Seminars, Workshops, and Meetings

Seminars 2018-2019

Information will be added as seminars are arranged.  Seminars begin at 4:00 pm unless otherwise noted.

Date Location Speaker Organization Title Host
Aug-24 PRL Lobby
 SDSMT: TGA
GGE Fall Kick Off Social
Katzenstein
Aug-31 No Seminar -- Labor Day Holiday
Sep-07 CB 204W
Mr. John Marvin and Mr. John Chandler - Flatiron Resources
SDSMT: ERI
Real-time reservoir modeling
Soeder
Sep-14No Seminar -- M-Week Activities
Sep-21 CB 204W
Mr. David Abbott, Jr.
AAPG Distinguished Ethics Lecturer
Fundamentals of geoscience ethics
Soeder
Sep-24CB 204W
Mr. Ray Wuolo - Barr
SDSMT: GGE
Source, fate, and transport of PFAS in the environment: the emerging contaminant without a solution
 Li
Sep-28CB 204W
Ms. Isis Fukai - Battelle ColumbusSDSMT: ERI
Integrated Mid-continent stacked carbon storage hub: Geocharacterization and feasibility assessment
Soeder
Oct-05 No Seminar -- Native American's Day Holiday
Oct-12 CB 204W
Dr. Donna Vorhees - Health Effects Institute, Boston
SDSMT: ERI
Understanding the intersection between geology, engineering and human health
Soeder
Oct-19 CB 204W
Dr. Conevery Bolton Valencius - Boston College
SDSMT: ERI
Earthquakes along the Mississippi?!? The surprising environmental history of the American heartland...and what it may hold for our future
Soeder
Oct-25&26 Surbeck CenterNew Horizons Energy Conference
Nov-02
CB 204W
Dr. Carolyn Rodak - SUNY Polytechnic Institute
SDSMT: ERI
Probabilistic risk assessment of shale gas production
Soeder
Nov-09

No Seminar -- Veteran's Day Holiday

Nov-16 CB 204W
Dr. Mikey Hannon - Indiana Geological Survey
SDSMT: ERI

Jumping into the deep end: An overview of my research experiences and future opportunities in energy and environmental geosciences

Soeder
Nov-23 No Seminar -- Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov-30 (2-5PM) PRL Lobby
Senior Research Poster Presentations SDSMT: GGE A variety of topics Anderson
 Jan-11CB 204W
  SDSMT: GGEGraduate Student Town Hall meetingMasterlark
 Jan-18No Seminar -- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday
 Jan-25CB 204W

Dr.  Steve Tedesco - Energrid Energy, Inc.

SDSMT: ERI
Integration of surface geochemical surveys with seismic and subsurface geology in the Mid-continent USA: Case histories and caveats
Soeder 
Feb-01CB 204WDr. Perry Rahn
SDSMT: GGEProposed In-situ Uranium mining in South Dakota
Soeder
Feb-08
CB 204WDr. Bill RoggenthenSDSMT: GGE
Taking a Break:  Hydraulic fracturing experiments at the Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF)
Soeder
Feb-15No Seminar -- President's Day Holiday       
Feb-22CB 204WMs. Ta-Shana Taylor, University of Miami
Paleontology Society LecturerThe silent dead: Intersectional conversations we're not having about natural disasters
Soeder
Mar-01
No Seminar -- Spring Break        
Mar-08No Seminar -- Spring Break       
Mar-15CB 204W
Dr. Caroline Stromberg - University of WashingtonPaleontology Society LecturerNeo-ecology meets deep time: Reconstructing plant paleo-niches in the Late Cretaceous of Wyoming
Soeder
Mar-22CB 204WDr. Maud M. Walsh - Louisiana State University
Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG)Early life on Earth:  Evidence from rocks of the Barberton Greenstone Belt, South Africa
Long
Mar-29CB 204WTBA
TBA
Graduate student invitational seminar
TBA
Apr-05CB 204W
Dr. Kevin Ward
SDSMTTBA
Soeder
Apr-12CB 204W
Dr. Lashun Massey - Philander Smith College
SDSMT: ERIExploring industry collaboration as a driving force to enhance student learning
Soeder
 Apr-19No Seminar -- Easter Holiday
 Apr-26PRL Lobby (3-5PM)Senior Research Presentations
SDSMT: GGE
A variety of topics
Anderson
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Grad Brownbag 2018-2019

Tuesdays noon-1PM in MI 330. Led by GGE Graduate Representatives. Information will be added as seminars are arranged.

Date
LeadTitle/Topic
(Wednesday)  
Sep-05Grad Rep ElectionsVote for 2018-2019 grad reps
Sep-12Jared FoxPinned Mesh Perturbation
Sep-19 Logistics Discussion
Sep-26Michael DayNear Infrared Spectroscopy of White Mica and Implications for Metamorphism in the Black Hills, South Dakota
Oct-03

Oct-10Julie Driebergen and Shannon HarrelPahasapasaurus haasi Exhibit at the Adams Museum
Oct-17Fleford RedolozaWell-Placement by External Optimization
Oct-24

Oct-31Kristen LewisExperimental Constraints on Rehomogenization of Plagioclase Hosted Melt Inclusions from Plagioclase Ultraphyric Basalts
Nov-07Zhendan CaoMachine Learning in Groundwater Modeling
Nov-14Colton MedlerTime-Lapse Seismic Imaging of Hydraulic Fractures at Sanford Underground Research Facility Using the Continuous Active Source Seismic (CASSM) Technique
Nov-21No SeminarThanksgiving Holiday
Nov-28Nicole RidgewellThe Importance of Environmental Monitoring in Geologic and Paleontological Collections
Dec-05
No Seminar

  
Jan-09

Jan-16

Jan-22Dr. Roger NielsenHow can we study mountains with microscopes?
Jan-29Kurt ChowanskiRiver management alters ecosystem metabolism in the large oligotrophic Kootenai River
Feb-05Brooke LongUsing DNA for clam population studies
Feb-12Eirik ValsethAutomatic variationally stable analysis for finite element computations
Feb-19Cancelled

Feb-26Taran Bradley
Detecting the pressure and bulk composition effect on Al-OH absorption band of white micas:  A case study in northwestern Turkey
Mar-05No SeminarSpring Break
Mar-12Dr. Sarah KeenanYou are what you eat, until you're not: Postmodern changes to tissue stable isotopes
Mar-19Dr. Jay Tung
The next generation of Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Volcanoes simulations: Accounting for Real-Earth complexities
Mar-26Curtis PriceHydro network conflation
Apr-02Jason PhilipsGreen roofs for sustainable solutions
Apr-9Fleford RendolozaDIY geophysical instruments
Apr-16Colton MedlerTime lapse seismic imaging of induced fractures at the Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF) using the Continuous Active Source Seismic (CASSM) Technique
Apr-24TBATBA

Seminar: Volcanoes Fall 2018 (GEOL 790)

Mondays 11AM-noon in MI 321. Information will be added as seminars are arranged.

The schedule and articles are available here.

Workshops

ARCGIS Workshops

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

Workshop website and registration

GEOE/GEOL/PALE Advisory Board Meetings

Next meeting: Saturday, April 27, 2019 
Contact: Laurie Anderson ( Laurie.Anderson@sdsmt.edu)