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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.  Senior Program Hydrogeologist 4, Department of Ecology.  Closes 24 March.  Click on the Employment Link for more information (posted 3/12/15).
  • New Field Trip.  NWGS Spring Field Trip, 24-26 April 2015.  Geology of Guemes and Fidalgo Islands.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 3/12/15).
  • New Meeting.  10th Annual Hydrogeology Symposium.  14-16 April 2015.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 3/12/15).
    New LInk.  Washington State Geology News.  Click on the Links link for more information (posted 3/12/15).
  • New Meeting.  NWGS Monthly Dinner Meeting, 14 April 2015.  Jim Aldrich. Structural Geology and Tectonics of the Olympic Mountains Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 3/12/15).
  • New Meeting. AEG WA Section Dinner Meeting.  19 March 2015. Dave McCormack (LEG, LHG, Senior Associated Engineering Geologist-Aspect Consulting) Emergency Stabilization of the Port Angeles Landfill. Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 3/2/15).
  • New Open House.  Cascades Volcano Observatory, 2 May 2015.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information. (posted 3/1/15).
  • New Book.   In the Path of Destruction: Eyewitness Chronicles of Mount Saint Helens.  Click on the Suggested Readings Link for more information. (posted 3/1/15).
  • New Meeting.  Puget Lobe Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute Meeting, 2 March 2015.  Eric Cheney (Emeritus Professor, Earth and Space Science, University of Washington) A Special Class of Calling Cards in the Puget Sound.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 3/1/15).
  • New Newsletter.  NWGS Monthly Newsletter is available.  Click on the Newsletter Link for more information (posted 2/19/15).
  • New Position. Civil/Geotechnical Engineer/Project Manager, Amec Foster Wheeler. Closes 11 April 2015.  Click on the Employment Link for more informaiton. (posted 2/12/15).
  • New Reading.  Landslide mobility and hazards: implications of the 2014 Oso disaster.  Click on the Suggested Readings Link for more information (posted 2/1/15).
  • New Article.  Holocene earthquake and right-lateral slip on the left-lateral Darrington-Devils Mountain fault zone, northern Puget Sound, Washington.  Click on the Suggested Readings Link for more information (posted 12/31/14).
  • New Field Trips.  John Whitmer.  Investigating Thrust Faulting in the San Juan Islands (16-18 June 2015) and Desolation Sound Trip (1-12 August 2015).  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 12/31/14).
  • Suggested Link.  Array of Arrays: Elusive ETS in Cascadia Subduction Zone.  Click on the Links Link for more information (12/30/14).

 

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