Geology Lecture: Revealing Rhythms of Ice Ages with Paleomagnetism

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s popular Geology Lecture Series continues for the 2021-22 academic year with the lecture “Revealing Rhythms of Ice Ages with Paleomagnetism”, by Dr. Brendan Reilly (Scripps Institution of Oceanography) at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 9, via Livestream from the College’s website: https://livestream.com/swocc/geology2021-22.  The lecture will be viewed live online with a Q & A session …

Geology Lecture: Wildfires and the Role of Firebrands in their Spread

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s popular Geology Lecture Series kicks off for the 2021-22 academic year with a lecture on “Wildfires and the Role of Firebrands in Their Spread”, by Dr. David Blunck (Oregon State University), Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at 7:00 pm via Livestream at the College website: https://livestream.com/swocc/geology2021-22. Talk may be viewed online live. A Q …

Geology Lecture Series – A Seismic Doubleheader: The 2018 Kilauea Eruption and Seismology with Your Ears

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s popular Geology Lecture Series concludes for the 2020-21 academic year with a seismic double header, The 2018 Kilauea Eruption followed by Seismology with Your Ears, starting at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 11, 2021.  Talks may be viewed online live via Livestream at the college website (https://livestream.com/swocc/geology2020-21). A Q&A session with the speakers (advance questions may be sent to …

Geology Lecture Series – You Are What You Eat: How Nutrients in Coastal Sediments Affect Life

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s popular Geology Lecture Series continues virtually with Dr. Jessica Labonté, on the topic “You Are What You Eat: How Nutrients in Coastal Sediments Affect Life” at 7 p.m., Friday, April 9, 2021 via Livestream at the college website (https://livestream.com/swocc/geology2020-21).   Dr. Labonté received her bachelor of science and master of science degrees from Laval University, and …

Geology Lecture: Radon – the Invisible Geological Killer

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s popular Geology Lecture Series continues virtually with Dr. Scott Burns, speaking about “Radon – the Invisible Geological Killer” at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 13, 2021, via Livestream at the college website (https://livestream.com/swocc/geology2020-21). A professor emeritus of geology at Portland State University (PSU), Dr. Burns specializes in engineering and environmental geology, soils, geomorphology, Quaternary …

Geology Lecture: Life at the Edge of What Is Possible – Microbial Biosignatures in the Lower Oceanic Crust

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Geology Lecture series continues virtually for 2020-21 on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 2:00 pm (note special time). Dr. Ginny Edgcomb, with Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, will present a lecture on Life at the edge of what is possible: Microbial biosignatures in the lower oceanic crust. Dr. Edgcomb joins us as an Ocean Discovery …

Geology Lecture: How the Gold Rush and the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake enabled us to divine our seismic future

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Geology Lecture Series has gone virtual for 2020-2021. To continue our series, on October 10, 2020 at 7 pm, Dr. Ross S. Stein will present a lecture on “How the Gold Rush and the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Enabled Us to Divine our Seismic Future”.  Dr. Ross S. Stein is CEO and cofounder of Temblor, Inc., Adjunct Professor …

Geology Lecture Series: 40th Anniversary of the Mount St. Helens Eruption

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Geology Lecture Series goes virtual at 8:32 a.m., Monday, May 18, 2020 – the 40th Anniversary of the 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption. That’s right, 8:32 a.m. That’s not a typo! The LiveStream lecture will correspond to the exact moment of the volcano’s eruption. Dr. Kathy Cashman, of the University of Bristol, will …

Geology Lecture Series at Southwestern – The Future of Ice: What We Do (and Don’t) Know About Climate Change in Polar Regions

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Coos Bay, OR  –  Southwestern’s geology lecture series continues when Dr. Eric Steig presents “The Future of Ice: What we Do (and Don’t) Know About Climate Change in Polar Regions” on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 7:00 pm. Geology Lecture Series talks are free and are held in the Hales Center for the Performing Arts on Southwestern’s Coos Campus, 1988 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay.  …

Geology Lecture: Imminent Shaking – What Kind of Earthquake Prediction is Possible?

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Coos Bay, OR  –  Southwestern’s geology lecture series continues when Dr. Sarah Minson gives the 15th Annual Cascadia Anniversary Lecture on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 7:00 pm. Dr. Minson will present a lecture on “Imminent Shaking: What Kind of Earthquake Prediction is Possible?”.  Dr. Minson comes to Coos Bay as a distinguished lecturer Lectures Series. For nearly two decades, the IRIS/SSA lecture series has enabled …