USGS Evening Public Lecture Series

2011 Video Archive

January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

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January 27, 2011

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Capture and Geologic Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide to Mitigate Global Warming

Is Sequestration Necessary? Can We Do It at an Acceptable Total Cost?

By Yousif Kharaka, USGS National Research Program

Flyer: jan11flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)



February 24, 2011

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Is Our Coast in Jeopardy?

-predicting the impact of extreme storms on the California Coast

By Patrick Barnard, USGS Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center

Flyer: feb11flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)


March 31, 2011

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Unraveling the Mystery of Avian Navigation

New research indicates that birds are listening to the landscape to find their way

By Jon Hagstrum, Research Geophysicist

Flyer: mar11flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)


April 28, 2011

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"Predictable Earthquakes"
--updating earthquake prediction--fact vs. fiction

by Susan Hough, USGS Seismologist

Flyer: april11flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)


May 26, 2011

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The Future of Rare Earth Elements
--Will these high-tech industry elements continue in short supply?

by Keith Long, USGS Mineral Resource Analyst

Flyer: may11flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)



June 30, 2011

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Exploring California's Amazing Seafloor

--the visionary California Seafloor Mapping Program

by Sam Johnson, USGS Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center

Flyer: june11flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)



July 28, 2011

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How is San Francisco Bay Doing?
discoveries from 4 decades of studies

by Jim Cloern, Senior Research Biologist

Flyer: july11flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)



August 25, 2011

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Through the Lens of Time
Repeat Photography in an Era of Global Change

by Robert Webb, Hydrologist

Flyer: aug11flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)



September 22, 2011

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Tracking the Nation's Groundwater Reserves
--issues facing current and future water supplies

by William Alley, USGS Office of Groundwater

Flyer: Sept11flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)



October 27, 2011

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Understanding Migratory Connectivity in a Changing Climate

by Susan Haig, Wildlife Ecologist

Flyer: oct11flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)



November 3, 2011

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USGS Science for a Changing Bay Area
-- a special USGS public lecture celebrating the inaugural Bay Area Science Festival

by Patrick Barnard and William Ellsworth

Flyer: BASF_USGS.pdf (Acrobat PDF)



November 17, 2011

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Colorado River High-Flow Experiments
- a story of Grand Canyon geology, water, and biology

by Jack Schmidt & David Rubin

Flyer: Nov11flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)



December 8, 2011

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Tracking Ongoing Kilauea Eruptions
--fissures...fountains...and flows

by Matthew Patrick, USGS, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory

Flyer: Dec11flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)


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