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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.


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  • New Meeting. AEG WA Section Monthly Dinner Meeting.  Patrick Hsieh, PE, AMEC Environmental and Infrastructure, who will present on Design, Construction, and Monitoring of a Field-Scale Discontinuous Permeable Reactive Barrier for Chromium Removal. 17 April 2014.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 4/13/14).
  • New Website.  Microbiogenic & Macrofauna Habitats of Puget Sound.  Click on the Links link for more information (4/13/14).
  • New Meeting.  AEG Student Night, Thursday, 22 May.  Click on the calendar link for more information (posted 3/28/14).
  • Page Update.  The Speakers Bureau page has been updated.  Click on the Speaker's Bureau Link for more information (posted 3/25/14).
  • New Page.  Join the Northwest Geological FaceBook page at https://www.facebook.com/Northwest.Geological.Society (posted 3/20/14).
  • New Meeting.  Joint AWG/NWGS Monthly Meeting.  Jody Bourgeois (Professor, University of Washington Earth and Space Science), Travels in Geology (GSA 125th Anniversary Expedition) - Antarctica and Scotia Arc: Tectonics, Climate, and Life, 08 April 2014.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 3/20/14).
  • New Newsletter. NWGS Monthly Newsletter is ready.  Click on the Newsletter Link for more information (updated 3/20/14).
  • Page Update.  The Speakers Bureau page has been updated.  Click on the Speakers Bureau Link for more informaiton (posted 3/12/14).
  • New Talk.  Jefferson Land Trust Geology Group Talk, Dr. Grant Heiken, Urban Geology and the Story of Rome.  15 March.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 3/10/14).
  • New Field Trip.  NWGS Spring Field Trip.The Seattle Fault Zone, led by Ralph Haugerud, 17 May 2014.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 3/1/14).
  • New Field Guide Available.  2012, Reidel and Tolan, The Late Cenozoic Evolution of the Columbia River System in the Columbia River Flood Basalt Province.  Click on the Field Trip Guides Link for more information (posted 2/24/14).
  • New Position. Whatcom County Government – Planning and Development Services Department, Planner III (Geological Hazards). Click on the Employment Link for more information. (posted 2/16/14).
  • New Page.  The Northwest Geological Society is creating a speakers bureau for the general public.  Click on the Speakers Bureau Link for more information. (posted 2/1/14).


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