4:00 Thursdays, unless stated otherwise below
Location: 103 Talbot Laboratory
104 South Wright Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Pre-talk reception 3:30 to 4:00, 169 Computing Applications Building (CAB)
25 August: No colloquium (first week of classes)
1 September: "A Hot Big Bang Theory: Magnetic Fields and the Origin of the Moon"
Charles Gammie, UIUC Department of Astronomy
8 September: R. James Kirkpatrick Lecture
"Remote Sensing of Ground Deformation: An Indispensable Tool for Resources and Hazards Management"
Estelle Chaussard, SUNY Buffalo
15 September: "Resolving Carbon's Rainbow from Uplands to the Deep Sea - or - What happens to Eroded Soil C?"
Neal Blair, Northwestern University
22 September: Update on the department and the Natural History Building project
Tom Johnson, Department Head
29 September: Richard L. Hay Lecture
"The ultimate question of bubbles, the universe and everything..."
Christian Huber, Brown University
6 October: 3rd Annual Phillips Lecture (Joint Geology/Plant Biology Colloquium)
Time: 3:30PM; Location: 1000 Lincoln Hall
"The Evolutionary-Developmental Origins of Multicellularity"
Karl Niklas, Cornell University
13 October: Ralph E. Grim Lecture
"Implications of river channel self-organization for modeling the impact of climate on mountain landscape evolution"
Colin Phillips, Northwestern University
"Multiscale compositional heterogeneity in Earth’s mantle and its implications for hot spot volcanism and chemistry"
Allen McNamara, Michigan State University
"Seconds after Impact: Insights from Tektites and Experiments"
Catherine Macris, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Special Friday Colloquium 4:00 PM
Location: 1002 Lincoln Hall
28 October: College of Liberal Arts and Science Alumni Achievement Award Recipient
"The changing world of geoscience: Research, Education and the Workforce"
Sharon Mosher (Illinois Geology Ph.D. 1978), Dean, Jackson School of Geoscience, UT Austin
3 November Department of Geology Alumni Achievement Award Presentation
"The Geologic Record of Late Heavy Bombardment."
Don Lowe, Stanford University
Special Friday Colloquium 3:00 PM
Location: 1000 Lincoln Hall
4 November: Joint GGIS-Geology-Atmospheric Science Colloquium
"Supraglacial Rivers on the Greenland Ice Sheet"
Larry Smith, UCLA (Remote Sensing)
10 November: Student Lightning Talks!
Ireland Field Course 2016 Recap
17 November: Ralph E. Grim Lecture
"Deciphering the rock record of nano- to microseismicity from exhumed fault textures and thermochronometry"
Alexis Ault, Utah State University
24 November: No Colloquium (Thanksgiving Break)
1 December: "Are ophiolites pieces of ocean crust?"
Steve Hurst, UIUC Department of Geology