PubTalk 4/2004 — Science, Society, and the Survey

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Detailed Description

50 Years of the USGS in Menlo Park

By David G. Howell, Geologist

Hear about some of the scientific highlights from 1954 to 2004 --

  • The search for strategic minerals
  • Exploring the high seas
  • The birth of astrogeology
  • Advancing the theory of plate tectonics
  • From topo maps to digital GIS
  • Predicting volcanic eruptions
  • Monitoring the health of San Franscisco Bay
  • Understanding earthquake hazards

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Image Dimensions: 320 x 240

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Length: 01:51:19

Location Taken: Menlo Park, CA, US

Transcript

Contact wmcesic@usgs.gov for transcript.