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VAN TUYL LECTURE: DR. TREVOR PARTRIDGE, USGS

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO, United States

Dr. Trevor Partridge, United States Geological Survey Thursday, April 21, 2022 in BE 241/ Zoom, 4-5PM Is Expanding Irrigation a Feasible Climate Change Adaptation Strategy for U.S. Agriculture? Abstract: Irrigation can increase current crop yields, make marginal land suitable for production, and is often slated as a key climate change adaptation strategy. However, future water […]

Mines Geology Trail: Steve Sonnenberg, CSM

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO, United States

Mines Geology Trail Tour, With Steve Sonnenberg, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering 4PM, Thursday, September 1, 2022 MEET AT BERTHOUD HALL’S WEST ENTRANCE STEPS AND BRING A WATER BOTTLE […]

Van Tuyl Lecture: Kevin Befus, University of Arkansas

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO, United States

Kevin Befus, University of Arkansas Berthoud 241/ Zoom, 4PM, Thursday, September 15, 2022 Topic: Sea Level Rise and Flooding from Below Abstract: Coastal aquifers represent hidden sources of flooding for coastal communities. Relative sea-level rise could daylight coastal water tables, leading to new or more productive seepage. Feedbacks with the built environment could exacerbate meteoric […]

Van Tuyl Distinguished Lecture: Ezra Yacob, EOG Resources

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO, United States

Ezra Yacob, EOG Resources Berthoud 241, 4PM, Thursday, September 22, 2022 Unconventional Approaches for Unconventional Times – The Geologist’s Role in the Future of Energy Abstract: Economic progress, industrialization, and urbanization - events that propel both developed and undeveloped countries to a higher degree of electrification and energy efficiency - require access to energy dense, […]

Van Tuyl Lecture: Michael D. Blum, University of Kansas

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO, United States

Michael D. Blum, University of Kansas Berthoud 241/ Zoom, 4PM, Thursday, October 6, 2022 Dakota Group Fluvial Systems of the Colorado Front Range: Provenance, Geochronology, and Significance to North American Sediment Routing Abstract: Professor Bob Weimer of the Colorado School of Mines made numerous first-order contributions to understanding of Cretaceous rocks of the Colorado Front […]

CSM Alumni Event at GSA

YOU'RE INVITED CSM Alumni Event at GSA Monday, Oct 10, 2022 5:30 - 9:30 PM, Wright Room Overlook at Appaloosa Grill Located just two blocks f rom the Colorado Convent […]

Van Tuyl Lecture: Keith Musselman, University of Colorado

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO, United States

Keith Musselman, University of Colorado Berthoud 241/ Zoom, 4PM, Thursday, October 27, 2022 Mountains of Change: Assessing Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources and Informing Potential Adaptation Strategies Abstract: Snow is the primary source of water and streamflow in western North America and supports the water supply for more than one billion people globally. In […]

Van Tuyl Lecture: Anne Thompson, PetraScience Consultants

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO, United States

Anne Thompson, PetraScience Consultants Berthoud 241/ Zoom, Thursday, November 3, 2022 Alteration Mineralogy - The Full Spectrum Abstract: Alteration mineralogy is key to understanding the evolution of fluids and mineralizing processes important in the formation of ore deposits. Fundamental to our knowledge base is both the identification of individual minerals and the documentation of their […]

Van Tuyl Lecture: Keiko Hattori, SEG International Exchange Lecturer, University of Ottawa

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO, United States

Keiko Hattori, University of Ottawa, SEG International Exchange Lecturer Berthoud 241/ Zoom, Thursday, November 10, 2022 Use and Misuse of Indicator Minerals in Exploration for Porphyry-type Deposits Abstract: Porphyry Cu-Au deposits are associated with granitic intrusions formed from hydrous and oxidized magmas. Such magmas produce minerals with distinct compositions. Zircon is one of such minerals, […]

Van Tuyl Lecture: Frank Pavia, CalTech

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO, United States

Frank Pavia, CalTech Berthoud 241/ Zoom, Thursday, December 1, 2022 New Helium Isotope Tracers of Polar Ice Dynamics Abstract: Understanding how both sea ice and ice sheets respond to climatic change is hampered by a paucity of sedimentary proxies ice dynamics for the geologic past. In this talk I will present new work calibrating and […]

GE, GP, ESP, USGS and OGI Joint Lecture: David Applegate, USGS Director

Green Center 924 16th Street, Golden, CO, United States

David Applegate, USGS Director Joint Geology & Geological Engineering, Geophysics, Earth & Society Programs, USGS Geologic Hazards Science Center, Office of Global Initiatives Lecture Friedhoff Hall 1&2/ Zoom, 4PM, Thursday, […]

Van Tuyl Lecture: Judy Hannah, Colorado State University

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO, United States

Judy Hannah, Colorado State University Berthoud 241/ Zoom, 4PM, Thursday, January 19, 2023 How Re-Os Isotope Systematics in Petroleum Systems was Born Abstract: Twenty years ago, my research program serendipitously […]

Van Tuyl Lecture: Holly Stein, Colorado State University

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO, United States

Holly Stein, Colorado State University Berthoud 241/ Zoom, 4PM, Thursday, January 19, 2023 Topic/ Abstract TBA This lecture is scheduled in a hybrid format. If you would like to join […]

Van Tuyl Lecture: Kyren Bogolub, Colorado Geological Survey

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO, United States

Kyren Bogolub, Colorado Geological Survey Berthoud 241/ Zoom, 4PM, Thursday, February 2, 2023 The Colorado Geological Survey, Colorado Seismicity, and New Questions Abstract: The Colorado Geological Survey (CGS) has been […]

PE Distinguished Seminar: Large-scale Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide

Marquez Hall 1600 Arapahoe St., Golden, CO, United States

MICHAEL CELIA Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton University Subsurface energy systems have historically focused on extraction of hydrocarbons through mining (coal) or drilling and pumping (oil and gas). […]

Van Tuyl Lecture: Robert Handford, Consulting Sedimentologist

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO, United States

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, […]

GE/ GP Student Research Fair

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

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 […]

PE Distinguished Seminar: Emissions, Regulations, and Solutions

Marquez Hall 1600 Arapahoe St., Golden, CO, United States

PETER M. MUELLER Co-Founder, EcoVapor Recovery Systems Emissions of methane, VOCs, NOx, and CO2 from oil and gas production facilities are coming under increased scrutiny by Federal, State, and even […]

Van Tuyl Lecture: Ken Belitz, USGS

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO, United States

Ken Belitz, United States Geological Survey, GSA's Hydrogeology Division’s Distinguished Birdsall-Dress Lecturer for 2023 Berthoud 241/ Zoom, 4PM, Thursday, April 20, 2023 Old Problems, New Approach: Applications of Ensemble-Tree Machine […]

Van Tuyl Lecture: Antônio Meira Neto, Colorado College

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO, United States

Antônio Meira Neto, Colorado College Berthoud 241/ Zoom, 4PM, Thursday, April 27, 2023 Geophysical Imaging of Water Ages Abstract: Understanding how long water stays in the earth's surface (from the […]

Van Tuyl Lecture: Jeffrey Hyman, LANL

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO, United States

Jeffrey Hyman, Los Alamos National Laboratory Berthoud 306/ Zoom, 4PM, Monday, May 1, 2023 The Interplay of Multiple Scales in Fractured Media on Flow and Transport Properties Abstract: In low-permeability […]

Mines Geology Trail Tour

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO, United States

Mines Geology Trail Tour, 4 PM, Thursday, August 31, 2023 with Dr. Stephen A. Sonnenberg MEET AT BERTHOUD HALL’S WEST ENTRANCE STEPS AND BRING A WATER BOTTLE

Van Tuyl Lecture: Arnoud Slootman, CSM Geology & Geological Engineering Post-doctorate

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO, United States

Van Tuyl Lecture, Berthoud 241/ Zoom, 4-5 PM Arnoud Slootman, CSM Geology & Geological Engineering Post-Doctorate Carbonate Platform Slopes: Outcrops, Experiments and Models Resedimented carbonates are important building blocks of carbonate platforms and adjacent slopes. Shallow-water carbonate environments may be prolific producers of skeletal and non-skeletal sediments. Excess sediment is exported off-platform and may accumulate […]

Van Tuyl Lecture: Dr. Dorrik Stowe, Heriot-Watt University

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO, United States

Van Tuyl Lecture, Berthoud 241/ Zoom, 4-5 PM Dorrik Stowe, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland VANISHED OCEAN: How Tethys Re-shaped the World Abstract: A hundred million years ago, a mighty ocean dominated the equatorial world. Its vast waters bore witness to many of most dramatic episodes in the story of our planet. It played host to a […]

Geology Conference and Panel

Green Center 924 16th Street, Golden, CO, United States

Friday, October 6th, 1 - 5:30 PM | Friedhoff Hall Interested in learning more about different career paths in geology? Join the Geology and Geological Engineering department for the Geology Panel and Conference to hear from Mines alumni working in industry! This event will have two panel discussions and Q&A as well as roundtable talks, with […]

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Van Tuyl Lecture: Sara Warix, CSM PhD Candidate 2023 Student Research Fair Winner

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO, United States

Sara Warix, CSM Geology & Geological Engineering/ Geophysics PhD Candidate 2023 Student Research Fair Winner, 4-5PM, Berthoud 241 'Impacts of Climate Change on Headwater Stream Discharge and Chemistry' Abstract: In the western U.S., climate change is causing more precipitation to fall as rain rather than snow and it is currently unclear how, where, and when […]

Weimer Distinguished Lecture, Dr. Donna S. Anderson, CSM

Green Center 924 16th Street, Golden, CO, United States

Weimer Distinguished Lecture, Dr. Donna S. Anderson, Geology & Geological Engineering, Friedhoff Hall, 3:30-6PM 'Golden’s Mining Roots and Legacies: A Journey in Geoheritage' Abstract: Gold in Golden? Clay, beer, sewers, brick, and spark plugs? Aggregate, paved streets and open space? Clear Creek and tubing? Golden’s 160+year mining history left these and other legacies, forming a […]

Van Tuyl Lecture: Greg Tucker, University of Colorado

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO, United States

Van Tuyl Lecture, February 12, 2024, Berthoud 204, 12-1pm Greg Tucker, University of Colorado Community Resources for Modeling Earth's Dynamic Surface Abstract: Computer simulations of earth's geomorphic and sedimentary processes provide valuable insight into how landscapes, seascapes, and depositional basins evolve. Simulation models embody quantitative concepts about how geologic systems work, and as "living hypotheses" […]

Van Tuyl Lecture: DI&A Speaker, Leigh Stearns, University of Kansas

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO, United States

DI&A Van Tuyl Lecture, March 11, 2024, Berthoud 243, 12-1pm Leigh Stearns, University of Kansas Lots of Data, No Diversity: Exploring Machine Learning Algorithms and Strategies to Build Community in Glaciology Abstract: As the cryosphere undergoes unprecedented changes due to global warming, artificial intelligence has emerged as a powerful tool in advancing research, monitoring, and risk […]

GGE/ GP Student Research Fair

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

GGE Department: Student Research Fair with Geophysics Sponsored by ConocoPhillips What: A presentation/competition celebrating student research in Geology & Geological Engineering and Geophysics When: Thursday, March 28, 2024, 4-6pm in Grand Ballroom, Ben Parker Student Center Why: Share your research and engage in scholarly discussion with your colleagues, faculty, and guests from across campus and […]

Van Tuyl Lecture: Kaustubh Thirumalai, University of Arizona

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO, United States

Van Tuyl Lecture, April 1, 2024, Berthoud 204, 12-1pm Kaustubh Thirumalai, University of Arizona "Individual Foraminifera as Tracers of Paleomonsoon Intensity and Methane Seepage History from Indian Margin Sediments" Abstract: Sediments accumulating offshore the Indian subcontinent hold a rich record of southern Asian paleoclimate change, where freshwater outflow is primarily driven by Indian Summer Monsoon […]

Van Tuyl Lecture: Kevin Rosso, PNNL

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO, United States

Van Tuyl Lecture, April 15, 2024, Berthoud 204, 12-1pm Kevin Rosso, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Probing Ion Relaxation Dynamics at Mineral-Water Interfaces for Advances in Understanding Electrical Geophysical Signatures of the Subsurface Abstract: Electrical geophysical sensing techniques such as resistivity tomography and spectral induced polarization hold promise for real-time monitoring of distributions of strain, porosity, […]

CGS Lecture: Dr. Ittai Gavrieli, Geological Survey of Israel

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO, United States

Colorado Geological Survey Lecture, April 26, 2024, Berthoud 241, 2pm Ittai Gavrieli, Geological Survey of Israel The Dead Sea: Past and Present as Keys to its Future in Light of the Water Shortage in the Levant Abstract: The Dead Sea (DS), the lowest place on the continental Earth is a hyper-saline terminal lake. The brine […]