Fall 2021 Schedule

September 1, 2021

Geological Knowledge Discovery using Machine Augmented Intelligence

Dr. Eun-Jung Holden 
School of Earth Sciences, The University of Western Australia

September 8, 2021

Development of an Ice Forecast System for Navigational Support and Emergency Response

Eric Anderson
Associate Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Colorado School of Mines

September 15, 2021

Radar Modelling of Asteroid Bennu and the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft mission

Michael Nolan
OSIRIS-REx Science Team Chief
Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ

September 22, 2021

Watching Rocks Recover: Monitoring Velocity Changes During Wave Propagation

Dr. Alison Malcolm
Associate Professor of Geophysics, Memorial University of Newfoundland

October 6, 2021

Enhancing our Understanding of the Deep Mantle via 3D Global Waveform Modeling of Seismic Anisotropy and Heterogeneity

Dr. Neala Creasy
Post-doctoral Fellow, Colorado School of Mines Department of Geophysics

October 13, 2021

Impacts and Opportunities created by the Geophysical Sustainability Atlas

Maria Angela Capello
Cavaliere (OSI), Managing Director of Red Tree Consulting, LLC

October 20, 2021

Drivers of recent summertime surface warming events in the Southern Ocean

Earle Wilson
Post-doctoral Scholar, Environmental Science and Engineering Department, Caltech


October 27, 2021

Carbon Capture and Sequestration: Panacea or Indulgence?

Roelof Snieder
Professor of Geophysics, Colorado School of Mines

November 3, 2021

Through the ocean to the mantle: Twenty thousand leagues under the seas with a fleet of floating seismic robots

Frederik J. Simons
Princeton University

November 10, 2021

Radar Sounders: Ice, Distributed Apertures, and Asteroid Tomography

Mark Haynes
Radar Science and Engineering Section at the NASA-Jet Propulsion Laboratory

November 17, 2021

Taking the Power of Exploration Geophysics from the Oil Patch to help Solve the World’s Grand Challenges

John Bradford
Vice President for Global Initiatives and Professor of Geophysics, Colorado School of Mines; SEG 2021 Near Surface Global Lecturer

December 1, 2021
Geophysical insights into Paleoproterozoic tectonics in the southern Superior Province, Upper Peninsula, Michigan

Dr. Benjamin Drenth
Research Geophysicist, U.S. Geological Survey

Spring 2021 Schedule

January 20, 2021

Good Geoscience in Dire Places: Searching for Water in Humanitarian Crises
2020-2021 CSEG Distinguished Lecturer

Dr. Paul Bauman
CSEG Distinguished Lecturer

January 27, 2021

Studying the behavior Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) using Deep Underground Laboratories

Dr. Hansruedi Maurer
DUGLab, Department of Earth Sciences
ETH Zürich

February 3, 2021

Overcoming Computational Hurdles in Large-Scale Passive Seismology

Dr. Eileen Martin
Department of Mathematics
Virginia Tech



February 10, 2021

Uncertainty Quantification for Large-scale, Nonlinear Inverse Problems

Dr. Andreas Fichtner
Department of Earth Sciences, ETH Zürich



February 17, 2021

Permafrost in a Changing Climate: The Role of Geophysics in Measuring Arctic Lakes

Dr. Andy Parsekian
Department of Geology & Geophysics
Department of Civil & Architectural Engineering
University of Wyoming


February 24, 2021

Subsurfrace Data Integration and Process Modeling in 3D

Dr. Denis Anikiev
GFZ / Helmholtz Centre Potsdam



March 3, 2021

Would You Let a Geophysicist Loose Inside Your Head? – Using FWI to Image the Human Brain

Dr. Michael Warner
Department of Earth Science & Engineering
Imperial College London


March 10, 2021

Using Ambient Seismic Vibrations to Probe the Earth Near Surface Dynamics

Dr. Marine Denolle
Department of Earth & Space Sciences
University of Washington


March 17, 2021

The Susceptibility of Oklahoma’s Basement to Seismic Reactivation: Constraining the Necessary Ingredients for Induced EQ’s

Dr. Brett Carpenter
Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy
The University of Oklahoma



March 24, 2021

The Many Applications of Magnetotelluric Data: From Space Weather to Mineral Systems

Dr. Benjamin Murphy
Mendenhall Postdoctoral Fellow
United States Geological Survey



April 7, 2021

Canada’s Seismic Risk Profile: A Path to Disaster Risk Reduction

Dr. Tiegan Hobbs
Research Scientist, Geological Survey of Canada



April 14, 2021

Insights from a Changing Cryosphere: Glacier Processes Revealed in Observations of Canada’s St. Elias Mountains

Dr. Gwenn Flowers
Department of Earth Sciences
Simon Fraser University



April 21, 2021

Climate Change, the Energy Industry, and the Role of Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage

Dr. Ali Tura
Professor, Colorado School of Mines Geophysics Department



April 28, 2021

Trust me, I’m a scientist!
The Science of Science Communication

Dr. Wendy Bohon
Geologist & Science Communication Specialist, IRIS, Washington, DC.


Fall 2020 Schedule

September 2, 2020

Unconventional reservoir characterization using seismic-band DAS records

Dr. Ariel Lellouch
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Geophysics
Stanford Exploration Project, Stanford University

September 9, 2020

Bayesian inversion and model selection with poorly informed geological spatial priors

Dr. Niklas Linde
Professor, Environmental Geophysics
University of Lausanne, Switzerland

September 16, 2020

Seismic investigations over and within hypervelocity impact structures, at three sites

Dr. Douglas Schmitt
Professor and Stephen and Karen Brand Endowed Chair of Unconventional Energy
Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
Purdue University

September 23, 2020

Performance issues and scalability of ML tasks for Geoscience

Dr. Mauricio Araya
Senior Computer Scientist and Senior R&D Manager
Total E&P Research and Technology USA

September 30, 2020

Hunting the magnetic field through ocean drilling

Dr. Lisa Tauxe
Distinguished Professor of Geophysics
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
University of California, San Diego

October 7, 2020

Turning fiber optic cables into the next-generation seismic networks

Dr. Zhongwen Zhan
Assistant Professor of Geophysics
Seismological Laboratory

California Institute of Technology

October 21, 2020

The long tail of induced seismicity

Dr. Jake Walter
State Seismologist
Oklahoma Geological Survey
University of Oklahoma

October 28, 2020

Tsunami assimilation for rapid forecast: Application to Cascadia and New Zealand

Dr. Anne Sheehan
Geological Sciences
Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES)
University of Colorado – Boulder

November 4, 2020

Active seismic constraints on subglacial processes of hydrologically routed ice streams

Dr. Kiya Riverman
Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Earth Sciences

University of Oregon

November 11, 2020

Geophysical Mapping of Mineral Systems: Examples from the Southern Midcontinent of the United States

Dr. Anne E. McCafferty
Research Geophysicist
Geology, Geophysics, and Geochemistry Science Center

United States Geological Survey (USGS)

November 18, 2020

Bridging the gap between geoscience disciplines through open-source resources

Dr. Seogi Kang
Postdoctoral Fellow, Geophysics
Stanford University