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Menlo Park Open House

Presentation & Video Theatre Schedule
A community science event since 1985

Video Theatre Wheelchair Accessible Located in BUILDING 3
(upstairs) Wheelchair accessible

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Time Saturday May 19th Sunday May 20th
10:00 - 10:30 AM Secrets in Stone
Video: 25 min.
Secrets in Stone
Video: 25 min.
10:30 – 11:00 AM Potential Inundation in the San Francisco Bay Region Due to Rising Sea Levels
Noah Knowles
See the Video of the live presentation
Exotic Terrane
Video: 27 min.
11:00 – 11:30 AM Past, Present, and Future Land Change in the U.S.
Ben Sleeter
See the Video of the live presentation
The Eruption of Kilauea 1959-1960
Video: 28 min
11:30 – 12:00PM Hidden Fury
Video: 27 min.
12:00 – 12:30 PM Disaster! Lessons from Recent Earthquakes and Tsunamis
Walter D. Mooney
See the Video of the live presentation.
Springs and sliders, triggers and shadows: Or, what's new in earthquake research?
Ross Stein, USGS
See the Video of the live presentation.
12:30 – 1:00PM The global earthquake threat, why buildings fail when shaken, and what we can do about it
Ross Stein, USGS
Live Presentation & Demo
1:00 – 1:30 AM Volcanic and other geologic hazards of the Yellowstone supervolcano
Jacob Lowernstern
See the Video of the live presentation.
Hurrican Force: A Coastal Prespective
Video: 28min.
1:30 – 2:00PM Lake of the Sky: USGS Tahoe Basin Science
Video: 12 min.
2:00 – 2:30 PM Wetland Revival
Video: 25 min.
Wetland Revival
Video: 25 min.
2:30 – 3:00 PM

Restoring the Wild Heart of South San Francisco Bay
Laura Valoppi, USGS
See the Video of the live presentation.
An Update on the South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project
John Bougeois, CA Coastal Conservancy
See the Video of the live presentation.
3:00 – 3:30 PM Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources: Geology, Development, and Environmental Consequences
(unconventional petroleum resources...)
Donald L. Gautier, USGS
See the Video of the live presentation.
The Heat is On: Desert Tortoise & Survival
Video: 30 min.
3:30 – 4:00PM Message From the Mountain
Video: 16 min. Loop twice.

 

Video playlist for slots with no presentation scheduled.


"Wetland Revival" - The role of science in restoring south San Francisco Bay's salt ponds to wetland habitat. 25:10 minutes (2008)

"Lake of the Sky: USGS Tahoe Basin Science " Video: 12 min.

"The Eruption of Kilauea" Video: 28 min.

"The Future of Energy Gases" Video: 30 min.

"Hidden Fury" Video: 27 min.

"Sonoran Desert: Fragile Land of Extremes" Video: 28 min.

"Secrets in Stone" Video: 25 min.

"Hurrican Force: A Coastal Prespective" Video: 28 min.


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