Geosciences Colloquium Series

Join the Department of Geosciences this Fall 2019. Lectures are always on Friday from 2:00 pm-3:20 pm in room SE 417.

August 23     Faculty Meeting/Orientation for Colloquium Courses GEO 4920/6920 - moderator
August 30

Cancelled due to Hurricane Dorian

September 6 Dr. Keren Bolter, Urban and Coastal Resiliency Expert for Arcadis, US, “Resilient Cities and their Utilities Are Shifting from Reactive Solutions to Cost-Effective and Equitable Prevention”
September 13 Mr. Rick Householder, Geospatial Section Leader, South Florida Water Management District “The Geospatial Infrastructure of the South Florida Water Management District”
September 20 No colloquium
September 27 Dr. Shirley Pomponi, Senior Research Professor, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Florida Atlantic University, “ Sponge Biotechnology: Developing Cell Lines for Environmental and Biomedical Applications”
October 4 Mr. Albert Slap, President, Coastal Risk Consulting, LLC, "The Moneyball of Climate Change" (Coastal Risk Analysis)
October 11

Dr. Xavier Comas, Professor, Department of Geosciences, FAU, “Characterizing Carbon accumulation using geophysical methods: an Arctic expedition”

October 18

Football game - FAU closed

October 25

No colloquium

November 1 Mr. Scott Prinos, Hydrologist at the Caribbean-Florida Water Science Center, USGS, "Mapping our Nation's Hydrologic Resources: Examining Saltwater Intrusion and Water Levels in Our Aquifers"
November 8 Ms. Cali Munzenreider, Hydrogeologist II, JLA Geosciences, Inc., "Making the Transition from College to the Workforce as a Geoscientist."
November 15

Dr. Lilah M. Besser, MSPH, Assistant Professor School of Urban and Regional Planning, College of Design and Social Inquiry, Institute for Human Health and Disease Intervention (I-HEALTH), “Associations between exposure to neighborhood green space and late-life cognition and dementia risk”

November 22

Mr. Benjamin Studt, Public Outreach Program Supervisor, Department of Environmental Resources Management, Palm Beach County, "Palm Beach County's Natural Areas: Saving Nature, Healing Humans."

For questions or inquiries please contact:
Dr.  David Warbuton
Assistant Chair & Asso. Professor
Office: SE 466