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January 18, 2013
Leslie  Gordon 650-329-4006

Media Advisory: Exploring the Earth’s Crust Seismology Uncovers Hidden Secrets Beneath Our Feet

Free USGS Public Lecture January 24

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MENLO PARK, Calif. —A century of scientific creativity and innovation has allowed seismologists to "see" into the outer layers of our planet, revealing the deep properties of the Earth's crust. U.S. Geological Survey geophysicist Walter Mooney will explain how field measurements from the Tibetan plateau, the Pacific Ocean, and beyond have provided new insights and clues about processes that have been shaping the Earth for millions of years.  


Walter Mooney, USGS Geophysicist


Slide-show-illustrated presentation: "Exploring the Earth's Crust – Seismology Uncovers Hidden Secrets Beneath Our Feet"


Thursday, January 24, 2013
12 p.m. —Lecture preview for USGS employees and news media representatives
7 p.m.—Public lecture open to all
(both presentations will be live-streamed over the Internet)


U.S. Geological Survey
Building 3 Auditorium, second floor
345 Middlefield Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025

More info and directions:

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