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McWilliams Seminar Series

*As of March 13, 2020, the remainder of the Spring 2020 McWilliams Seminar Series has been canceled. The series will resume Fall 2020.*

Spring 2020

January 17

Construction and Destruction of Coastal Zones: The Roles of Channel Networks in Building & Storm-Surge Ebb in Eroding
David Mohrig | University of Texas at Austin

January 24

From biosteering wells, to forensic investigation or past-climate reconstruction; what palynology can do for science and society
Sophie Warny | Louisiana State University

February 7

Separating Long-term Tectonic Motions, Surface Loading and Other Sources of Earth Deformation
Jeff Freymueller | Michigan State University

February 14

A Song of Ice and Fire: Sea Floor Spreading from the Equator to the North Pole
Jon Snow | Louisiana State University

March 13

Pleistocene refugia, climate change and the future of conservation in the Amargosa River and Mojave Desert
Michael Clifford | The Nature Conservancy

March 20

Stratigraphic Insights from Coupled Erosional-Depositional Landscape Evolution Modeling
Glenn Sharman | University of Arkansas

March 27

Landscape connectivity links climatic and tectonic forcing to biological evolution
Nathan Lyons | Tulane University

April 3

Charles Darwin, Geologist and the origin of Darwin's Boulders, Tierra del Fuego
Ed Evenson | Lehigh University

April 17

A moving boundary problem framework for the evolution of fluvio-deltaic environments across time scales
Jorge Lorenzo Trueba | Montclair State University

April 24

Title TBA
Ryan Venturelli | University of South Florida