Baylor Welcomes Fall Geology 5050 Colloquium Series

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Sept. 13, 2012

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WACO, Texas (Sept. 12, 2012) - Creation and evolution, earthquakes, and soil databases are among the topics that Baylor University's department of geology will discuss this fall. The Geology 5050 Colloquium Series begins this Friday Sept. 14.

The lectures will take place on Fridays at 3 p.m. in Baylor Sciences Building Room E231.

• Sept. 14

Dr. Jason Greenwood

"Resistivity Surveys"

• Sept. 21

Dr. Patricia Kelley, Department of Geography and Geology

University of North Carolina Wilmington

"Evolution and Creation: Conflicting or Compatible?"

• Sept. 28

Dr. Steve Driese, Department of Geology

Baylor University

"Construction of a Fully Searchable Soils Database Integrating Soil Characterization Data

and Whole-Soil Geochemical Data"

• Oct. 5

Dr. Juan Gonzales

"Earthquake Seismology"

• Oct. 12

Dr. Brian Clark

MODFLOW

• Oct. 19

FALL BREAK, NO 5050

• Oct. 26

TBA

• Nov. 2

Dr. Amanda Hughes

• Nov. 9

WEEK OF GSA, NO 5050

• Nov. 16

Dr. Isabel Montanez, Department of Geology

University of California at Davis

• Nov. 23

THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY, NO 5050

• Nov. 30

TBA

Baylor Sciences Building is located at 101 Bagby St. For more information, contact Erin Stinchcomb at (254) 710-2361 or at Erin_Stinchcomb@Baylor.edu

by Rebecca Malzahn , student newswriter, (254) 710-6805

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