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GEOL 303 at Jenny Lake, Tetons, WY

Earth Science Seminar Series (ESSS)

Department of Geology           Department of Geography & Anthropology

Seminars are held Friday at 4pm in Phillips Hall, room 117 (unless otherwise noted).  Refreshments and snacks will be provided.  Seminars are free and open to the public.

Spring 2016

 Date  Speaker  Title  Institution
Feb. 12 Marjorie Chan Sedimentology Frontiers from Earth to Mars: Dunes, Deformation, and Diagenesis University of Utah
Mar. 11 Brian Lentz and Robert Bergmann Exploration Strategies for Industrial Minerals Big Rock Exploration
Apr. 1 Nicole LaDue What students see: Investigating the relationship between spatial thinking and diagrams in geology Northern Illinois University
Apr. 8Mike ParsenChippewa Co. Groundwater Study - Evaluating the hydrologic impacts of irrigated agriculture and industrial sand miningWisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Apr. 22Mark CiardelliWaste Characterization: The Foundation of Mine Site Water Quality PredictionsFoth Infrastructure & Environment, LLC.
Apr. 29Mitch CraigSedimentary structures of the Monterey Dunes revealed by ground penetrating radar  California State University - East Bay
May 3 (Tuesday) Dale Kerner Environmental Consulting for the Mining Industry Haley & Aldrich

Seminars from Previous Semesters

Fall 2014
Fall 2015

Other Regional Earth Science Seminars/Events

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire - STEM : Ask a Scientist
University of Minnesota - Geology : Seminar
University of Minnesota - Geography : Event
University of Wisconsin-Madison - Geology : Seminar

The Earth Science Seminar Series is funded by the UW-Eau Claire Academic Affairs Professional Development Program,  UW-Eau Claire Foundation, College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Geography & Anthropology, and the Department of Geology. 

For more information please contact either Dr. Scott Clark (email: or Dr. Harry Jol (email: