Colloquium Series at Weston Observatory
1. Informal meeting for the exchange of views.
2. Academic seminar on a broad field of study, usually led by a different lecturer at each meeting.
The Wide Wide World of Environmental Consulting: Case Studies from a Very Applied Science"
February 15th, 2017
Catherine Gabis Johnson, P.G., LSP (BC 85', 92')
GEI Consultants, Inc.
Consulting Engineers & Scientists
Presentation will be from 7:00 to 9:00 PM
Light refreshments will be served.
Seating is limited and reservations are required.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a seat.
THE INAUGURAL JAMES W. SKEHAN, S.J. GEOLOGICAL FIELD TRIP FOR THE PUBLIC
November 19th, 2016
Kenneth G. Galli Ph.D, Geologist
Bruce Porter, M.S., Physics
Description. The purpose of this 5-hour field trip is to observe excellent examples of topographic landforms developed during the last phases of the Pleistocene glaciation, including a drumlin and an esker as well as features developed within the Sudbury River Valley and lowlands associated with the last Ice Age, specifically Glacial Lake Sudbury.
Start: Weston Observatory, Weston, MA. Depart at 9:00 AM.
Stop 1: Drumlin at Drumlin Farms, Lincoln, MA (25 minutes)
Stop 2: Esker at 50 Alpine Rd., Wayland, adjacent to Schoolhouse Pond (25 minutes)
Stop 3: View across an expanse of Glacial Lake Sudbury, at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (20 minutes)
Stop 4—Break at Dunkin Donuts, 1641 Sudbury Rd., Concord, MA (30 minutes)
Stop 5: Glacial Erratic, Gray Reservation, Sudbury, MA (10 minutes)
Stop 6: In woods adjacent to Curtis Middle School: Kettle Hole; Kame Terrace (~20 minutes)
Finish: Weston Observatory, Weston, MA around 2:00 PM