The Carl Heiland Lecture Series, sponsored by the Department of Geophysics at Colorado School of Mines, is given each week by a distinguished speaker from academia, industry, or government on a topic pertinent to the geosciences. The lecture series is a public event open to all members of the Mines community and beyond.

Unless otherwise noted, lectures take place 4 p.m. Wednesdays in Marquez Hall 126.

Spring 2020 Schedule

January 8, 2020

“Observing Evolving Subglacial Conditions with Multi-Temporal Radar Sounding”

Dustin Schroeder
Assistant Professor of Geophysics
Stanford University

January 15, 2020

“The interesting wave propagation physics of heterogeneous near surface earth”

Christof Stork
Chief Scientist
Land Seismic Node Specialists, Inc.

January 22, 2020

“Reservoir Characterization for the Next Generation”

Subhashis Mallick
SER Professor of Geophysics
Department of Geology & Geophysics

University of Wyoming

January 29, 2020

Seismic imaging of partial melting in the Tonga mantle wedge

Songqiao Wei
Endowed Assistant Professor of Geological Sciences
Michigan State University

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February 5, 2020

“Distributed Acoustic Sensing for Passive and Active Seismic Surveys”

Bin Luo
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Geophysics
Colorado School of Mines

February 12, 2020

“Near-Field Seismic and Geodetic Observations of a Tsunami Earthquake”

Valerie Sahakian
Assistant Professor
Department of Earth Sciences

University of Oregon

February 19, 2020

No Lecture This Week

February 26, 2020

“Advances in processing and modeling for hydraulic fracture characterization using distributed acoustic sensing (DAS) data”

Richard Gibson
Chief Geophysicist, NanoSeis

March 4, 2020

“Exploring the Subsurface with Distributed Acoustic Sensing & Dark Fiber”

Jonathan Ajo-Franklin
Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences
Rice University

March 11, 2020

“Plate boundary processes drive intracontinental faulting: An example from western Nevada”

Jeffrey Lee
Research Professor
Department of Geophysics
Colorado School of Mines

March 25, 2020

Spring Break — No Heiland Lecture

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