The Department of Geosciences at Western Michigan University sponsors a seminar series, student proposal sessions and thesis defenses.
Location and time for seminar series: 1118 Rood Hall at 4 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)
Monday, Jan. 26
"Glacial geology of Michigan and the formation of the Great Lakes" by Larry Bean, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.
Monday, Feb. 2
"What lies below: evidence for pre-late Wisconsin glacial and non-glacial sediments in western Michigan" by Pat Colgan, Grand Valley State University.
Monday, Feb. 9
"Why the dolomite problem is alive and well: mineralogical and textural evidence from high temperature experiments" by Stephen E. Kaczmarek, Bridgewater State University.
Monday, Feb. 16
Talk by Jeffrey Howard, Wayne State University.
Friday, Feb. 20
"Revising the basement map of the Lower Peninsula: constraints from cores and cuttings" by Dr. Peter J. Voice, Western Michigan University, 1 p.m., 1118 Rood Hall.
Monday, Feb. 23
"Glacial geology evaluation for background soil survey using GIS" by David Slayton, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.
Monday, March 2
"The use of innovative stormwater management techniques to retrofit an suburban college campus" by Don Carpenter, Lawrence Technological University.
Monday, March 16
"Loess in Southwestern Michigan? Absolutely!" by Randy Schaetzl, Michigan State University.
Monday, March 23
Talk by Tyrone Rooney, Michigan State University.
Monday, March 30
Talk by John Esch, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.
Monday, April 13
Talk by John Gierke, Michigan Tech University.