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 Northwest Geological Society

The Northwest Geological Society is a non-profit educational organization which provides a forum for information and discussion on Northwest geology and related topics. The Society sponsors talks by leading academic and professional geologists at its monthly meetings, conducts field trips to locales of regional geologic interest, and publishes meeting summaries and field guides based on those activities. Membership is open to anyone interested in regional geoscience issues, and includes professionals, teachers, students, and others who have an interest in this field.





  • New Article.  Geologic history of Siletzia, a lare igneous province in the Oregon and Washington Coast Range: Correlation to the geomagnetic polarity time scale and implication for a long-lived Yellwostone hotspot.  CLick on the Suggested Readings Link for more information.  (posted 10/8/14).
  • New Link.  Earthquake Visualization.  Click on the Link Link for more information.  (posted 10/7/14).
  • New Position.  Geologist/Hydrologist for Adapt Engineering. Click on the Employmnet Link for more information (posted 10/3/14).
  • New Positions.  The Arizona Geological Survey is looking for a Deputy Director and GIS & Data Management Specialist.  Click on the Employment Link for more information. (posted 10/3/14).
  • Page Update.  The Field Trip Guides pages has been updated.  Click on the Field Trip Guides Link for more information (posted.10/3/14).
  • New Position.  Environmental Science Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, University of Washington Bothell.  Application review begins 15 October 2014.  Click on the Employment Link for more information (posted 10/1/14).
    New Newsletter.  NWGS Monthly Newsletter is available.  Click on the Newsletter Link for more information (posted.10/1/4).
  • New Meeting. AEG WA Section Dinner Meeting.  16 October 2014. Gregory L. Hempen, PhD, PE, RG, What's My Line? Site Assessment!. Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 9/29/14).
  • New Field Trip.  NWGS Fall Field Trip, 3-5 October. Eric Cheney (Professor Emeritus, Earth and Space Science, University of Washington).  Pre-Jurassic Margin of Laurentia in NE Washington.  5 seats left!  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 9/23/14).
  • New Meeting.  NWGS October Dinner Meeting, 14 October. Dr. Ron Harris (Professor of Geological Science, Brigham Young University). Australia Down Under: The Active Banda Arc-Australian Continent Collision of Eastern Indonesia and its Consequences.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 9/22/14).
  • New Position. Geology Instructor, St. Martin's University.  Click on the Employment Link for more information.  (posted 8/18/14).
  • New Conference.  Washington Section of the American Water Resources Association, 23 October 2014, Seattle, WA.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information.  (posted 7/18/14).
  • New Position.  Regional Solid Waste Geologist (Hydrogeologist 3), Washington State Department of Ecology.  Click on the Employmnet Link for more information. (posted 7/18/14).
  • New position.  Geologist/Hydrologist, Army Corps of Engineers.  Click on the Employment Link for more information.  (posted 7/18/14).

2013 Fall Field Trip                                                2012 Fall Field Trip                                                 2012 Spring Field Trip

Bruce Stoker - Cadman Quarry On Treacherous Ground 2013 Fall Field Trip   Chiwaukum Schist Cheney and Map Darington Phyllite.    Near Ice Harbor Gap Palouse Falls

Bruce Stoker               On Treahcerous          2013 Fall Field Trip            Chiwaukum Schist   Eric Cheney                 Darrington Phyllite            Wallula Gap              Near Ice Harbour      Palouse Falls
Cadman Quarry           Ground                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Dam