Geology & Geological Engineering/ Geophysics/ Mining Engineering/ Petroleum Engineering Joint Lecture: Chris Atchison

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Chris Atchison, National Science Foundation Joint Geology & Geological Engineering/ Geophysics/ Mining Engineering/ Petroleum Engineering Departments Lecture Berthoud 241/ Zoom, 4PM, Thursday, February 16, 2023 “Broadening Participation in Geoscience Field-studies through Inclusively Designed Communities of Learning” Abstract: Regardless of the discipline, field-focused coursework places an implicit prerequisite on the physical ability needed to navigate the […]

SEIS on Mars: First Legacy after Four Years of Seismic Monitoring of Mars

Green Center 924 16th Street, Golden, CO

SEIS, the international seismometer of NASA?s InSight mission, operated on Mars from February 20 19 until mid- December 20 22. For the first time, a robotic seismometer installation was made on the ground followed by wind shield deployment. We present results in term of anisotropy, attenuation and scattering. Seismic source analyses have determined magnitude, depth […]

Weimer Distinguished Lecture: Richard S. Bishop, International Oil and Gas Consultant

Ben H. Parker Student Center 1200 16th St., Golden, CO

Richard S. Bishop, International Oil and Gas Consultant Student Center Grand Ballroom/ Zoom, 4PM, Thursday, February 23, 2023 Origins and Habitat of Super-Giant Fields Abstract: The answer to what controls field size is relatively simple:  it is the smaller of either trap capacity or volume of charge (Bishop et al., 1983).  There is a growing […]

Van Tuyl Lecture: Robert Handford, Consulting Sedimentologist

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Robert Handford, Consulting Sedimentologist Berthoud 241/ Zoom, 4PM, Thursday, March 2, 2023 Laterally Accreting Slope-channels, Cyclic Steps, and Sediment Waves in a Not-So-Deep but Dynamic Basin, Mississippian Fort Payne Formation, Kentucky-Tennessee Abstract: The Lower-Middle Mississippian Fort Payne Formation in south-central Kentucky consists of carbonate-shale clinothems, which initiated along the abandoned, subaqueous delta front of the […]

GE/ GP Student Research Fair

Ben H. Parker Student Center 1200 16th St., Golden, CO

Geology &  Geological Engineering/ Geophysics Student Research Fair, Sponsored by Conoco Phillips Ben Parker Student Center Grand Ballroom, 5-7PM, Thursday, March 9, 2023 Categories (by first author); cash prizes given to winning poster in each division: Undergraduate Geophysics Masters Hydrology Masters Geological Engineering Masters Petroleum/Soft Rock Masters Economic Geology/Hard Rock Masters Pre-candidacy PhD PhD Candidates: […]

Van Tuyl Lecture: Jeffrey Hyman, Lanl

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Jeffrey Hyman, Los Alamos National Laboratory Berthoud 241/ Zoom, 4PM, Thursday, March 16, 2023 The Interplay of Multiple Scales in Fractured Media on Flow and Transport Properties Abstract: In low-permeability fractured media, such as granites and shales, flow and the associated transport of dissolved solutes is controlled primarily by fractures embedded within the rock matrix. […]

Van Tuyl Lecture: Ken Belitz, Usgs

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Ken Belitz, United States Geological Survey Berthoud 241/ Zoom, 4PM, Thursday, April 20, 2023 Topic/ Abstract: TBA This lecture is scheduled in a hybrid format. If you would like to join the meeting please: Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://mines.zoom.us/j/95066274153?pwd=TkpuN3V6b3pzbnhzb2N2RGpuaGtxdz09 Password: 577584 The Van Tuyl lectures are scheduled at 4-5pm in BE 241/ […]

Van Tuyl Lecture: Antonio Meira Neto, Colorado College

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Antonio Meira Neto, Colorado College Berthoud 241/ Zoom, 4PM, Thursday, April 27, 2023 Topic/ Abstract: TBA This lecture is scheduled in a hybrid format. If you would like to join the meeting please: Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://mines.zoom.us/j/95752167592?pwd=RHNka1ZBYmlWRk4rNHdXMVR6UVU1QT09 Password: 580443 The Van Tuyl lectures are scheduled at 4-5pm in BE 241/ Zoom […]