Facebook Twitter

BYU PROFESSOR WILL DISCUSS QUAKE THURSDAY

SHARE BYU PROFESSOR WILL DISCUSS QUAKE THURSDAY

The effects of the San Francisco earthquake, of landslides in California and of sinkholes in Florida will be discussed by a Brigham Young University hydrogeology professor Thursday, Dec. 14, at 7 p.m. in the Earth Science Museum.

Alan L. Mayo of the Geology Department will show slides he took by helicopter of the devastation in the Bay area after the quake in mid-October and give some professional explanations of the natural disaster.The title of his lecture is "Geologic Hazards: Impact of Geology on the Human Environment." The Earth Science Museum is at 1683 N. Canyon Road, west of Cougar Stadium.

Mayo received his master's degree in geology from San Diego State University and his doctorate in hydro-geology for the University of Idaho.

His experiences include being a project director of the Hazardous Waste Division of Law Engineering in Atlanta, Ga., and senior environmental planner for the County of San Diego.