Departmental Colloquium
Fall 2009

TIME AND PLACE SPEAKER/HOST TITLE / TOPIC
Thursday, Sept. 17
3:30 p.m.
118 Petrie Hall

Thomas Key,
Auburn Univ.

"GeoCorps Internship, Klamath Mtns. National Park, CA”

Dr. Jim Saunders,
Auburn Univ.

“Silver City, Idaho: The 1800’s Mining Town Time Has Forgotten”

 
Friday, Sept. 25
3:30 p.m.
118 Petrie Hall

Dr. Gregg Davidson,
Univ, of Mississippi/
Dr. Jim Saunders

"Environmental History
in the Mud"

Thursday, Oct. 1
3:30 p.m.
118 Petrie Hall

Dr. David Schwimmer,
Columbus State Univ./
Dr. Ron Lewis

“The Paleoecology of a Giant, Weird Late Cretaceous
Coelacanth Fish”

Thursday, Oct. 8
3:30 p.m.
118 Petrie Hall
Dr. Andrew Goodliffe,
Univ. of Alabama/

Dr. Jim Saunders
“Continental Rifting and the Transition to Seafloor Spreading in the Woodlark Basin, Papua, New Guinea”


 

Wednesday,
Oct. 28
3:30 p.m.
118 Petrie Hall

Jens Ormo,
Centro de Astrobiologia
Madrid, Spain

 "Cosmic Impacts: Geological Aspects and Simulation”

Thursday, Oct. 29
3:30 p.m.
118 Petrie Hall

Dr. Terry Winemiller,
Auburn Univ.
Montgomery

“Ancient Locational Decisions on the Northwestern Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico: the Application of Remote Sensing, GIS, and GPS in Settlement Pattern Studies”

Thursday, Nov. 5
3:30 p.m.
118 Petrie Hall

Dr. Andy Coon,
All Aces Media,
Greensboro, NC
“Director Meets Critics: Greensboro's Child”  
Thursday, Nov. 12
3:30 p.m.
118 Petrie Hall

Jack Pashin,
Geological Survey
of Alabama

“Enhanced Oil Recovery and Carbon Sequestration Potential of Estuarine Sandstone Deposits, Donovan Sand (Lower Cretaceous), Citronelle Field, Southwest Alabama”
Thursday, Nov. 19
3:30 p.m.
118 Petrie Hall

Dr. Jennifer
Speights-Binet,
Samford Univ.,
Birmingham

Monument, Myth, and Memory: The Huey Long legacy, New Urbanism, and the Thrill of "Dreamin' Big”
Thursday, Dec. 3
3:30 p.m.
118 Petrie Hall
B.T. Thomas and
Jonathan Grimes,
CH2M-Hill, Atlanta, GA
"From the classroom to
the cube: Do you really have
to put your rock hammer away?"