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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:  Geo Tech Expert/Hazmat, Oregon Department of Transportation.  Open till Filled.  Click on the Employment Link for more information (8/31/18).
  • New Meeting. Associatino for Women Geoscientists' Pacific NW Chapter meeting, 9/20/18.  Getting the MESSAGe: Creating and sustaining graduate training for professional geologists at UW, Juliet Crider, University of Washington.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 8/831/18).
  • Updated Links.  The Washington Geological Survey link has been updated.  Click on the Links Link for more information (updated 8/31/18).
  • New Field Trip.  June 2019 Italy/Slovenia led by Tom Williams.  Sign up by OCTOBER 1. Click on the Calendar Link for more information (updated 8/22/18).
  • New Position.  Entry-Level Staff Geologist. Aspect Consulting. Posted 8/10/18.  Click on the Employment Link for more information (posted 8/22/18).
  • New Position.  Treasurer and Secratary Geology in the Public Interest, Seattle, WA.  Click on the Employment Link for more information (posted 8/22/18).
  • New Position.  Unit Supervisor (Hydrogeologist 4). Washington State Department of Ecology. Initial screening 8/15/18.  Click on the Employment Link for more information (posted 8/22/18).
  • New Field Trip.  Geohazard and Glacial Landforms Field Trip led by Tom Doe.  6 October.  Sign up by SEPTEMBER 8. Click on the Calendar Link for more information (updated 8/22/18).
  • New Position.  Sand and Gravel NPDES Permit Manager (Hydrogeologist 2), Washington State Department of Ecology.  Initial screening 8/22/18. Click on the Employment Link for more information (posted 8/22/18).
  • Rememberance.  Memorial for Hal Pelton.  Click on the Remembrance Link for more information (posted 8/22/18).
  • New Meeting.  Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology's 4th Annual Mining and Mineral Symposium, October10-13, 2018.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 8/22/18).
  • New Position: VCP Site Manage/Hydrogeologist/Initial Investigator (Hydrogeologist 3), Washington State Department of Ecology. Continuous. Click on the Employment Link for more information (posted 8/22/18).
  • New Position:    Forest and Fish Hydrogeologist, Washington State Department of Ecology.  Reviews begin 18 June.  Click on the Employment Link for more information (posted 6/5/18).
  • New Symposium. Geological Society of Nevada 2020 Symposium, 12-14 May 2020. Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 6/4/18).
  • New Article.  An updated stress map of the continental United States reveals heterogeneous intraplate stress.  Click on the Suggested Readings Link for more information (posted 6/4/18).
  • New Article.  Intra-oceanic subduction shaped the assembly of Cordilleran North America.  Click on the Suggested Readings Link for more information (posted 6/4/18).
  • New Field Trip.  AWG-PNW 2018 Field Trip.  8-10 September.  Klamath Mountains and Oregon Caves National Monument.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 6/4/18).

 

 

 

 

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