Seminars, Workshops, Meetings

Seminars 2015-2016

Date Location Speaker Organization Title  Host
Aug. 28EP 252    
Sept. 4PRLGGE Fall Kick-OffSDSMT TGA Katzenstein
Sept. 11Off-CampusSEG Student ChapterSDSMT SEG  Fall Picnic
Sept. 18EP 252 Dr. Joshua ValderUSGSGoing with the flow...groundwater modeling beyond our borders
Sept. 25EP 252Greg MacDonald NPSPaleontology in National Parks
Oct. 1 (Thurs. 4:30PM)EP 252 Dr. Ali Ghalambor
Design of Underbalanced Drilling Flow Rates: A Gas-Liquid Rate Window (GLRW) ApproachAnderson
Oct. 2No SeminarM-Week Activities   
Oct. 9EP 252Dr. Lance RobertsSDSMT MEMStudy of Cyclic Loading Effects on the Creep and Dilation of Natural Rock Salt
Oct. 16No SeminarMI Activities

Oct. 23EP 252Dr. Alvis LisenbeeSDSMT GGEMississippi Valley-type Pb-Zn Deposits in the Zagros Mountains, Iran
Oct. 30EP 252Dr. Haiyan ZhouSDSMTStochastic characterization of heterogeneous aquifers
Nov. 6 EP 252

Nov. 13EP 252

 Nov. 20EP 252Michael Day & Taran BradleySDSMT GGESpectral Mapping of Muscovites in Low-Grade Metamorphic Rocks in the Black Hills Duke
 Nov. 27 No SeminarThanksgiving Holiday   

Dec. 4 (3-5PM)

MI 222 Senior Research Presentations SDSMT GGE A variety of topics Anderson
 Jan. 15No Seminar    
 Jan. 22MI 222GGE Grad Town Hall Meeting SDSMT
 Jan. 29CB 204 E    
 Feb. 5CB 204 E    
 Feb. 12No Seminar 

 Feb. 19EP 253Mitch Kannenberg Leggette, Brashears & Graham, Inc. Groundwater Sustainability Sawyer
 Feb. 26CB 204 E    
 Mar. 4EP 253    
 Mar. 11No SeminarSpring Break   
 Mar. 14 (Monday)CB 204 WDr. Tricia NadeauSalem State UniversityTackling the role of volatiles in volcanism  Masterlark
 Mar. 18CB 204 EDr. Perry Rahn GGE SDSMTTritium in groundwater in the Southern Black Hills
 Mar. 21 (Monday)CB 204 WDr. Marek LocmelisNASA Goddard The Science Behind Exploration Targeting: Bridging the Industry-Academia Gap
 Mar. 25CB 204 E    
 Mar. 30 (Wednesday)CB 204 WDr. Gokce UstunisikAmerican Museum of Natural HistoryCrustal Evolution of Planetary Bodies and their Volatiles: Linking Observations and Experiments - A new "Wet" Moon
 Apr. 1CB 204 ESusan Morrice Chair, Belize Natural Energy, AAPG Visiting Scientist ProgramPlate tectonics and the role they play in new frontier exploration plays around the world  Baran
 Apr. 8CB 204 E    
 Apr. 15CB 204 E    
 Apr. 22CB 204 E    
 Apr. 29 (2-5PM)CB 330 Senior Research PresentationsSDSMT GGE A variety of topics Anderson



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 9, 2016
Contact: Laurie Anderson (