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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 Article.  Miocene-Pleistocene deformation of the Saddle Mountains: implications for seismic hazard in central Washington, USA. Click on the Suggested Readings Link for more information (posted 5/6/18).
  • New Article.  Three dimensional variations of the slab geometry correlate with earthquake distributions at the Cascadia subduction system.  Click on the Suggested Readings List (posted 5/6/18).
  • New Open House.  Cascades Volcanoes Observatory. 12 May.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 5/6/18).
  • New Field Trip.  Geohazards Field Trip led by Tom Doe.  6 October.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 4/24/18).
  • NEW Meeting.  NWGS May Dinner Meeting.  Eric Cheney (Retired). When Did the Cascades Rise?  Tuesday, 8 May.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 4/23/18).
  • NEW Newsletter.  The May 2018 NWGS newsletter is now available. Click on the Newsletters Link for more information (posted 4/18).
  • NEW Position.  Senior Engineering Geologist.  Oregon Department of Transportation.  Screening begins 9 April.  (posted 3/19/18).
  • NEW Field Trip.  GEOAdventures Field Trip.  Tom Williams (GeoAdventures).   Dolo Slov Rocks!  Dolomites of Italy.  2019!  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 3/19/18).
  • NEW Field Trip.  NWGS Spring Field Trip. Eric Cheney (UWS). Floods, Flows, Faults, Glaciers, Gold, and Gneisses.  18-20 May.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (3/19/18).
  • NEW Resume.  Kovas S. Zygas, B.A. Macalester College.  Click on the Resume Link for more information (posted 3/6/18).
  • NEW Field Trip. AWG-PNW 2018 Field Trip, Klamath Mountains and Oregon Caves National Monument, September 8-10, 2018.  Click on the Calendar Link for more informatin (posted 2/22/18).
  • NEW Position. Hydrogeologist, Nuclear Waste Program, Department of Ecology.  Click on the Employment Link for more information (posted 2/19/18).




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