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 News and Events:

  • New Meeting:  NWGS Monthly Meeting, 12 March 2019. Elizabeth Schermer, Western Washington University, Paleoseismic Trenching and Active Tectonics of the Northern Olympic Peninsula.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 2/28/19).
  • New Newsletter.  March 2019 NWGS Newsletter now available.  Click on the Newsletter Link for more information (posted 2/28/19).
  • New Position.  Lecturer, Physical Geology, Spring Quarter, University of Washington Tacoma.  Priority for applications in by 15 February.  Click on the Employment Link for more information (posted 1/29/19).
  • New Suggested Reading.  Deep-crustal metasedimentary rocks support Late Cretaceous "Mojave-BC" translation.  Click on the Suggested Reading List for more information (posted 1/21/19).
  • New Suggested Reading.  The three-stage petrochemical evolution of the Steens Basalt (southeast Oregon, USA) compare to large igneous provinces and layered mafic intrusions. Click on the Suggested Reading Link for more information (posted 12/27/18).
  • New Suggested Reading. Babcock Bench from Ice Age Floodscapes Series.  Click on the Suggested Reading Link for more information (posted 12/27/18).


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.


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