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Department of Geology events archive 2013

  • Fri, February 15, 2013, 5pm – 8pm Please join the Otago Student’s Geological Society for a summer BBQ for post-grads and staff – families welcome! Woodhaugh Gardens BBQ 2. Woodhaugh Garden, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
  • Wed, February 20, 2013, 1pm – 2pm “How Squishy is the Middle Crust?” Seminar by Steven Kidder. All welcome Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Mon, February 25, 2013, 11am – 12pm A Tectono-Geomorphic Study of the Alpine Fault, New Zealand. Seminar by Nic Barth Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Wed, February 27, 2013, 1pm – 2pm
    The Elevation History of Tibet: Plant Fossils, Monsoons and “What Lies Beneath” Seminar by Bob Spicer (William Evans Fellow). All welcome (bring your lunch) Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Fri, March 1, 2013, 5pm – 6pm Gone with the wind. Fluid flow by Jacob Anderson. Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Wed, March 6, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Submarine pyroclasts: source, eruption type and sedimentation (Martin Jutzeler)Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, March 7, 2013, 5pm – 6pm Overlap of Pacific-North America plate dextral shear on Basin and Range extension (Dr. Jeff Lee, Central Washington University Ellensberg)Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Wed, March 13, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Felix MarxGeology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, March 14, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Virginia ToyGeology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Wed, March 20, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talks: Robin Andrews (20mins): "Schrödinger's Volcano" | Tsai Cheng-Hsiu (20mins): "Early rorqual-like whales from the Oligocene of New Zealand and a misleading phylogeny of Mysticeti"Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, March 21, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Alan Cooper: Cretaceous sedimentation and metamorphism Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Fri, March 22, 2013, 5pm – 6pm James Scott fluid flow: "Castaway on the Sub-Antarctic Auckland Islands"Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Wed, April 10, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Yoshihiro Tanaka (20mins) "Early marine "river" dolphins from the Oligo/Miocene of New Zealand" | Lauren Farmer (20mins) "Tungsten mineralisation in an orogenic gold deposit"Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, April 11, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Mark Pearce (CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering) “Gold Mineralisation andAlteration Reactions: the Microstructural Story”Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Fri, April 12, 2013, 5pm – 6pm Talk: Jamie Howarth Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Tue, April 16, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Chris Wilson (Monash University) Experimental deformation of heavy water ice as analogue for terrestrial ice” Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, April 18, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Chris Wilson (Monash University) "“Fault control and source of gold mineralisation in the central Victorian portion of the Lachlan Orogen, Australia”Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Fri, April 19, 2013, 5pm – 6pm Fluid flow: Nic Barth "No Twilight on the Age of Exploration" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Wed, April 24, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Tom Czertowicz (20mins) “Exhumation histories of eclogites revealed by symplectites” | Katrin Wellnitz (20mins) “An overview of structural and petrological features in the Nestos Shear Zone, S Bulgaria, with focus on calcsilicate rocks” Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Fri, April 26, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Santanu Mishra "Large strain rheology of chemically interacting solid-fluid system: an experimental case study with metapelites" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, May 9, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Gary Wilson "Neogene tectonic and climatic evolution of the western Ross Sea” Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Wed, May 15, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Kate pound "Not Flatter than a Pancake: Glacial Geology of the Upper Midwest" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, May 16, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Mike Palin "Zircon Chronochemistry" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Wed, May 22, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Chris Pearson "What do geodetic studies tell us about the tectonics of the plate boundary in the western US" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, May 23, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Jess HInojosa - "A hidden gem: Why Fiordland is an untapped resource of Holocene paleoclimate information (and how we're getting it)" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Fri, May 24, 2013, 5pm – 6pm Fluid flow: Jon Lindqvist "Geology about Preservation Inlet, South West Fiordland" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Wed, May 29, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Tammo Reichgelt "Close to Home - Climate and Ecology of Beech Forests on the Miocene Dunedin Volcano" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, May 30, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Doug MacKenzie "Macraes revisited" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Fri, May 31, 2013, 5pm – 6pm Otago Geology Archive website release, Current staff and students, alumni and former staff are welcome to attend. Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Tue, June 4, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Trevor Ireland (ANU, RSES) "Hayabusa returns -Sampling of a near-Earth asteroid Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, June 20, 2013, 5pm – 6pm Talk: David Isles (2013 Society of Economic Geology Honorary Lecturer) "Aeromagnetics–A Driver for Discovery & Development of Earth Resources" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Wed, July 10, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Matt Sagar "Granulites and granitoids of SE Nelson and the age of the Alpine Fault “Big Bend”" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, July 18, 2013, 5pm – 6pm Talk: Jesse Dykstra (University of Canterbury) "Landslide-generated Tsunami - an under-appreciated hazard in New Zealand. Understanding the role of mass wasting and ice retreat in the post-LGM evolution of Milford Sound, and broader hazard implications" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Wed, July 24, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Carolina Loch S. Silva "Morphology, structure and evolution of teeth in fossil and modern dolphins" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, July 25, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Jon Lindqvist: "Fossil Art and Tidal Rhythmites: Ichno-Sedimentology of the Whakapohai Formation, Late Cretaceous, South Westland Basin" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, August 1, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Mark Quigley (University of Canterbury - Hochstetter supporting Lecture 2013) Eroding Landscapes Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, August 1, 2013, 5pm – 6pm Talk: Mark Quigley (University of Canterbury - Hochstetter Lecture 2013) Geologic and geomorphic impacts of the 2010-2012 Canterbury Earthquake Sequence and local evidence for large prehistoric earthquakes Archway 2 Lecture theatre
  • Wed, August 7, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: James White: "Surtsey - new information on the type example of an emergent submarine volcano" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, August 8, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Andrew Gorman "High-resolution seismic imaging of the continental shelf SE of the South Island" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Wed, August 14, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Bobby Boessenecker (20mins) "Baleen whales in transition: the radiation of Eomysticetidae preserved in the Oligocene of NZ" AND Jess Hillman (20mins) "Investigating seafloor depressions on the Chatham Rise and Canterbury Margin using geophysical techniques" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, August 15, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Vivienne Bryner "Communicating the Sciences of Disaster Risk Reduction: stories surrounding the Canterbury earthquakes 2010-2011" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Fri, August 16, 2013, 5pm – 6pm Fluid Flow:Jelte Keeman talking about his honours project on the Taupo Volcanic Zone Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Wed, August 21, 2013, 5pm – 6pm Talk: Ewan Fordyce "Geological significance of fossil vertebrates from the Canterbury Basin" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, August 22, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Daphne Lee "Oligocene – Miocene paleogeography and paleoecology of southern Zealandia: evidence from rocky coastlines, swamp forests and maar lakes" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, September 5, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Chris Moy "Exploring the linkages between tectonics and climate in the Gulf of Alaska: Early results from IODP Expedition 341" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Wed, September 11, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Adrienn Kovacs (20mins) "Imaging the Alpine Fault with high resolution seismic reflection method" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, September 12, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk Faye Nelson "Marine mud, magnetism and the Last Glacial Maximum on the West Coast" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Wed, September 18, 2013, 5pm – 6pm Talk: David Cohen, University of New South Wales "Five years and 12, 000 samples later: The Geochemical Atlas of Cyprus" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, September 19, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Christina Riesselman "Neodymium and carbon isotopic fingerprints of warm Pliocene circulation throughout the deep Atlantic" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Mon, September 23, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Clint Rissman, Environment Southland "Role of baseflow and catchment geology over the surface water biogeochemistry of the Waituna Catchment – redox gradients and nutrient speciation" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Wed, September 25, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Jeff Robinson "Living and fossil brachiopods in New Zealand" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, October 3, 2013, 5:30pm – 6:30pm Talk: Peter Malin, Director of Institute of Earth Science and Engineering University of Auckland " Reduced Costs and Increased Efficiency in Reservoir Development through Detection, Enhancement and Management of Native Permeability" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, October 10, 2013, 1pm – 2pm Talk: Steven Smith "Mirror-like fault surfaces and power dissipation during earthquakes" Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Fri, October 11, 2013, 5pm – 6pm Fluid flow: Tammo Reichgelt "Antarctica's floral legacy in Zealandia" OSGS will also give some announcements regarding the past year's activities of the Otago Student's Geological Society (OSGS) and share ways to get involved in the future. Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, November 28, 2013, 2pm – 3pm Talk: Professor Andreas Rietbrock (University of Liverpool) “Barriers and Asperities: Towards imaging the subduction zone seismogenic interface” Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, November 28, 2013, 3pm – 4pm Talk: Professor Lauro Chiaraluce (National Earthquake Centre of the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV), Rome) “Normal fault architecture and mechanics investigated with highresolution earthquake locations” Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, November 28, 2013, 4pm – 5pm Talk: Professor Michele Cooke, University of Massachusetts “The role of off-fault deformation in fault system evolution and assessment of seismic hazards” Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)
  • Thu, November 28, 2013, 5pm – 6pm Talk: Professor Sandy Steacy, University of Ulster “Fault interaction and earthquake triggering” Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin (Benson Common Room Gn9)