Geosciences Distinguished Lecture Series


2018-2019 Academic Year


Thursday, September 27, 2018
Lisa Gardiner, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) Center for Science Education in Boulder, Colorado
Title: Tales from an Uncertain World: What Other Assorted Disasters Can Teach Us About Climate Change
Smith College

Thursday, October 25, 2018
Dr. Ebinger, Tulane will visit UMass as part of her Geoprisms Distinguished Lecturer tour
Title: Earthquakes within continental plates: How, where, and why it matters

Thursday, February 21, 2019
Julie Baldwin, University of Montana
The Proterozoic to Eocene evolution of the Clearwater complex, northern Idaho: A record of continental growth to Cretaceous mountain building
Dinner at 6:00 PM in Beneski Earth Sciences Building, Room 100
Talk at 7:00 PM in Beneski Earth Sciences Building, Room 107 (Paino Lecture Hall)

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Ta-shana Taylor, Smith College
A taphonomist's contribution to marine mammal conservation: A case study of Phocoena sinus, the Vaquita
Dinner at 6:00 PM in McConnell Foyer
Talk at 7:00 PM in McConnell 103

Friday, April 12
Amy Myrbo, University of Minnesota
UMass at 3:30 PM