Department of Earth SciencesWestern Science

Events Calendar

Date

Event Name

Description

Time & Location

Thu. Aug. 13, 2015 M.Sc. Defense Lecture Ryan Schwegman, Morphology and Morphometry of Double Layered Ejecta Craters on Mars
TBA
Tue. Aug. 18, 2015 M.Sc. Defense Lecture Alexandra Smofsky, Identification of ancient Maya agriculture in the periphery of Motul de San José
1:00 PM, BGS 1056
Thu. Aug. 20, 2015 Ph.D. Defense Lecture Nikole Bingham-Koslowski, High resolution stratigraphy and paleoenvironmental reconstruction of the Upper Devonian Kettle Point Formation, southwestern Ontario, Canada
9:00 AM, BGS 1056
Wed. Aug. 26, 2015 M.Sc. Defense Lecture Tim Howe, Investigating Potential Climatic Cycles in Glacially-Influenced Rhythmites of the Upper Gowganda Formation using Geochemical, Sedimentological and Spectral Analyses
1:00 PM, BGS 1056

Past Events 2014-15

Date

Event Name

Description

Time & Location

Thu. Sep. 4, 2014 Ph.D. Defense Lecture

Ryan Hladyniuk, The Late Quaternary Paleolimnology of Lake Ontario

1:30 PM, BGS 1084
Sat. Sep. 6, 2014 CLRN Event

International Observe the Moon Night

4-10 PM, Cronyn Observatory
Fri. Sep. 12, 2014 Earth Sciences Colloquium Gerhard Pratt, Department of Earth Sciences Town Hall, Introductions & Current Affairs 3:30 PM, BGS 0153
Mon. Sep. 15, 2014 Ph.D. Defense Lecture

Attieh Eshaghi, Magnitude Estimation for Earthquake and Tsunami Early Warning Systems

1:30 PM, BGS 1084
Mon. Sep. 15, 2014 M.Sc. Defense Lecture

Maurice Nguyen, Glacial Stratigraphy of the Ridge River Area, Northern Ontario: Refining Wisconsinan Glacial History and Evidence for Laurentide Ice Streaming

2:30 PM, BGS 1069
Fri. Sep. 19, 2014 M.Sc. Defense Lecture

Meghan Kline, Peatland-Stream Hydrological and Biogeochemical Connectivity in the James Bay Lowland, Ontario

1:00 PM, BGS 1084
Fri. Sep. 19, 2014 Earth Sciences Colloquium Patricia Corcoran, Western University. An anthropogenic marker horizon in the future rock record
3:30 PM, BGS 0153
Fri. Oct. 3, 2014 Earth Sciences Colloquium Graduate Geosciences Society - Research Colloquium
3:30 PM, BGS 0153
Wed. Oct. 8, 2014 10th Annual CPSX Distinguished Lecture Sara Seager, MIT. Finding Earth's Twin - the Great ESCape
7:00 PM, Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College
Tue. Oct. 14, 2014 M.Sc. Defense Lecture

Mike Laliberty, A Surface Chemistry Study of the Effects of Zinc Sulphate on Sphalerite during Flotation Separation at the Laronde Mine

9:30 AM, SSC 3024
Thu. Oct. 16, 2014 Ph.D. Defense Lecture

Azadeh Fereidoni, Seismicity Processes in the Charlevoix Seismic Zone, Eastern Canada

1:30 PM, BGS 1084
Fri. Oct. 17, 2014 Earth Sciences Colloquium Maurice Lamontagne, Natural Resources Canada. Past and Future Earthquakes in Eastern Canada
3:30 PM, BGS 0153
Wed. Oct. 22, 2014 Earth Sciences Colloquium Tim McCoy, Smithsonian Institution. The MESSENGER Mission and Mercury: Revealing the secrets of the innermost planet (note room and time change)
4:30 PM, BGS 0165
Thu. Nov. 6, 2014 CSPG Guest Speaker Astrid Arts, Cenovus Energy. A Girl's Guide to the Oil Patch & Life as a Petroleum Geologist
5:30 PM, BGS 0153
Fri. Nov. 7, 2014 Earth Sciences Colloquium Matt Izawa, Royal Ontario Museum. Integrating meteorite science with remote sensing
3:30 PM, BGS 0153
Mon. Nov. 10, 2014 Ph.D. Defense Lecture Kegan Farrick, Runoff generation in Tropical dry forest watershed: Processes, Patterns and Connectivity 9:00 AM, BGS 1084
Fri. Nov. 14, 2014 Earth Sciences Colloquium Jonathan O'Neil, University of Ottawa. Nature and evolution of Earth’s Hadean crust: Insights from the Nuvvuagittuq Greenstone belt
3:30 PM, BGS 0153
Fri. Nov. 21, 2014 M.Sc. Defense Lecture Sarah SweeneyAllostratigraphy of the Upper Ordovician Blue Mountain Formation, Southwestern Ontario, Canada 1:00 PM, BGS 1069
Fri. Nov. 21, 2014 Earth Sciences Colloquium David Good, Western Fyfe Chair. Connecting the Coldwell Alkaline Complex to the evolution of the North American Midcontinent Rift: Step 1
3:30 PM, BGS 0153
Mon. Nov. 24, 2014 M.Sc. Defense Lecture Randy CampbellControls on Syenite-Hosted Gold Mineralization in the Western Timmins Camp 9:00 AM, BGS 1084
Thu. Nov. 27, 2014 APGO Lecture & Social Mixer Robin GoadFortune Minerals Limited – Building a Diversified Producer and Important North American Supplier of Raw Materials Critical to a Growing World Economy 5:30 PM, BGS 1056
Fri. Nov. 28, 2014 Earth Sciences Colloquium GL/GP 9580A/9680A Grad Seminar Participants - Presentations
2:30 PM, BGS 0153
Mon. Dec. 8, 2014 M.Sc. Defense Lecture Bahareh Kasmai, Morphological And Structural Mapping Of The Oudemans Impact Crater Layered Central Uplift, Mars
9:30 AM, BGS 1084
Thu. Dec. 11, 2014 Ph.D. Defense Lecture Andrea Prentice, The effects of dissolution on the silicon and oxygen isotope compositions of silica phytoliths
9:00 AM, BGS 1056
Fri. Jan. 9, 2015 Earth Sciences Colloquium ES4490E Participants - Fourth Year Thesis Presentations
2:30 PM, BGS 0153
Mon. Jan. 12, 2015 M.Sc. Defense Lecture Patrick ShepherdChromite Crystal Structure and Chemistry applied as an Exploration Tool 12:30 PM, BGS 1069
Mon. Jan. 12, 2015 Ph.D. Defense Lecture Emrah YenierRegionally-Adjustable Generic Ground-Motion Prediction Equation 1:30 PM, BGS 1084
Fri. Jan. 16, 2015 Earth Sciences Colloquium Zoltan Zajacz, University of Toronto. Volatile/melt equilibrium in arc magmas: Implications for ore genesis and volcanic degassing 3:30 PM, BGS 0153
Fri. Jan. 23, 2015 Earth Sciences Colloquium Marc Laflamme, University of Toronto at Mississauga. The end of the Ediacara biota: Extinction, biotic replacement, or Cheshire Cat? 3:30 PM, BGS 0153
Fri. Jan. 30, 2015 Earth Sciences & Petrolia Pioneers Society Joint Colloquium Lee Fortner, Petroleum Operations, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry. Wellsite Operations and Geology
3:30 PM, BGS 0153
Fri. Feb. 6, 2015 Earth Sciences Colloquium Phil Fontaine, former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations. Resource Development and Aboriginal Engagement in Canada
4:30 PM, 3M 3250
Tue. Feb. 10, 2015 Earth Sciences Colloquium Sheri Molnar, UBC. Geotechnical Geophysics
2:00 PM, PAB 26
Thu. Feb. 12, 2015 SCUGOG Lecture Jack Mustard, Brown University. Exploring Mars in search of Habitats
7:00 PM, MC 105B
Fri. Feb. 13, 2015 Earth Sciences & CPSX Joint Colloquium Jack Mustard, Brown University. Water Meets Rock: The Record of Surface and Subsurface Aqueous Environments on Mars
3:30 PM, BGS 0153
Tue. Feb. 17, 2015 Ph.D. Defense Lecture Sam Russell, Nitrate Sources in the Old Ausable River Channel and Adjacent Aquifers in Pinery Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada
9:30 AM, BGS 1056
Thu. Feb. 26, 2015 GGS Lecture Gerhard Pratt, Life as an Academic: Privileges, Responsibilities, Opportunity, Challenges, Frustration & Satisfaction
3:00 PM, BGS 1053
Fri. Feb. 27, 2015 Earth Sciences Colloquium Pat McAndless, Imperial Metals. A Career in Geoscience - Getting Discovered
11:30 AM, BGS 1053
Fri. Mar. 6, 2015 Earth Sciences Colloquium Nigel Blamey, Brock University. Fluid Inclusion Gas Analysis by Mass Spectrometry - Application to Geothermal and other Geologic Systems 3:30 PM, BGS 0153
Tue. Mar. 10, 2015 Earth Sciences Colloquium Valerio Poggi, ETH Zurich. New Perspectives for Site Specific Ground Motion Prediction
2:00 PM, PAB 26
Fri. Mar. 13, 2015 Earth Sciences Colloquium Peter Cary, Arcis/CSEG Distinguished Lecture. Known Knowns, Known Unknowns and Unknown Unknowns in Land Exploration Seismology
3:30 PM, BGS 0153
Thu. Mar. 19, 2015 Panel Discussion Deputy Ministers Hamilton (Natural Resources) & Sargent (Finance), Government of Canada. Resouce Management and Careers in Canada 11:45 AM, UC 224
Fri. Mar. 20, 2015 Earth Sciences Colloquium/ GAC Howard Street Robinson Lecture Jean Bédard, Geological Survey of Canada. Continental drift on subductionless stagnant lid planets, the Archaean Earth and Venus
3:30 PM, BGS 0153
Fri. Mar. 27, 2015 Earth Sciences Colloquium ES4490E Participants - Fourth Year Thesis Final Presentations
12:00 PM, BGS 1053
Thu. Apr. 2, 2015 GGS Lecture Dr. Burns Cheadle, Western University. - A Survival & Thrival Guide for Life outside Academia: Opportunities, Skill Sets & Challenges
3:00 PM, BGS 1053
Wed. Apr. 29, 2015 Florence Bucke Science Prize Lecture Gordon Osinski, Western University. The Beneficial Effects of Meteorite Impact Events 3:30 PM, PAB 100
Tue. May 12, 2015 M.Sc. Defense Lecture Hiba-tul Naseer Maheen, Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction of an Upper Ordovician Rocky Shoreline: The Lindsay Formation of Heywood and Partridge Islands, Ontario
1:00 PM, BGS 1056
Fri. May 29, 2015 M.Sc. Defense Lecture Sean Fulcher, The Lithotectonic Setting and Paragenetic History of Deposit No.1, Mary River District, North Baffin Island
10:00 AM, BGS 1056
Fri. May 29, 2015 M.Sc. Defense Lecture Tauhid Khan, High Pressure and High Temperature Study of Magnesiochromite and its Geophysical Implications
1:00 PM, BGS 1056
Tue. Jun. 23, 2015 M.Sc. Defense Lecture Ievgeniia Morozova, Strength Study of Zircon under High Pressure
1:00 PM, BGS 1056