Geology & Environmental Science Seminars

Fall 2014 Seminar Schedule

Seminars are held in Memorial Hall Room 7370 at 4:00 pm unless otherwise noted.
Refreshments will be available before each talk.


Thursday, September 4

Introduction of JMU faculty research areas


Thursday, September 18

Speaker: Dr. Justin R. Brown, Visiting Assistant Professor of Geophysics

Title: The Tortoise vs. the Hare: Slow tremors, fast rupture events and the race to improved earthquake forecasting


Thursday, October 2

Speaker:  Page Quinton, PhD Student (Paleoclimatology), University of Missouri-Columbia

Title:  Constraining the Ordovician climate with stable isotopes


Thursday, November 6

Speaker:  Dr. Harry Rowe, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin

Title:  Insights into the Chemostratigraphy and Paleoceanography of the Cenomanian-Turonian Eagle Ford Formation, South Texas