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2011-2012 Geology Lecture Series


2011-2012 Academic Year

Friday, October 21, 2011 at 7:00 pm 
Dr. M. Beatrice Magnani
Center for earthquake Research and Information (CERI)
University of Memphis
"The New Madrid Earthquakes Two Hundred Years Later: What Have We Learned About Earthquakes at the Center of Tectonic Plates?"
An IRIS/SSA Distinguished Lecturer

Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 7:00 pm
Ian Madin
Chief Scientist
"Airborne lasers remove all forests from SW Oregon! Mysteries revealed!"
Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI)

Friday, January 27, 2012 at 7:00pm
Dr. Ray Weldon
University of Oregon
"Waiting for the Next Big One: Japan's Recent Earthquake and Tsunami-the Implications for Cascadia"
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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 7:00 pm
Dr. David R. Montgomery
University of Washington
"King Of Fish: The Thousand-Year Run of Salmon"
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Friday, April 20, 2012 at 7:00 pm
Dr. Peter Ruggiero
Oregon State University
"The Role of Sea Level Rise and Increased Storminess in Pacific Northwest Coastal Change and Flood Hazards"
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Saturday, May 19, 2012
Dr. Julienne Stroeve
Research Scientist
National Snow and Ice Data Center
“The Rapidly Changing Arctic And What It Means For The Rest Of Us”
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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.

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