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: 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: Whale Seismology!

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Geology Lecture series continues virtually for 2021. On Tuesday, January 26th at 7:00 pm, Dr. William Wilcock (University of Washington) will present the 16th Annual Cascadia Anniversary lecture on “Whale Seismology!”. Additionally, Dr. Wilcock will give us an update on the Cascadia Initiative and Axial Seamount. Dr. Wilcock joins us as an IRIS/SSA …

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: 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 …