USGS Evening Public Lecture Series

Current Season - 2015 Video Archive

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February 26, 2015

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Undamming Washington's Elwha River

by Amy East USGS Research Geologist

Flyer: Feb15flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)


March 26, 2015

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The Environmental Legacy of California's Gold Rush: Arsenic and Mercury Contamination from Historic Mining

by Andrea Foster, USGS Research Geologist & Christopher Kim, Associate Professor, Chapman University

Flyer: Mar15flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)


April 23, 2015

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A Sight "Fearfully Grand" Eruptions of Lassen Peak, California, 1914 to 1917

by Michael Clynne, USGS Geologist

Flyer: Apr15flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)


May 21, 2015

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Breaking Badly:Forecasting California Earthquakes

by Morgan Page, USGS Research Geophysicist

Flyer: May15flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)


July 30, 2015


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The Giant Cascadia Earthquake of January 26, 1700

Detective Stories from North America and Japan

by Brian Atwater, USGS Seattle

Flyer: July15flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)


August 27, 2015

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Yes, Humans Really Are Causing Earthquakes

by Justin Rubinstein, USGS Research Geophysicist

Flyer: Aug15flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)


September 24, 2015

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Coral Reefs, Climate Change, and Atoll Sustainability

Will Micronesians become the U.S.'s first climate change refugees?

by Curt Storlazzi, USGS Research Geologist and Oceanographer

Flyer: Sep15flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)


October 22, 2015

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Fire-climate Relationships in the Sierra Nevada:

Surprises relevant to future fire regime forecasts

by Jon E. Keeley, USGS Research Scientist

Flyer: Oct15flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)

"Living With Fire" Video


November 17th, 2015

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Waterbirds in a Changing Landscape:

Evaluating Avian Response to the West Coast's Largest Tidal Marsh Restoration Project

by Susan De La Cruz, USGS Research Wildlife Biologist

Flyer: Nov15flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)



December 10, 2015

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The April 25, 2015, Gorkha, Nepal, Earthquake:

An Expected Event that Defied Expectations

by Susan Hough, USGS Research Geophysicist

Flyer: Dec15flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)

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