Geosciences Colloquium Series: 2020-2021

Geosciences Colloquium Series 2020-2021

Due to COVID-19, this year's colloquium series will consist of an all-UAZ Geosciences faculty lineup!
Thursdays from 4:00 - 5:00 PM, via Zoom.
Schedule is subject to change.
Organized by Pete DeCelles and Kaustubh Thirumalai.


January 28, 2021
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February 4, 2021
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February 11, 2021
Amanda Hughes

“Distinctive structural phenomena in evaporite systems: examples from the Paradox Basin”

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February 18, 2021
Economic Geology Special Guest “Gold mineralization, the deep lithosphere, and mantle plumes: A tale told by mantle rocks”
February 25, 2021
Economic Geology Special Guest "Discovery of the Orocopia Schist in the northern Plomosa Mountains and ongoing investigations into Laramide subduction & metamorphism in west-central Arizona"
March 4, 2021
Economic Geology Special Guest "Fluid circulation in magmatic-hydrothermal ore systems: from the deep lithosphere to the upper crust"

March 11, 2021

Economic Geology Special Guest

"The importance of H2O for the formation of porphyry Cu deposits and the fate of magmatic sulfides in arc magmas"
March 18, 2021
Pranabendu Moitra

 "The role of external water on rapid cooling, flow and fragmentation of lava during submarine volcanic eruptions"

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March 25, 2021
Jessica Barnes (LPL)

“Using chlorine isotopes to understand magmatic and volcanic processes on the Moon”


April 1, 2021
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April 8, 2021
Ananya Mallik

“How hot and wet is the Moon: Insight from experiments”


April 15, 2021
Rick Bennett

“What can aftershock focal mechanisms tell us about crustal stress and structure?”

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April 22, 2021
Andy Cohen

“Using Scientific Drilling to understand the ecological and evolutionary history of ancient lakes”

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April 29, 2021

For a list of Fall 2020 talk titles and video recordings, please click here.