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Past Open Houses

2016 Open House

Lecture Series

10 am to 11 am- "The Moon rocks: Lunar meteorites and the secrets they contain"

  • Dr. Juliane Gross, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers University

11:30 am to 12:30 pm- "From Plate Tectonics to Deep Earth Dynamics: A Seismological Journey Inside the Earth"

  • Dr. Caroline Beghein, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences, University of California
  • Link to talk slides.

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm- "The Sound and the Fury: Marine acoustic profiling to measure sea-level change amid environmental concerns"

  • Dr. Gregory Mountain, Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers University

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm- "Reconstructing the Paleoclimate and Paleoenvironment of the Turkana Basin, Kenya"

  • Dr. Catherine Beck, Assistant Professor, Geosciences Department, Hamilton College

2015 Open House

Lecture Series

pdf **Click here to download a transcript of the lectures presented on 1/31/15.** (328 KB)

10 am to 11 am- "A Dip in the Ocean: An Interactive Exploration of How the Ocean Impacts You and How You Impact the Ocean"

  • Janice McDonnell, Rutgers University, Marine Science Institute
  • Please contact the museum at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like a copy of this presentation.

11:30 am to 12:30 pm- "Extremophilic Environments and Microbial Diversity Within"

  • Dr. Ramaydalis Keddis, Kean University, Department of General Studies
  • Download a copy of Dr. Keddis' presentation pdf here (1.59 MB).

***1:30 pm to 2:30 pm- "Earth's Cocktail Party: Deciphering the Physics of Earthquakes with Networks of Seismic Arrays"

  • Dr. Jean-Paul Ampuero, California Institute of Technology, Seismological Laboratory
  • Please contact the museum at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like a copy of this presentation.

***3:00 pm to 4:00 pm- "The Art of the Geological Map"

  • Dr. Don Monteverde, New Jersey Geological and Water Survey and Rutgers University, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • Download a copy of Dr. Monteverde's presentation pdf here (15.34 MB).

***This time slot has been changed since it's original publication.

 

 

Events

Saturday Tour Day
25 Mar 2017 10:00AM - 04:00PM
Once a month the Geology Museum offers guided tours to pre-arranged groups on the weekends. There ...
Earthquakes and Volcanoes Late Night at the Museum
05 Apr 2017 04:00PM - 08:00PM
Visit us on Wednesday, April 5th for our monthly late night event. Come explore some of the most e...
The Geology and Ecology of the Raritan River
08 Apr 2017 11:00AM - 02:00PM
The Rutgers Geology Museum hosts a number of field trips throughout the year, where participants a...
Saturday Tour Day
15 Apr 2017 10:00AM - 04:00PM
Once a month the Geology Museum offers guided tours to pre-arranged groups on the weekends. There ...

Upcoming Events

Click on the link below to download a flyer with a list of our upcoming events during the spring of 2016.