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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 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 Meeting. AEG WA Section Dinner Meeting.  20 November 2014. Taryn Sparacio, LG, Managing Scientist, Exponent, Inc., An Environmental Forensics Case Study: Reconstructing Historical Chemical Releases in the Hylebos Waterway. Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 10/29/14).
  • 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 Meeting.  NWGS Monthly Dinner Meeting, 11 November. Dr. Jeff Tepper (Professor of Geology, University of Puget Sound). Diverse Environmental Histories of Tacoma Area Lakes: Deciphering the 12,000 Year Sediment Records.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 10/25/14).
  • New Newsletter.  NWGS Monthly Newsletter is available.  Click on the Newsletter Link for more information (posted.10/25/4).
  • 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).
  • Page Update.  The Field Trip Guides pages has been updated.  Click on the Field Trip Guides Link for more information (posted.10/3/14).


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