USGS Evening public lecture

USGS evening lecture examines how humans changed erosion in Hawaii

Jonathon Stock, research geologist and Director of the USGS Innovation Center will be presenting a free evening public lecture on January 28 titled The Last Land: How humans changed erosion in Hawaii. Among topics covered: Hawaii is one of the last habitable places on Earth reached by humans. From first Hawaiian arrivals c. 1000-1200 A.D. to now, […]

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USGS evening public lecture on Dec. 10 examines Nepal earthquake

USGS research geophysicist Susan Hough will give a free public lecture on December 10th at 7:00 pm titled The April 25, 2015, Gorkha, Nepal Earthquake: An Expected Event that Defied Expectations. Topics covered include: Scientists have long known that large earthquakes will inevitably occur along the Himalaya front Experts had long feared that large earthquakes would […]

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Waterbirds in a Changing Landscape is topic of USGS public lecture on Nov. 19

USGS research wildlife biologist Susan De La Cruz will give the next free public lecture at the organizations offices in Menlo Park on November 19 at 7:00 pm. She will look at: The urbanized San Francisco Bay is a critical wintering and stop-over area for more than a million migratory annually that rely on a mosaic […]

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Fire-climate relationships in the Sierra Nevada is next USGS evening public lecture

USGS research scientist Jon E. Keeley will present the next USGS evening lecture on October 22nd at 7:00 pm. The topic is: Fire-climate Relationships in the Sierra Nevada: Surprises relevant to future regime forecasts. It will take place on the USGS campus (Middlefield and Ravenswood) in Menlo Park and is free and open to the […]

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Corals reefs and climate change is topic of Sept. 24 USGS public lecture

USGS Research Geologist and Oceanographer Curt Storlazzi will look at “Coral Reefs, Climate Change, and Atoll Sustainability” at the next USGS public lecture on Thursday, Sept. 24 at 7:00 pm. Topics include: Sea level is rising, threatening low-lying atoll islands throughout the western Pacific Ocean. Climate change is degrading the coral reefs that atoll islands have […]

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How humans are causing earthquakes is topic of USGS evening lecture on Aug. 27

USGS research geophysicist Justin Rubinstein will give the next USGS evening lecture on Thursday, Aug. 27 at 7:00 pm at Rambo Auditorium at USGS in Menlo Park. His topic is Yes, Humans Really Are Causing Earthquakes. He will cover: The earthquake rate has dramatically increased in the central US in the last 6 years. Oklahoma […]

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USGS public lecture on July 30 looks at Giant Cascadia Earthquake

The Giant Cascadia Earthquake of January 26, 1700: Detective Stories from North America and Japan is the subject of the next USGS free public lecture to be give by Brian Atwater on July 30 at 7:00 pm. He’ll examine: A tsunami from western North America entered Japanese written history in Jan 1700 Decades of basic research on […]

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USGS evening lecture on March 26 examines environmental consequences of gold mining

USGS Research Geologist Andrea Foster and Chapman University professor Christopher Kim will be giving a talk entitled The Environmental Legacy of California’s Gold Rush on Thursday, March 26 at 7:00 pm. The free public lecture will take place at USGS, Building 3, Rambo Auditorium, 345 Middlefield Rd., Menlo Park.

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Catastrophic earthquakes is topic of free USGS evening lecture on April 24

USGS research geologist Tom Holzer will talk about Catastrophic Earthquakes – In a Crowded World at a free public lecture at 7:00 p, on April 24. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will take place at the USGS offices in Menlo Park in the Building 3 auditorium.

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USGS public lecture looks at Earth’s crust on Jan. 24

During the past century, scientists have dissected the outer layers of our planet with bold scientific investigations revealing the deep properties of the Earth’s crust. These revelations have fostered scientific creativity and innovation being used in field measurements from the Tibetan plateau to the Pacific Ocean, and beyond. USGS geophysicist Walter Mooney will be talk […]

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USGS scientist looks at how climate change could impact California on March 22

USGS Western Ecological Research Center Lead Scientist Tom Suchanek is giving a free, public lecture – Projected Climate Change Impacts in California – on Thursday, March 22, in Conference Room A, Building 3 at USGS in Menlo Park. Among his discussion topics: How will decisions that the global community makes about emissions likely affect the […]

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