Earth Sciences Seminar Series

Speaker Time Date Location Subject / Title Affiliation
Dr. JoAnne Nelson
CPTG Medal lecture tour
11:30 am Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 Milligan Room A new history of the global water cycle: lessons from the past and the face of our future. British Columbia Geological Survey
Alexandre Normandeau 11:30 am Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 Milligan Room Active Marine Geohazards on the Seafloor of Eastern and Arctic Canada. Geological Survey of Canada (BIO)
Bryce Jablonski
CSPG University Outreach Lecture Tours
11:30 am Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 Milligan Room Traditional Geology is Dead: Evolving Towards the Modern Geoscientist. Devon Energy Canada
Shannon Sterling 11:30 am Thursday, February 08, 2018 Milligan Room A new history of the global water cycle: lessons from the past and the face of our future. Earth Sciences, Dalhousie University
Peter Hollings
Howard Street Robinson lecture (GAC)
11:30 am Tuesday, February 06, 2018 Milligan Room Using igneous petrology to unravel the tectonic triggers for porphyry mineralization Royal Alberta Museum
Dawn Kellett 11:30 am Thursday, February 01, 2018 Milligan Room A petrochronological approach for the detrital record Geological Survey of Canada, Atlantic division, Natural Resources Canada
Dave Stern
SPE - Distinguished Lecturers Series
11:30 am Thursday, January 25, 2018 Milligan Room Creating Geologically Realistic Models Used for Reservoir Management ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company (URC)
Todd Ventura 11:30 am Thursday, November 30, 2017 Milligan Room Does Buried Sedimentary Organic Matter Contain a Deep Biosphere Fingerprint? Saint Mary's University
Alan J. Anderson 11:30 am Thursday, November 23, 2017 Milligan Room What the flux? Current research on the crystallization of granitic pegmatites Saint Francis Xavier University
Douglas R. Schmitt
CSEG Distinguished Lecturer 2017-2018
4:30 pm Thursday, November 16, 2017 Milligan Room Scientific Drilling of Large Impact Structures: Geophysics and Rock Physics University of Alberta
Owen Sherwood 11:30 am Thursday, November 16, 2017 Milligan Room Flaming Tapwater: The science behind groundwater methane in oil, gas and coal fields of North America A new history of the global water cycle: lessons from the past and the face of our future.
Stephanie McAfee 11:30 am Thursday, October 26, 2017 Milligan Room Drivers and consequences of teleconnection instability: Lessons learned from the PDO Univ Nevada Reno and Alaska climate center
Mark Alexander Lever,
ECORD Distinguished Lecturer
11.30 am Monday, October 16, 2017 Gordon Riley Conference Room
LSC 3652
Controls on microbial population size and community structure in subseafloor environments. ETH Zürich
David Mosher 11.30 am Thursday, October 12, 2017 Milligan Room The role of geosciences in Extended Continental Shelf mapping:  Atlantic Canada Geological Survey of Canada, Natural Resources Canada
Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf
Christie Rowe
Hutchinson medal GAC lecturer
4:40 pm
Monday, October 02, 2017 Milligan Room How earthquakes are preserved in the rock record, and what the rock record can teach us about earthquakes Earth & Planetary Sciences, McGill University
Victoria Arbour
NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow
11:30 am
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Milligan Room An exceptionally preserved skeleton of a new armoured dinosaur from the Upper Cretaceous Judith River Formation of Montana Department of Natural History - Palaeobiology,
Royal Ontario Museum, University of Toronto
Killam lecture
11.30 am Thursday, September 21, 2017 1st Yr Lab - 2055 LSC Arctic Canada large-scale landscape responses to Pliocene-Pleistocene climate changes and lithospheric flexure, and the opening of the Northwest Passages Earth Sciences, Dalhousie University
Daniela Rubatto
(Mineralogical Society of America Distinguished Lecturer)
4.00 pm March 27, 2017 Milligan Room Fast and furious or slow and steady: subduction recycling and crustal melting University of Bern
William Amidon 11.30 am March 23, 2017 Milligan Room Passive-aggressive margins: new evidence for a circum-Atlantic tectonic event in the Late Cretaceous Middlebury College
Jonathan O’Neil 11.30 am March 16, 2017 Milligan Room The Nuvvuagittuq greenstone belt: A glimpse of Earth’s earliest crust University of Ottawa
Julie C. Fosdick 11.30 am March 09, 2017 Milligan Room Global climate, eustasy, or tectonics? Investigating controls on basin evolution during Cenozoic growth of the Patagonian Andes Assistant Professor
Department of Geography
Center for Integrative Geosciences
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269
Jared Butler 11.30 am March 02, 2017 Milligan Room The Rise and Demise of Lithospheric Mantle: Geodynamic Insights into Himalayan-Tibetan Orogenic Evolution Oceanography, Dalhousie University
Rebecca Jamieson 11.30 am February 28, 2017 Milligan Room How do large hot orogens work? Lessons from the middle crust. Dalhousie University
Mayank Malik
Society of Petroleum Engineers
Distinguished Lecturer’s Series
11:30 am February 20, 2017
Milligan Room How Can Microfracturing Improve Reservoir Management? Chevron
Society of Petroleum Engineers
Jocelyn Egan
Ph.D. Candidate
12:00 pm February 06, 2017 Milligan Room The Controls and Drivers of Soil Respiration in Cold Environments Earth Sciences
Dalhousie University
Deanne van Rooyen 11:30 am February 02, 2017 Milligan Room Crustal Blocks Caught Between Cratons: New Perspectives on Tectonic volution of the Core Zone and its Bounding Orogens Cape Breton University
Yusuf Ates 11.30 am January 19, 2017 Milligan Room A DESIGN APPROACH FOR IMPROVING STRUCTURAL SURVIVABILITY OF BUILDINGS UNDER LARGE EARTHQUAKE FORCES Süleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
Steve Mackie 11:30 am January 17, 2017 Milligan Room Dry Hole Analysis: What I have Learnt About the Upstream Petroleum Industry From my Failures Consultant
Fall 2016
Tucker Barrie
Will be rescheduled.
Milligan Room Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide - Oxide gold Deposits of the Neoproterozoic Nubian Shield CTBA Geo-Consultants
Dr. Jóhann Helgason 11:30 am Sept. 27 Milligan Room Reading the landscape at volcano-tectonic locations within the Tharsis Montes, Mars National Land Survey of Iceland
Erin Adlakha
(Science Atlantic Lecturer)
11.30 am Sept. 29 Milligan Room Mineralogical signatures of fertile basement faults in the Athabasca Basin: implications for the nature of ore fluids and exploration of unconformity-type uranium deposits University of Ottawa
Laurie Bellman 11.30 am Oct. 06 Milligan Room Data Interpretation and Integration from a Seismic Perspective – The Excitement of Innovation Canadian Discovery Ltd.
Catherine Mottram 11.30 am Oct. 20 Milligan Room From micron to mountain-scale, using monazite and titanite Petrochronology to quantify the rates of deformation in the Himalaya and beyond Dalhousie University
Gerald Gloade 11:30 am Nov. 1 Milligan Room Cultural Memory Timeline Imbedded in the Mi’kmaw Legends of Kluskap Program Development Officer
Mi'kmawey Debert Project
Mi’kmaw First Nation
Felix Gradstein 11.30 am Nov. 3 Milligan Room The Geologic Time Scale 2016 – Why, How and Where Next University of Oslo
Natural History Museum
Martin Reich 11.30 am Nov. 10 Milligan Room Harvesting Magnetite from Magmas using Bubbles: A New Model for the Formation of Iron Oxide-Apatite Deposits and Their Connections to IOCGs Universidad de Chile
Per Pedersen
(AAPG Distinguished Lecturer)
11.30 am November 17 Milligan Room Marine Muddy Depositional Systems - Bedforms to Stratal Architecture and Play Fairways University of Calgary
Ricardo Silva 11.30 am Dec. 1st Milligan Room Paleoclimatology of the Upper Jurassic of the Lusitanian Basin, Portugal Dalhousie University
Lisel Currie 11.30 am Dec. 8th Milligan Room Extension and Denudation of the Eastern Canadian Arctic Rim, Northwest Baffin Bay – Eroded Remnant of an Ancient Orogen or Rift Shoulder? Insights from Thermal History Modelling of Apatite Fission Track Analyses, (U/Th)/He Ages, Geologic Mapping, Vintage Marine Seismic and Hill Shaded Seafloor Maps and Provenance Studies GSC (Calgary)