Seminar Series

The Earth and Environmental Sciences Department invites experts to speak and share their research with students and faculty. Please join us to learn about a variety of fascinating topics in earth and environmental science. Snacks and refreshments will be served. All are welcome!

Fall 2017

Earth & Environmental Sciences Seminar Series: Dr. Shannon Graham, Boston College

"The Seismic Potential of Planet Earth: Results from the First Global Block Model"

Dr. Shannon Graham, Boston College, Earth & Environmental Sciences Department

September 12

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Devlin Hall, Room 201

Earth & Environmental Sciences Seminar Series: Dr. Dunwei Wang, Boston College

"Store Solar Energy in Chemical Bonds: From Artificial Photosynthesis to Batteries"

Dr. Dunwei Wang, Boston College, Chemisty Department

September 19

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Devlin Hall, Room 201

Earth & Environmental Sciences Seminar Series: Dr. Jennifer Wade, National Science Foundation

"From Rocky Cliffs to Capitol Hill: The Many Ways to Do Science"

Jennifer Wade, National Science Foundation

September 26

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Devlin Hall, Room 201

Earth & Environmental Sciences Seminar Series: Dr. David Hodell, Cambridge University

"Persistent Instability of Glacial Climate and Overturning Circulation in the North Atlantic for the Past 1.5 Million Years"

David Hodell, University of Cambridge

October 03

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Devlin Hall, Room 201

Faculty Colloquium, Boston College, Earth & Environmental Sciences Department

Dr. Ethan Baxter, Dr. John Ebel, Dr. Seth Kruckenberg & Dr. Tara Pisani-Gareau

October 10

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Devlin Hall, Room 201

Earth & Environmental Sciences Seminar Series: Dr. Kamini Singha, Colorado School of Mines

"Tale of Two Porosities: Exploring Why Contaminant Transport Doesn’t Always Behave the Way It Should"

Dr. Kamini Singha, Colorado School of Mines

October 12

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Devlin Hall, Room 201

Faculty Colloquium, Boston College, Earth & Environmental Sciences Department

Dr. Rudi Hon, Dr. Ken Galli, Dr. Alan Kafka & Dr. Mike Tappa

October 17

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Devlin Hall, Room 201

Faculty Colloquium, Boston College, Earth & Environmental Sciences Department

Dr. Paul Strother, Dr. Noah Snyder & Dr. Carling Hay

October 24

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Devlin Hall, Room 201

Earth & Environmental Sciences Seminar Series: Dr. Hongbo Ma, Rice University

"Phase Transition Behavior of Sediment Transport at Sand-Silt Interface: Evidence and Implication"

Dr. Hongbo Ma, Rice University

October 31

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Devlin Hall, Room 201

Earth & Environmental Sciences Seminar Series: Dr. Jaime Barnes, University of Texas Austin

"Volatile Cycling Through Subduction Zones: Focus on Hydrothermal Systems"

Dr. Jaime Barnes, University of Texas

November 07

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Devlin Hall, Room 201

Earth & Environmental Sciences Seminar Series: Dr. William Armstrong, University of Colorado Boulder

"Sliding From Space: Investigating Glacier Dynamics Using Satellite Data and Numerical Modeling"

Dr. William Armstrong, University of Colorado Boulder

November 28

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Devlin Hall, Room 201

Earth & Environmental Sciences Seminar Series: Dr. Gail Kineke, Boston College

"Morphodynamics and Sediment Transport on the Huanghe Yellow River Delta: Work in Progress"

Dr. Gail Kineke, Boston College

December 05

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Devlin Hall, Room 201

Past Events

FALL 2016

SPRING 2017