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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 Scholarship.  AWG Chrysalis Scholarship with women geology graduate students.  Applications due 31 March 2015.  Click on the Education Link for more information (posted 12/3/14).
  • New Meeting.  NWGS Monthly Dinner Meeting, 9 December. Grace Winer (South Seattle Community College). Iceland: La Terre Vivante.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 12/3/14).
  • Page Update.  The Field Trip Guides pages has been updated.  Click on the Field Trip Guides Link for more information (posted.12//3/14).
  • New Newsletter.  NWGS Monthly Newsletter is available.  Click on the Newsletter Link for more information (posted.12/1/4).
  • New Presentation.  PowerPoint on the Rosetta Mission posted under Suggested Readings (posted 11/23/14).
    New Symposium.  Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Montana Minerals and Mining Symposium.  8-10 May 2015.  Call for proposals soon. Click on the Calendar Link for more information.  (posted 11/23/14).
  • New Meeting. AEG WA Section Dinner Meeting.  11 December 2014. Holiday party with 6 short slideshows. Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 11/23/14).
  • New Position.  Assistant Professor of Grounwater Hydrology, University of Washington Tacoma.  Application reviews begin 15 December.  Click on the Employment Link for more information. (posted 11/3/14).
  • New Position.  Assistant or Associate Professor Geology and Environmental Geosciences College of Charleston.  Applications due 1/15/15.  Click on the Employment Link for more information (posted 10/29/14).
  • 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).


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