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A Special USGS Public Lecture Celebrating the Inagural Bay Area Science Festival

USGS scientists are participating in the first annual Bay Area Science Festival, Oct. 29-Nov. 6, at various San Francisco Bay Area locations.  On Nov. 3, USGS scientists Patrick Barnard and William Ellsworth will present a non-technical public lecture in Menlo Park, CA providing Bay Area residents information about USGS research in the San Francisco Bay Area, including recent discoveries beneath San Francisco Bay and ongoing studies to better understand earthquake probabilities and the potential hazards associated with strong ground shaking.  The lecture program will also feature the award-winning USGS video products “Delta Revival and “Wetland Revival” highlighting work by scientists to restore San Francisco Bay-Delta ecosystems.

FREE and Open to the Public!

Date: Thursday, November  3rd, 2011, 7:00 PM
Location: USGS Menlo Park Science Center

345 Middlefield Rd

Building 3, Conference Room A

Menlo Park, CA
Phone:  650-329-5104

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The USGS Evening Public Lecture Series events are free and are intended for a general public audience that may not be familiar with the science being discussed. Our speakers are encouraged to thoroughly explain the subject matter being presented, and to define any words or terms that may be unfamiliar to those not having a background or familiarity with the material being presented.

Lectures are held at the USGS Menlo Park Science Center in Building 3, 2nd floor conference room A, Menlo Park, California. Click on Campus Map for building location and directions.