USGS Evening Public Lecture Series

Current Season - 2016 Video Archive

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January 28, 2016

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The Last Land: How humans changed erosion in Hawaii

by Jonathan Stock, Research Geologist and Director, USGS Innovation Center

Flyer:Jan16flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)


February 25, 2016

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The Gold Rush and the 1906 Earthquake

How they combined to create the breakthrough discovery of modern seismic science

by Ross S. Stein, USGS Scientist Emeritus & Consulting Professor of Geophysics, Stanford University

Flyer:Feb16flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)


March 24, 2016

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Marine Terraces of California: Landscapes from the Waves

by Marjorie Schulz, USGS Research Hydrologist

Flyer: Mar16flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)


April 28, 2016

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Untapped Capacity: Our 4,000 Species of Native Bees

So many unknowns and so many potentials

by Sam Droege, USGS Wildlife Biologist

Flyer: Apr16flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)


May26, 2016


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Forcasting Ashfall Impacts from a Yellowstone Supereruption

by Larry Mastin, USGS Hydrologist

Flyer: May16flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)


June 30, 2016

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Mercury and Rice in the California Delta

Lessons Linking Wetlands to Water to Wildlife

by Lisamarie Windham-Myers, USGS Research Ecologist, National Research Program

Flyer: June16flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)


July 28, 2016

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The USGS California Volcano Observatory

It's not just earthquake country!

by Margaret T Mangan, Scientist-in-Charge, USGS CalVO

Flyer: July16flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)


August 25, 2016

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The New Eyes in the Sky

Putting Drones to work for scientific research

by Jeff L. Sloan, Geographer, Project Leader - USGS National Unmanned Systems Project Office

Flyer: Aug16flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)



September 29, 2016

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Remembering Mount Pinatubo 25 Years Ago

A look back at one of the largest volcanic eruptions of the 20th century

by John Ewert, Geologist, USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory

Flyer: Sep16flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)



October 27, 2016

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Rock falls in California's Sierra Nevada: Pursuing explanations for exfoliation and seemingly spontaneous fracture of rock

by Brian D. Collins, USGS Research Civil Engineer, Landslide Hazards Program

Flyer: Oct16flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)



November 17, 2016

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Ecological Stressors: It's a Lot of 'WERC'

There is no place like California

by A. Keith Miles, USGS Center Director, Western Ecological Research Center

Flyer: Nov16flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)



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