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1906 Earthquake Centennial Alliance

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USGS Public Lecture Series

U. S. Geological Survey

As part of the ongoing USGS monthly Public Lecture Series that showcases areas of USGS scientific research, the lectures scheduled for March and April 2006 commemorate the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.

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Thursday, March 30, 2006 at 7 pm
"The Great 1906 Earthquake -- Lessons learned, lessons forgotten, and future directions in earthquake science"
USGS research geophysicist, Mary Lou Zoback, speaking on scientific progress in seismology over the past 100 years.

Thursday, April 27, 2006 at 7 pm
USGS Research Geologist Carol Prentice, speaking on her detailed mapping of the San Andreas fault using historic and modern photography.


345 Middlefield Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025


The 1906 earthquake centennial is the subject of the 2 lectures.


General public. Free event.


Amelia Barrales, 650-329-5136

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