Events

September 13

3:30 p.m. room 1528 North University Building

U of M Smith Lecture Series:
The Other Green Gas
Sources of Water Vapor, from Lakes to Leaves, from a Surface Measurement Perspective
Speaker: Peter Blanken from University of Colorado, Boulder 

September 18

Guest Lecture, 12:30 p.m. 219 Mark Jefferson

All are invited to attend EMU Alumnus (Geology BS, 1991) Michael Kovacich's lecture.  He will provide an overview of Tetra Tech, a global environmental consulting and engineering company with 20,000 employees and then discuss a remediation case study involving groundwater contaminated with Trichloroethylene (TCE). The project involved the use of in situ enhanced biological reductive dechlorination treat a 9,500 long TCE groundwater plume.


September 22

LEED Green Associate Training, 1-4:30 p.m. at the University of Michigan Bob and Betty Beyster Building - Room 1199

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is simply a sustainability scorecard for green buildings. Buildings can become LEED Certified as can people! Boost your resume up with the LEED Green Associate, the only professional designation to show employers and clients you have certified knowledge in the field.

To register for this event please visit http://leadinggreen.com/umich.


September 27

3:30 p.m. University of Michigan's North University Building, Room 1528
U of M Smith Lecture Series:
The Mechanics of Slow Earthquakes and Lab Earthquake Prediction
Speaker: Chris Marone of Penn State University

October 2

Important Writing Skills for Careers in the Environmental Industry, 1–2 p.m.

Register Online
Speakers will discuss skills that are developed during undergraduate or graduate academic training, types of written products that are developed by geoscientists in the environmental consulting industry, training and professional development opportunities for improving and expanding writing skills and advice for students on how to acquire the needed writing skills as they prepare for and pursue their career path.

October 4

3:30 p.m. University of Michigan's North University Building, Room 1528

U of M Smith Lecture Series:
Mineral Hydration and Microbial Activity Within Subsurface Ultramafic Rocks
Speaker: Alexis Templeton 


October 11

3:30 p.m. University of Michigan's North University Building, Room 1528

U of M Smith Lecture Series:
USGS Products to Inform Earthquake Response
Speaker: Jonathan Godt 


October 17

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) is hosting another Third Thursday event on October 17 at Corner Brewery, Ypsilanti, MI from 5-6:30 PM EST. Third Thursday is sponsored by USGIF’s Young Professionals Group (YPG) which serves to unite junior GEOINT professionals by offering events and programs that parallel the Foundation’s mission of advancing geospatial intelligence tradecraft.

For more information, please visit https://usgif.org/community/YPG.


October 18

3:30 p.m. University of Michigan's North University Building, Room 1528

U of M Smith Lecture Series:
The Hominin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project (HSPDP): How lakebeds are reshaping our understanding of the environmental context of human origins
Speaker; Andy Cohen 


November 3

5:30 pm: Networking and Pizza in Strong Atrium
6:30 pm: Panel Discussion in Strong 101

All students are encouraged to attend and learn more about careers in the geosciences and environmental sciences. 7 panelists will be there to discuss their careers after obtaining their degree.


 November 15

 3:30 p.m. University of Michigan's North University Building, Room 1528

U of M Lecture Series:

Unraveling the Signature of Metasomatized Subcontinental Lithospheric Mantle in the Basaltic Magmatism of the Payenia Volcanic Province, Argentina

Speaker: Alberto Saal, Brown University 

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