Seminars


 

Spring 2021 Schedule

Seminars will be presented virtually from 4:00-5:00 pm.
Please email Dr. Saugata Datta (Saugata.Datta@utsa.edu) if you wish to receive weekly invitation notices with seminar access information.

 

February 5, 2021

Exploration of High Field-Strength Elements (HFSE) (Hf, Zr, Ti, Nb, and Ta) by Studying Mineralogy and Geochemistry of Carbonatite in the Kaiserstuhl Volcanic Complex (KVC) (SW Germany)

Dr. Anis Parsapoor, UTSA

flyer

February 12, 2021

Reconstructing Late Paleozoic Laurentian Transcontinental Sediment Dispersal Using Non-Negative Matrix Factorization of Zircon U-Pb Ages

Dr. Joel Saylor, University of British Columbia

flyer

February 19, 2021

seminar cancelled due to weather

February 26, 2021

The Scale Dependence of Hydraulic and Electrical Conductivities in Porous Media

Dr. Behzad Ghanbarian, Kansas State University

seminar co-hosted by the Institute for Water Research, Sustainability and Policy (IWRSP)

flyer

March 5, 2021

Exploration of Our Solar System: Earth-Based Science Investigations in Preparation for NASA’s "Moon to Mars" Campaign

Dr. Alexander Sehlke, NASA Ames Research Center/Bay Area Environmental Research Institute

flyer

March 12, 2021

no seminar - Spring Break

March 19, 2021

Analysis of Low Impact Development Using Testbeds: Bioretention and Sand Filter Media and Liner Requirements

Dr. Marcio Giacomoni, UTSA

seminar co-hosted by the Institute for Water Research, Sustainability and Policy (IWRSP)

flyer

March 26, 2021

Evolution of the United States Energy System and Related Emissions under Varying Social and Technological Development Paradigms

Dr. Kristen Brown, UTSA

seminar co-hosted by the Institute for Water Research, Sustainability and Policy (IWRSP)

flyer

April 2, 2021

Hydrologic and Geochemical Influences on Dissolved Organic Carbon (DOC) Composition in Mineralized, Mountainous Watersheds in Central Colorado

Dr. Kato Dee, University of Oklahoma

seminar co-hosted by the Institute for Water Research, Sustainability and Policy (IWRSP)

flyer

April 9, 2021

The Hidden Microbial Life Within Secondary Minerals in Earth’s Lava Caves: Enhancing Life Detection on Extraterrestrial Bodies

Dr. Diana Northup, University of New Mexico

seminar co-hosted by the Institute for Water Research, Sustainability and Policy (IWRSP)

flyer

April 16, 2021

A Use of Multi-Isotope (Uranium, Boron, and Strontium) Ratios to Trace and Quantify Salinity Contributions to Rio Grande River in Southwestern United States

Dr. Lin Ma, University of Texas at El Paso

seminar co-hosted by the Institute for Water Research, Sustainability and Policy (IWRSP)

flyer

April 23, 2021

Worldwide Occurrences of Fluoride in Groundwater: Some Insights and Mistakes to Avoid

Dr. D. Kirk Nordstrom, U.S. Geological Survey

seminar co-hosted by the Institute for Water Research, Sustainability and Policy (IWRSP)

flyer

April 30, 2021

TBA

past seminars

 

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