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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.   AEG WA Section Monthly Meeting - 19 January.  John Bethel and Sevin Bilir (King County).  Mapping of Potential Landslide Hazards along the River Corridors of King CountyClick on Calendar Link for more information (posted 1/3/17).
  • New Meeting.  NWGS January Dinner Meeting, 10 January.  Dr. Jackie Caplan-Auerbach, WWU Geology Department. The Dynamics of Submarine Eruptoins from Hydro-acoustic Data Click on the CALENDAR Link for more information (posted 12/28/16).
  • New Newsletter.  NWGS January Newsletter now available.  Click on the NEWSLETTERS Link for more information (posted 12/28/16).
  • 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