USGS Evening Public Lecture Series

Current Season - 2018 Video Archive

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January 25, 2018

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ShakeAlert: The Path to West Coast Earthquake Early Warning ... how a few seconds can save lives and property

by Douglas Given, USGS Earthquake Early Warning Coordinator

January Flyer (Acrobat PDF)


February 22nd, 2018

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The USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory

Research, monitoring, and the science of preparing society for low-probability, high-consequence events

Seth Moran, Scientist-in-Charge, USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory

February Flyer (Acrobat PDF)


March 22nd, 2018

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Snow and Avalanche Science

Highlights of applied avalanche research and forecasting

Erich Peitzsch, USGS Physical Scientist

March Flyer (Acrobat PDF)


April 26th, 2018

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The Role of U.S. Coral Reefs in Coastal Protection

Rigorously valuing flood reduction benefits to inform coastal zone management decisions

Curt Storlazzi, USGS Research Geologist

April Flyer (Acrobat PDF)


May 31st, 2018

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Yes, Humans Really Are Causing Earthquakes!

How Energy Industry Practices are Causing Earthquakes in America's Heartland

Justin Rubinstein, USGS Research Geophysicist

May Flyer (Acrobat PDF)


July 26th, 2018

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Iron Mountain, California: An Extreme Acid Mine Drainage Environment

Charles Alpers, USGS Research Chemist

July Flyer (Acrobat PDF)


August 30th, 2018

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What on Earth is going on at Kilauea Volcano?

Kyle Anderson, USGS Research Geophysicist

August Flyer (Acrobat PDF)


September 27, 2018

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The 150th Anniversary of the Damaging 1868 Hayward Earthquake: Why It Matters and How We Can Prepare for Its Repeat

Tom Brocher, USGS Research Geophysicist

September Flyer (Acrobat PDF)


October 25, 2018

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Post-Fire Debris-Flow Early Warning: The case for forecast-based warning systems

Dennis M. Staley, USGS Landslide Hazards Program

October Flyer (Acrobat PDF)


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