USGS Evening Public Lecture Series

2017 Video Archive

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January 26, 2017

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Unusual Sources of Tsunamis - From Krakatoa to Monterey Bay

by Eric Geist, USGS Research Geophysicist

Flyer: Jan17flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)


February 23, 2017

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Geology Up-Close: Big answers from small scale observations

by Leslie Hayden-USGS Geologist, Diane Moore-USGS Geologist, Kathryn Watts-USGS Research Geologist, Marjorie Schulz-USGS Research Hydrologist, and Laura Stern-USGS Research Geophysicist

Flyer: Feb17flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)


March 30, 2017

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Brown Bears, Sea Otters, and Seals, Oh My!: Unexpected interactions on the Katmai Coast

by Grant Hilderbrand, Chief of the Marine Ecosystems Office

Flyer: Mar17flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)


April 27, 2017

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Potential Corrosivity of Untreated Groundwater in the United States

by Kenneth Belitz, Chief, Groundwater Assessment, National Water-Quality Assessment Project

Flyer: Apr17flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)


May 25, 2017


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Underwater Secrets of the Hayward Fault Zone: Integrated 3D imaging to understand earthquake hazards

by Janet Watt, USGS Research Geophysicist

Flyer: May17flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)


June 22, 2017

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The Effects of Climate Change: A Scientific Pathway Forward

by Tom Suchanek, USGS (Scientist Emeritus) Western Ecological Research Center, and UC Davis (Research Associate) Bodega Marine Lab and Dept. of Wildlife, Fish & Conservation Biology

Flyer: June17flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)


July 27, 2017

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Warm Ice - The Dynamics of Rapidly Changing Glaciers

by Bruce F. Molnia, USGS Physical Scientist

Flyer: July17flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)


August 31, 2017

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Roving on Mars: Curiosity's exploration of Gale Crater

by Lauren Edgar, USGS Research Geologist

Flyer: Aug17flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)



September 28, 2017

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What's in a species Name?: How wildlife management relies on modern systematics research and museum collections

by John B. French, Jr., Center Director USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

Flyer: Sep17flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)



October 26, 2017

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Global Trends in Mineral Commodity Supplies?

by Steven M. Fortier, Director of the USGS National Minerals Information Center

Flyer: Oct17flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)



November 30, 2017

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Sea Otters: Confessions of a Keystone Carnivore

by Tim Tinker, USGS Research Wildlife Biologist

Flyer: Nov17flyer.pdf (Acrobat PDF)



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