USGS Evening Public Lecture Series

2012 Video Archive

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

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January 26, 2012

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Lassen Volcanic National Park

--a wonderland of volcanoes and thermal features

By Patrick Muffler, Geologist Emeritus

Flyer: jan12flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)

February 23, 2012

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Mapping a Flood..... Before it Happens

-- the new USGS FloodPath early warning system

By Marijke van Heeswijk, USGS Hydrologist

Flyer: feb12flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)

March 22, 2012

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Projected Climate Change Impacts in California

--the consequences of increasing atmospheric greenhouse gases

Tom Suchanek, USGS Western Ecological Research Center Lead Scientist and Climate Change Coordinator

Flyer: mar12flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)

April 26, 2012

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--building an earthquake early warning system for California

by Doug Given, USGS Earthquake Early Warning Coordinator

Flyer: april12flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)

May 26, 2012

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Restoring the Wild Heart of South San Francisco Bay

--The South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project

By Laura Valoppi, Lead Scientist

Flyer: may12flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)

June 6, 2012

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Exploring The Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes

-- a Centennial perspective of the Novarupta-Katmai eruption, the largest of the 20th century

By Judy Fierstein, USGS

Flyer: Katmai Volcano Flyer (Acrobat PDF)

June 28, 2012

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Scanning the Seafloor with Sound

--modern sonar reveals hidden hazards and resources

by David Finlayson, Marine Geologist

Flyer: June12flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)

July 26, 2012

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Wind Energy and Wildlife
-- the challenges of wind-energy development and wildlife conservation

by Manuela Huso, Research Statistician

Flyer: July12flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)

August 30, 2012

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Global Food Security in the 21st Century
--the increasing need for food production, cropland areas, and agricultural water

by Prasad Thenkabail, Research Geographer

Flyer: Aug12flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)

September 27, 2012

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Pacific Nearshore Ecosystem Mysteries
--from kelp forests to fisheries, sea otters aid in studying ocean vitality

by USGS Research Wildflife Biologist James Bodkin

Flyer: Sept12flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)

October 25, 2012

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Exploring Mars With Curiosity

by Ken Herkenhoff, USGS Astrogeology Science Center

Flyer: Oct12flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)

November 15, 2012

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Understanding Climate-Wildlife Relationships
-- are American pikas harbingers of changing conditions?

by USGS Research Ecologist Erik Beever

Flyer: November Flyer (Acrobat PDF)

December 13, 2012

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Colorful South Pacific Species
--New Discoveries and Looming Threats

by Robert Fisher, Research Biologist

Flyer: Dec12flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)

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