Geology Lecture: “The Last Lecture? Oribatid Mites, Conodonts and Musings from Nearly Four Decades in the College Classroom”

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s popular Geology Lecture Series concludes for the 2021-22 academic year with a talk by Dr. Ron Metzger, Professor of Earth Sciences at Southwestern with “The Last Lecture? Oribatid Mites, Conodonts and Musings from Nearly Four Decades in the College Classroom”. The talk will take place on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 7:00 pm in …

Geology Lecture: Relationships Between Elakha (Sea Otter) and a Sense of Place on Oregon’s South Coast – A conference honoring the life and legacy of Chief Don Ivy

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Coos Bay, OR – Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s popular Geology Lecture Series continues for the 2021-22 academic year with a series of talks covering “Relationships Between Elakha (Sea Otter) and a Sense of Place on Oregon’s South Coast” a conference honoring the life and legacy of Chief Don Ivy. Join us on Saturday, April 16, 2022 …

Geology Lecture: The Health Effects of Air Pollution, Why Do We Care?

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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 talk “The Health Effects of Air Pollution, Why Do We Care?” by Dr. Tong Zhu, Peking University, at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 8, via Livestream from the college’s website (https://livestream.com/swocc/geology2021-22). Dr Zhu joins us as a speaker in the inaugural …

Geology Lecture: Lessons at the School of Hard Knocks – From the Ozone Hole to Global Climate Change

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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 talk Lessons at the School of Hard Knocks: From the Ozone Hole to Global Climate Change at 7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 8, 2022, via Livestream at the College website (https://livestream.com/swocc/geology2021-22). Wonder what happened to the ozone hole? Concerned about climate change? Dr. Sean …

17th Annual Cascadia Anniversary Geology Lecture

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s popular Geology Lecture Series continues for the 2021-22 academic year with our annual Cascadia Anniversary Lecture. Join us for New Insights on Cascadia, by Dr. Chris Goldfinger (Oregon State University) at 7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 26, 2022. The lecture will be presented virtually and accessed via Livestream at the College website (https://livestream.com/swocc/geology2021-22).  This …

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 …