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Colloquium Series at Weston Observatory
 

As part of our Education and Public Outreach activities, Weston Observatory hosts public colloquium lectures (usually on Wednesday nights) on a wide variety of earth science and related topics. Check here for an updated schedule.


The Mystery of Earthquakes in the Eastern United States:

A Conversation About Ambiguity in Science and Public Policy

April 25, 2018

Presented by:

Alan Kafka, Ph.D., Director of Weston Observatory

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Boston College

Weston Observatory
381 Concord Road
Weston, MA 02493-1340

Light refreshments will be served.

Seating is limited and reservations are required.
Please email anastasia.macherides@bc.edu to reserve a seat.



Earthquake Records in Lake Sediments:

Examples from Switzerland and New England

May 30, 2018

Presented by:

Katrin Monecke, Ph.D.

Department of Geosciences

Wellesley College

Weston Observatory
381 Concord Road
Weston, MA 02493-1340

Light refreshments will be served.

Seating is limited and reservations are required.
Please email anastasia.macherides@bc.edu to reserve a seat.




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Long-Lived Aftershock Sequences Following Strong Earthquakes:
New Ideas About the Earthquake History of New England

February 21, 2018

Presented by:

Professor John Ebel

Weston Observatory Senior Research Scientist
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Boston College

Weston Observatory
381 Concord Road
Weston, MA 02493-1340




Fracking, Injection Wells, and Earthquakes, Oh My!

Natural and Induced Seismicity in the Central and Eastern United States

December 13, 2017

Presented by:

Hannah Chambless, Graduate Student &

Alan Kafka, Ph.D., Director of Weston Observatory

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Boston College

Weston Observatory
381 Concord Road
Weston, MA 02493-1340




 

Mount St. Helens: Then and Now

October 25, 2017

Presented by:

Sheila Alfsen, MAT, GIT
Instructor of Geology,
Portland State University, Chemeketa Community College,
Linn Benton Community College

Weston Observatory
381 Concord Road
Weston, MA 02493-1340

  



New Data shows that Apatosaurus and Allosaurus May Have Only Existed for Less Than One Million Years!

September 13, 2017

Presented by:

Dr. Ken Galli
Lab Manager/Lecturer,
Boston College,
Earth & Environmental Sciences

Weston Observatory
381 Concord Road
Weston, MA 02493-1340

  


The James W. Skehan, S.J., Annual Geological Colloquium Presents: 

 

James W. Skehan, S.J. Annual Geological Field Trip

 Geologic Story of the Conglomerates of Eastern Massachusetts

September 16, 2017

Presented by:

Dr. Ken Galli
Lab Manager/Lecturer,
Boston College,
Earth & Environmental Sciences

 

Trip starts and ends at Weston Observatory parking lot
381 Concord Road
Weston, MA 02493-1340