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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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 Announcements

  • New Field Trip Guide.  Cheney, E. S., Cowan, D. S, and Grupp, S. R., 2015, Some Geologic Highlights of Whidbey and Guemes Islands of the Puget Lowland of Washington.  Click on Field Trip Guides Link for more information.  (posted 8/5/15).
  • New Article. Giant Seismites and Megablock Uplift in the East African Rift: Evidence for Late Pleistocene Large Magnitude.  Click on the Suggested Readings Link for more information (posted 7/5/15).
  • New Link.  Ice Age Floods' Interview on Public Television: Williams Lake Cataract.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 6/14/15).
  • New Field Trip.  AWG Field Trip. Evolution of a Caribbean Arc Island, Puerto Rico.  August 8-15, 2015.  Click on Calendar Link for more information (posted 6/5/2015).
  • New Link.  Ice Age Floods' Interview on Public Television.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 5/27/15).
  • New Field Trip.  NWGS Field Trip.  Deformation and Tectonism of the Olympic Mountains.   2-4 October 2015.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 5/13/15).
  • New Book.  Cruising through geologic time in the San Juan Islands: The Geology of the San Juan Islands.  Click on the Suggested Readings and Calendar Links for more information (posted 5/13/15).
  • New Book.  Geology Underfoot in Western Washington.  Click on the Suggested Readings and Calendar Links for more information (posted 5/13/15).
  • New Field Trip.  Geology of South Puget Sound.  18-21 August 2015.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 5/13/15).
  • New Position.  Mid-level Geologist, Seattle.   Amec Foster Wheeler Environment and Infrastructure, Inc. Click on the Employment Link for more information (5/13/15).
  • Suggested Link.  Western Digs: Dispatches from the Ancient American West: 10,000 year-old stone tool site discovered in suburban Seattle.  Click on the Links Link for more information (posted 5/13/15).
  • New Paper.  Large, persistent rhyolitic magma reservoirs above Columbia River Basalt storage site: The Dinner Creek Tuff Eruptive Center, eastern, Oregon.  Click on the Suggested Readings Link for more information (posted 5/13/15).
  • New Paper.  Reconstructing the deadly eruptive events of 1790 CE at Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii.  Click onthe Suggested Reading Link for more information (posted 5/13/15).

 

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