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Earth Science Seminar Series
Under Way at UW-Eau Claire

RELEASED: Jan. 29, 2007

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Earth Science Seminar Series for Spring 2007 is under way. The series kicked off last week with a presentation by UW-Eau Claire's Harry Jol, professor of geography and anthropology, who discussed his recent research trip to Antarctica. The series will continue throughout the spring semester. Unless otherwise noted, the presentations will be held at 4 p.m. on selected Fridays in Room 281 of Phillips Science Hall. Refreshments will be provided. The presentations are free and community members are welcome.

Following is the tentative schedule for upcoming talks:

  • Feb. 2 — Micah Jessup, department of geosciences, Virginia Technical Institute, Title: "Kinematic Evolution, Metamorphism and Exhumation of the Greater Himalayan Sequence, Mt. Everest Region, Tibet/Nepal."
  • Noon Monday, Feb. 5, Room 117, Phillips Hall — Patty Holland, SCA Center for Conservation Service, Title: "SCA Internship Opportunities in Geology and Geography."
  • Wednesday, Feb. 7 — Martin Wong, department of geology, Colgate University, Title: "Crustal Extension and Metamorphic Core Complex Evolution in the Mexican Basin and Range: Insights from the Sierra Mazatlan Case Study."
  • 3:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, Room 265, Phillips Hall — Graham Baird, department of geology, UW-Eau Claire, Title: "Electron Microprobe Analysis of Monazite and the Development of a new Low-Temperature Fission Track Thermochronometer."
  • Thursday, Feb. 22 — Jill Krezoski, School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University, Title: To be announced.
  • Noon, Feb. 23 — Jim Miller, department of geological sciences, University of Minnesota Duluth, Title: "The Precambrian Research Center: A New Initiative at the University of Minnesota Duluth to Satisfy the Demand for Field Geologists."
  • 4 p.m. Feb. 23 — Jim Miller, department of geological sciences, University of Minnesota Duluth, Title: "The Geology and Mineral Deposits of the Duluth Complex — The (second) Largest Gabbro Complex in the World."
  • March 9 — Emily Hauser, Alaska Gold (a division of Nova Gold Resources, Inc), Title: "Exploration Methods and Job Opportunities in Vein Gold Deposits, Alaska."
  • March 30 — Anna Coutier, department of geology and geophysics, University of Minnesota, Title: TBA
  • April 13 — Dale Kerner, Brown & Caldwell, Boise, Idaho, Title: "Three-Dimensional Geologic Resource Modeling and Development."
  • April 27 — David Kimbrough, department of geological sciences, San Diego State University, Title: TBA.
  • May 4 — Carrie Jennings, Minnesota Geological Survey, Title: "The Big Ice — Our Understanding of the Style and History of Glaciation in the Midwest."

For updates to this schedule, check their Web site.

The Earth Science Seminar Series is sponsored by the UW-Eau Claire departments of geology, geography and anthropology, and the Academic Affairs Professional Development Program.

For more information, contact Jol at 715-836-3472 or jolhm@uwec.edu.

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