Spring 2015 Colloquium

4:00 Thursdays, unless stated otherwise below


Location:  269 Everitt Hall

1406 West Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801

Corner of Green and Wright Streets

From CAB: Across Wright and 100 m south

For a campus map and accessibility information please see


Pre-talk reception 3:30 to 3:55, 169 Computing Applications Building (CAB)

22 JanNo colloquium (first week of classes)

29 Jan, 5:00pm, 1320 Digital Computer Lab, reception at 4:30
The Future of Big Rivers
"Constructing the Ganges-Brahmaputra megadelta: from process to morphology to stratigraphy" Steven Goodbred, Vanderbilt University

5 Feb:   "Fossils and Feijão: Early Cretaceous Insects from the Crato Formation of Brazil"
Sam Heads, Illinois Natural History Survey

12 Feb: No colloquium, See you at Friday Research Review!

19 Feb: Quaternary climate change
Broxton Bird, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

26 Feb: Geobiology
Frank Corsetti, University of Southern California

5 Mar: "Geobiology of the Deep Subsurface Biosphere: Homestake Mine, SD USA"
Maggie Osburn, Northwestern University

12 Mar: Structural Geology and Thermochronology

Dave Pearson, Idaho State University

19 MarIsotope Geochemistry
Ariel Anbar, Arizona State University (Tentative)

26 Mar: No colloquium (Spring Break)

2 Apr: Earthscope Lecture
Anna Kelbert, Oregon State University

9 AprStructure and Tectonics
Nadine McQuarrie, University of Pittsburgh

16 Apr: Geochronology
Blair Schoene, Princeton University

23 Apr: Active Volcanism and Tectonics
Falk Amelung, University of Miami

30 Apr:   5:00pm, 1320 Digital Computer Lab, reception at 4:30
The Future of Big Rivers Series
"Computer Simulation of Large River Evolution"

Andrew Nicholas, University of Exeter