Dr. Eugene Smith (Gene) will giving the Monday afternoon seminar at 4 pm in DMS 103 (March 25). Title of the talk is The Birth and Death of Intra-plate Volcanic Fields.
Gene has been on the faculty of the Dept of Geoscience at UNLV for 30+ years and is retiring this spring. He is a volcanologist and igneous petrologist, who has worked in the Basin and Range and many other places of the world. Gene has published widely. Among other things, he has worked on the Quaternary volcanism in the Yucca Mountain area. His website is at http://faculty.unlv.edu/wpmu/smithe/.