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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 Position. Regional Solid Waste Geologist (Hydrogeologist 3).  Washington State Department of Ecology.  Position closes 2/15/16.  Click on the Employment Link for more information (posted 2/5/16).
  • New Position. Sand & Gravel NPDES Permit Manager (Hydrogeologist 2).  Washington State Department of Ecology.  Position closes 2/11/16.  Click on the Employment Link for more information (posted 2/3/16).
  • New Meeting.  AEG Washington Monthly Meeting, 18 February 2016. Donald West (Golder and Associates), Probabilistic Fault Displacement Hazard Analysis (PFDHA) for Hazard and Risk Assessment of Natural Gas Pipelines—Case Study and Possible Applications in the Pacific Northwest.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 2/1/16).
  • New Payment.  You may now pay your balance for the Scotland Field Trip.  Click on the Payment Link for more information (posted 2/1/16).
  • New Newsletter.  February NWGS Newletter now available.  Click on the Newsletter Link for more information (posted 1/29/16).
  • Loss of a special NWGS member John Whitmer.  Please click on the Rememberence Link for more information (posted 1/1816).
  • New Link.  West Bar Giant Ripples Video.  Click on the Links Link for more information (posted 1/18/16).
  •  New Meeting.  NWGS Monthly Meeting, 9 February 2016.  Rob McCaffrey (Portland State University), GPS Field Mapping for Active Tectonics of the Pacific Northwest.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 1/18/16).
  • New Course.  Too High and Too Steep: Reshaping Seattle's Topography.  Wednesdays, 17 February - 9 March 2016.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 12/13/15).
  • New Meeting.  Northwest Geological Society Symposium.  Set for 2018.  Click on the Calendar Link for updates (posted 12/13/15).
  • New Position. Hydrogeologist 4.  Washignton State Department of Ecology.  Click on the Employment Link for more information (posted 12/6/15).
  • New Suggested Reading.  Kinematics of shallow backthrusts in the Seattle fault zone, Washington State.  Click on the Suggested Reading Link for more information (posted 12/6/15).
  • New Suggested Readings.  Geologic Map of the Lake Roesiger and Geologic Map of the Port Ludlow and Southern Half of the Hansville.  Click on the Suggested Readings Link for more information (posted 11/12/15).
  • New Ressume. Rachel Bobich, B.S. Florida Atlantic University.  Click on the Resume' Link for more information (posted 11/12/15).

 

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