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The Benefits and Challenges of having Geoscience Education Research Faculty in your Department

Friday, March 18, 2016

Our panelists include:

  • Karen McNeal, Associate Professor, Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University
  • Walter Robinson, Professor and Department Head, Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University
  • Anthony Feig, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Central Michigan University

Benefits and Challenge of Geoscience Education Research Faculty in your Department

Making Produced Water More Productive

Friday, December 11, 2015

Overarching questions addressed in this webinar include:

  • What is produced water and how is it commonly disposed?
  • What environmental concerns does produced water pose?
  • What factors are influencing the demand for alternate applications of produced water?
  • What alternate uses for produced waters exist? What challenges do these alternatives face?

Our speakers include:

  • Kyle E. Murray, Ph.D., Oklahoma Geological Survey & University of Oklahoma | pdf download icon Slides YouTube download icon Video
  • Jeri Sullivan Graham, Los Alamos National Laboratory | pdf download icon Slides YouTube download icon Video
  • Holly Pearen, Environmental Defense Fund | Slides YouTube download icon Video

Webinar Co-Sponsors:
Association of American State Geologists, American Association of Petroleum Geologists

Resources to learn more:

Search the Geological Surveys Database for reports and factsheets about produced water.

Making Produced Waters More Productive: Perspectives on produced water and saltwater disposal

Communicating Cascadia's Earthquake Risk

Friday, October 16, 2015

Overarching questions addressed in this webinar include:

  • What does geoscience tell us about the risk posed by the Cascadia subduction zone?
  • How is earthquake science used in the decision-making process?
  • What challenges do state and local decision makers face responding to the threat of large-scale earthquakes in their area?
  • How can information about earthquake risk be communicated effectively to decision makers and the public?
  • What actions are state and local decision makers taking to prepare for the risks posed by Cascadia and other similar faults? What other actions could be taken?

Our speakers include:

  • Chris Goldfinger, Oregon State University | pdf download icon Slides  YouTube download icon Video
  • Jeff Rubin, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue | pdf download icon Slides   YouTube download icon Video
  • Tom Brocher, Earthquake Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey | Slides  YouTube download icon Video

Webinar Co-Sponsors:
U.S. Geological SurveyWestern States Seismic Policy Council, Oregon Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Commission

Resources to learn more:

Search the Geological Surveys Database for reports and factsheets about earthquakes in the Cascadia region.

Communicating Cascadia's Earthquake Risk: The Science Behind the Cascadia Subduction Zone Risk

Water as One Resource: How interactions between groundwater and surface water impact water availability

Monday, July 13, 2015

Overarching questions addressed in this webinar include:

  • How do surface water and ground water interact and what implications do these interactions have for sustainable water management?
  • Are there new tools/resources/partnerships that can be used to better manage surface water and groundwater as connected resources?
  • What policy limitations exist for managing water as one resource?
  • Are there best practices that water management organizations can implement?

Our speakers include:

  • Ken Bradbury, Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey | pdf download iconSlides YouTube download icon Video
  • William M. Alley, National Ground Water Association | pdf download icon Slides YouTube download icon Video
  • Thomas Harter, University of California, Davis | Slides YouTube download icon Video

Webinar Co-Sponsors:
National Ground Water Association, Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey, Association of American State Geologists

Resources to learn more:

Search the Geological Surveys Database for reports and factsheets on water resources.

Water As One Resource: How Groundwater Interacts with Lakes and Streams

Induced Seismicity in the Midcontinent

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Our speakers include:

Webinar Co-Sponsors:
Association of American State Geologists (AASG)

Resources to learn more:

New Resources

Resources from 2015 Webinar

Search the Geological Surveys Database for reports and factsheets on induced seismicity.

Overview of Induced Seismicity

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