Seminar Schedule - University of Houston
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Seminar Schedule

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Houston offers its seminars on most Friday mornings during the fall and spring semesters. For more information regarding seminars please visit the seminars resource page.

Time: Seminars are held on most Fridays 11-12 PM. 

Registration is required to participate in the meeting.

Spring 2021 Seminar Schedule

Spring 2021 seminars will be run virtually on Zoom. Register here in advance to participate the meeting.

Zoom Meeting ID: 971 4196 2802 and Passcode 681316
Same for each seminar

Four ways to join the seminar on Zoom, all with minimal delay:
(1) If you have registered in advance, use your personalized link sent from Zoom. Search “SP2021 Dept Seminar” from your inbox to find the link.
(2) Register on the spot with this link A personalized link will be provided on the screen and sent to your email for you to join the meeting.
(3) If you have a Zoom app installed on your device, type in the above Meeting ID and Passcode to join;
(4) Copy and paste on your internet browser, fill in the Meeting ID from above to join.

Note: Option 3 and 4 will ask you to register first if you haven’t done so in advance. Registration is approved on the spot -- just type in your name and email address and you will be provided with a personalized link to join the meeting within seconds. You need to register only once and use the same personalized link (i.e. Option 1) for all scheduled EAS Dept Seminars throughout spring 2021 semester.

Date Speaker Affiliation Presentation
29-Jan Dr. Jose Jimenez University of Colorado

The modes of transmission of SARS-CoV-2: What we know now & how to protect ourselves

Seminar Video

Bernhard Rappenglueck
05-Feb Dr. Kenneth Peters Stanford University, Schlumberger

Evolution of Molecular Geochemistry in Petroleum Exploration and Development Since Treibs (1936)

Seminar Video

Daniella Easley
12-Feb Dr. Lindsay Prothro Texas A&M Corpus Christi

Patterns, processes, and drivers of Antarctic ice-sheet retreat: What can we learn from the geologic record?

Seminar Video

Julia Wellner
19-Feb Dr. Julie Fosdick University of Connecticut

Resolving the detrital thermal signatures of sediment recycling in the Sierras Pampeanas, Argentina.

Cancelled due to winter storm and rescheduled to Fall 2021

Maggie Ellis Curry
26-Feb Dr. Heather DeShon Southern Methodist University

Insights and questions posed by disposal-induced earthquake in the Fort Worth Basin, Texas

Seminar Video

Aibing Li
05-Mar Dr. Timothy Logan Texas A&M University

The Past, Present, and Future of Houston Lightning Mapping Array Observations over Southeast Texas.

Seminar Video

Yuxuan Wang
12-Mar Dr. Chris Jackson Imperial College

Hot rocks beneath our feet; 3D seismic reflection imaging of the processes and products of crustal magmatism

Seminar Video

John Suppe

Dr. Ross Mitchell*

(10 am start)

Institute of Geology & Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Supercontinent cycles and Earth's geodynamic history

Seminar Video

John Suppe
02-Apr Dr. Sarah George University of Arizona Missing records of orogenesis: Onset of mountain building and unconformity development in the southern Patagonian Andes Tyson Smith
09-Apr Dr. Eric Riggs Texas A&M University

Student Experience in the Field: Understanding how fieldwork influences students’ sense of identity and persistence in geology

Seminar Video

Jonny Wu
16-Apr Dr. Karin van der Wiel The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute

Attribution of extreme rainfall and flooding from Hurricane Harvey

Seminar Video

Bernhard Rappenglueck
23-Apr Dr. Celina Suarez University of Arkansas Record of Climatic Change at the End Triassic Extinction in Western Pangea Emily Beverly

* start time 10AM