Sonoma State University's Geology Lecture Series brings speakers from around Northern California to the Rohnert Park campus. Lectures are in Darwin 128 at noon on Thursdays. All are welcome to join the speaker for an informal lunch on campus after the talk. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus.
Evaluating Soils & Land to Design Vineyards for Peak Quality and PerformanceAlan Busacca, Vinitas Consulting
Climate Change, Sea Level Rise, and Shoreline RetreatGary Griggs, UC Santa Cruz
Total Shortening and Crustal Structure of the Greater Caucasus and it's Relation to Backarc Basin Closure and Slab Breakoff During Arabia-Eurasia CollisionChad Trexler, UC Davis
Using Mineral Chronometers to Investigate Mountain Building; Examples From the Peruvian Andes and Southern CascadesMelanie Michalek, Humbolt State
Emplacement and crystallization of lavas erupted in northern California, Galapagos Islands, and from Mt. CameroonRachel Teasdale, Chico State
Sources and Effects of Atmospheric Pollutants on Aquatic Ecosystems in Wilderness Areas of the Western United StatesLeora Nanus, San Francisco State
The John and Mary Louise Riley Geology Lecture Series is sponsored by the Geology Club, an academic club with the common interest of rocks, fossils, and the Earth.