Seminars, Workshops, Meetings

Seminars 2016-2017

Information will be added as seminars are arranged.

Date Location Speaker Organization Title Host
Aug.26 PRL GGE Fall Kick-off SDSMT: TGA TBD Katzenstein
Sep.2 No Seminar -- Labor Day
Sep.9 CB 204 E  Curtis Price USGS National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) and High Resolution NHDPlus Katzenstein
Sep.16 CB 204 E Dr. Perry Rahn
Rapid City Flood in 1972
Sep.20 CB 206 E
Daniel Soeder
Development history of shale gas
Sep.30 No Seminar -- M-Week Activities
Oct.7 No Seminar -- Native American Day      
Oct.14 CB 204 E Greg Kipp
Historical U.S. petroleum refining and impacts on geologic systems
Oct.21 CB 204 E Dr. Marcelo Guerra
Preliminary assessment of the environmental impact after a mining dam failure in the Doce River Basin, Southeast Brazil
Oct.28 CB 204 E Umit Yildiz
Characterization of Fault Architecture and Fault Seal Analysis at the K2 Field, Deep Water Gulf of Mexico
Nov.8 CB 204 E Dr. Jeremy Richards
Porphyry and epithermal ore formation in post-subduction tectonic settings.
Nov.11 No Seminar -- Veteran's Day Holiday
Nov.18 CB 204 E     TBD
Nov.25 No Seminar -- Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec.2 (3-5PM)   Senior Research Presentation SDSMT: GGE A variety of topics Anderson

Grad Brownbag 2016-2017

Wednesdays noon-1PM in MI 330. Information will be added as seminars are arranged.

Date   Lead Title/Topic
 Aug-31  Kelsey Barnhill 3D imaging of formainifera: analysis of growth
 Sep-07  Greg Kipp Contaminant fate and transport from historical refining and mining operations
 Sep-14  Scyller Borglum Procedure for novel tensile test
 Sep-21  Brooke Long Morphologic divergence between life and death assemblages of Stewartia floridana (Bivalvia, Lucinidae) from Pine Island, Florida.
 Sep-28  No Brownbag    GSA Conference
 Oct-05  Broc Kokesh Islands within Islands: Anchialine Lakes and Insular Biogeography
 Oct-12  Scott Kottkamp Point of No Return: Searching for the Onset of a Macroevolutionary Ratchet in the Hesperocyonidae.
 Oct-19  Ted Donovan  TBA
 Oct-26  Kyle Hazelwood  TBA
 Nov-02  Michael Day  TBA
 Nov-09  Nicole  TBA
 Nov-16  Dale  TBA
 Nov-23  No Brownbag  Thanksgiving
 Nov-30  Shilpika  TBA
 Dec-07  Mike Baranowski  TBA


ARCGIS Workshops

Workshops are typically offered in December/January and June/July.
Contact: Maribeth Price (

Workshop website and registration

GEOE/GEOL/PALE Advisory Board Meetings

Next meeting:  Saturday, April 8, 2017
Contact: Laurie Anderson (