The UALR Department of Earth Sciences sponsors EARTHtalk! a free, monthly lectures series that explores what has happened and what is happening on our planet.
Speakers cover diverse topics ranging from our water quality and water flow, to the creation of mountains and the reasons behind earthquakes.
Below you will find full programs of some of our lectures including Dan Scheiman from Audobon Arkansas and his presentation of the efforts to revitalize Fourche Creek and Linda Kah discussing the rover Curiosity’s discoveries on Mars. There are also examples of previous EARTHtalk! speakers.
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EARTHtalk! - Dr. Beth McMillan
How to Date The PlanetsSteven Jaret, of Stony Brook University, discusses how surface impacts can interfere with how we determine a planet's age.
Friends of Fourche CreekDr. Dan Scheiman, of Audubon Arkansas, discusses Fourche Creek one of the most important urban wetlands in the U.S.
Curiosity's Adventures at Gale Crater, MarsDr. Linda Kah discusses the latest information gathered from the Mars orbiters.
Bill Davidson - Iceland: A Geological Wonder All In One Place (Promo)Bill Davidson, president of the Hot Springs Arkansas Geology club, shares the many geological wonders of the island county of Iceland.
Earthtalk! New Madrid Earthquakes (Promo)Dr. Conevery Bolton Valencius looks at the early research of the New Madrid earthquakes.
EARTHtalk! - Dr. Laura RuhlDr. Laura Ruhl, an assistant professor in the UALR Department of Earth Sciences, explains how geology can affect our health through dealing with the world around us.
Earth Talk! - Moving Toward More Sustainable, Cleaner Water (Promo)Dr. Lashun Thomas, Assistant Professor in the UALR Dept. of Construction Management & Civil and Environmental Engineering, discusses water cycles and the effects various contaminants can have on our water supplies.
Dr. Kathy Knierim - Groundwater (Promo)Dr. Kathy Knierim, Hydrologist for the United States Geological Survey, discusses groundwater and its importance to Arkansas. http://ualr.edu/tv/earthtalk/ Broadcast dates and times: ualr.edu/tv Broadcast streaming: https://ualruniversitytelevision.viebit.com/
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Dr. Joshua Spinler - Earthquakes in Movies (Promo)Dr. Joshua Spinler of the UALR Department of Earth Sciences discusses the San Andreas fault and how it's the topic of many Hollywood movies. You can watch the full lecture on UALR University Television ualr.edu/tv
John Czarnecki, Groundwater Specialist - Lessons Learned (Promo)John Czarnecki, Ph.D, groundwater specialist, discusses groundwater in the United States and beyond. You can watch the full program on UALR University Television. ualr.edu/tv facebook.com/ualrtv
EARTHtalk! - Landslides! (Promo)Martha Kopper, Geohazards Section Geology Supervisor for the Arkansas Geological Survey, examines the cause of landslides and where they can be found in Arkansas. You can watch the full program on UALR University Television! ualr.edu/tv facebook.com/ualrtv twitter.com/ualrtv
Dr. John Mylroie - The Bahamas (Promo)Dr. John Mylroie, Professor Emeritus of Geology at Mississippi State University, discusses the natural wonders of the Bahama islands! You can watch the full program on UALR University Television. ualr.edu/tv facebook.com/ualrtv twitter.com/ualrtv
Earth Talk! - San Andreas Fault (Promo)Ben van der Pluijm discusses fault lubrication and creep on the San Andreas Fault. Earth Talk! is a free lecture series hosted by the Department of Earth Sciences at UALR. Visit ualr.edu/earthsciences/ for more info! You can watch the entire program on UALR University Television. ualr.ed/tv
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