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2021 Pegrum Lecture Series, Zoom Lectures, Defenses and events

IMPORTANT: Everyone will have to pre-register to attend the Pegrum lecture. You will only have to do this once for the whole semester. That way, we don’t need to post the meeting password on the website, inviting troublemakers. Here is the registration link that you can post:

Pegrum Lectuers

Monday, April 19, 2021

MS Thesis Defense
Kayla Hollister
Time 12:00 p.m.
Zoom Meeting:  https://buffalo.zoom.us/j/99647261815?pwd=T0tKUXVlVmh5QkFYanc2elg4OUFRQT09
Title: Aquatic and terrestrial plant contributions to sedimentary leaf waxes in a modern Arctic setting: Improving interpretations of Holocene climate change on Baffin Island

April 20 – Senior Presentations
3:30 PM

April 27 – Dr. Margarete Jadamec – Tenure talk
3:30 PM


MS Thesis Defense
Date: April 26, 2021

Caleb Walcott
Time 11:00 a.m.
Zoom Meeting:   https://buffalo.zoom.us/j/96086638742?pwd=Sk4rS0s2a2E5QXpxTGsraHdWOEJpUT09  Meeting ID: 960 8663 8742/Passcode: rocks!
Title:  A 10Be chronology of Cordilleran Ice Sheet configuration during the Last Glacial Maximum in the northern Alexander Archipelago, Alaska

PhD Dissertation Defense
Date: April 27th, 2021

Allison Cluett
Time 9:00 a.m.
Zoom Meeting: https://buffalo.zoom.us/j/99398823206?pwd=MUs1Rm9Sd293Y2xsL1NNNk9tcGEydz09
Title:  Investigating late Quaternary temperature and precipitation dynamics on Greenland using precipitation isotope and organic geochemical proxies

MS Thesis Defense
Date: April 28th, 2021

Jenny Soonthornrangsan
Time 1:00 p.m.
Zoom Meeting:   https://buffalo.zoom.us/j/8864456686?pwd=cHlkNDlNZ21JUEY5OGxzQ2xJeDN6QT09
Title: Analyzing future climate and anthropogenic effects on water resources in Western New York

MS Thesis Defense
Date: April 28, 2021

Patrick Bobbitt
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Zoom Meeting: https://buffalo.zoom.us/s/9907951920​ Passcode: 869714
Title: Dike to vent transitions within a basaltic volcano, Horace Mesa, New Mexico

MS Thesis Defense
Date: April 29th,2021

Joshua Charlton
Time 3:00 p.m.
Zoom Meeting:   https://buffalo.zoom.us/j/95869189327?pwd=TnRMcGdkNkp6MVpybmRvYkY4NDZiUT09
Title: Multiyear evolution of river canyons on a Greenland outlet glacier







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.