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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.  NWGS February Dinner Meeting, 14 March.  Keith Norlin, Dixie State Universtiy, Armchair Geoloy of Grand Canyon National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park. Click on the CALENDAR Link for more information (posted 2/23/17).
  • New Newsletter.  NWGS March Newsletter now available.  Click on the NEWSLETTERS Link for more information (posted 2/23/17).
  • New Meeting.   AEG WA Section Monthly Meeting - 16 February.  Tait Russell (AeroScan). Drones and structure from motion in the geosciences.  Click on Calendar Link for more information (posted 2/3/17).
  • New Suggested Reading.  Shallow geophysical imaging of the Olympic anomaly: an enigmatic structure in the southern Puget Lowland, Washington State.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 12/20/16).
  • Updated Resume.  Scott Becker, M.S. North Carolina State University.  Click on the Resume Link for more information (posted 12/5/16).
  • New Publication.  Revised Geologic Map of the Granite Falls. Click on the Suggested Readings Link for more information (posted 11/28/16).


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