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Geological Sciences

Spring 2014 Colloquium Series

January 23    Jaye Cable, UNC-CH Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology

  Nitrogen Fluxes from Sediments and Porewaters in a Florida Costal   Lagoon


January 30    Rebecca Flowers, University of Colorado Boulder

  Thermochronology Evidence for an Ancient (~70Ma) Grand Canyon


February 6    Emily Bernhardt, Duke University

  Moving Mountains and Filling Valleys: Assessing the Cumulative Impact   of Surface Coal Mining in the Appalachians


February 13  Hugon Karwowski, UNC-CH Department of Physics

  Using Neutrinos to Look Into the Earth’s Interior 


February 20  David Leigh, University of Georgia

  Late Quaternary Changes in River Channel Morphology in the   Southeastern United States


February 27    Bernard Boudreau, Dalhousie University

  The Physics of Bubbles is Soft, Surficial, Cohesive Sediments 


March 6    Cliff Thurber, University of Wisconsin Madison

  Crustal Structure and Seismicity Around the Deep Fault Drilling Project   Site, Alpine Fault, South Island, New Zealand   


March 20  Bob Bodnar, Virginia Tech

    The Whole Earth Geohydrologic Cycle: Coupling of the Earth’s Near   Surfacfe Water Cycle With Plate Tectonic Processes


March 27  Greg Hempen, URS

    Kaboom! (or Whoosh?)  or You’re Going to Drink THAT Water?!


April 3  Dave Stonestrom, USGS

     Groundwater--An Endangered Resource? A (failed) Geologist Looks at Water


April 10  Ruth Blake, Yale University


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