Flow Effects" Host: Spinelli, McMahon

EB
14 Nov
4pm
MSEC 101
Kent Condie (New Mexico Tech) presents "Growth of Continents through Time and the Significance of Episodic Zircon Ages" Host: Cadol, Donatelli
EB
21 Nov
4pm
MSEC 101

Nic Barth (University of Otago, NZ) presents "A tectono-geomorphic study of the Alpine Fault, New Zealand" Host: Boston, Gallagher

EB
5 Dec
4pm
MSEC 101
Moftah El Shawaihdi (New Mexico Tech) presents "Geochronology, Petrology, and Stratigraphy of Neogene Units in the Sahabi Area, Northeastern Sirt Basin, Libya." Host: Mozley, Sion

EB
Spring 2013 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
24 Jan
4pm
MSEC 101
Talon Newton (NM Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources) presents "Hydrogeology of White Sands National Monument, New Mexico" EB & H
31 Jan
4pm
MSEC 101
Screening of the Nova film "Valles Caldera: The Science"
Host: McIntosh
Student Host: Amy Jordan
EB & H
6 Feb
4pm
MSEC 101
Dario Grana (Stanford University) presents "Bayesian Inversion Methods for Rock Properties Estimation from Seismic Data" EB
7 Feb
12pm, 4pm
MSEC 101
James McCalpin (GEO-HAZ Consulting, GSA 2012-2013 Richard H. Jahns Distinguished Lecturer)
Noon informal talk: "Ski Areas and Their Slope Stability Problems; The Colorado Story"
4pm seminar: "Paleoseismology; Has it Reduced Seismic Hazards, and if not, How Do We Change Course?"
EB
13 Feb
4pm
MSEC 101
Nathan Miller (WHOI) presents "The evolution of oceanic margins" EB
14 Feb
4pm
MSEC 101
Dr. Curtis Monger (NMSU) presents "Caliche—Inert carbon reservoir or active biological sink?"
Host: P. Boston
EB
18 Feb
4pm
MSEC 101
Dr. Carl Agee (Institute of Meteoritics, UNM), "Discovery of a New Unique Water-rich Meteorite from Mars" EB & H
19 Feb
12n
MSEC 203
Eric Lipten (Newmont Mining Corp.) is presenting an SEG seminar titled "Development Geology"
Attendance counts toward 539 seminar credit 
EB
20 Feb
4pm
MSEC 101
Jolante van Wijk (University of Houston) presents "Time and length scales of continental rifting" EB
21 Feb
12pm, 4pm
MSEC 101
Becky Flowers (University of Colorado, Boulder)
Noon informal talk: "Apatite 4He/3He and (U-Th)/He evidence for an ancient Grand Canyon"
4pm seminar: "Epeirogeny or eustasy? Deciphering the rise and fall of continental interiors and implications for mantle dynamics"
Host: Matt Heizler 
EB
27 Feb
4pm
MSEC 101
Fan-Chi Lin (Caltech) presents "Seismic tomography and interferometry: From shallow to deep" EB
28 Feb
4pm
MSEC 101
R. Bruce Frederick (New Mexico Environmental Law Center) presents "The Augustine Plains Ranch Application: No Beneficial Use" EB & H
21 March
4pm
MSEC 101
Rusty Riese (AAPG), presents "Oil Spills, Ethics, and Society: How they intersect and where the responsibilities reside" EB
28 March
4pm
MSEC 101 

Dr. Larry Crumpler (New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Research Curator of Volcanology and Space Sciences) presents "Ten Years of Field Geology on Mars"
Host: P. Boston

EB
11 April
4pm
WORKMAN 101
Geological Society of America Movie: "Switch, the future of world energy"
Switch explores the world of energy to discover our future
www.switchenergyproject.com
 
18 April
4pm
MSEC 101
Dale Anderson (Los Alamos National Laboratory) presents "Nuclear Weapon Test Treaties: Brief History and Enabling Research"
Host: M. Person
Student host: Amy Jordan
EB & H
25 April
4pm
MSEC 101

Dr. Mike Petronis (New Mexico Highlands University) presents "Recent Advances in Neoproterozoic Glacial Systems: What We Know and What We Think We Know Regarding Neoproterozoic Geochemistry, Paleoclimate Models, Paleo-Rock Magnetism, and Sedimentology"
Host: Bill McIntosh 
Student host: Annie Riggins

EB
2 May
4pm
MSEC 101
Dr. Jennifer Lindline (New Mexico Highlands University) presents "Mid-Cretaceous-Recent geochemical evolution of the crust in the Central Coast Orogen, British Columbia and Southeastern Alaska"
Host: P. Boston
Student host: Stas Edel
EB
Fall 2012 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
23 Aug
4pm
MSEC 101
Gary Axen and EES Staff (New Mexico Tech) present "Welcome to the Department" EB
30 Aug
4pm
MSEC 101
Penny Boston (New Mexico Tech) presents "Crunchy on the Outside, Tender on the Inside! - The Long-term Persistence of Geomicrobes in Geological Materials" EB
6 Sept
12n
MSEC 101
Lewis Land (New Mexico Tech) presents "Electrical resistivity surveys of a potential sinkhole collapse site in a densely populated area: Carlsbad, New Mexico" BB
6 Sept
4pm
MSEC 101
Lewis Land (New Mexico Tech) presents "Regional investigations of groundwater residence time using multiple tracers: Southern Sacramento Mountains and Roswell Artesian Basin, New Mexico" EB & H
13 Sept
4pm
MSEC 101
Gary Axen (New Mexico Tech) presents "Seismic generation of unique layered fault rocks (cataclasites) below the West Salton Detachment, California" EB
20 Sept
4pm
MSEC 101
Peter Mozley (New Mexico Tech) presents "Influence of the reservoir/caprock interface on caprock integrity and reservoir performance" H
27 Sept
4pm
MSEC 101
Michael Spilde (University of New Mexico) presents "Desert Varnish: An Historical Lead Mining Time Marker and Microbial Influences EB
4 Oct NO SEMINAR. NM Geological Society Fall Field Conference
11 Oct
4pm
MSEC 101
Harvey Duchene (Vecta Oil and Gas) presents "Sulfuric Acid Speleogenesis in the Guadalupe Mts., NM" EB
15 Oct
4pm
MSEC 101
David Jordan (Intera Inc.) presents "Holding Back the Ocean: Protecting Southern California's Coastal Groundwater Supply" H
18 Oct
4pm
Bureau Open House to celebrate Earth Science Week
18 Oct
12:30
MSEC 203
Randy Hanson (US Geological Survey) presents "Using Hydrologic Models to Assess Potential Future Conjunctive Use Subject to Climate Change" EB & H
22 Oct
4pm
MSEC 101
Cliff Dahm (University of New Mexico) presents "A New Mexican Amidst the Water Wars of California" EB & H
25 Oct
4pm
MSEC 101
Raul Deju (Entrepreneur) presents "Higher Education and the Explosion of Artificial Intelligence" EB
1 Nov
4pm
MSEC 101
Diana Northup (University of New Mexico) presents "Microbial Signatures in Stone" EB
5 Nov
4pm
MSEC 101
Todd Umstot (Daniel B. Stephens & Associates, Inc) presents "Recharge in the Tule Desert and Clover Valley Hydrographic Basins of Southern Nevada" H
8 Nov NO SEMINAR. GSA Annual Meeting
12 Nov
4pm
MSEC 101
Vince Tidwell (Sandia National Laboratory) presents "Energy and Water Planning in Western United States" EB & H
15 Nov
4pm
MSEC 101
Tom Williamson (New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science) presents "Dawn of Mammals" EB
29 Nov
4pm
MSEC 101
David Schneider (National Center for Atmospheric Research) presents "Antarctic Climate, Recent and Future: Do The Global Climate Models Get It Right?" EB & H
Spring 2012 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
Jan 11
3:30pm
Katerina Michaelides (University of Bristo) a Hydrology Faculty Candidate, presents "Hillslopes to channels: runoff-driven sediment transport in dryland fluvial systems". Host: Person
H
Jan 12
12pm
Michael Singer (University of St. Andrews, Scotland) a Hydrology Faculty Candidate, presents "Toxic fan: Erosion episodes in the legacy of 19th Century gold mining in California". Host: Person
BB
Jan 19
4pm
MSEC 101
Jason Gulley (Post Doc at University of Texas) a Hydrology Faculty Candidate, presents "Exploring Links between the Conduit Hydrology of Glaciers and Carbonate Platforms". Host: Person
H
Jan 26
4pm
MSEC 101
Dan Cadol (University of Maryland) a Hydrology Faculty Candidate, presents "Ecohydrology and ecohydraulics: Interactions of water, vegetation, and sediment in semi-arid tropical, and coastal conditions". Host: Person
H
Feb 2
4pm
MSEC 101
Vera Ponomareva (Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia) presents "The largest late Pleistocene-Holocene eruptions in the Kamchatka Peninsula, NW Pacific, and their tephra as a tool for distal correlations" Host: Kyle
EB
Feb 9
4pm
MSEC 101
Dave Sandwell (Scripps Inst. of Oceanography) presents "Plate Tectonics Knowns and Unknowns" Host: Aster/Morton
EB
Feb 16
4pm
MSEC 101
Trenton Franz (University of Arizona) presents "Using geophysical observations to help understand ecosystem structure and function" Host: Hendrickx
EB
Feb 23
4pm
MSEC 101
Omar Marcillo (New Mexico Tech) presents "Using Volcanic Infrasound Recorded on Dense Sensor Networks for Atmospheric Monitoring" Host: Johnson
EB
Mar 1
4pm
MSEC 101

Virgil Lueth (New Mexico Tech) presents: "Tales from the Crypt(omelane): Making sense of Psilomelane" Host: Heizler

EB
Mar 8
4pm
MSEC 101
Michael Young (University of Texas at Austin) presents: "Soil Processes in Arid Settings: Up-scaling Soil Properties from the Shrub Scale to the Landscape" Host: Hendrickx/Nenuji
EB
Mar 15
Spring Break, No Seminar
Mar 22
11:30am
MSEC 202
Vitaly Zlotnik (University of Nebraska) presents: "How Hydrogeological and Environmental processes control the Salinity of the Small Lakes in the Nebraska Sandhills" Host: Wilson
H
Mar 22
4pm
MSEC 101
Daniel J. Paulsen and Nathan Kempf (Wilson & Company, Inc., Engineers & Architects) presents: "Sediment deposition in the Cochiti Reservoir and the Rio Grande: 3-D comparison to pre-dam conditions" Host: Hendrickx/Wine
EB

Mar 26
1pm
MSEC 202

Majid Hassanizadeh (Utrecht University) a Darcy Lecturer presents: "Capillarity in Porous Media, on Micro- and Macroscale, Revisited" Host: Wilson H
Mar 26
3:30pm
MSEC 101
Majid Hassanizadeh (Utrecht University) a Darcy Lecturer presents: "Transport of Viruses in Partially Saturated Soil and Groundwater" Host: Wilson H
Mar 29
4pm
MSEC 101
Michael DeMers (New Mexico State University) presents "State of the Art in GIS Research" Host: Hendrickx/Wine EB
Apr 5
Easter Break, No Seminar
Apr 12
4pm
MSEC 101
Charles Downer (Army Corps of Engineers) presents "Hydrologic Modeling by the Army Corps of Engineers"Host: Hendrickx EB
Apr 16
3:30pm
MSEC 101
James S. Famiglietti (University of California Irvine) presents the 2012 Birdsall-Dreiss Lecture: "Water cycle change and the human fingerprint on the water landscape of the 21st Century: Observations from a decade of GRACE" Host: Wilson H
Apr 19
4pm
MSEC 101
Pamela L. Nagler (U.S. Geological Survey, Tucson) presents "Modeling the Phenology and Spread of Tamarisk Beetle Infestation and Impact on Water Savings" Host: Hendrickx
EB
Apr 26
4pm
MSEC 101
Julien Chaput (New Mexico Tech) presents "Seismic image of Erebus volcano from body wave interferometry" Host: Aster EB
Apr 30
3:30pm
MSEC 101
John Leeper (AMEC Environmental and Infrastructure Inc) presents "
Changing Waters: Adaptation and Resilience and the Navajo Nation." Host: Wilson
H
May 2
4pm
MSEC 101
Terry Plank (Columbia University) presents "Extending a Continent: Magmatism and Lithosphere Dynamics across the Basin and Range Province of the western United States" Host: Heizler
EB
Fall 2011 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
Aug 25
4pm
MSEC 101
Gary Axen and EES Staff (New Mexico Tech) presents "Welcome to the Department"
EB
Sept 1
4pm
MSEC 101
Hunter Knox (New Mexico Tech) presents "Multiyear Time-Varying Lags between Short-Period and Very Long Period Strombolian Eruption Seismic Signals at Erebus Volcano, Antarctica" Host: Kammerer
EB
Sept 8
4pm
MSEC 101
Tad Smith (Apache Corporation), a SEG distinguished lecturer, presents "Practical Seismic Petrophysics: The Effective Use of Log Data for Seismic Analysis". Host: Balch and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists Student Chapter/Killingsworth EB
Sept 15
4pm
MSEC 101
Maarten De Moor (University of New Mexico) presents "Crystallization, Degassing, and Eruption of Extremely Volatile-rich Silicate Magma at Oldoinyo Lengai Volcano, East African Rift". Host: Dunbar/Iverson EB
Sept 22
4pm
MSEC 101
Keith Koper (University of Utah) presents "Observations of Earth's Background Seismic Radiation". Host: Aster/Wine EB
Sept 29
No seminar NMGS Fall conference
Oct 6
4pm
MSEC 101
Amy Luther (New Mexico Tech) presents "Fault rocks as a key to the structural and stress-field evolution of low-angle normal faults". Host: Axen/Salaz&Hubbling EB
Oct 13
4pm
MSEC 101
Kate Zeigler (New Mexico Highlands University) presents "Magnetostratigraphy of the Upper Triassic Chinle Group: possibilities and limitations of paleomagnetic data". Host: Kelley/Morgan EB

Oct 17
3:30 pm
MSEC 103

Todd Umstot (Daniel B. Stephens and Assoc) presents "The Hydrology of
the San Gabriel Mountains near Los Angeles California" Host: Wilson
H
Oct 20
4pm
MSEC 101
Matt Heizler (New Mexico Tech) presents "The science of collaborating with the opposition". Host: Kelley/Short
EB
Oct 26
2pm
MSEC 202
Magdalena Sandoval Donahue (University of New Mexico) presents "Multi-stage uplift in the Rocky Mountains: exploring uplift mechanisms and timing using low-temperature thermochronology, detrital zircon geochronology and geomorphic analysis" Host: Aster
G
Oct 27
4pm
MSEC 101

Mike Hedlin (Scripps Institution of Oceanography) presents "Studies of the Atmosphere Using Dense Seismic Networks".Host: Aster/Anthony

EB

Oct 31
2:30 PM
Cramer 124

Hugo A. Gutierrez Jurado (New Mexico Tech) presents "Ecohydrologic and Geomorphic Properties of a Semi-arid Basin". Host: Wilson. Please note that this seminar starts at 2:30 PM (not 3:30 as usual) and will take place in Cramer 124.

H

Nov 3
4pm
MSEC 101
David Loope (University of Nebraska) presents "Iron Diagenesis of the Navajo Sandstone: A Concretionary Tale". Host: Mozley/Nenuji
EB
Nov 7
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Marie-Charlotte Leroy (AgroParisTech & U. Paris VI) presents "Groundwater Tracer Test for a Contaminant Site". Host: Wilson.
H
Nov 10
4pm
MSEC 101
Steve Malone (University of Washington) presents "Predicting Earthquakes and Volcanic Eruptions: What Can and
Can't Now Be Done?". Host:J.Johnson/Sophy
EB
Nov 14
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
John Sigda (Intera Consultants)
presents "Holding Back the Sea: Managing a Sea Water Intrusion Barrier in Southern California". Host: Wilson

CANCELLED
Nov 17
4pm
MSEC 101
Pete Reiners (University of Arizona) presents "Encore actinides in the grunge and metal scene: Dating fluid flow and deformation using bedrock-hosted secondary oxides". Host: Heizler/Gallagher&McMahon EB
Nov 21
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
William Payton Gardner (Los Alamos National Laboratory) presents "Identifying regional groundwater discharge to streams using ⁴He and traditional age tracers of young groundwater". Host: Gomez
H

Nov 24

Thanksgiving Break
Nov 28
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Jose Rivera (University of New Mexico)
presents "Acequias International: Comparative Irrigation Systems Around the World". Host: Wilson

H
Dec 1
4pm
MSEC 101
Maya El Hariri (New Mexico Tech) presents "Investigating earthquake rupture variability in subduction zones". Host:Morton EB
Dec 8
AGU, no seminar.

Spring 2011 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
Jan 20
4pm
MSEC 101
David Reusch (New Mexico Tech) presents "New Histories of Antarctic Sea Ice from Ice Cores" Host: Person EB
Jan 27
4pm
MSEC 101
Mouse Reusch (IRIS PASSCAL/NMT) presents "Using seismology to discriminate between formation models for the Cameroon Volcanic Line, West Africa" Host: Dunbar EB
Feb 3
4pm
MSEC 101
Cancelled To Be Rescheduled
Elizabeth Keating (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
presents "Studying the potential risk to shallow groundwater associated with CO2 sequestration: results from a natural analog study in northern New Mexico." Host: Person
EB
Feb 10
4pm
MSEC 101
Rene Therrien (Laval University) presents "Multi-scale hydrogeological modeling in crystalline bedrock" Host: Person EB
Feb 11
10am
MSEC 202
Dr. Chin Man "Bill" Mok (Rudolf Diesel Industry Fellow) presents "Integrated Water Resources Management" Host: McCord H
Feb 17
4pm
MSEC 101
Kaj Johnson (Indiana University) presents "Potential for Earthquakes On and Off Major Faults in California" Hosts: Murray/Jones EB
Feb 24
4pm
MSEC 101
Randy Cygan (Sandia National Laboratories) presents "The Nature of the Mineral-Water Interface: Molecular Simulation and Spectroscopy". Host: Rinehart EB
Feb 28
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Stephen E. Silliman (University of Notre Dame) presents the 2011 Darcy Lecture. Host: Wilson/Gomez EB/H
Mar 3
4pm
MSEC 101
Emily Brodsky (University of California, Santa Cruz) presents "Earthquakes Triggered by Seismic Waves". Hosts: Axen/Luther EB
Mar 10
4pm
MSEC 101
Victor Tsai (US Geological Survey, Golden) presents "The Mystery of Greenland's Slow Earthquakes". Host: Aster EB
Mar 17
No seminar - Spring Break EB
Mar 24
4pm
MSEC 101
Grant Garven (Tufts University) presents "Groundwater and Ore Deposits" Host: Person EB
Mar 31
4pm
MSEC 101
Jake Lowenstern (US Geological Survey) presents a talk on Yellowstone Volcano Host: Kyle/Iverson EB
Apr 7
4pm
MSEC 101
Graham Kent (University of Nevada: Reno), TBD. Host: Aster EB
Apr 14
4pm
MSEC 101
Bill Haneberg (Haneberg Geoscience) , presents "Livin’ La Vida LiDAR" part of the Jahns Lecture Series. Host: Love EB

Apr 18 3:30pm
MSEC 103

Richard P. Kraft (Geosyntec Consultants), presents "Environmental Forensics - Identifying the Source of Chemicals Detected in Drinking Water Supply Wells" Host: Wilson H

Apr 21
4pm

MSEC 101

Carl Gable (Los Alamos National Laboratory) Dynamic Interactions of Mantle Convection and Plate Tectonics

Computational Earth Sciences Group Host: Person

EB
Apr 28
4pm
MSEC 101
Demian Saffer (Pennsylvania State University) presents an Ocean Leadership Program lecture. Host: Spinelli EB
May 2
4pm
MSEC 101
Shasta Marrero (New Mexico Tech), "Cosmic-rays, chlorine-36, and rocks" Hosts: Phillips
EB/H
May 5
4pm
MSEC 101
Matt Zimmerer (New Mexico Tech), "Caldera Magmatism From the Inside Out" Hosts: McIntosh/Morgan EB
May 12
No seminar - Finals Week EB
FALL 2010 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
Aug 26
4pm
MSEC 101
Rick Aster and EES Staff (New Mexico Tech) presents "Welcome to the Department." Student pictures taken afterwards. EB
Sep 2
No seminar - Dept. party beginning at 4:30 at Rick Aster's House (1207 Vista Drive). EB
Sep 9
4pm
MSEC 101
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Tapani Ramo (University of Helsinki, Finland) presents "Volcanism associated with the Proterozoic locus classicus rapakivi granites of Finland." Hosts: Jones/ McLemore EB
Sep 16
4pm
MSEC 101
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Jonathan MacCarthy (PhD Candidate, New Mexico Tech) presents "Upper-mantle complexity and support for high elevations beneath the southern Rocky Mountains revealed by high resolution teleseismic tomographic and gravity inversion." Hosts: Morgan/Aster EB
Sep 20
(Monday)
4pm
MSEC 101
videocam
Art Palmer (SUNY Oneonta, emeritus) presents "Origin and geochemical environment of the Mississippian paleokarst and related caves of the western U.S., with specific reference to the Black Hills of South Dakota." Hosts: Rosales-Lagarde & Morgan/Price EB
Sep 23
4pm
MSEC 101
videocam
Roel Snieder (Colorado School of Mines) presents "The Global Energy Challenge." Hosts: Sophy/Aster EB
Sep 30
4pm
MSEC 101
videocam
Michael Albrecht (TBA Power, Inc.) presents "State of the Art in Engineered Geothermal Systems (EGS)." Hosts: Hubbling & Salaz/Person & Kelly EB
Oct 7 No seminar EB
Oct 14
4pm
MSEC 101
click to download video
Chris Neuzil (U.S. Geological Survey) presents "Anomalous Pressures in Shales and Claystones: Not so Anomalous." Host: Person EB/H
Oct 21
4pm
MSEC 101
click to download video
Larry Benson (U.S. Geological Survey) presents "The effect of climate change on maize yields and Native American populations in the prehistoric American southwest." Host: Love EB/H
Oct 28
4pm
MSEC 101
CANCELED - Speaker can't make it. Rajesh Pawar (Los Alamos National Laboratory) presents "Risk Analysis of CO2 Sequestration." Hosts: Gierke/Person EB/H
Nov 4
4pm
MSEC 101
click to download video
Amlan Banerjee (New Mexico Tech) presents "Unraveling the plumbing of Eocene Carlin Gold deposits using mathematical modeling, fluid inclusion, and oxygen isotopic data." Host: Person EB/H
Nov 11
4pm
MSEC 101
click to download video
Virginia McLemore (NM Bureau of Geology) presents "Minerals needed for emerging green technologies." Host: Moore-Roth/Dunbar EB
Nov 18
4pm
MSEC 101
click to download video
Bill Carey (Los Alamos National Laboratory) presents "CO2 sequestration: Multiphase fluid flow, wellbore integrity and a path to reduced greenhouse gas emissions." Host: Person EB
Nov 25 No seminar - Thanksgiving Holiday EB
Dec 2
4pm
MSEC 101
********CANCELED********
Shasta Marrero (PhD Candidate, New Mexico Tech) presents "Surface exposure dating." Host: Phillips
EB
Dec 9
4pm
MSEC 101
click to download video
Laura Crossey and Karl Karlstrom (University of New Mexico) present "Neotectonic mantle-to-surface connections in the western U.S. driven by mantle flow: evidence from river profiles, thermochronology & xenowhiffs." Host: Heizler EB
Dec 16
No seminar - Fiinals Week EB
Spring 2010 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
Jan 28
4 pm
MSEC 101
Dave Scholl (USGS, University of Alaska-Fairbanks) presents "Why do subduction zones behave seismically the way they do and some so dangerously? Host: K. Condie. Related flyer. EB
Jan 29
Noon
MSEC 202
Dave Scholl (USGS, University of Alaska-Fairbanks) presents "The Yin of Building and Yang of Destroying Continental Crust at Subduction Zones." BB
Feb 4
4 pm
MSEC 101
Andreas Pflitsch (Ruhr University) presents "Comparing the structure of air flow and temperature patterns of barometric caves and blow holes—a perfect instrument for determining the real extension of barometric cave systems." Host: P. Boston EB/H
Feb 11
4 pm
MSEC 101
*
Frank Ramos (New Mexico State University) presents "The origin of Columbia River basalts: Insights from minerals and isotopes." Host: N. Dunbar (*Video available on request from speaker.) EB
Feb 18
4 pm
MSEC 101
No seminar today. EB
Feb 25
4 pm
Workman 101

Ron Thomas (New Mexico Tech) presents "Lightning generated by erupting volcanoes, measurements from 3 recent eruptions." Host: J. Johnson EB/Physics
Mar 4
4 pm
MSEC 101
Tim Scheibe (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, 2010 Darcy Lecturer) presents "Beyond the black box: Integrating advanced characterization of microbial processes with subsurface reactive transport models." Host: J. Wilson EB/H
Mar 11
No seminar EB
Mar 15-19
No seminars - Spring Break EB/H
Mar 25
4 pm
MSEC 101
Becky Dorsey (University of Oregon) presents "Crustal recycling along an oblique-divergent plate boundary: from the Colorado Plateau to the Salton Trough and Gulf of California." Host: G. Axen EB
Apr 1
4 pm
MSEC 101
Anna Szynkiewicz (University of Texas at El Paso) presents "The use of sulfur isotopes to investigate saline intrusions and anthropogenic SO4 loads in the Sonoran aquifers (northern Mexico) – Implications for the Rio Grande region." Host: T. Newton EB
Apr 8
4 pm
MSEC 101
Diane Agnew (Shaw Environmental & Infrastructure Group) presents "Environmental Consulting and the Earth Scientist: interdisciplinary approaches to environmental problems (or how I learned to love unexploded ordnance)." Host: T. Newton EB
Apr 12
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
George Zyvoloski (Los Alamos National Laboratory) presents "Stress-dependent fracture-aperture relationships: The key to accurate and efficient geothermal reservoir simulations." Host: M. Person H
Apr 15
4 pm
MSEC 101
Jeff Amato (New Mexico State University) presents "Subduction accretion and subduction erosion in the Mesozoic Chugach Accretionary Complex, southern Alaska." Host:
G. Axen
EB
Apr 19
Noon
MSEC 202
Simon Klemperer (Stanford University) presents MARGINS "distinguished" lecture "Rupturing Continental Lithosphere in the Main Ethiopian Rift: a hot plume meets a cold craton." BB
Apr 22
No seminar today.
EB
Apr 29
4 pm
MSEC 101
Lara Owens (New Mexico Tech PhD Candidate in Geochemistry) presents "A geochemical investigation of the M-Mountain Geothermal System." Host: P. Kyle

Lind Gee's (Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory) talk is postponed until Fall 2010.

EB
May 6
4 pm
MSEC 101
Jesus Velador (New Mexico Tech PhD Candidate in Geology) presents "The timing and origin of intermediate sulfidation epithermal
mineralization in Fresnillo, Mexico." Host: A. Campbell
EB
Fall 2009 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
Aug 27
4 pm
MSEC 101
Rick Aster and EES Staff (New Mexico Tech) present "Welcome to the Department." Student pictures taken afterwards. EB
Sep 3
4 pm
MSEC 101
click to download video
Stephen Arrowsmith (Los Alamos National Laboratory) presents "Low frequency sound from earthquakes: What we can uniquely learn from seismo-acoustics." Hosts: K. Jones and J. Johnson EB
Sep 10
4 pm
MSEC 101click to download video
Maria Beatrice Magnani (University of Memphis) presents "Seismology a la Mark Twain: understanding intraplate seismicity in the central U.S." Hosts: A. Maraj and C. Snelson EB
Sep 17
4 pm
MSEC 101
click to download video
James Ni (New Mexico State University) presents "Slab geometry and mantle flow in the Rivera-Cocos subduction zone." Hosts: J. MacCarthy and R. Aster EB
Sep 21
3:30 pm
MSEC 103

video available on request from speaker

Jason Heath (PhD Candidate Hydrology, New Mexico Tech) presents "Caprock seal integrity of geologic CO2 storage sites: A case study of the Kirtland Formation, San Juan Basin, USA." Host: John Wilson H
Sep 24
4 pm
MSEC 101click to download video
Paul Knauth (Arizona State University) presents "Environmental conditions associated with the Cambrian explosion of life." Hosts: W. Payne and K.Condie EB
Sep 28
3:30 pm
MSEC 103

video available on request from speaker

Marty Frisbee (PhD Candidate Hydrology, New Mexico Tech) presents "The role of deep, basin-scale groundwater on streamflow generation processes and structured trends in stream chemistry in a large, alpine watershed in the southern Rocky Mountains of Colorado, USA." Host: Fred Phillips H

Oct 1
4 pm
MSEC 101

click to download video

Gregory Waite (Michigan Technological University) presents "Insight into shallow conduit processes at Fuego Volcano, Guatemala from multi-instrumental observations of explosive and low-frequency seismic activity." Hosts: R. Sanderson and J. Johnson EB

Oct 5
3:30 pm
MSEC 103

click to download video

Chris Eastoe (University of Arizona) presents "Some Useful Lessons from Groundwater Isotope Studies in Southwest North America." Host: Fred Phillips EB/H
Oct 8
4 pm
MSEC 101
Mark Person (New Mexico Tech) presents "Assessment of Basin-Scale Hydrologic Impacts of CO2 Sequestration, Illinois Basin." Host: T. Howald EB
Oct 15
4 pm
MSEC 101
Michelle Creech-Eakman (New Mexico Tech) presents "NESSI and the Path to Discover the True Nature of Extrasolar Planets." Host: K. Eack EB
Oct 22
4 pm
MSEC 101
click to download video
Robert Detrick (National Science Foundation) presents "New NSF Initiatives in Climate and Dynamic Earth." Hosts: H. Knox and R. Aster EB
Oct 26
3:30 pm
MSEC 103click to download video
Robert Dello-Russo (NM Office of Archaeological Studies, Santa Fe) presents "Got Water? Modeling the Early Use of Maize in Regions of the Southwest." H
Oct 29
4 pm
MSEC 101
click to download video
John Bailey (University of Alaska - Fairbanks) presents "An Earth scientist's guide to Google Earth." Hosts: O. Marcillo and J. Johnson EB
Nov 2
3:30 pm
MSEC 103

video available on request from speaker

Hugo Gutierrez (PhD Candidate Hydrology, New Mexico Tech) presents "Can topographic analyses with high resolution data reveal ecohydrologic and hydrogeomorphic processes and feedbacks?" H
Nov 5
4 pm
MSEC 101
Nick Varley (University of Colima) presents "Studying the transition between multiple styles of activity at Volcán de Colima, Mexico." Hosts: C. Forbes and J. Johnson EB
Nov 9
3:30 pm
MSEC 103click to download video
Cindy Ardito, Rob Sengebush (Intera, Albuquerque), Mike Fort (PASSCAL), and Guy Bralley (Water Resources Administrator, Sandoval County) present "Brackish Water--New Mexico's Future: A Case Study." Host: J. Wilson H
Nov 12
4 pm
MSEC 101
click to download video
Tobias Fischer (University of New Mexico) presents "Latiles from volcanoes: Probing the mantle below rifts, hotspots and arcs." Hosts: ?? and J. Johnson EB
Nov 16
3:30 pm
MSEC 103click to download video
Jennifer McIntosh (University of Arizona) presents "Impacts of past climate change on water and energy resources." Host: M. Person H
Nov 19
4 pm
MSEC 101click to download video
Kathleen Hodgkinson (UNAVCO) presents "Bridging the gap between seismology and GPS PBO Borehole Strainmeters." Host: M. Murray EB
Nov 26
No seminar - Thanksgiving EB
Dec 3
4 pm
MSEC 101click to download video
Bill Goodway (EnCana Corp., Canada) presents "The magic of Lamé." Hosts: B. Christensen and C. Snelson EB
Dec 10
4 pm
MSEC 101
Susan Hubbard (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, GSA Birdsall-Dreiss 2010 Distinguished Lecturer) presents "Toward x-ray vision: Geophysical signatures of complex subsurface processes." EB/H
Spring 2009 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
Jan 26
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Chunmiao Zheng (University of Alabama, 2009 Birdsall-Dreiss Lecturer GSA) presents "Understanding Solute Transport in Extremely Heterogeneous Porous Media: Lessons Learned from 25 Years of Research at the MADE Site." Host: John Wilson H
Jan 29
4 pm
MSEC 101
Jonathan Lees (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill) presents "The Kamchatka-Aleutian Collision Zone: Mother of All Cusps." Host: J. Johnson) EB
Feb 2
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
****CANCELLED****
David Boutt (University of Massachusetts) presents "Hydrogeology of Fractured Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks." Host: Mark Person
H/EB
Feb 5
4 pm
MSEC 101
****CANCELLED**** EB
Feb 9
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Mark Person (New Mexico Tech) presents "Hydrologic models of modern and fossil geothermal systems in the Great Basin." Host: Fred Phillips H/EB
Feb 12
4 pm
Workman 101
Jonathan Wolfe (Fractal Foundation) presents "Fractal Patterns in Nature." EB/
Physics/
Biology
Feb 16
3:30 pm
MSEC 103

Mary Anderson (University of Wisconsin, AGU 2007 Langbein Lecturer) presents "Benchmark in Hydrogeology in the 20th Century - Unexpected Payoffs." (Recorded Webinar from the 2007 AGU Fall Meeting.) H
Feb 19
4 pm
MSEC 101
Matt Pritchard (Cornell University) presents "The Magnitude and Duration of Uplift at the Socorro Magma Body and Other Volcanic Areas: Evidence from Geomorphology and Geodesy." EB
Feb 23
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Patricia Bobeck (Geotechnical Translations, Austin, TX) presents "On Henry Darcy." Host: John Wilson H
Feb 26
4 pm
MSEC 101
Jeff Johnson (New Mexico Tech) presents "Listening to Volcanic Eruptions, Thunder, and Explosions with Infrasound: Seismology in the Atmosphere."
EB
Mar 2
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Marcy Litvak (University of New Mexico) presents "Measurements of ecosystem function along an elevation gradient: which NM biomes are the most sensitive to climate change?" Host: John Wilson H
Mar 5
4 pm
MSEC 101
****CANCELLED****
Robert Detrick (Dir., Div. of Earth Sciences, National Science Foundation) presents "Advances in Vehicle Technology for Exploring and Observing the Global Ocean and Deep Seafloor."
EB
Mar 9-13 Spring Break - No seminars
Mar 19
5 pm
MSEC 101
****NOTE: Special Time****
Richard Allen (University of California at Berkeley) presents "First Jolt: Building an Earthquake Warning System for the Benefit of
Society and the Geophysical Community."
EB
Mar 20
4 pm
MSEC 351

Doug MacAyeal (University of Chicago) presents "Rogue Ice Streams: The awkward truth about glacial earthquakes, stick-slip kinematics and subglacial lakes in a world of viscous ice flow." G
Mar 23
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Nate McDowell (Los Alamos National Laboratory, NM) presents "Hydraulic mechanisms and potential impacts of climate change on vegetation survival and mortality."
Host: Jan Hendrickx
H
Mar 26
4 pm
MSEC 101
Jackie Burton (Sundance Environmental and Energy Specialists) presents "Potential for Contamination of Groundwater Drinking Supplies at Arizona Gila River Indian Community." Host: Newton. EB/H
Mar 27
1 pm
MSEC 202
**CUAHSI Cyberseminar**
Peter Troch (University of Arizona) presents "The Hills Are Alive: Interdisciplinary Earth Science at Biosphere 2."
H
Mar 27
3:30 pm
MSEC 101

Edmund Medley, 2009 Richard H. Jahns Distinguished Lecturer in Engineering Geology, sponsored by the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists (AEG), presents "Forensic Investigation of the Sea Cliff Incident, an Urban Catastrophe." EB/H
Mar 30
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
***Postponed until Fall 2009***
Jorge Gardea-Torresday (University of Texas - El Paso) presents "The impact of stabilized and non-stabilized nickel hydroxide nanoparticles on mesquite plants." Host: Rob Bowman
H/EB
Apr 2
4 pm
MSEC 101

Aaron Velasco (University of Texas at El Paso, IRIS/SSA Distinguished Lecturer) presents "Can a Large Earthquake in Another Country Cause One in Your Backyard?" Host: Aster EB
Apr 6
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Beth Nichols (University of New Mexico) presents "2D and 3D representations of outcrop heterogeneity, from lidar imagery, for groundwater modeling."
Host: John Wilson
H
Apr 9
4 pm
MSEC 101
Penny King (University of New Mexico) presents "Using Amphiboles to Understand Volcanic Processes on Earth and Mars." Host: Dunbar EB
Apr 10
1 pm
View on your own. (NMT closed for holiday)
**CUAHSI Cyberseminar**
Thanos Papanicolaou (University of Iowa)
presents "The Effects of Agriculture Management Practices on Hydrologic Forcing at the Watershed Scale Under Various Hydrologic Conditions."
H
Apr 13
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
****Rescheduled to April 27****
Cindy Ardito (Intera, Albuquerque, NM)
H
Apr 16
4 pm
MSEC 101
Mark Boslough (Sandia National Laboratories) presents "The Nature of Airbursts and their Contribution to the Impact Threat." EB/Physics
Apr 17
1 pm
MSEC 202
**CUAHSI Cyberseminar**
Harmut Holldnder (Brandenburgische Technische Universitdt Cottbus) presents "Hydrological aspects of the artificial catchment Chicken Creek."
H
Apr 20 No Hydrology seminar scheduled H
Apr 23
4 pm
MSEC 101
Jim Fassett (US Geological Survey, Emeritus) presents "The Case For Paleocene Dinosaurs in the San Juan Basin." Host: Dunbar EB
Apr 27
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
***Postponed until Fall 2009***
Cindy Ardito (Intera, Albuquerque, NM) presents "Anatomy of an Aquifer Test." Host: Mark Person
H
Apr 30
4 pm
MSEC 101
Kristine Larson (University of Colorado) presents "Use of GPS Receivers as a Soil Moisture Network for Water Cycle Studies." Host: Murray EB/H
May 4 No Hydrology seminar scheduled H

May 7
4 pm
MSEC 101

Stephen C. Ruppel (University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology Distinguished Lecturer) presents "Understanding Black Shale Successions: Lessons and Questions from the Barnett and other Paleozoic Mudrocks." EB
May 15
1 pm
MSEC 202
**CUAHSI Cyberseminar**
David R. Maidment, Director, Center for Research in Water Resources, University of Texas at Austin, and David Tarboton, Utah Water Research Laboratory, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Utah State University, present "State and Regional Hydrologic Information Systems."
H
Fall 2008 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
Sept 4
4 pm
MSEC 101
Glenn Spinelli - New Mexico Tech, Consortium for Ocean Leadership (IODP) Distinguished Lecturer: Effects of Fluid Circulation in Subducting Crust on Seismogenic Zone Temperatures.
Host: Murray
EB/H
Sept 15
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Robert Bowman - New Mexico Tech: Properties and Environmental Applications of Surfactant-Modified Zeolites EB/H
Sept 18
4 pm
MSEC 101
Chuck Chapin - NM Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources:
Interplay of Tectonic and Oceanographic Paleoclimate Events during Middle to Late Miocene Sedimentation Across the Southwestern USA. Host: Newton
EB
Sept 25
4 pm
MSEC 101
Dan Breecker - Univ New Mexico: Improved Understanding of Soil Carbonate Formation Reveals Sensitivity of Earth’s Climate to Atmospheric CO2. Host: Stacy Timmons EB
Sept 29
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Lonnie Thompson - Ohio State Univ: Abrupt Climate Change and Our Future (Frontiers of Geophysics Lecture from the 2007 AGU Fall Meeting. Recorded Webinar.) Host: TBA H
Oct 2
4 pm
MSEC 101
Wolf Elston - Univ New Mexico:
The Amazing Bushveld: A Tale Of Two Catastrophes. Host: Condie
EB
Oct 6-10 No Seminars this week - GSA
Oct 13
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
David Romero - Balleau Groundwater, Albuquerque: The Local Area of Influence for Water Development Projects and the Associated Relationship to Regional Water Planning in New Mexico. Host: Wilson H
Oct 16
4 pm
MSEC 101
Meredith Nettles - Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University: Glacier Acceleration, Glacial Earthquakes, and Ice Loss at Greenland's Outlet Glaciers. Host: Aster/Bilek
EB
Oct 20
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Dennis McQuillan - NM Environment Dept, Santa Fe: Air, Water, Food and Sex. Host: Phillips H
Oct 23
No seminar: NMGS Field Conference EB
Oct 27
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
David Borrok - Univ of Texas at El Paso: Application of Cu, Fe, and Zn isotopes to identify metal loading sources and mechanisms in stream waters. Host: Bowman H
Oct 30
4 pm
MSEC 101
Richard Lindsay - Noble Energy Inc., SEG Honorary Lecturer, North America: Forgotten Geophysics: A Reminder That First-Order Effects Should Come First. Host: Snelson EB
Nov 3
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Denise Fort - Univ of New Mexico: Managed Underground Storage. Host: Wilson H
Nov 6
4 pm
MSEC 101
James Conca - Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center, NMSU: Nuclear Energy and Radioactive Waste Disposal in the Age of Recycling. Host: Scholle EB/H
Nov 10
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Stephanie Moore - Daniel B. Stephens & Assoc., Albuquerque: Preparing for and Monitoring New Mexico's First Artificial Recharge Project. Host: Bowman H
Nov 13
4 pm
MSEC 101
Sean Connell - NM Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources:
Drainage Interaction and Sedimentary Architecture in Asymmetrically Subsiding Basins Using Experimental Stratigraphy.
Host: Newton
EB
Nov 17
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Amanda White - Los Alamos National Laboratory: Vegetation Variability and its Hydro-Climatologic Dependence. Host: Vivoni H
Nov 19
Noon
MSEC 351
Peter Bromirski - Univ of California - San Diego: Seismology and Oceanography: Climate Connections. Host: Aster G
Nov 20
4-6:30 pm
IRIS PASSCAL
IRIS PASSCAL 10th Anniversary Open House: presentations, tours, food, and drink. Host: Aster EB
Nov 27
No seminar - Thanksgiving Holiday EB
Dec 4
4 pm
MSEC 101
Sam Fernald - New Mexico State Univ: Acequia System Surface-water Ground-water Interactions. Host: Newton EB/H
Dec 11
4 pm
MSEC 101
Nigel Blamey - New Mexico Tech: Quantitative Fluorescence Lifetime Analysis of Hydrocarbon-bearing Fluid Inclusions: A Paragenetic Study EB
Spring 2008 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
Jan 31
4 pm
MSEC 101
Bill Chavez - New Mexico Tech, SEG International Exchange
Lecturer:
Mineral Exploration and Metals Supply: The New Roles of
Economic Geology. Host: Campbell
EB
Feb 4
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Mike Celia - Princeton Univ: Geological Storage as a Carbon Mitigation Option, 2008 Darcy Lecture of the National Ground-Water Association. Host: Wilson H
Feb 7
4 pm
MSEC 101
Dave Love - NM Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources: Our ongoing geological investigations of the northern Tularosa Basin. Host: Newton EB
Feb 14
4 pm
MSEC 101
Kevin Stafford - PhD Candidate in Geology, NMT: Hypogene Karst Porosity within the Central Basin Platform: Yates Field, Pecos County, Texas. Host: Boston EB
Feb 18
3:30 pm
MSEC 202
Alex Rinehart - MS Student in Hydrology, NMT: Effects of Vegetation, Albedo, and Radiation Sheltering on the Distribution of Snow in the Valles Caldera, New Mexico, MS Thesis Defense. H
Feb 21
4 pm
MSEC 101
Jeff Johnson - New Mexico Tech: Lava Dome Souffle: Long Period Earthquakes and Co-eruptive Volcano Respirations Captured with a Video Camera at Santiaguito Volcano (Guatemala). Host: Murray EB
Feb 25
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Laura Bexfield - U.S. Geological Survey, Albuquerque, NM: Near-Decadal Trends of Pesticide Detection Frequency and Concentration in Ground Water of the United States, 1993-2003. Host: Phillips H
Feb 28
4 pm
MSEC 101
Jim McCord - AMEC - Earth & Environmental, Socorro: The Role of Hydrologic Analyses in Water Rights Administration: Three Case Studies from the Intermountain West. Host: Newton EB
Mar 3
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Kate Richards - Geomatrix Consultants, Inc., Newport Beach, CA: Application of an Integrated Surface Water/Groundwater Flow Model to Assess Chloride Transport in the Upper Santa Clara River Basin, Santa Clarita, California. Host: Bowman H
Mar 13 Spring Break - no seminar EB
Mar 20
4 pm
MSEC 101
Richard C. Aster - New Mexico Tech: Climate Seismology -- Observing the Dynamics and Processes of Earth's Atmosphere, Oceans, and Cryosphere with Seismographic Data. Host: Murray EB
Mar 24
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Jasper A. Vrugt - Earth and Environmental Sciences Division, LANL: Adaptive Markov Chain Monte Carlo Sampling for Estimating Parameters in High-Resolution Three-Dimensional Flow and Transport Models. Host: Vivoni H
Mar 27
2 pm
MSEC 202
Gary Robbins - University of Connecticut: Geochemical Linkages Between Increasing Rural Development and Elevated Manganese Levels in Domestic Wells in Fractured Crystalline Bedrock. H

Mar 27
4 pm
MSEC 101

Scott Phillips - Los Alamos National Lab: Regional Phase Amplitude Tomography: Asia and USArray. Host: Murray EB
Apr 1
3 pm
MSEC 101
John Moylan - 2007 Jahns Distinguished Lecturer: Geologic Influences on Midcontinent Dams EB/H
Apr 3
4 pm
MSEC 101
Shane Ingate - IRIS/PASSCAL: EarthScope Magnetotellurics: A Shocking Experiment.
Host: Murray
EB
Apr 7
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
David Bedford - Univ of Colorado and USGS.: Effects of Vegetation on Overland Flow and Infiltration at Hillslope Scale. Host: Hendrickx H
Apr 21
Noon
MSEC 202
Anna Szynkiewicz - Univ Indiana: Origin of White Sands gypsum dunes--implications for Mars analog studies.
E
Apr 21
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Patrick Longmire - Earth and Environmental Sciences Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory: Isotope and Aqueous Chemistry Investigations of Groundwater in the Española Basin, New Mexico. Host: Wilson H
Apr 24
4 pm
MSEC 101
Kate Miller - Univ Texas at El Paso: Crustal Structure of the Southern Rio Grande Rift: New Results from Seismic Refraction and Xenoliths. Host: Snelson EB
Apr 28
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Jungho Park - New Mexico Tech: Reactive Transport Modeling of the Geochemical and Microbiological Processes of the Middendorf Aquifer, South Carolina. Host: Bowman H

May 1
11:30 am
NRAO auditorium

Lunch provided

David Gutzler - Univ of New Mexico: Water and Drought in the 21st Century; Jonathan Overpeck - Univ of Arizona: Climate Change, Sea Level, and Drought: Dangerous Anthropogenic Interference? Discussion afterward focusing on how audience members can use the presentations to inform the general public about these issues (12:45-1:45) EB/H
May 1
4 pm
MSEC 101
Laura Rosales-Lagarde - PhD Candidate in Geochemistry: Investigation of the Geologic Controls on Spring Water Chemistry in the Northern Chiapas Range, Southern Mexico. Host: Boston EB
May 8
4 pm
MSEC 101
Amanda Rowe - PhD Candidate in Geology, NMT: Genetic Fluid Evolution of the Goat Hill Orebody, Questa Climax-type Molybdenum Porphyry, New Mexico. Host: Campbell EB
Fall 2007 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
Aug 23
4 pm
MSEC 101
Rob Bowman and Susan Delap - New Mexico Tech: Overview of the E&ES Department and Resources for Graduate Students. EB
Aug 27
3:30 pm
MSEC 101

Weon Shik Han - New Mexico Tech: Simulation and Analysis of Geologic CO2 Sequestration: A Case Study of the Permian Basin, TX. Host: McPherson

H
Aug 30
2 pm
MSEC 101
Lorie Dilley - New Mexico Tech: Fluid Inclusion Stratigraphy: A New Method for Geothermal Reservoir Assessment.
EB
Aug 30
4 pm
MSEC 101
Greg Beroza - Stanford University: Slow Slip Events and the Mechanism of Deep Tremor. Host: Murray
EB
Sep 6
4 pm
MSEC 101
John Fleck - Albuquerque Journal: Communicating Science: What the News Media Can Do, and What it Can’t. Host: Aster EB
Sep 10
3:30 pm
MSEC 101

Mark Person - Indiana Univ: Pleistocene Hydrogeology of the Atlantic Continental Shelf in New England. Host: Phillips

H
Sep 13
4 pm
MSEC 101
Cathy Snelson - New Mexico Tech: Adventures in Seismic Acquisition for Humble Redwood EB
Sep 20 No seminar - NMGS Field Conference
EB
Sep 24
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Mitchell Plummer - Idaho National Laboratory: Groundwater Flow and Heat Transport Studies at the Idaho National Laboratory.Host: Phillips
H
Sep 27
4 pm
MSEC 101
Sarah Cottrell - NM Governor's science advisor: Climate Change Policy: New Mexico and the National Context. Host: Walsh EB
Oct 1
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Ricardo Mantilla - New Mexico Tech: Towards Unification in Hydrology: Two Illustrative Examples. Host: Vivoni
H
Oct 4
4 pm
MSEC 101
Gary Axen - New Mexico Tech: Processes and Results of Opening the Gulf of California (and Salton Trough). Host: Murray EB
Oct 8
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
***Postponed until spring***
David Bedford - US Geological Survey, Boulder, CO:
Effects of Vegetation on Overland Flow and Infiltration at Hillslope Scale.
Host: Hendrickx
H
Oct 11
4 pm
MSEC 101
Rob Sanders - New Mexico Tech: Deciphering Proterozoic tectonic and metasomatic events in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, New Mexico.
Host: Heizler
EB
Oct 18
4 pm
MSEC 101
Rama Murthy - Univ New Mexico: Radioactivity of the Earth: Myths, Models, and Measurements. Host: Norman EB
Oct 22
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Brian McPherson - Univ of Utah: Geological Sequestration of CO2. Host: Bowman H
Oct 24
Noon
MSEC 101
*Note: Different day and time*
Charlie Bentley - Univ of Washington
, emeritus and Kathy Licht - Univ of Colorado: IGY to IPY: Studying the Antarctic Ice Sheet Then and Now
EB
Nov 1
4 pm
MSEC 101
No seminar - GSA Meeting EB
Nov 5
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Thomas Schmugge - New Mexico State Univ: Passive Microwave Sensing of Soil Moisture: Early Experiments and Current Status. Host: Hendrickx H
Nov 8
4 pm
MSEC 101
Geoff Rawling - NM Bureau of Geology: Hydrogeology of the Southern Sacramento Mountains, New Mexico. Host: Walsh EB
Nov 12
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
***Postponed until spring***
Jasper A. Vrugt - Los Alamos National Laboratory:
title TBA. Host: Vivoni (Note: Dr. Vrugt has been awarded the Hydrology Prize from the Dutch Hydrological Society, and the ceremony is November 13 in Utrecht, the Netherlands.)
H
Nov 15
4 pm
MSEC 101
Mel Strong - New Mexico Tech: By land, by air, and by sea: tracking moisture into New Mexico using the stable isotopic composition of water vapor. Host: Timmons EB
Nov 22 No Seminar - Thanksgiving EB
Nov 26
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Jan Hendrickx - New Mexico Tech: Hydrology of the Panama Canal Watershed. Host: Wilson H
Nov 29
4 pm
MSEC 101
Frederick Partey - New Mexico Tech: Mechanism of Arsenic Sorption onto Laterite Iron Concentrations. Host: Norman EB
Dec 3
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Jim Butler - Kansas Geological Survey at Univ of Kansas, 2007 NGWA Darcy Lecturer: What the Heck Is a Phreatophyte? A Field Investigation of Ecohydrologic Processes in Stream-Aquifer Systems. Host: Wilson H
Dec 6
4 pm
MSEC 101
Terry Pavlis - Univ of Texas at El Paso: Tectonics in Extreme Environments: Effects of Erosion and Sedimentation on the Active Tectonics of the St. Elias Orogen, Southern Alaska. Host: Axen EB
Spring 2007 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
Jan 25
4 pm
MSEC 101
Jaime Barnes - Univ New Mexico: Studying serpentinization, seafloor tectonics, and arc volcanism using Cl stable isotopes.
EB
Jan 29
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Manoj K. Shukla - New Mexico State Univ: Hydrological properties of soil at multiple scales—assessment and modeling. Host: Bowman H
Feb 1
4 pm
MSEC 101
Lynda Walsh - New Mexico Tech: Communicating science to the public: lessons from 19th century media hoaxes.
EB
Feb 5
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it - Interstate Stream Commission, Albuquerque: New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission’s collaboration in resource management on the Middle Rio Grande. Host: Wilson H
Feb 8
4 pm
MSEC 101
Matt Haney - Sandia National Labs: The dual nature of fault zones as seen in seismic images. EB
Feb 12
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Keiko Sasaki - Kyushu Univ: Removal of selenate in groundwater using a permeable reactive barrier: column study. Host: Bowman H
Feb 14
2 pm
MSEC 101
Igor B. Morozov - Univ Saskatchewan: Deep seismic nuclear-explosion profiling: seismic dataset of the 20th century. G
Feb 15
4 pm
MSEC 101
Kent Condie - New Mexico Tech: When did plate tectonics begin on planet Earth?
EB
Feb 19
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Matt Baillie - New Mexico Tech: Baseflow source quantification to the San Pedro River, Arizona: a geochemical approach. Host: Wilson H
Feb 22
4:00 pm
MSEC 101
Claudia Wilson - New Mexico Tech: Helping buildings withstand earthquakes. Host: Murray EB
Feb 26
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
David Gochis - National Center for Atmospheric Research: The North American Monsoon Experiment: A multi-disciplinary study with a unifying aim. Host: Vivoni H
Mar 1
4 pm
MSEC 101
George Vance - University of Wyoming: Biogeochemistry of selenium in disturbed environments. Host: Bowman EB/H
Mar 2
1:30 pm
AOC
Yuri Fialko - Univ California, San Diego: How creepy is the southern San Andreas Fault? EB/
NRAO
Mar 8
2 pm
MSEC 105
Catherine Snelson - Univ Nevada, Las Vegas: Controlled-source seismology from sink holes to basin structure.
G
Mar 8
4 pm
MSEC 101
Richard Harrison - USGS Reston: A restraining-bend model that explains the uplift and neotectonics of Cyprus. Host: Dunbar EB
Mar 15 No seminar - Spring Break EB
Mar 22
4 pm
MSEC 101

Shari Kelley - New Mexico Tech: Exhumation history of the Colorado Plateau. EB
Mar 26
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Girisha Ganjegunte - Texas A&M, El Paso Agricultural Research & Extension Center: Effects of land application of saline-sodic wastewater and utilization of natural zeolites to improve water quality. Host: Bowman H
Mar 29
4 pm
MSEC 101
Eileen Ryan - Magdalena Ridge Observatory: Asteroid collisions: the effect of macroscopic porosity on fragmentation. EB
Apr 5
4 pm
MSEC 101
Lang Farmer - Univ Colorado, Boulder: Reassessing the mid-Tertiary ignimbrite flare-up in the Southern Rocky Mountains. EB
Apr 9
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Peter Lichtner - Los Alamos National Lab: Modeling multi-scale reactive transport processes from pore to continuum scales. Host: Wilson H
Apr 12
4 pm
MSEC 101
Tim Wawrzyniec - Univ New Mexico: Evaluating HOODOO form and process using TLS LiDAR data to measure seasonal hillslope modification, Black Mesa, NE Arizona. Host: Axen EB
Apr 16
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Bridget Scanlon - Texas Bureau of Economic Geology, GSA Birdsall-Dreiss Lecturer: Impacts of changing land use on subsurface water resources in semiarid regions. Host: Phillips EB/H
Apr 19
4 pm
MSEC 101
Ken Smith - New Mexico Highlands Univ: The New Mexico Forest and Watershed Restoration Institute: Current plans and future goals. EB
Apr 26
4 pm
MSEC 101
Kimberly Schramm - New Mexico Tech: Oceanic transform earthquakes aren't predominately slow. Host: Bilek EB
May 3
4 pm
MSEC 101
Fred Phillips - New Mexico Tech: The Sierra Nevada and the "rejuvenation of mountain ranges" EB
Fall 2006 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
Aug 23
4 pm
MSEC 101
Rob Bowman - New Mexico Tech: Welcome EB
Aug 31
4 pm
MSEC 101
Katherine Giles - New Mexico State Univ: Salt-sediment interactions. Host: Walsh EB
Sept 7
4 pm
MSEC 101
Clive Oppenheimer - Cambridge Univ: Super-volcanoes that shook the world. EB
Sept 11
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it - USGS Albuquerque: Geochemical characterization and simulation-optimization of groundwater resources in the Albuquerque area, Middle Rio Grande Basin, New Mexico. Host: Phillips H
Sept 14
4 pm
MSEC 101
Rune Holt - Norwegian University of Science and Technology: Rock physics and geomechanics applications to petroleum reservoir characterization and monitoring. Host: Spinelli EB
Sept 21
4:30 pm
MSEC 101
Ron Broadhead - NM Bureau of Geology: Helium in New Mexico: geologic distribution and exploration possibilities. Host: Spinelli EB
Sept 28
No seminar - NMGS Field Conf. EB
Oct 2
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Jim McCord - Hydrosphere: Groundwater modeling for conjunctive use water supply management. Host: Vivoni H
Oct 5
4 pm
MSEC 101
Glenn Spinelli - New Mexico Tech: Sediment strength and deformation affected by opal cementation in Nankai Trough. Host: Axen EB
Oct 9
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it - Intera, Inc., Albuquerque: Water resources supply decision support system for Santa Fe County.
Host: Wilson
H
Oct 12
4 pm
MSEC 101
Amanda Clarke - Arizona State Univ: Investigating the dynamics of explosive volcanic eruptions via laboratory experiments.Host: Dunbar EB
Oct 16
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it - Hawley Geomatters, Albuquerque: Neogene basin-fill aquifer systems of the bi-national Paso Del Norte Region—Advances in characterization of their depositional history and hydrogeologic framework Host: Phillips H
Oct 19
4 pm
MSEC 101
Carolina Lithgow-Bertelloni - Univ of Michigan: Lithosphere-Mantle coupling: from continental deformation to great earthquakes.
Host: Bilek
EB
Oct 26
4 pm
MSEC 101

Paul Kapp - Univ of Arizona: Tibet tectonics. Host: Heizler EB
Oct 27
3 pm
MSEC 101
H.A.R. de Bruin - Wageningen University Research Centre: Long path scintillometry: a review. E
Oct 30
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it - Univ of New Mexico: City of Albuquerque's water resources strategy and modeling of the Rio Grande diversion. Host: Hendrickx H
Nov 2
4 pm
MSEC 101
Sam Ndur - New Mexico Tech:
Arsenic distribution in a gold mine tailings dam: A case study at
Anglogold Ashanti, Obuasi, Ghana
EB
Nov 6
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Hydrology faculty candidate Jerry Fairley - Univ of Idaho: The hydrogeology of an active fault zone in the Alvord Basin of Southeast Oregon. H
Nov 8
10 am
MSEC 105
Isabella Velicogna - Univ of Colorado: Monitoring ice sheets' mass variations from GRACE. G
Nov 9
4 pm
MSEC 101
Jane Selverstone - Univ of New Mexico: Relationships between metamorphic fluid composition and rheology at depth in the crust.
Host: Axen
EB
Nov 13
10 am
MSEC 105
Eric Hetland - California
Institute of Technology:
A more
general model of interseismic deformation.
G
Nov 13
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Dirk Schulze-Makuch - Washington State Univ, Pullman: Extraterrestrial life in the solar system and beyond: Follow the water? Host: Bowman EB/H/A
Nov 15
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Eileen Poeter - Colorado School of Mines: DARCY LECTURE, All models are wrong: How do we know which are useful? Host: Wilson H
Nov 16
2 pm
MSEC 105
Derek Schutt - Univ Wyoming: The Yellowstone Hotspot and how it got that way. G
Nov 16
4 pm
MSEC 101
George Billingsley - USGS, Flagstaff: Grand Canyon geology. Host: Timmons EB
Nov 20
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Hydrology faculty candidate Elizabeth Screaton - Univ of Florida: Fluid flow and the evolution of permeability during subduction. H
Nov 20
7 pm
Macey Ctr
Seth Shostak - Director, SETI Institute: When will we discover the extraterrestrials? Harlow Shapley Lecture of the American Astronomical Society. A
Nov 23
No seminar - Thanksgiving EB
Nov 27
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Hydrology faculty candidate Ellen Herman - Bucknell University: Toward an understanding of sediment transport in fluviokarst. H
Nov 29
10 am
MSEC 105
Jeffrey Johnson - Univ New Hampshire: Listening to volcanoes with infrasound. G
Nov 30
4:30 pm
MSEC 101
****Postponed until next semester. ****
Rich Wanty - USGS:
Title TBA
EB
Dec 7
4:30 pm
Jones Annex 101

Oliver Wingenter - New Mexico Tech: Increasing ocean acidification and its impact on marine production of climate-relevant gases: A possible geo-engineering solution to the melting of the Antarctic ice sheets. EB
Spring 2006 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
Jan 23
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Gary Weissmann - Univ of New Mexico: HydroGEOLOGY: A geological approach to groundwater studies. Host: Wilson H
Jan 26
4 pm
MSEC 101
Marta Torres, NAGT Distinguished Speaker - Oregon State Univ: Submarine Springs: The hot and the cold. Host: Bilek EB
Feb 2
4 pm
MSEC 101
Kyle Nichols - Skidmore College:
Long-term rates and dates of desert piedmont processes: Advancing over a century of research using cosmo-genic nuclides. Host: Harrison
EB
Feb 6
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Jan Kleissl - New Mexico Tech: Land-atmosphere interaction: Recent advances and applications
in simulation and sensing technology
H
Feb 9
4 pm
MSEC 101
Lewis Land - New Mexico Bureau of Geology: Multitracer investigations of groundwater residence times in a karstic aquifer: Roswell Artesian Basin, New Mexico. Host: Bowman EB
Feb 16
4 pm
MSEC 101
Ted Moore - Univ of Michigan: The once and future warm Earth: A paleoceanographic perspective. Host: Tobin EB
Feb 20
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Bayani Cardenas - New Mexico Tech: The surface water-groundwater interface: Crossing boundaries. H
Feb 23
4 pm
MSEC 101
Ramon Arrowsmith - Arizona State Univ: Integrated studies of fault zone structure and earthquake geology along the San Andreas Fault at Parkfield. Host: Tobin EB
Feb 27
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
George Pinder - Univ of Vermont:
The Woburn Toxic-Tort Trial.
(The story of the trial depicted in the book and movie, A Civil Action, from the perspective of a participating expert witness.)
H
Feb 28
11 am
MSEC 103
George Pinder - Univ of Vermont:
Groundwater remediation design using tools of applied mathematics. (An overview of models and optimization tools used in groundwater hydrology. While not mathematical, it shows how mathematical tools can be used in a variety of applications including aquifer remediation.)
H
Mar 2
4 pm
MSEC 101
Kris Harper - New Mexico Tech: Weather wars: Squaring off over cloud seeding in Washington state (1950-1955). Host: Boston EB
Mar 6
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Joe Galewsky - Univ of New Mexico: Mountains hidden in the sky: Feedbacks between climate and topography. Host: Vivoni H
Mar 8
4 pm
MSEC 101
Seth Stein - Northwestern Univ, IRIS/SSA Distinguished Lecturer: Ultralong period seismic study of the December 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and implications for regional tectonics and tsunami hazards. Host: Aster

EB/
Physics

Mar 9
4 pm
MSEC 101
Jeff Johnson - Univ of New Hampshire: Constraining eruptions with infrasound. Host: Aster EB
Mar 16
4 pm
MSEC 101
No seminar - Spring Break EB
Mar 23
4 pm
MSEC 101
Jon Pelletier - Univ of Arizona: Geomorphology and sediment transport in the Yucca Mountain region: Pure and applied science problems. Host: Harrison EB
Mar 30
4 pm
MSEC 101
Bruce Simonson - Oberlin College: How to find an asteroid impact with a hand lens.
Host: Sweeney
EB
Apr 3
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
David Blowes - Univ of Waterloo, 2006 Birdsall-Dreiss Lecturer: Permeable reactive barriers for treating groundwater contaminated by dissolved metals. Host: Phillips H
Apr 6
4 pm
MSEC 101
Harold Tobin - New Mexico Tech: Peering into the plate boundary: Drilling and instrumenting a subduction zone megathrust. EB
Apr 11
4 pm
MSEC 101
Larry Lake -Univ of Texas at Austin, IAMG 2006 Distinguished Lecturer: Scales, scaling and scale-up. Host: Wilson H/
PNGE
Apr 13
4 pm
MSEC 101
***CANCELLED***
Dave Reynolds - ExxonMobil:
Topic TBA. Host: Chamberlin
EB
Apr 17
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Vince Tidwell - Sandia National Laboratories: Integrated decision support modeling. Host: Wilson H
Apr 20
4 pm
MSEC 101
Charles Chapin - NM Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources:
Effects of paleooceanographic and climatic changes on sedimentation and erosion in the southwestern US.
Host: McIntosh
EB
Apr 27
4 pm
MSEC 101
Mousumi Roy - Univ of New Mexico: Ideas on the Cenozoic Evolution of the Colorado Plateau based on geophysical and geological data. Host: Axen EB
May 1
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Bart Wickel - (1) Water and nutrient dynamics of a humid tropical agricutural watershed in Eastern Amazonia and (2) Applications of MODIS direct broadcast data for Ecosystem monitoring in Mexico H
May 4
4 pm
MSEC 101
Steve Semken - Arizona State Univ: Sense of place in geoscience teaching and learning: Cognitive and affective exploration. Host: Aster EB
Fall 2005 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
Sept 1
4 pm
MSEC 101
Gary Axen - New Mexico Tech: The Late Cenozoic West Salton Detachment System, Southern California: A Low-angle Normal Fault within the Pac-NAm Plate Boundary. EB
Sept 8
4 pm
MSEC 101
Bob Andres - Univ of North Dakota: Fossil Fuel Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Global Change Studies. Host: Dunbar EB
Sept 12
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Cancelled H
Sept 15
4 pm
MSEC 101
Paul Umhoefer - Univ of Northern Arizona: Patterns of Upper Crustal Faulting and Basin Development in the SW Gulf of California in Space and Time: Insights into Plate Tectonic Processes. Host: McIntosh EB
Sept 19
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Jan Hendrickx - New Mexico Tech: Vadose Zone Hydrology -- Here, There and (Almost) Everywhere. Host: McPherson H
Sept 22
4 pm
MSEC 101
Douglas R. MacAyeal - Univ of Chicago: Iceberg Tremor and Other Curiosities of Antarctica's Large Tabular Icebergs. Host: Aster EB
Sept 26
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Steve Cabaniss - Univ of New Mexico: Chemistry and Properties of Natural Organic Matter: An Agent-based Model. H
Sept 29
4 pm
MSEC 101

POSTPONED to next semester
Harold Tobin - New Mexico Tech:
Getting Inside the Plate Boundary: Drilling and Instrumenting Subduction Zone Megathrusts.

EB
Sept 29
4 pm
Workman 101
F. Sherwood Rowland - Univ of California--Irvine: Our Changing Atmosphere: Global Warming, Stratospheric Ozone Depletion, and Smog. C/P/E
Oct 6
4 pm
MSEC 101
Andy Campbell - New Mexico Tech, Virgil Lueth - NM Bureau of Geology: The Molycorp Project. EB
Oct 7
1 pm
MSEC 202

CUAHSI Cyberseminar
Jeff McDonnell - Oregon State Univ: Theory Impasse in Catchment Hydrology?
H
Oct 10
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Mekonnen Gebremichael - New Mexico Tech: Toward Characterizing the Spatio-Temporal Variability in Global Precipitation Measurements. H
Oct 13
4 pm
MSEC 101
Ellery Hamilton-Smith - Charles Sturt University: Karst and World Heritage. Host: Boston EB
Oct 14
1 pm
MSEC 202

CUAHSI Cyberseminar
Efi Foufoula and Chris Paola - NCED--Univ of Minnesota: Topic TBA.
H
Oct 20
4 pm
MSEC 101
No seminar -- GSA Annual Meeting EB
Oct 21
1 pm
MSEC 202

CUAHSI Cyberseminar
Manu Lall: Hydrologic Change Detection.
H
Oct 24
4 pm
MSEC 103
John Bredehoeft - Hydrodynamics Group, Sausalito, CA: Are We Running Out of Water in the West? H
Oct 26
2 pm
MSEC 103
David D. Lambert - National Science Foundation: Infrastructure Opportunities and Challenges for the Solid Earth Sciences. Host: Aster E
Oct 27
4 pm
MSEC 101
Leslie Melim - Western Illinois University: Stromatolites in the Dark: Microbes and the Giant Pool Fingers of Hidden Cave, NM.
EB
Oct 28
1 pm
MSEC 202

CUAHSI Cyberseminar
David Maidment - Univ of Texas at Austin:
HIS Community Briefing.
H
Nov 3
4 pm
MSEC 101
Henry Fricke - Colorado College: New Ways of Studying Old Dinosaurs: What Geochemistry Can Tell Us About Their Diet and Ecology. EB
Nov 7
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Jason Heath - New Mexico Tech: Hydrogeochemical Characterization of Leaking Carbon Dioxide-Charged Fault Zones in East-Central Utah. H
Nov 10
4 pm
MSEC 101
Mark Murray - New Mexico Tech:The Plate Boundary Observatory: Measuring Active Deformation in the Western U.S. Host: Aster EB
Nov 17
4 pm
MSEC 101
Robert Harris - Oregon State Univ: Tree-rings and Borehole Temperatures: Complementary Estimates of Extratropical Northern Hemispheric Warming. Host: Bilek EB
Nov 18
12 pm
MSEC 105
Robert Harris - Oregon State Univ: Fluid Flow Through Seamounts: Implications for Global Heat and Mass Flux. Host: Bilek E
Nov 21
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Roseanna Neupauer - Univ of Colorado: Investigation of Aquifer Heterogeneity using Wavelet Analysis. H
Nov 24
4 pm
MSEC 101
No seminar today - Thanksgiving EB
Dec 1
4 pm
MSEC 101
Bayani Cardenas - New Mexico Tech: Dynamics of Fluids, Solutes, and Thermal Energy along Sediment-Water Interfaces with Bedforms. EB
Summer 2005 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
Jun 14
3:30 pm
MSEC 202
Paolo Tarolli - Univ Padova, Utah State Univ: Improving methods for mapping terrain stability with high resolution LIDAR-derived elevation data. Host: Vivoni EH
Jun 20
2 pm
MSEC 103
Huade Guan - New Mexico Tech Hydrology PhD Dissertation Defense: Water above the mountain-front -- Assessing mountain-block recharge in semiarid regions. EH
Jun 21
2 pm
MSEC 105
Aleksandra Dakovic - Institute for Technology of Nuclear and Other Mineral Raw Materials
(Belgrade, Serbia and Montengro; Univ Missouri):
Mycotoxin adsorption on organo zeolites. Host: Bowman
EH
Jul 12
2 pm
MSEC 105
Trevor Elliot - EERC Environmental Tracers Laboratory (ETL) School of Civil Engineering (Queen's University, Belfast Northern Ireland/UK): Intelligent Tracing of Environmental (and Engineering) Systems. EH
Spring 2005 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
Jan 18
1 pm
MSEC 202
CUAHSI Cyberseminar
Tom Harmon - UC Merced: Distributed, embedded networked sensing in environmental, ecological, and hydrological observatories
H
Jan 20
4 pm
MSEC 101
No seminar EB
Jan 25
1 pm
MSEC 202
CUAHSI Cyberseminar
Will Prescott - UNAVCO:
UNAVCO and geodesy in HO's.
H
Jan 27
4 pm
MSEC 101
Barbara Cohen - Institute of Meteoritics, Univ New Mexico: Early bombardment history of the Moon, Earth, and terrestrial planets.
Host: Heizler
EB
Feb 2
1 pm
MSEC 202
CUAHSI Cyberseminar
Ramesh Shrestha - NCALM: NSF supported Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) and Hydrologic Observatories.
H
Feb 3
4 pm
MSEC 101
No seminar today EB
Feb 7
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Kip Solomon - Univ of Utah (Darcy Lecturer): Inert gas tracers in ground water. Host: Phillips H
Feb 8
1 pm
MSEC 202
CUAHSI Cyberseminar
Roy Rasmussen, Greg Poulos, and David Gochis - NCAR:
The role of atmospheric technology and science in developing long term hydrologic observatories
H
Feb 10
4 pm
MSEC 101
Enrique Vivoni - New Mexico Tech: A monsoon flood event in the Rio Puerco and its downstream effects on surface and groundwater interactions in the Rio Grande. EB
Feb 11
4 pm
Wrkman 101
Rick Aster, Sue Bilek, Harold Tobin - New Mexico Tech: The Sumatra earthquake and tsunami. G
Feb 14
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Patrick Roache/John Wilson: Can groundwater models be validated? Host: McPherson H
Feb 17
4 pm
MSEC 101
Chris Fielding - Univ of Nebraska-Lincoln: Stratigraphic consequences of Early Permian Icehouse Climate: Insights from the southern Sydney Basin, Australia. Host: Mozley EB
Feb 18
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Bill Woessner - Univ of Montana (Birdsall-Dreiss Lecturer): Examining the exchange of groundwater with the stream/floodplain system: physical, thermal and geochemical approaches. Host: Wilson H
Feb 24
4 pm
MSEC 101
Ashley Davies - Jet Propulsion Lab: Observing volcanic activity with NASA's Autonomous Sciencecraft Experiment. Host: Kyle EB
Feb 28
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Huade Guan - NMT PhD Candidate in Hydrology: Using mountain precipitation mapping to examine temporal precipitation variability associated with ENSO and PDO cycles H
Mar 3
4 pm
MSEC 101
James Conca - New Mexico State Univ CEMRC: Finding alternative matrices for 137CsCl in the irradiation industry as a means to reduce the threat of a serious dirty bomb attack. Host: Bowman EB
Mar 7
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Enrique Vivoni - New Mexico Tech: Hydrologic and meteorological characteristics of the North American Monsoon over complex terrain in northern Sonora, Mexico. Host: Spinelli H
Mar 10
4 pm
MSEC 101
Larry Crumpler - NM Museum of Natural History: Recent mars exploration. Host: Boston EB
Mar 17
4 pm
MSEC 101
No seminar -- Spring Break EB
Mar 21
12 -1 pm
MSEC 202
Pizza and
drinks!
Xiaodong Song - Univ Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Inner core anisotropy, rotation, teleseismic earthquake doublets, and the ARCTIC experiment.
Host: Aster
G
Mar 21
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Keirith Snyder - New Mexico State Univ: Topic TBA.
Host: Hendrickx
H
Mar 23
3 pm
MSEC 103
Glenn Spinelli - New Mexico Tech: Hydrogeologic responses to 3-D temperature variability, Costa Rica subduction margin. G
Mar 24
4 pm
MSEC 101
Glen Gettemy - NMT PhD Candidate in Geophysics: Sub-meter investigation of methane hydrate distribution in the Peru margin: Evidence for instability in the hydrate stability zone. Host: Tobin EB
Mar 28
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Dan Stephens - DBS&A: Late 18th century hydrogeology: a pre-Darcy perspective. Host: Phillips H
Mar 31
4 pm
MSEC 101
Kevin Brown - Scripps Institution of Oceanography: What causes transience in fluid flow in subduction zones and in other oceanic margin environments? EB
Apr 4
2 pm
MSEC 105
Kevin Furlong - Geodynamics Research Group, Penn State: Making a plate boundary: an interdisciplinary perspective on the evolution and behavior of the San Andreas system.
G
Apr 4
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Moved to May 2 H
Apr 7
4 pm
MSEC 101
No seminar today EB
Apr 11
2 pm
MSEC 105
Thomas Owens - Univ of South Carolina: Emerging opportunities in lithospheric studies using USArray data. G
Apr 13
2 pm
MSEC 103
Jesse Lawrence: Imaging mantle dynamics: a synthesis of seismic velocity, quality factor and anisotropy. G
Apr 14
1 pm
MSEC 202
CUAHSI Cyberseminar
Barry Lefer - Univ Houston: Snowpack chemical reactions
H
Apr 18
2 pm
MSEC 105
Philip Wannamaker - Univ of Utah: The electromagnetic view of continental dynamics: integrative studies of electrical conductivity in the US and worldwide. G
Apr 21
4 pm
MSEC 101
Miaki Ishii - Scripps Institution of Oceanography: Inner core anistropy and the inner-most inner core. EB/G
Apr 22
1 pm
MSEC 202
CUAHSI Cyberseminar
Carol Kendall - USGS:
A multi-isotope approach to tracing
sources of nutrients and organic matter in large river systems
H
Apr 25
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Cancelled H
Apr 28
4 pm
MSEC 101
Bill Rose - Michigan Technological University: Ice in volcanic clouds: when and where. Host: Dunbar. EB
May 2
3:30 pm
MSEC 103
Paul Krehbiel - New Mexico Tech: Radar and precipitation. Host: Vivoni H
May 5
4 pm
MSEC 101
No seminar today EB
May 11
1 pm
MSEC 202
CUAHSI Cyberseminar
Yoram Rubin - Univ California Berkeley: CUAHSI’s National Center for Hydrologic Synthesis
H
Fall 2004 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
Sept 2
4 pm
MSEC 101
Fred Phillips and Bruce Harrison - New Mexico Tech: Geology and chronology of the Socorro Canyon Fault EB
Sept 9
4 pm
MSEC 101
Desmond Patterson - Patterson Instruments/CSIRO: Does dust from space cause Ice Ages?
Host: Heizler
EB
Sept 13
3:30 pm
MSEC 101

Josh Stein - Sandia Natl Labs: Performance assessment of WIPP: Probabilistic risk assessment in the context of a deep geologic repository for nuclear waste. Host: Spinelli

H
Sept 16
4 pm
MSEC 101
Mike Timmons - New Mexico Bureau of Geology: Late Proterozoic intracratonic tectonism and basin formation in southwestern Laurentia: insights from the Grand Canyon Supergroup. Host: Bauer EB
Sept 20
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
J. Phillip King - New Mexico State Univ: (tentative) Water management in the Elephant Butte Irrigation District. Host: Phillips H
Sept 23
1 pm
MSEC 202
CUAHSI Cyberseminar
Ellen Wohl - Colorado State Univ: River rehabilitation
H
Sept 23
4 pm
MSEC 101
Paul Morin - NAGT Distinguished Speaker, Univ Minnesota: The GeoWall--geoscience visualization. Host: Bilek EB
Sept 27
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Walter Loo - Environmental & Technology Services: (tentative) Electrokinetic processes.
Host: Wilson
H/C
Sept 30
4 pm
MSEC 101
No seminar today EB
Oct 4
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
**CANCELED**
Allen Shapiro - USGS, Darcy Lecturer:
Recent advances in characterizing ground water flow and chemical transport in fractured rock: from cores to kilometers. Host: Wilson
H
Oct 5
1 pm
MSEC 202
CUAHSI Cyberseminar
Leal Mertes - Univ California-Santa Barbara: Flood plains: an interdisciplinary perspective
H
Oct 7
4 pm
MSEC 101
John Stone - Univ Washington: Antarctic glaciation--the long and the short of it. Host: Dunbar EB
Oct 11
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Sam Fernald - New Mexico State Univ: Surface water - groundwater interactions along the Upper and Lower Rio Grande in New Mexico. Host: Bowman H
Oct 12
1 pm
MSEC 202
**Postponed to Nov 30**
CUAHSI Cyberseminar

Upmanu Lall - Columbia Univ: Hydrologic change detection, attribution, and prediction: role of man and climate
H
Oct 13
4 pm
MSEC 101
**Wednesday instead of Thursday**
Dan Aiken - Phelps-Dodge: Different styles of ground movement in an open-pit-mine environment. Host: Love
EB
Oct 14
1 pm
MSEC 202
CUAHSI Cyberseminar
Geoff Thyne - Colorado School of Mines: Scaling and hydrologic modeling
H
Oct 18
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Nabil Shafike - NM Interstate Stream Commission: Rio Grande Compact: Development and analysis. Host: Bowman H
Oct 19
1 pm
MSEC 202
CUAHSI Cyberseminar
William Simpkins - Iowa State: The hydrology of intensively managed landscapes (IML) in the midwest U.S.
H
Oct 21
1 pm
MSEC 202
CUAHSI Cyberseminar
Brent Newman - Los Alamos Natl Lab: Ecohydrology of arid and semi-arid environments
H
Oct 21
4 pm
MSEC 101
Giday WoldeGabriel - Los Alamos Natl Lab: Volcanic and tectonic processes and the paleoanthroplogical record in the Ethiopian Rift System. EB
Oct 25
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Vince Tidwell - Sandia Natl Labs: (tentative) System dynamics modeling for water planning. Host: Vivoni H
Oct 26
1 pm
MSEC 202
CUAHSI Cyberseminar
Witold Krajewski - Univ Iowa: Validation of hydrologic remote sensing
H
Oct 28
1 pm
MSEC 202
CUAHSI Cyberseminar
Dave Dewalle - Penn State: Bridging river basin scales and processes: towards a holistic framework for resolving human and climatic impacts on water, energy, and biogeochemical balances
H
Oct 28
4 pm
MSEC 101
John Bloch - Scealu Modus/ Univ New Mexico: Shale petrology of the Grand Canyon Supergroup: deconstructing Proterozoic sedimentation of southwest Laurentia.
Host: Heizler
EB
Nov 1
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Dave Gutzler - Univ New Mexico: Seasonal predictability of the North American monsoon. Host: Vivoni H
Nov 2
1 pm
MSEC 202
CUAHSI Cyberseminar
Bill Johnson - Univ Utah: Watersheds and urbanization
H
Nov 3
1 pm
MSEC 202
CUAHSI Cyberseminar
Mark Bain - Cornell: Forecasting change in hydrologic-ecologic systems
H
Nov 4
4 pm
MSEC 101
Fraser Goff - LANL and Cathy Goff - USGS: The South Mountain lava dome and resulting lake, Valles Caldera, New Mexico. Hosts: McIntosh and Dunbar EB
Nov 8 No seminar -- GSA (Nov 7-10) H
Nov 10
1 pm
MSEC 202
**Postponed to Dec 1**
CUAHSI Cyberseminar

Dave Gochis - Natl Center for Atmospheric Research: Land/atmosphere interaction
H
Nov 11
4 pm
MSEC 101
Noel James - Queen's University: Cool-water neritic carbonate sedimentation in the southern ocean. Host: Ulmer-Scholle EB
Nov 12
9 am
MSEC 203

SPECIAL SEMINAR
Noel James - Queen's University: Carbonates in a time of global glaciation; neoproterozoic, northwest Canada. Host: Mozley's GEOL 547 Class -- everyone is welcome to attend.

E
Nov 16
1 pm
MSEC 202
CUAHSI Cyberseminar
Jeff McDonnell - Oregon State: Moving beyond the theory impasse in catchment hydrology
H
Nov 17
1 pm
MSEC 202
CUAHSI Cyberseminar
Roger Bales - Univ California-Merced: Mountain hydrology of the semi-arid western U.S.
H
Nov 18
1 pm
MSEC 202
CUAHSI Cyberseminar
Henry Lin - Penn State: Hydro-pedology and the earth’s critical zone
H
Nov 18
4 pm
MSEC 101
Peter Fawcett - Univ New Mexico: Holocene millennial-scale climate variability in western North America. Host: Love EB/H
Nov 29
3:30 pm
MSEC 101
Phil Stauffer - Los Alamos Natl Lab: Coupling a complex 3D process model to a stochastic systems model--Risk Analysis at MDA G, Los Alamos. Host: Spinelli H
Nov 30
**Postponed to a later date**
CUAHSI Cyberseminar

Upmanu Lall - Columbia Univ: Hydrologic change detection, attribution, and prediction: role of man and climate
H
Dec 1
1 pm
MSEC 202
CUAHSI Cyberseminar
Dave Gochis - Natl Center for Atmospheric Research:
Land/atmosphere interaction
H
Dec 2
4 pm
MSEC 101
Allan Ashworth - North Dakota State Univ: Extinction of Antarctica's Neogene biota.
Host: Carson Rittel
EB
Dec 6
1 pm
MSEC 101

John D'Antonio - State Engineer of New Mexico: Active water resource management H
Summer 2004 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
Jun 15
4 pm
MSEC 101
James Conca - Los Alamos National Laboratory: An apatite II permeable reactive barrier to remediate acid mine drainage containing Zn, Pb, and Cd. E
Spring 2004 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
Jan 22

No EES/Bureau seminar EB
Jan 23
1 pm
MSEC 202
Jeff McDonnell - Oregon State Univ: The Old Water Paradox: A Grand Challenge for Catchment Hydrology. CUAHSI Cyberseminar H
Jan 29
4 pm
MSEC 101
Barbara Bekins - USGS (2004 Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lecturer): Hydrogeology and the weak nature of plate boundary faults. Host: Phillips EB/H
Feb 2
3:15 pm
MSEC 103
Scott C. James - Sandia National Laboratories: Modeling colloid and contaminant co-transport in fractured media. Host: Wilson H
Feb 5
4 pm
MSEC 101
Kris Pankow - Univ of Utah: Triggered Seismicity in Utah from the November 3, 2002 Denali Fault Earthquake. Host: Bilek EB
Feb 9
3:15 pm
MSEC 103
Craig D. Allen - USGS: Ecohydrology and landscape change in northern New Mexico. Host: Phillips H
Feb 12
4 pm
MSEC 101
Nelia Dunbar - NM Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources: Quaternary Volcanism in New Mexico. Host: Tobin EB
Feb 19
4 pm
MSEC 101
Mike Underwood - Univ of Missouri: Inputs to the Seismogenic Zone: A Comparison Between Nankai Trough and Costa Rica. Host: Spinelli EB
Feb 23
3:15 pm
MSEC 103
John Wilson - New Mexico Tech: CUAHSI and other NSF new hydrologic research initiatives (TBD). Host: Phillips H
Feb 26
4 pm
MSEC 101
Rusty Riese - BP-Houston: Coalbed Methane Systems.
Host: Brister
EB
Feb 27
1 pm
MSEC 202
Dave Tuck - NapLogic, Inc.: Rescheduled for March 26th. CUAHSI Cyberseminar H
Mar 4
4 pm
MSEC 101
Aaron Velasco - UTEP: Insights into the formation of the Bhutan Himalayas using data from a temporary seismic network.
Host: Bilek
EB
Mar 5
1 pm
MSEC 202
David Tarboton - Utah State Univ: Terrain Analysis and Hydrologic Modeling Using Digital Elevation Models and GIS. CUAHSI Cyberseminar H
Mar 11
10 am
outside

4 pm
MSEC 101
Jim Holmlund - Western Mapping Company, Tucson, AZ: New Laser Scanning Technology in Geotechnical and Archaeological Environments. EB
Mar 18 NO SEMINAR - SPRING BREAK EB
Mar 19
1 pm
MSEC 202
Dave Goodrich - ARS: Integrated Science and Decision Making: Cutting Edge Science to Address Real-World Watershed Issues. CUAHSI Cyberseminar H
Mar 22
3:15 pm
MSEC 103
Armand Groffman - Los Alamos National Laboratory: Physical and Hydrochemical Behavior of a Bromide Tracer in Shallow Ground Water Adjacent to an Ephemeral Channel: Influence of Seasonality and Pulse Recharge in the Semi-Arid Southwest. Host: Bowman H
Mar 25
4 pm
MSEC 101
No seminar today. EB
Mar 26
1 pm
MSEC 202
Dave Tuck - NapLogic, Inc.: Time for a New Dimension in Capillary Pressure-Saturation Space. CUAHSI Cyberseminar H
Mar 29
3:15 pm
MSEC 103
Marilyn O'Leary - UNM School of Law: Water Planning Paradoxes; and the Need for Technology in Water Planning. Host: Spinelli H
Apr 1
4 pm
MSEC 101
Sam Earman - NMT Hydrology PhD Candidate: Tectonic Influences on Groundwater Quality: San Bernardino Valley, Arizona and Sonora. EB/H
Apr 5
3:15 pm
MSEC 103
Sean A McKenna - Sandia National Labs: Stochastic Inverse Modeling of Hydraulic Property Fields. Host: Wilson H
Apr 8
4 pm
MSEC 101
Jose Hurtado - UTEP: Insights Into the Tectonics of the Himalaya and Tibet From Topographic Data. Host: Vivoni EB
Apr 9
1 pm
MSEC 202
Matt Moore - National Sedimentation Laboratory: What Role Do Ecologic and Hydrologic Research Play in the TMDL process? CUAHSI Cyberseminar H
Apr 12
3:15 pm
MSEC 103
Christopher Brown - NM State Univ: A GIS Analysis of Water Resource Vulnerabilities in the Paso del Norte region. Host: Vivoni H
Apr 15
4 pm
MSEC 101
Vance Holliday - Univ of Arizona: Late Quaternary History of Small Playa Basins in Western Texas and Central New Mexico. EB
Apr 19
3:15 pm
MSEC 103
Velimir Vesselinov - Los Alamos National Laboratory: Groundwater modeling studies in the Espanola basin: predictions and their uncertainties. Host: Bowman H
Apr 22
4 pm
MSEC 101
John Stone - Univ of Washington: Topic TBA.
Host: Dunbar **CANCELED**
EB
Apr 29
4 pm
MSEC 101
Paul Renne - Berkeley Geochronology Center: Lunar surface processes: Inferences from argon isotopes in impact melt droplets. Host: McIntosh EB
May 3
3:15 pm
MSEC 103
Everett P. Springer - Los Alamos National Laboratory: Hydrologic analyses of a small watershed following the Cerro Grande Fire. Host: Wilson H
May 5
4 pm
MSEC 101
Clive Oppenheimer - Cambridge University: Volcanic Eruptions that Shook the World.
EB/Grad Seminar 592
May 6
4 pm
MSEC 101
Gary Axen - UCLA: Low-angle normal faults: Constraints on fault mechanics and implications for crustal strength models.
EB
Fall 2003 Return to Top
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC SPONSOR
Aug 28
4 pm
MSEC 101
Erkan Istanbulluoglu - Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Episodicity in geomorphic processes: Effects of climate, vegetation and disturbances on landscape evolution and sediment yields. Host: Vivoni EB/H
Sept 4
12:30 pm
MSEC 202
Shannon Archer: What I did on my summer vacation: Six weeks as a Schlumberger/WesternGeco Marine Seismic Intern. G
Sept 4
4 pm
MSEC 101
Glenn Spinelli - New Mexico Tech: Fluid and heat flow on the Juan de Fuca Ridge flank: Basement circulation and seepage through sediments. Host: Tobin EB/H
Sept 11
4 pm
MSEC 101
Enrique Vivoni - New Mexico Tech: The predictability of hydrometeorological flood events: Radar rainfall forecasting and hydrologic modeling in the Arkansas-Red River Basin.
Host: Zhou
EB/H
Sept 18
4 pm
MSEC 101
Paul Bauer - NM Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources: Topic TBA. Host: Dunbar EB
Sept 29
3:15 pm
MSEC 103
Bruce M. Thomson - Univ of New Mexico: Arsenic in water: Chemistry and treatment.
Host: Bowman
H
Oct 2
4 pm
MSEC 101
George Kiladis - NOAA: Monsoons of the Southwest.
Host: McIntosh
EB/H
Oct 3
1 pm
MSEC 202
Enrique Vivoni - New Mexico Tech: High resolution multi-scale modeling of watershed hydrology: An opportunity to integrate remote sensing observations, field data collection and distributed modeling in a hydrologic observatory.
CUAHSI Cyberseminar
H
Oct 9
4 pm
MSEC 101
Tien Grauch - USGS: Uncovering faults in the Albuquerque basin: New insights and enigmas from aeromagnetic and gravity data. Host: Tobin EB
Oct 13
3:15 pm
MSEC 103
Huade Guan - NM Tech PhD Student: The effect of critical pH on virus fate and transport in saturated porous medium.
Host: Hendrickx
H
Oct 16
4 pm
MSEC 101
Chuck Chapin - NM Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources: New Mexico volcanism in space and time. Host: McIntosh EB
Oct 21
1 pm
MSEC 202
Ken Reckhow - Duke University: On the development of the paper prototype observatory.
Neuse Hydrologic Observatory Cyberseminar
H
Oct 23
4 pm
MSEC 101
Simon Peacock - Arizona State University: Subduction-zone earthquakes: Metamorphism rocks the world. Host: Goodwin EB
Oct 24
1 pm
MSEC 202
George Hornberger - Univ of Virginia: Concentration discharge relationships in headwater streams: Models and muddles.
CUAHSI Cyberseminar
H
Oct 27
3:15 pm
MSEC 103
Cliff Dahm - Univ of New Mexico: Measuring and scaling riparian ET along the Middle Rio Grande riverine corridor.
Host: Hendrickx
H
Oct 30
4 pm
MSEC 101
Charles Reynolds of Geological Associates, Inc. and Dirk Van Hart of Gram, Inc.: A shallow seismic line on the east side of the Albuquerque Basin, Kirtland Air Force Base. Host: Broadhead EB
Nov 6
No Seminar: GSA Annual Meeting EB
Nov 10
3:15 pm
MSEC 103
Jill Buckley - NM Petroleum Recovery Research Center: Oil spill cleanup - some lessons from the oilfield. Host: Bowman H
Nov 12
3:15 pm
MSEC 101
Clyde Munster - Texas A&M University: Assessing the role of juniper on hydrology.
Host: Phillips
H
Nov 13
4 pm
MSEC 101
Laura Crossey - Univ of New Mexico: Xenowhiffs: Springs, gases and travertines of the Colorado Plateau (links to tectonism, and view of a deeply-dissected hydrologic system).
Host: Dunbar
EB/H
Nov 14
1 pm
MSEC 202
Laura Toran - Temple University: Stormwater sampling in karst: Implications for contaminant transport.
CUAHSI Cyberseminar
H
Nov 17
3:15 pm
MSEC 103
James Hogan - SAHRA, Univ of Arizona: Surface water - groundwater interaction at the basin scale: The importance of river recharge and salty discharge along the Rio Grande. Host: Phillips H
Nov 20
4 pm
MSEC 101
Dave Wilson - NM Tech PhD Student: Seismic structure of the crust and upper mantle in the southwestern United States: Implications for Colorado Plateau uplift and Rio Grande Rifting.
Host: Aster
EB
Nov 24
3:15 pm
MSEC 103
Tom Kieft - New Mexico Tech: Life in the deep subsurface.
Host: Phillips
H
Dec 4
4 pm
MSEC 101
Ron Bruhn - Univ of Utah: Neotectonics of southern Alaska: Consequences of global plate motions, terrane collision and climate change. Host: Goodwin EB
Dec 11
No Seminar: AGU Fall Meeting EB



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