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Spring 2017 Pegrum Lecture Series

February 9, 2017
Dr. Giday WoldeGabriel (Los Alamos National Lab)
Title: Complex Geophysical Processes and Coupled Paleobiological Records in the Eastern Africa Rift: Accidental Mixes or Unique Ecological Niches?
Place: 220 Natural Science Complex
Time: 3:30 pm Refreshments. 3:45 pm Seminar
(Co-sponsor: The Center for Geohazards Studies) 

February 23, 2017    
Professor Joseph Licciardi (University of New Hampshire)
Title: Tracking rates and styles of landscape disturbance using cosmogenic isotypes: case studies involving active faulting in Grand Teton National Park and caldera unrest at Laguna del Maule, Chile.
Place: 220 Natural Sciences Complex
Time: 3:30 pm Refreshments, 3:45 pm Seminar

March 9, 2017    
Professor Carlton Brett (University of Cincinnati)
Title: Mid-Paleozoic Environmental Stasis and Volatility: Linking patterns of physical process and biotic macroevolution
Place: 220 Natural Sciences Complex
Time: 3:30 pm Refreshments, 3:45 pm Seminar
(Co-sponsor: Evolution, Ecology and Behavior) 

March 16, 2017
Dr. Ananya Mallik (Bavarian Institute of Experimental Mineralogy and Petrology, Germany)
Title: Crust-mantle interaction and melting of the Earth's heterogeneous upper mantle
Place: 220 Natural Sciences Complex
Time: 3:30 pm Refreshments, 3:45 pm Seminar

April 13, 2017
Dr. John Lane (USGS) Chief, Office of Groundwater Branch of Geophysics
Title: TBA
Place: 220 Natural Sciences Complex
Time: 3:30 pm Refreshments, 3:45 pm Seminar

May 2, 2017
Dr. Johnathan Procter (Massey University, New Zealand)
Title: Volcanic Risk Solutions
Place: TBA
Time: 3:30 pm Refreshments, 3:45 pm Seminar 

The Pegrum Lecture Series was established to honor Reginald H. Pegrum, founder of UB’s Geology Department. This series is funded in part by the Maurice Crook and Orrin Foster Lecture funds.

Past Pegrum Lecture Series

Fall 2016 Pegrum Lecture Series

September 22, 2016  

Dr. Steven Berg (University of Waterloo)
Title: Integrated Hydrologic Modeling
Place: 222 Natural Science Complex
Time: 3:30 pm Refreshments. 3:45 pm Seminar

October 13, 2016     
Dr. Indrani Das (Columbia University)
Title: Ice-atmosphere-climate interaction: Impact on mass balance and stability of ice sheets and mountain glaciers
Place: 222 Natural Sciences Complex
Time: 3:30 pm Refreshments, 3:45 pm Seminar

October 27, 2016     
Dr. Josef Werne (University of Pittsburgh)
Title: Paleo-biogeochemistry: Using chemical signals in mud to understand climate and environmental change in East Africa
Place: 222 Natural Sciences Complex
Time: 3:30 pm Refreshments, 3:45 pm Seminar

December 1, 2016
Dr. Robert Jacobi (University at Buffalo)
Title: “The Final Lecture” or What I did During “Summer Vacation” for the past 36 years
Place: 222 Natural Sciences Complex
Time: 3:30 pm Refreshments, 3:45 pm Seminar

The Pegrum Lecture Series was established to honor Reginald H. Pegrum, founder of UB’s Geology Department. This series is funded in part by the Maurice Crook and Orrin Foster Lecture funds.