Museum Without Walls Lecture Series
FALL 2013 MWOW LECTURE SERIES BEGINS THIS WEEK
The Gateway Science Museum presents the fall 2013 Museum Without Walls lecture series: “What’s Underfoot”. This series focuses on various ecological, geological, and geophysical phenomena that exist at or below the earth’s surface. Presentations will take place on four consecutive Wednesday evenings beginning October 9 and ending October 30, 2013.
Presentations begin at 7:30pm at the Gateway Science Museum, 625 Esplanade.
This event is FREE to students with a valid student ID.
The series kicks off this Wednesday, Oct.9, with “Earthquakes in Our Backyard”, presented by Dr. Peggy Hellweg, Operations Manager at Berkeley Seismological Lab.
Week two brings us “Earthquake Engineering”, presented by Dr. Curt Haselton, Associate Professor and Chair of Civil Engineering at California State University, Chico.
The series continues with “Tracking Our Aquifers at a Variety of Scales to Better Understand Our Groundwater System”, jointly presented by Dr. Christina Buck, Water Resources Scientist with Butte County Water & Resource Conservation, and Dr. Todd Greene, Associate Professor in Geological & Environmental Sciences at California State University, Chico.
The series concludes with a presentation on fungi by Biologist, Naturalist, and Mycologist, Debbie Viess, from the Bay Area Mycological Society. Please join us for “A Garden of Mushrooms”.
For more information, please visit www.gatewayscience.org or call 530-898-4121.