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Winter 2014 Weekly Seminar Series

Talks on Wednesdays are from 4:00 to 5:20 pm in
110 Willamette Hall.
Tea and cookies are served in Cascade 200 beginning at 3:30 p.m.

January 8 - Larisa DeSantis (Vanderbilt)
Title: Revealing paleoecology, paleobiology, and mammalian responses to climate change during the Pleistocene

January 15 – Jenny McGuire (University of Washington)
Title: Integrating changing climates and paleontological perspectives into conservation planning

January 22 - Alexa Van Eaton (USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory)
Title: Field-based and model insights into the behavior of water-rich volcanic plumes

January 29 - Joshua Samuels (John Day Fossil Beds National Monument)
Title: Small mammal diversity through the Cenozoic of North America and the impacts of past climate change

February 5 - Heather Savage (Columbia)
Title: Quake and Bake: What Biomarker Thermal Maturity Can Tell us About Earthquakes

February 12 - Gregory McDonald (National Park Service)
Title: The enigmatic extinct aquatic sloth

February 19 - Karl Wegmann (North Carolina State)
Title: Late Miocene Topographic Rejuvenation of the Southern Appalachians

February 26 – Greg Retallack (University of Oregon)
Title: Precambrian life on land

March 5 - Rebecca Terry (Oregon State University)
Title: The Dead Don’t Lie: Raptors, Rodents, and Conservation Paleobiology

March 12 - Eric Kirby (Oregon State University)
Title: The pace of Appalachian erosion: millennia to mega annum