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2010-2011 Geology Lecture Series


2010-2011 Academic Year

Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 7:00 pm
Dr. Vicki McConnell
Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI)
State Geologist & Director of DOGAMI
"Energy and Mining Activity in Oregon: What’s New, Renewable, or Noteworthy"
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Friday, January 28, 2011 at 7:00 pm
Dr. Rob Witter
Regional Coastal Geologist
Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI)
“Impacts of the Mw 8.8, February 27, 2010 Chile Earthquake and Implications for Oregon”
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Saturday, March 5, 2011 at 7:00 pm
Dr. Carolyn Driedger
Untied States Geological Survey (USGS)
Cascade Volcano Observatory
"Preparing for the Next Eruption in the Cascades"
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Friday, May 20, 2011 at 7:00 pm
Dr. Andrew Fountain
Portland State University
“The History of Glacier Discovery in the American West and the Role of Small Glaciers in Global Sea Level Change”

Saturday, June 4th, 2011 at 7:00 pm
Dr. Demian Saffer
Pennsylvania State University
Ocean Leadership Distinguished Lecturer
“Drilling into Plate Boundaries: Studying Earthquakes Three Miles under the Ocean"
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All lectures in the series are free and open to the public. They take place in the Hales Center for the Performing Arts on the Coos Bay campus of Southwestern Oregon Community College.

These popular community events would not be possible without generous sponsorship support. The current contributors to the geology lecture series include:

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