Lunchtime Seminar Series (Spring 2019)

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In Spring Term, 2019, the USGS lunchtime seminar is a joint seminar series with the Portland State University School of the Environment (SOE) and Oregon State University.  Seminars are on Tuesdays from noon to 1:00 pm, April 2 through May 28, 2019.

The Spring 2019 seminars are held on PSU's campus in Cramer Hall, Room 53 - 1721 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201

If you would like to be notified of upcoming seminars via email, then please sign up for the online mailing list at: The online mailing list also will be used to notify its members of seminar cancellations or other schedule changes.


  • Apr. 2 - "Forests and Water in Chile: Commonalities and Contrasts with the Pacific Northwest," Julia Jones, Oregon State University, OR
  • Apr. 9 - "Erosion in Andean Catchments, Past, Present and Future," Greg Hoke, Syracuse University, NY
  • Apr. 16 - "Post Mazama outburst-flood deposit from Williamson River canyon, Klamath County, Oregon," Mike Cummings, Portland State University, OR
  • April 23 - "Invasive Tamarisk Documents and Influences Arroyo Evolution along the Rio Puerco, New Mexico," Jonathan Friedman, USGS Fort Collins, CO
  • April 30 - "From Monitoring Land Subsidence to Managing Groundwater Resources from Space," Estelle Chaussard, University of Oregon, OR
  • May 7 - "Plant Community Responses to Hydrologic Changes in Pacific Northwest Urban and Coastal Ecosystems," Alan Yeakley, University of Maryland, MD
  • May 14 - "Space, Time, and Sediment," Allen Gellis, USGS Baltimore, MD
  • May 21 - "Seasonal Snowpack Modeling and Citizen Science in Alaska and Beyond," Ryan Crumley / David Hill, Oregon State University, OR
  • May 28 - "Fluvial Systems in Time and Space: Highlighting the Value of 3D Seismic Data," Henry Posamentier, Energy Consultant, TX

Previous Seminars

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Note: The following schedule is subject to change. Please check this page prior to attending a seminar.

*Disclaimer -- The research, opinions, and materials expressed by presenters are solely of the individuals and are not reflective of the Oregon Water Science Center, the U.S. Geological Survey, or the U.S. Department of the Interior.