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April 18, 2008

Undergraduate Project Presentations

SOURCE Symposium: April 18, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Thwing Center
Senior Project Day: April 21, 4:00 p.m., Room 104 AW Smith

For SOURCE Symposium, Julianne Griswold, Evan Scott, and Lauren Skaggs will be presenting.
On Senior Project Day, Evan Scott and Lauren Skaggs will present results of their research projects as part of the GEOL 390-392 sequence for the past year.

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April 17, 2008

Research ShowCase 2008

Four members of the Geological Sciences Department will be presenting results of their research this year at Research Showcase, held April 17, 2008 in the Veale Center.

This year's presentations include:

Diffusion of Trivalent Cations in MgO at 1atm and High Temperature (1468-2273), Katherine Crispin with James Van Orman, Presentation Number 270.

Downward Migration of Chernobyl-derived Radionuclides in Soils in Poland and Sweden, Gerald Matisoff with Lauren Vitko and Peter Whiting, Presentation Number 271.

Spherical Splines: Beyond Spherical Harmonics for Non-Uniform Geophysical Datasets on Earth’s Moon, Andreas Ritzer with Steven Hauck, Presentation Number 272.

CO2-SO2 Co-Solubility and pH in Brines at High Pressure, Lauren Skaggs with Beverly Saylor, Presentation Number 273.

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April 02, 2008

Prof. Matisoff attends workshop in Prague

Prof. Gerald Matisoff participated in the recent HYDRUS short course and workshop at the University of Life Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic.

While there, he presented the paper 'Downward Migration of Chernobyl-derived Radionuclides in Soils in Poland and Sweden'. HYDRUS is a computer model used for the description of water flow and solute transport processes in the vadose zone. The model may be used to describe a variety of one- and multi-dimensional applications such as flow and transport into and through the vadose zone, infiltration from a subsurface source, and two dimensional leachate migration from a landfill through the unsaturated zone into groundwater. Recent model developments include the application to biogeochemical modeling with HP1 (a HYDRUS-PHREEQC coupled model) and the coupling of unsaturated zone and saturated zone modeling with the HYDRUS package for MODFLOW.

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Colloquium: Dr. Rebecca Lange

Thursday, April 10, 2008
3 PM, AW Smith 104

Why Everything You Were Taught About Crystal Fractionation in Magma Chambers is Wrong: Heresy or Truth? by Dr. Rebecca Lange, Case ADVANCE Distinguished Lecturer, University of Michigan

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Colloquium: Dr. Rebecca Lange

Friday, April 11, 2008
12 PM, AW Smith 104

The Origin of Andesite Volcanoes, Granitoid Batholiths, and Stratified Continental Crust by Dr. Rebecca Lange, Case ADVANCE Distinguished Lecturer, University of Michigan

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April 01, 2008

Colloquium: Dr. Huaiwei Ni

Thursday, April 3, 2008
3 PM, AW Smith 104

Driving Volcanic Eruption: H2O Diffusion in Calc-Alkaline Melts by Dr. Huaiwei Ni, University of Michigan

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