Prof. Isabel Montanez

The Geology Department is pleased to announce that the 38th annual Woodford Eckis lectureship will be held on February 28th and March 1st, 2018.

This year’s honored guest is Prof. Isabel Montañez of UC Davis. and also the President of the Geological Society of America. 

Prof. Montañez is a field geologist and geochemist whose research interests are in the sedimentary record of coupled physical and chemical variation in paleo-oceans, global biogeochemical cycling in marine and terrestrial records, and carbonate fluid-rock interaction in sedimentary basins using stratigraphy, petrography and geochemistry, including stable and radiogenic isotopes and trace elements

Please join us!

February 28th:

At 8:15 PM in the Rose Hills Theater (Smith Campus Center), Prof. Montañez will deliver a lecture entitled “Deep-Time (Geologic) Insight into Earth’s Future”  This talk is intended for a general audience, and is open to the public.

March 1st:

At 11AM in the Rose Hills Theater (Smith Campus Center), Prof. Montañez will deliver a lecture entitled “Reconstructing CO2-climate-vegetation feedbacks during Earth’s penultimate icehouse ”  This talk, although intended for a more technical audience, is also open to the public.