USGS Evening Public Lecture Series
2013 Video Archive
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Exploring the Earth's Crust
--Seismology Uncovers Hidden Secrets Beneath our Feet
By Walter Mooney, Geophysicist
- During the past century, scientists have dissected the outer layer of our planet with bold scientific investigations revealing the deep properties of the Earth's crust
- Scientific creativity has fostered innovation in field measurements from the Tibetan Plateau to the deep Pacific Ocean, and beyond
- New insights are providing clues to processes that have been shaping the Earth during the past 4.5 billion years
Flyer: Jan13flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)
Is "THE IMPOSSIBLE" Possible in the Pacific Northwest?
-- Coastal Community Tsunami Hazards and Risk
By Nathan Wood, Geographer
- The movie "The Impossible", currently showing in theaters, portrays the destruction of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami
- Recent tsunami disasters in the Pacific Ocean testify to their destructive power -- are similar events likely in the Pacific Northwest?
- Geographic research is helping to understand the risk, assisting planners with developing effective emergency response plans
- Which coastal communities are at greatest risk, and what can be now to prepare for future Cascadia tsunamis?
Flyer: feb13flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)
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