Recent Geology Department News


New Research Vessel

The R/V Folger and the work of Pat and Tom Manley were featured in an article in the Environmental Monitor.

 All lectures, unless otherwise noted, are held in MBH 417 and begin at 12:30 p.m., Lunch served at 12:15 p.m.


Spring Semester

Friday, March 18

Doug Thompson, Connecticut College    

"Restoring American rivers: The 130-year history of failures and successes."            

*Friday, April 8 - 12:30 MBH 216 (no lunch)

John Grotzinger, California Institute of Technology

"Latest Findings from the Mars Curiosity Mission"

Friday, April 2

Holli Frey, Union College

"Dominica: The Sleeping Giant in the Caribbean” 

Friday, May

Jack Loveless, Smith College

"A geologic record of subduction zone earthquakes in northern Chile"



Fall Semester

Friday, September 25 - Katharine North '05, Chevron Corporation. "Contaminant Hydrogeology from California to Kazakhstan"

Friday, October 9 - Seth Campbell, CRREL      

"Using Geophysics to Study Global Climate Change: Case Studies from Alaska to Antartica"                                            "






Department of Geology

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