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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 Position.  Senior Hydrogeologist (Hydrogeologist 3) (In-Training). Click on the  Employment Link for more information (posted 9/14/16).
  • New Article.  Legends say China began in a great flood.  Click on the Suggested Readings Link for more information (9/11/16).
  • New Link.  Stand at the Edge of Geologic Time.  Click on the Links Link for more informatino (posted 9/11/16).
  • New Position.  Assistant Professor of Geodessy, University of Oregon.  Click on the Employment Link for more information (posted 9/11/16).
  • New Movie.  River Restroration Northwest, Stories of Our Watersheds.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 9/11/16).
  • New Meeting.   AEG WA Section Monthly Meeting - 22 September.  Michael J. Marasa, PE, BDM, Hayward Baker.  Sinkhole Remediation at the National Corvette Museum.  Click on Calendar Link for more information (posted 9/8/16).
  • Field Trip Update.  AWG Fall Field Trip - RESCHEDULED - 30 September - 2 October. Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 8/30/16).
  • New Link.  Ice Age Floods: Lake Sacajawea Flood Bar.  Click on the Links Link for more information (posted 8/15/16).
  • New Suggested Reading.  Linking deep and shallow crustal processes during regional transension in an exhumed continental arc, North Cascades, northwest cordillera (USA).  Click on the Suggested Readings link for more information (posted 7/21/16).
  • New Resume.  Christian Venturino, M.S. University of Buffalo.  Click on the Resume Link for more information (posted 7/20/16).
    New Field Trip.  NWGS Fall Field Trip.  14-16 October.  Another trip to the Republic Region and Okanogan Core Complex hosted by Dr. Eric Cheney.  Click on the calendar link for more information (5/8/16).


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