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Kilauea volcano subject of BYU geology lecture March 10

The annual Quey Hebrew Memorial Lecture at Brigham Young University will host a special guest speaker from the U.S. Geological Survey Thursday, March 10, at 7 p.m. in 2084 Jessie Knight Building.

Volcanologist Donald A. Swanson will discuss "Beauty and the Volcano: Tracking Lava from Vent to Ocean at Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii." The public is welcome.

Swanson recently received the Distinguished Service Award—the highest award offered by the Department of the Interior—for his research, management and public outreach.

He is involved in a study of the explosive history of Kilauea with colleagues from the Smithsonian Institution, and is an affiliate professor of the University of Washington.

For more information contact Jeff Keith, professor and chair, Department of Geology at (801) 422-2189.

Writer: James McCoy

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