USGS Evening Public Lecture Series

2006 Video Archive

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January 26, 2006

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Serving California's Needs

HOW THE CALIFORNIA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY IDENTIFIES AND MAPS NATURAL HAZARDS, PROMOTES THE STATE'S ECONOMY, AND PROTECTS PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY

By George J. Saucedo and Keith L. Knudson, Geologists
Flyer: jan06flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)

February 23, 2006

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Science and Natural Resources
along La Frontera

By Floyd Gray, Geologist

Flyer: feb06flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)

March 30, 2006

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The Great 1906 Earthquake
Lessons learned, lessons forgotten, and future directions in earthquake science

By Mary Lou Zoback, Seismologist (and Chair of the Steering Committee, 1906 Earthquake Centennial Alliance)

Flyer: mar06flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)

April 27, 2006

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California's Greatest Fault
How historical data from 1906 have shed light on the San Andreas Fault

By Carol S. Prentice, Geologist

Flyer: apr06flyer.pdf (Adobe Acrobat PDF)

May 25, 2006

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What Lies Beneath?
Concealed sedimentary basins and hidden oil under Silicon Valley

By Richard G. Stanley, Geologist

Flyer: may06flyer.pdf (Adobe Acrobat PDF)

June 29, 2006

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Geology on Conveyor Belts
New ideas on Bay Area evolution from a decade of geologic mapping

By Russ Graymer, Geologist

Flyer: jun06flyer.pdf (Adobe Acrobat PDF)

July 27, 2006

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Uncovering Silicon Valley
Weaving a tale of three sedimentary basins

by Victoria E. Langenheim, Geophysicist

Flyer: jul06flyer.pdf (Adobe Acrobat PDF)


August 28, 2006

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Hidden Faults Under Silicon Valley
Do new discoveries change our view of Santa Clara Valley earthquake hazards?

by R. D. Catchings, Geophysicist

Flyer: aug06flyer.pdf (Adobe Acrobat PDF)


September 28, 2006

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Water Odysseys
Surface-water and ground-water flow in the Santa Clara Valley

by Randall T. Hanson, Research Hydrologist

Flyer: sep06flyer.pdf (Adobe Acrobat PDF)


October 26, 2006

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The Parkfield 2004 Earthquake
Lessons From the Best-Recorded Quake in History

by Andy Michael, Geophysicist

Flyer: oct06flyer.pdf (Adobe Acrobat PDF)


November 16, 2006

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Drills, Spills, and Chills
The inside story on USGS estimates of Alaskan oil and gas resources

by Ken Bird and Rick Stanley, Geologists

Flyer: nov06flyer.pdf (Adobe Acrobat PDF)








December 14, 2006

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The Mojave National Preserve
Geology and Water Shape Desert Plant Communities

by David Miller, Geologist and John Nimmo, Soil Hydrologist

Flyer: dec06flyer.pdf (Adobe Acrobat PDF)


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