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presented by

CSUS Depts. of Geology, Biological Sciences, and Environmental Studies,

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, California Landscape Conservation Cooperative, and U.S. Geological Survey

TUESDAYS, 4:30 pm, Riverside  Hall 1015


Jan 29    Seismology in Alaska: earthquakes, bears, and High-performance computing

Carl Tape, Associate Professor, Geophysical Institue, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Feb 5      TBD


Feb 12    TBD


Feb 19   TBD


Feb 26    Effects of wildfires on small mammals from a neotropicla savanna

Dr. Emerson M. Vieira, Department of Ecology, Universidade De Brasillia

Mar 5      Hazards from the sea:  assessing evidence for active faults and the potential for large magnitude earthquakes in the Inner California Borderlands, offshore Southern California

                              Dr. Jayne Bormann, Dept of Geological Sciences, CSULB

Mar 12    Reconstruction of diet from the jaw and skull morphology of fishes and its applications to

Amanda Glynn, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, UC Davis

Mar 19   No Seminar - Spring Break


Mar 26    New tools for understanding and mitigating rock falls in Yosemite National Park

                            Dr. Greg Stock, Park Geologist, Yosemite National Park

Apr 2     Meta-analysis of marine vessel particulate emission factors for AIS-based air pollution modeling in port communities

                            Johanna Heyer, Sac State Lecturer and UC Davis Doctorial Candidate

Apr 9     Geographic research to reduce loss of life and community disruption from tsunami hazards

Dr. Nathan Wood, USGS Western Geographic Science Center

Apr 16   How do lowland rivers regulate organic carbon cycling over geologic timescales?

Joe Scheingross, University of Reno

Apr 23     TBD


Apr 30     TBD


May 7      TBD



Questions? Contact CSUS 916.278.6337 or USGS 916.278.3000