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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 2022 - New start time of 6PM (PDT).

  • June 30th: Michelle Coombs, Scientist-in-Charge of the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO), "Keeping tabs on the volcanoes of the Last Frontier."
  • July 28th: Prasad Thenkabail, Western Geographic Science Center, "Global Croplands for Food and Water Security in the Twenty-first Century."
  • August 25th - David Soller, Geologist, Chief of National Geologic Map Database project"The National Geologic Map Database- a World of Information at your Fingertips!"
  • September 22nd- Robert-Michael de Groot, USGS Earthquake Science Center, "ShakeAlert®️ - Earthquake Early Warning for All." 
  • October 27th: Manuela Huso, Emeritus, "Facility and Wind Turbine Location and Wildlife Mortality."
  • November 17th: John Mola, Fort Collins Science Center, "Endangered Bumble Bees - Science on the Threats and Recovery."
  • December - No lecture. 

 

For additional information OR if you would like to be added to the email notification list for future USGS Evening Public Lecture Series lectures, please email: wmcesic@usgs.gov