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Thesis Defense: Holly Fortener, Master’s Candidate, July 6 @ 3 p.m.

Keith-Wiess Geological Labs 123 Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston

Master's Thesis Defense   Student: Holly Fortener Department: Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences Defense Date: Wenesday, July 6th, 2022 Time: 3:00 p.m. Location: KWGL 123 Thesis Title: Influence of Geometry and Deformation History on the Slip Behavior along the South Flank of Kilauea Volcano Abstract: The mobile south flank of Kilauea Volcano on the island […]

Thesis Defense: Michael Lara, Ph.D. Candidate

Keith-Wiess Geological Labs 123 Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston

Thesis Defense: Michael Lara, Ph.D. Candidate Student: Michael Lara Department: Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences Defense Date: June 20th, 2022 Time: 1:30 p.m. Location: KWGL 123 Thesis Title: Effects of slab-derived hydrous silicate melts and H2O-CO2 fluids on mantle wedge melting Abstract: In the canonical model of subduction zone magmatism, H2O derived from subducting oceanic […]

Qualifying Exam: Valeria Sobolevskaia, 5/25 @ 3 p.m.

Keith-Wiess Geological Labs 123 Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston

Qualifying Exam:Valeriia Sobolevskaia   Date: Wednesday, May 25th, 2022 Time: 3:00 p.m. Zoom Link: https://riceuniversity.zoom.us/j/3609157539?pwd=OTVjcjJ1N2FBZkNueHcrRStCTjJCUT09 Meeting ID: 360 915 7539 Passcode: 871708   Proposal Briefs:     Proposal 1:   Monitoring of the Gulf coast aquifer system: an alternative geophysical perspective Freshwater is one of the key natural resources critical for human survival. Groundwater provides […]