2015 Programs and Materials
01/13/15 – The Challenges of Forecasting Snowfall around Jackson Hole
Jim Woodmency – SUMMARY Video
01/20/15 – Wildfire, Climate and Geomorphic Response across the Western USA
Jen Pierce, Boise St. – SUMMARY Video
01/21/15 – The future of nuclear energy
Dan Wachs, INL
02/03/15 – Blasts, bifurcation, and buoyancy: modeling tephra dispersal in explosive volcanic eruptions
Shannon Kobs, ISU MATERIALS Video
02/17/15 – The Teton Fault:New Data, New Interpretations
Glenn Thackray, ISU SUMMARY
02/18/15 – State of Modern Cosmology: What YOU need to know!
Mike Adler MATERIALS Video
03/03/15 – The 14-billion Year History of the Universe. Leading to Modern Materials Science
Joe Greene SUMMARY
03/17/15 – Latest Pleistocene and Holocene geological and paleoenvironmental history of the Jackson Hole region.
Bill Eckerle MATERIALS
03/18/15 – An Overview of Geothermal Resources of Southeastern Idaho
Tom Wood, ISU
4/7/15 Energy in Wyoming, the World: Choices & Costs!
John Hebberger Jr. SUMMARY
4/21/15 Phosphate: Without it, where would we be?
Julia Fletcher, Steve Gilmer, Brody Gibson SUMMARY
4/22/15 How Rock from Idaho Helps Feed the World
Steve Gilmer, Julia Fletcher
May 5 2015 Climate Change Dynamics
Presented by Russ Brown, Corporate and National Laboratory research and development MATERIALS
May 19 2015 Earth has Oxygen, Mars doesn’t … So Why is Mars Rusty?
Presented by Professor Carrick Eggleston, University of Wyoming. SUMMARY
May 20 2015 Geologic wonders of the Gros Ventres!
Presented by John Guslander MATERIALS
June 2 2015 When the Dust Settles: Importance to life through time
Presented by Sarah Aciego, Umich SUMMARY
June 16 2015 Landslide Management: Examples from S CA and possible Teton County Application
Presented By Charlie Nestle, LA County SUMMARY Video
June 17 2015 Grand Teton park: Nature or Culture?
Presented by Bob Righter
July 7 2015 Discovery of a continuous magma system from the Yellowstone mantle plume to the upper crust using new seismic imaging
Presented by Bob Smith, University of Utah SUMMARY Video
July 21 2015 Plates vs Plumes
Presented by Gillian Foulger, Professor, Durham University, UK MATERIALS Video
July 22 2015 A Plate Model for Yellowstone
Presented by Gillian Foulger, Professor, Durham University, UK MATERIALS Video Part One Video Part Two
August 4 2015 ” Modern Cosmology: What we now know!”
Presented by Mike Adler, Geologists of Jackson Hole member. SUMMARY Video
August 18 2015″ Tambora Volcano, Indonesia, 1815: World’s largest and deadliest eruption in recorded history”
Presented by Robert I. Tilling, Volcanologist Emeritus, U.S. Geological Survey MATERIALS
September 1, 2015 ” Magnetism, Magmatism & Ice: traveling to the South Pole to understand magnetic field reversals”.
Presented by Mike Cheadle, Assoc. Prof., Univ. of Wyoming SUMMARY Video
September 15, 2015: ” The Story of Earth”.
Presented by Scott Adams, Chevron Corporation (Retired) SUMMARY
October 6, 2015 “Geology of Wyoming—nearly 4 billion years of Earth history”
Presented by Art Snoke, Professor Emeritus, University of Wyoming SUMMARY Video
November 3, 2015 Utah’s Mining History Video