USGS Lunchtime Seminar Series (Oregon)

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Our lunchtime seminars are held Tuesdays from 12pm to 1 pm PT. The science lectures are held at the USGS Oregon Water Science Center at 2130 SW 5th Avenue in Portland, OR (unless otherwise noted). The presentations are informal and are open to the public. Please, bring your lunch.

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.


  • January 07 - "Forecast Informed Reservoir Operations: Applied Hydroclimate Research to Support Flood Risk Mitigation and Water Resources- Andrew Martin, PSU
  • January 14 - "Stream without Biology" - Janine Castro, USFWS
  • January 21 - "Understanding Malheur Lake Turbidity and Implications for Restoration Strategies" - Tammy Wood, USGS
  • January 28 - Susan Wherry, USGS
  • February 04 - "Water-quality analysis as a tool for developing conceptual hydrogeologic models: A tale of two watersheds" - Nick Teague, USGS
  • February 11 - Johan Hogervorst, USFS
  • February 18* - Brandon Browne, Humboldt State University (at Karl Miller Center)
  • February 25 - "Dam Induced Hydrologic Exchange Flows Alter River Corridor Thermal Regime" - Pin Shuai, PNNL
  • March 3* - Melanie Michalak (at Karl Miller Center)
  • March 10* - Chauncey Anderson, USGS (at Karl Miller Center)

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* Karl Miller Center: 615 SW Harrison St, Portland, OR 97201

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.