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Public Lecture Series

The USGS Public Lecture Series has gone virtual! These monthly talks 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.


Upcoming dates for 2023 - 6PM (PDT).

  • April 27th: Jonathan Godt, USGS Landslides Hazards, Acting Associate Director for Natural Hazards.
  • May 25th: Matt Rhoads, USGS Water Resources, "WaterAlert."
  • June 29th: Ariel Doumbouya, USGS National Geospatial Program, "On Demand, Custom, Topographic Maps with topoBuilder." 
  • July 20th: Andrea Creighton, USGS Colorado Water Science Center, Snowpack Dynamics.
  • August 31st: Aparna Bamzai-Dodson, Deputy Director, North Central Climate Adaptation Science Center, Climate change and Indigenous communities.


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