UNLV Geoscience Seminar Schedule, Spring 2014

Seminars are held on Wednesdays in the
Lilly Fong Geoscience Building (LFG), Room 102
4:00 - 5:15 pm
(unless otherwise indicated)


Date: 1/22 No Seminar first week of classes


Date: 1/29 Speaker: Brenda Buck Affiliation: UNLV Geoscience
Topic: Naturally Occurring Asbestos in Southern Nevada: Preventing Exposure


Date: 2/5 Speaker: Don Clarke Affiliation: AAPG
Topic: Hydraulic Fracturing and Earthquakes: Ethically, How Do We Move Forward and Do the Right Thing?


Date: 2/12 Speaker: Michael Ramsey Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Topic: Application of thermal infrared data to geoscience research and natural disasters


Date: 2/19 No seminar


Date: 2/26 Speaker: Pamela Burnley Affiliation: UNLV Geoscience
Topic: The Pattern of Stress Distribution in Rocks and its Imact on Foliation, Fracture and Flow


Date: 3/5 No Seminar


Date: 3/10 (Monday) Speaker: Candidate Lecture


Date: 3/12 Speaker: Candidate Lecture


Date: 3/19 No Seminar - Spring Break


Date: 3/24 (Monday) Speaker: Candidate Lecture


Date: 3/26 Speaker: Nicholas Christie-Blick Affiliation: Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University
Topic: Confronting the low-angle normal fault paradox


Date: 3/31 (Monday) Speaker: Candidate Lecture


Date: 4/2 Speaker: Candidate Lecture


Date: 4/7 (Monday) Speaker: Candidate Lecture


Date: 4/9 Speaker: Bill Stavast Affiliation: Freeport-McMoran Exploration Corporation
Topic: Deposit geology, structure, modeling and grade estimation of the Twin Buttes deposit.


Date: 4/16 No Seminar - Geosymposium week


Date: 4/23 Speaker: David Stegman Affiliation: Scripps Institute of Oceanography
Topic: The amazing story of Yellowstone-related volcanism


Date: 4/30 Speaker: James Faulds Affiliation: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology
Topic: TBA


Date: 5/7 No seminar last week of classes