PUBLIC LECTURES

White Mountain Research Center is pleased to present a series of FREE 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 7:00 PM at the Owens Valley Station located at 3000 East Line Street in Bishop, California. 760-873-4344.

SPECIAL FALL 2017 LECTURES

TUESDAY October 17 at 7:00 PM
Professor Drew Coleman, Department of Geology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Super Volcano! Coming soon to a theater near you?
Mammoth…Yellowstone…Are they waiting to do us in? You will never know unless 1) they do, or 2) you come to this talk. If the former, this talk will not matter much!

TUESDAY October 24 at 7:00PM
Chris Smallcomb – National Weather Service- Reno, Nevada
Winter 2017-18: Is It Time to Freak-out Yet?
After last year's relentless winter of snow, wind, and flooding people are understandably wondering what next winter will bring. Chris will put last winter in historical context, cover what we know and what we don't about the forecast for this winter, and discuss the current predictability of winter hazards in our region. We'll also have time for AaMA "ask a meteorologist anything"

Chris Smallcomb is the Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the National Weather Service forecast office in Reno. He's the primary liaison between the NWS in Reno and emergency management, public safety, and media partners in eastern California, the Sierra, and western Nevada. He's been in the NWS for 17 years.


2017 WMRC PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES

White Mountain Research Center is pleased to present a series of FREE 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 7:00 PM at the Owens Valley Station located at 3000 East Line Street in Bishop, California. 760-873-4344.

Thursday, March 23
Michael G. Delacorte, Professor, Department of Anthropology CSU Sacramento and Bridget R. Wall M.A. Staff Archaeologist, Archaeological Research Center, CSU Sacramento
The Geology of Prehistoric Human Behavior

Thursday, March 30
Daniel Pritchett, UC WMRC Historian
The White Mountain summit register: A century of history on California’s third highest peak

Thursday, April 6
Sean Robison, Department of Geography, CSU Northridge
Droning into the Future: Applications of UAV's for Fine Scale Geographic Analysis

Thursday, April 13
Amy Leist, Project manager, Lower Colorado River Riparian Birds Project, Great Basin Bird Observatory
9 years of bird surveys on the Lower Colorado River

Thursday, April 20
Benjamin Hatchett, Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Atmospheric Science, Desert Research Institute Reno, NV
Western Great Basin Landscapes As Climatic Time Machines

Thursday, April 27
Sue Burak, Snow Survey Associates
Is 13 Our Lucky Number? Atmospheric Rivers Bring It On: Big Storms and Big Avalanches in a Record Breaking Winter

Archive

View archive of WMRC Public Lecture Series from 2016-2007