Geology Lecture Series Features Northern California Geology Leaders

field area west marin countySonoma State University's Geology Lecture Series brings speakers from all around Northern California to the Rohnert Park campus including Fellow of the Geological Society of America for 2016, Dr. Charles Lesher.

Lectures are in Darwin 128 at noon on Wednesday. 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.


March 1

Preliminary Report on the Geology of Southwest Marin County, CA

Professor David Bero, Sonoma State University


March 8

Paleontological Site Monitoring with GeoCorps America at Point Reyes National Seashore

Lillian Pearson, National Park Service/Geological Society of America


March 22

Sediment Management and River Restoration in the Bay-Delta Region

Dr. David Mooney, Deputy Area Manager for the Bay-Delta Area Office


April 12

Ditching Our Innocence: The Clean Water Act in the Age of the Anthropocene

Dr. Karrigan Börk, University of the Pacific


May 3

High Pressure Research in the Earth Sciences: Simulation of the Deep Earth Using the Multi Anvil and Brilliant X-ray Beam

Dr. Charles Lesher, UC Davis


The John and Mary Louise Riley Geology Lecture Series is sponsored by the SSU Geology Club, an academic club with the common interest of rocks, fossils, and the Earth.

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