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The topic of the free USGS public lecture on April 27 at 7:00 pm is “Potential Corrosivity of Untreated Groundwater in the United States.” The talk will be given b Kenneth Belitz, Chief Groundwater Assessment, National Water Quality Assessment Program and take place in Rambo Auditorium, Bldg. 3, 345 Middlefield Rd. in Menlo Park.

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“Brown Bears, Sea Otters, and Seals, Oh My!” is next USGS lecture

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Grant Hilderbrand, Chief of the Marine Ecosystems Office, USGS Alaska Science Center will give this free public lecture on March 30 at 7:00 pm. It will take place in Rambo Auditorium Bldg. 3, 345 Middlefield Rd., Menlo Park.

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Free USGS public lecture examines tsunamis on January 26

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“Ecological stressors” is topic of next USGS lecture on Nov. 17

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A. Keith Miles, Director of the USGS Western Ecological Research Center, will address “Ecological Stressors: It’s a Lot of ‘WERC’” on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 7:00 pm. The free public lecture will take place at USGS’ Rambo Auditorium/Bldg. 3, 345 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park.

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USGS lecture on Sept. 29 looks back at one of the largest volcanic eruptions of 20th century

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“Remembering Mount Pinatubo 25 Years Ago” is the title of the next USGS public lecture on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 7:00 pm. Geologist John Ewert will introduce a 60-minute film, “In the Path of a Killer Volcano,” and be on hand to answer questions after. The film follows USGS scientists as they work with local agencies […]

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Putting drones to work for scientific research is topic of August USGS public lecture

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Geographer Jeff L. Sloan of the USGS National Unmanned Systems Project Office will give a free, public lecture on August 25 at 7:00 pm. The title is: The New Eyes in the Sky: Putting Drones to Work for Scientific Research. He address: Why is there so much interest in unmanned technology? What are the rules […]

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USGS evening public lecture on May 21 focuses on forecasting California earthquakes

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Breaking Badly: Forecasting California Earthquakes is the title of the May 21st USGS public lecture to be given by Morgan Page, USGS Research Geophysicist. He’ll cover: Scientists cannot currently predict the precise time, location, and size of future damaging earthquakes. Historical records of earthquakes in California date back over 150 years. Geologist have dug trenches to extend the […]

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USGS public lecture on Dec. 18 looks at how geology is reducing tsunami risk

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The title of USGS research oceanographer Bruce Jaffe’s lecture on December 18 is Ten Years After the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami. The free public lecture will start at 7:00 pm at USGS, Building 3 Auditorium, 345 Middlefield Road in Menlo Park.

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Central Valley agriculture and declining groundwater is Nov. 20 topic at USGS

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Water, Nuts and the Nation’s Fruit Bowl: California’s Central Valley Hydrologic Science” is the topic of a free public lecture given by USGS hydrologist Claudia Faunts on November 20, 2014 at 7:00 pm. Faunts, who recently appeared on 60 Minutes, will address these issues: Using about 1% of the U.S. farmland, California’s Central Valley supplies 7% […]

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Exploring planets – A personal retrospective of the first 50 years is USGS lecture on Aug. 28

The free public lecture will be give by USGS Planetary Geologist Michael H. Carr on Thursday, August 28, 2014, at 7:00 pm at USGS on Ravenswood Avenue in Menlo Park, Conference Room A, Bldg. 3. Hear stories about: Canyons, volcanoes and floods on Mars Shifting ice floes on Europa’s ocean Perpetual volcanism on Io Rivers of […]

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To mark National Oceans Month, USGS public lecture looks at “living without light” on June 26

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Into the Abyss: Living Without Light is the topic of a free public USGS lecture in Menlo Park on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 7:00 p.m (Conference Room A, Bldg. 3. Nancy Prouty, Research Oceanographer, will discuss: As archives of natural and human activities, deep-sea corals are windows to the past. Scientific studies of these slow-growing and […]

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