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 Performance
Alan Busacca, Vinitas Consulting
Climate Change, Sea Level Rise, and Shoreline Retreat
Gary 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 Collision
Chad Trexler, UC Davis
Using Mineral Chronometers to Investigate Mountain Building; Examples From the Peruvian Andes and Southern Cascades
Melanie Michalek, Humbolt State
Emplacement and crystallization of lavas erupted in northern California, Galapagos Islands, and from Mt. Cameroon
Rachel Teasdale, Chico State
Sources and Effects of Atmospheric Pollutants on Aquatic Ecosystems in Wilderness Areas of the Western United States
Leora 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.