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Guy F. Atkinson Distinguished Lecture Series



Frederick Albert Sutton Building

115 South 1460 East Room 295 

Salt Lake City, UT



All lectures are held on Thursdays at 4:00 pm with a meet the speaker at 3:30 pm in the 2nd floor Confluence lobby. 

Day Date Speaker Title and Affiliation
TH 9/1/16 Paul Brooks

"What happens to the rain? Connecting climate change to water supply in western North America"

University of Utah

TH 9/8/16 Marie Jackson

"Hydrothermal Rock-Fluid Interactions in 15-year-old Submarine Basaltic Tuff at Surtsey Volcano, Iceland"

University of Utah

TH 9/15/16 Ron Harris

"Australia Downunder: Tectonic Myth Busting in the Active Banda Arc-Continent Collision, Indonesia Region"

Brigham Young University

TH 9/22/16 Kevin Ward

"Seismic Imaging of the Central Andean Plateau: Magma Reservoirs and Isostatic Contributions to Modern Topography"

University of Utah

TH 9/29/16 NO SPEAKER Due to GSA
TH 10/6/16 Dr. Yu Wang

" A Decade in Myanmar: Past, Present, and Future of Earthquake Geology of Myanmar"

 Earth Observatory of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University

TH 10/13/16 NO SPEAKER Due to Fall Break
TH 10/20/16 Dr. Carie Frantz

"Rotten Ice: Changes in First-Year Arctic Sea Ice During Advanced Summer Melt

Weber State University

 TH 10/27/16  Dr. Matt Haber

"Philosophy Of, For, and In Science"

Department of Philosophy, University of Utah

 TH 11/3/16 TBA TBA
TH 11/10/16 Dr. Kate Huntington

"From Plateaus & Paleoclimate to Fluids on Faults: Carbonate Clumped Isotope Thermometry in Continental Tectonics"

Department of Earth & Space Sciences, University of Washington

TH 11/17/16 Dr. Ed Nissen

"Earthquake Rupture Characteristics from 4-D Topography"

Department of Geophysics, Colorado School of Mines

TH 12/1/16 Dr. Nicholas Pyenson


National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

TH 12/8/16 Dr. Andrea Brunelle


Department of Geography, University of Utah


Last Updated: 10/21/16