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The Geoscience Seminar Series is offered by the Ottawa-Carleton Geoscience Center (OCGC) in conjunction with the Geological Survey of Canada‚Äôs Logan Club. The seminars are held in each of these three locations on a rotating basis. The series runs on an annual basis throughout the academic year. 


Please check back in September for the new schedule.

Past Seminars

January 2017

An update on the Canadian Scientific Submersible Facility (CSSF) and the Remotely Operated Vehicle for Ocean Sciences (ROPOS)
Douglas Bancroft 
Thursday, January 12th
University of Ottawa

The redox conditions of basaltic magmas and consequences for Earth's crust and mantle 
Katie Kelley 
Thursday, January 19th
University of Ottawa

From field to fact: How William Logan created the Geological Survey of Canada
Dr. Brian Shipley 
Thursday, January 26th
Geological Survey of Canada 

Untangling the Role of Agriculture on Water Quality 
Dr. David Lapen 
Thursday, January 26th
Carleton University

February 2017

Geophysical Inversion: Which Model Do You Want?
Steven Constable 
Thursday, February 2nd
Geological Survey of Canada 

March 2017

CSPG University Outreach Lecture Tour 
John Weissenberger 
Thursday, March 2nd
University of Ottawa 

Extracting Geophysical Information from 3D Images Acquired on a Mobile Underground Vehicle
Brian Lynch
Thursday, March 9th
Carleton University  

The Roles of Climate and Biotic Interchange in the Assembly of Mammal Communities 
Danielle Fraser 
Thursday, March 16th
Carleton University 

April 2017

Mountains of the World: Sustainable Development? 
Dr. Jack Ives 
Thursday, April 6th 
Geological Survey of Canada 

The Roles of Paleogeography and Lithology in Triggering Past Climate Change 
Dr. Galen Halverson 
Thursday, April 20th
University of Ottawa