Lectures and Special Events
Yes, Humans Are Causing Earthquakes
November 10, 2016
Since 2009, increased earthquake activity has been found throughout the central United States, specifically in areas employing new and emerging oil and gas production technologies. Join Dr. Justin Rubinstein, deputy chief of the Induced Seismicity Project at the United States Geological Survey, as he discusses this new breed of human-caused earthquakes.
The Annual IRIS/SSA Lecture Series is presented in collaboration with the Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology and the Seismological Society of America.
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May 6, 2017
Bring your shells, rocks, insects, feathers, bones, and artifacts to the annual Identification Day.
May 18, 2017
Whether tracking the effect of climate change on the reach of mosquito-born illnesses, discovering new diseases, or preparing for a zombie outbreak, cutting-edge research illuminates how we will survive the next pandemic.