2009 - 2010 Public Lecture Series
at Pasadena City College

Please join our tenth year of the Public Lecture Series!

Friday, November 20, 2009 at 7:00pm
Earthquake Early Warning: Is California Ready?
- Doug Given, USGS Pasadena

Today millions of Japanese citizens can receive advanced warning of earthquake shaking before it reaches them. Is such a system feasible for California? What would you do with 30 seconds warning? Come hear how university researchers and government agencies are working together to create an Earthquake Early Warning system in California.


Friday, April 30, 2010 at 7:00pm
Earthquake Prediction: Fact or Fiction?
- Dr. Susan Hough, USGS Pasadena

Do animals sense impending quakes? Are earthquake lights real? And what about earthquake weather? Where does earthquake prediction research stand, anyway? Come hear about the past and continuing efforts of earthquake scientists to explore earthquake predictability, and separate fact from fiction!

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