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Geology Lecture Series at Southwestern Oregon Community College

2013-2014 Academic Year

Oct 11 Poster (1.6 MB)

Friday, October 11, 2013 at 7:00 pm 
Dr. Deborah Kelley
University of Washington
"Volcanoes and Life in the Deep Sea"
This lecture is co-sponsored by The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology as the OIMB Fall 2013 Public Lecture
Watch the Video on YouTube!

Nov 9 Poster (9.3 MB)

Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 7:00 pm 
Patrick T. Pringle 
Centralia College
“Buried and submerged forests: time capsules with secrets of past earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.”
Watch the Video on YouTube!

Jan 18 Poster (671 KB)

Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 7:00 pm
Dr. Gavin Hayes
Research Geophysicist-USGS National Earthquake Information Center, Golden, Colorado
“Mitigating Disasters: Earthquake Response in the 21st Century”
An IRIS/SSA Distinguished Lecturer

March 1st Poster (1.3 MB)

Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 7:00 pm 
Dr. Peter Clark
Oregon State University 
"The IPCC Assessment of Future Sea Level Rise"

May 17 Poster 2014 (2.3 MB)

Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 7:00 pm 
Dr. Giora Proskurowski
University of Washington
"Plastic in the Global Ocean"

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the “Plastic in the Global Ocean Talk” talk by Dr. Giora Proskurowski on Sat. May 17th has been cancelled.  We will be rescheduling this talk for some time next year.

Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 7:00 pm
Dr. Gregory Retallack
University of Oregon
“Precambrian Life on Land”


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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