Geosciences seminars

The Department maintains an outstanding seminar program with invited speakers of international stature, which enables our graduate students to interact with leaders and innovators in their fields. DGSE seminars are open to the local and University geoscience community eager to learn about the latest topics in geological science and engineering research.

Fall 2023 seminar schedule

All seminars are on Monday at 4 p.m. and will be conducted in-person in OB 204. Flyers with titles and abstracts are typically distributed about one week before the talk. Please email the Department to be added to the announcement distribution list. Contact Paula Noble for questions.

Fall 2023 Seminar Schedule
Date Seminar title Presenter Affiliation
9/18/2023 Bridging the Gap between Deep Crustal Tectonics and Hinterland Plateau Landscapes in an Orogenic Wedge Suoya Fan UC Santa Barbara
10/2/2023 When Did Yosemite Become a Deep Canyon? Kurt Cuffey UC Berkeley
Land Use Planning and Policy for Geothermal Development
Kerry Rohrmeier Ormat
10/23/2023 Landslides and their legacy in the Pacific Northwest, USA Alison Duvall University of Washington
11/6/2023 Chasing the Cretaceous Nevadaplano, using paleoecosystems to help constrain timing of uplift Josh Bonde Nevada State Museum, Carson City
11/13/2023 Updates From the Doomsday Glacier in Antarctica, a.k.a International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration Scott Tyler Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno
11/27/2023 Taming biomineralization processes for increasing soil health and nutrient retention Lazaro Perez Desert Research Institute