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Workshop Program

Workshop Participants (Microsoft Word 27kB Jan14 04)

Agenda

Tuesday, July 8


Participants at the petrology workshop gather near the Beartooth Highway
Arrival at Gallatin Field Airport in Bozeman.
Pick-up by airport shuttles, check-in at Montana State University (more info) .

6:00 - 7:00 PM Dinner

7:00 - 8:00 PM Opening remarks and field trip overview (Microsoft Word 28kB Dec1 03).

Wednesday, July 9


6:45 AM Breakfast

7:30 AM Vans depart for all day field trip to the Stillwater Complex.


~6:00 PM Dinner at Yellowstone-Bighorn Research Association (Microsoft Word 27kB Dec1 03) field camp in Red Lodge . Lodging at Chateau Rouge and Best Western in Red Lodge.

Thursday, July 10


7:00 AM Breakfast At Chateau Rouge

All Day field trip to Beartooth Highway ( This site may be offline. ) , into Yellowstone National Park.

Selected Literature ~6:00 PM Arrive Yellowstone National Park, Canyon Village
Dinner in Canyon Village cafeteria

Friday, July 11


7:00 AM Breakfast in Canyon Village cafeteria

All Day field trip in Yellowstone National Park (more info) , caldera and geothermal features


Selected Literature ~5:30 PM Swimming and Western barbeque at Chico Hot Springs

~10:00 PM Return to Montana State University

Saturday, July 12


Magma crystallization with M M candies.
7:00 AM BREAKFAST

8:30 Welcome remarks and charge for the day

9:00 Discussion I - What should be in a petrology course? (Microsoft Word 21kB Nov20 03)

10:00 Report out

10:15 BREAK

10:45 Discussion II - Relationship of petrology to earth system science and the larger curriculum (Microsoft Word 23kB Nov20 03)

11:45 Report out

12:00 PM LUNCH

1:30 - 3:00 Demonstrations I

Jennifer Wenner
Magma modification in the Sierra Nevada Batholith

Allen Glazner
Geologic history of a volcanic terrane

John W. Goodge
Extending Mineralogy by Electron Microprobe Analysis

Dexter Perkins
Setting and Course Design

Steve R. Dunn
Stable isotopes in contact metamorphism of carbonate rocks

3:00 BREAK

3:30 - 5:00 Demonstrations II

Robert K. Smith
Plagioclase zoning: A useful tool for understanding planetary magmatic processes and recognizing sequences of magmatic events

Benjamin R. Edwards
Magmatic viscosity: controls and implications for volcanism

Marc M. Hirschmann
Melts Software

Alan Boyle
Assesment Strategies and Tips (Microsoft Word 29kB Dec2 03)

Dave Bailey
Petrology and Structural Geology

5:00 Daily wrap up and "road check"

5:30 DINNER

7:00 Evening networking

Sunday, July 13


7:00 AM BREAKFAST

8:15 Daily introduction

8:30 Working group session I
(Groups to remain the same for all working group sessions)

10:00 BREAK

10:30 Discussion III - Alternative pedagogies: What works? (Microsoft Word 21kB Nov20 03)

12:00 PM LUNCH

1:30 - 3:00 Demonstrations III

Donna L. Whitney
Calculating pressures and temperatures of petrologic events (geothermobarometry)

Brian Hausback
Correlation of air-fall tephras at Mount St. Helens

Wendy J. Harrison and Richard F. Wendlandt
Weathering of Igneous, Metamorphic, and Sedimentary Rocks in a Semi-Arid Climate - An Engineering Application of Petrology

John Webster
Incorporating Research into Petrology Courses

Karl Wirth
Illustrating fractional crystallization with an M&M magma chamber

3:00 BREAK

3:30 - 5:00 Demonstrations IV

Dori Farthing
Metallurgical slag as a teaching tool-quenching in a binary eutectic system

Jane Selverstone
Progressive metamorphism of pelitic rocks - translating from AFM space to P-T space

John B. Brady
Using kitchen chemistry and the concept of saturation to help students understand igneous phase diagrams

Christopher D. Condit
Dynamic Digital Maps

Lee Ann Srogi
Portfolios in petrology: enhancing teaching and learning

5:00 Evaluations

~5:15 Vans to Hyalite Canyon for hikes and barbecue

Monday, July 14


7:00 AM BREAKFAST

8:15 Daily introduction

8:30 Demonstrations V (repeat of II)

Robert K. Smith
Plagioclase zoning: A useful tool for understanding planetary magmatic processes and recognizing sequences of magmatic events

Benjamin R. Edwards
Magmatic viscosity: controls and implications for volcanism

Marc M. Hirschmann
Melts Software

Alan Boyle
Assessment Strategies and Tips (Microsoft Word 29kB Dec2 03)

Dave Bailey
Petrology and Structural Geology

10:00 BREAK

10:30 - 12:00 Demonstrations VI (repeat of I)

Jennifer Wenner
Magma modification in the Sierra Nevada Batholith

Allen Glazner
Geologic history of a volcanic terrane

John W. Goodge
Extending Mineralogy by Electron Microprobe Analysis

Dexter Perkins
Goal Setting and Course Design

Steve R. Dunn
Stable isotopes in contact metamorphism of carbonate rocks

12:00 PM LUNCH

1:30 Working groups II
Same groups, same rooms, except Igneous Rock Suites II - Volcanic, with John Creasy. Meet all afternoon and prepare work plan and needs, make assignments, and outline next steps.

6:00 DINNER

7:00 Demo night - Talk with publishers and equipment manufacturers

Tuesday, July 15


7:00 AM BREAKFAST

8:15 Daily introduction

8:30 Working groups III
Prepare work plan and needs, identify who does what, and outline next steps.

10:00 BREAK

10:30 - 12:00 Demonstrations VII (repeat of IV)

Dori Farthing
Metallurgical slag as a teaching tool-quenching in a binary eutectic system

Jane Selverstone
Progressive metamorphism of pelitic rocks - translating from AFM space to P-T space

John B. Brady
Using kitchen chemistry and the concept of saturation to help students understand igneous phase diagrams

Christopher D. Condit
Dynamic Digital Maps

Lee Ann Srogi
Portfolios in petrology: enhancing teaching and learning

12:00 PM LUNCH

1:30-3:00 Demonstrations VIII (repeat of III)

Donna L. Whitney
Calculating pressures and temperatures of petrologic events (geothermobarometry)

Brian Hausback
Correlation of air-fall tephras at Mount St. Helens

Wendy J. Harrison and Richard F. Wendlandt
Weathering of Igneous, Metamorphic, and Sedimentary Rocks in a Semi-Arid Climate - An Engineering Application of Petrology

John Webster
Incorporating Research into Petrology Courses

Karl Wirth
Illustrating fractional crystallization with an M&M magma chamber

3:00 BREAK

3:30 - 5:00 Discussion IV - What next? (Microsoft Word 20kB Nov20 03)

5:30 - 6:00 Shuttles to dinner at the Ale Works in downtown Bozeman.

Wednesday, July 16


7:00 - 8:00 BREAKFAST

Check out from dorms. Shuttles depart to Gallatin Field Airport.

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