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

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO

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 […]

Joint Heiland/ Space Resources/ USGS Geologic Hazards Center/ Van Tuyl Lecture: Kathryn Stack, NASA

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

Kathryn Stack, NASA Ben H Parker Student Center Grand Ballroom/ Zoom, 4PM, Thursday, October 13, 2022 Topic: Exploring the Sedimentary Rock Record of Mars with NASA’s Curiosity and Perseverance Rovers Abstract: Since the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover arrived in Gale crater in August 2012, the Curiosity team has addressed questions of early Mars habitability […]

Van Tuyl Lecture: Isabella West, CSM GE/ GP Department 2022 Student Research Fair Winner

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Isabella West, CSM ConocoPhillips GE/ GP Department Student Research Fair Winner Berthoud 241/ Zoom, Thursday, October 20, 2022 Topic: Analysis of the Effects of Jointing on Rockmass Mechanical Behavior Using Rockmass Analog Numerical Models and Laboratory Specimens Abstract: All civil and mining engineering structures are built on or in soil and rock. Particularly for infrastructure […]

Van Tuyl Lecture: Keith Musselman, University of Colorado

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO

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

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

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: Kyren Bogolub, Colorado Geological Survey

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Kyren Bogolub, Colorado Geological Survey Berthoud 241/ Zoom, 4PM, Thursday, November 17, 2022 The Colorado Geological Survey, Colorado Seismicity, and New Questions Abstract: The Colorado Geological Survey (CGS) has been a department in the Colorado School of Mines since 2013. It operates as a non-regulatory state agency providing science in service to the people of […]