USGS Evening Public Lecture Series

2006 Video Archive

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January 26, 2006

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Serving California's Needs


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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