WMRC 2016 Public Lecture Series

WMRC is pleased to host a SPECIAL LECTURE on Tuesday, October 18, 2016.
Dr. Allen Glazner will present a talk entitled, Geology of the Owens Valley from the Air. Dr. Glazner is author of the books; Geology Underfoot in Yosemite National Park and Geology Underfoot in Death Valley and the Owens Valley. He holds a Ph.D. in geology from the University of California at Los Angeles and is currently a professor of geology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A native Californian, he has done geological research in the Sierra Nevada and the Mojave Desert since his undergraduate days at Pomona College. This talk will begin promptly at 7:00 PM. Seating is limited so please arrive early.

*** All talks held on Thursday unless otherwise noted and begin at 7:00pm sharp. Space is limited. The last talk on May 6 is on a FRIDAY.

White Mountain Research Center is pleased to present a series of lectures open to the general public. The lectures cover a diverse array of topics and are usually presented by scientists and other researchers affiliated with the station. Unless otherwise noted, lectures are held at 7 pm at the Owens Valley Station, White Mountain Research Center, 3000 E. Line St., Bishop CA 93514, tel. 760-873-4344. For directions see WMRC Travel page or see google maps

Thursday, March 31
Sue Burak, Snow Survey Associates - UNR Hydrologic Sciences Program
The flavors of El Nino: How ENSO (El Nino-Southern Oscillation) affects the evolution of our seasonal snowpack

Thursday, April 7
Dr. David Herbst, UCSB Marine Science Institute, Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Lab (SNARL)
How drought and climate change affect habitat and aquatic life in Sierra Nevada streams

Thursday, April 14
Daniel Pritchett, UC WMRC Staff
The White Mountain voter fraud revisited: justice and geography in 1861

Thursday, April 21
Phil Pister, Retired California Department of Fish and Wildlife Biologist, Executive Secretary of the Desert Fishes Council
Ethical concerns in biological conservation

Thursday, April 28
Dr. Jeff Holmquist, UC WMRC Research Scientist
The ecology of the Tuolumne River below the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir

Friday, May 6
Noah Randolph-Flagg, PhD. Candidate, UC Berkeley
The steamy story of Lake Crowley’s columns

Thursday, May 12
David Lee – Western Rock Art Research; Lecturer, Researcher, Author
Honoring Ancient Ancestors: How we can use the lessons of the past to build a brighter future

Public Lecture