Recent Geology Department News

We congratulate Ray Coish upon his retirement after 37 years at Middlebury. Here he is teaching his final class, Earthquakes & Volcanoes.

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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 Schedule

Friday, February 24  - Paul Santi, Colorado School of Mines - Applying Science to Geologic Hazard Mitigation: Examples for Post-Wildfire Debris Flows in the Western U.S.

Friday, March 17 - Al Handwerger, Postdoctoral fellow, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Controls on the kinematics of slow-moving landslides from satellite radar interferometry and mechanical modeling

Friday, April 14 - Kira Lawrence, Lafayette College

Fall Semester Schedule

Friday, October 21 - Seth Haines of USGS, Gas hydrates: What they are, why they matter, and how we study them

Friday, October 28 - Student Summer Research/Internship Overview

Thursday, November 3 - Robert Pappalardo (NASA JPL Lab) with Physics Department

Friday, November 11 - Marissa Mnich, Visiting Instructor, presents her Dissertation Research

Department of Geology

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