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 News and Events:

  • New Reading. Volcanoes fed by 'mush' reservoirs rather than molten magma chambers.  Click on the Suggested Readings Link for more information (posted 12/12/18).
  • New Position.  Highway Division Region 2 Engineering Geologist.  Oregon Department of Transportation.  Closes 8 January 2019.  Click on the Employment Link for more information (posted 12/12/18).
  • New Meeting: NWGS Monthly Meeting, 11 December 2018. Marli Miller & Darrel Cowan. Assembling the Northwest - Assembling Roadside Geology of Washington.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 12/3/18).
  • New Newsletter.  December 2018 NWGS Newsletter now available!  Click on the Newsletter Link for more information (posted 12/3/18).
  • New Suggested Reading.  Ebbing et al. 2018. Earth tectonics as seen by GOCE.  Click on Suggested Readings Link for more information.  (posted 11/17/18).
  • New Newsletter.  November 2018 NWGS Newsletter now available!  Click on the Newsletter Link for more information (posted 10/30/18).
  • New Poster Competition.  NWGS Student Poster Competition, 7 May 2019.  Click on the Student Poster Competition Link above  for more information (posted 10/19/18).
  • New Meeting: NWGS Monthly Meeting, 13 November 2018. Seth Moran. The 2018 Eruption of Kilauea Volcano, Hawai'i.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 10/19/18).
  • New Suggested Readings. Unseen beauty: early evaluation of using LWIR thermography for investigating talus properties.  Click on the Suggested Readgins Link for more information (posted 10/1/18).
  • New Suggested Readings. Rapid eruption of the Columbia River flood basalt and correlation with the mid-Miocene climate optimum.  Click on the Suggested Readgins Link for more information (posted 10/1/18). 
  • New Suggested Readings. Gardena Cliffs Rhythmites from Ice Age Floodscapes.  Click on the Suggested Readgins Link for more information (posted 10/1/18). 
  • New Resume.  Nathan Schachtman. M.S. University of Oregon.  Click on the Resume Link for more information (Posted 10/1/18).
  • Updated Resume.  Kovas S. Zygas, B.A. Geology & Physics, Macalester College.  Click on the Resume Link for more information (10/1/18).

 

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