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REF NO.: 200

SUBJECT: Visiting lecturer to talk about the nature of tsunamis, why they happen and what makes them so different

DATE: Feb. 10

The Department of Geography at Memorial University will host a public lecture with Dr. Steven Ward, Instituteof Geophysicsand Planetary Physics, University of California, Santa Cruz. His lecture, titled Tsunami – Landslides, Asteroids and Quakes, Oh My!, will be held on Monday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. in the Science Building, room SN-2109. Free parking is available in lot 15, across from the School of Music. This lecture is sponsored by the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Geological Association of Canada, Newfoundland Section.

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For more information, please contact Dr. Trevor Bell, Department of Geography, at 737-2525or


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