Spring 2018 Weekly Seminar Schedule

Talks are on Wednesdays from 4:00 to 5:20 pm in 110 Willamette Hall.

Tea and cookies are served in Cascade 200 beginning at 3:30 p.m.

April 4: Craig Lundstrom (Illinois)
Title: Granite (and rhyolite?) origins as low temperature mush

April 11: Tara Smiley (Oregon State)
Title: Mountains and Mammals: linking landscape and climate change to diversification in Neogene rodents

April 18: Kena Fox-Dobbs (University of Puget Sound)
Title: Same place, different times: Five million years of small mammal diet and environmental change in the Great Plains, USA

April 25: Sara McBride (USGS)
Title: Scientists, if you want people to listen to you, be more likable!

May 2: Adam Soule (Woods Hole)
Title: The origin of popping rocks – the most volatile-rich basalts on the global mid ocean ridge

May 9: Brandon Schmandt (GeoPRISMS)
Title: Investigation of Mount St. Helens earthquakes and magma plumbing with a hybrid natural and controlled source seismic survey

May 16: Dick Iverson (CVO)
Title: The physics of debris flows: a 40-year retrospective of observations, experiments, and models

May 23: Jonathan Calede (Ohio State)
Title: The paleontology of gophers and beavers: phylogenetic relationships and locomotion

May 30: Seth Moran (CVO)
Title: The Cascades Volcano Observatory: Research, monitoring, and the science of preparing for low-probability, high-consequence events

June 6: Darin Croft (Case Western)
Title: 3,000 km of fossil mammals from Chile