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 News and Events:

  • NEW FIELD TRIP.  AWG Fall Field Trip.  10-17 September 202.  Northern California San Andreas Fault.  Click on the CALENDAR Link for more information (posted 1/9/20).
  • NEW NEWSLETTER.  January NWGS Newsletter is now available.  Please click on the NEWSLETTER Link for more information (posted 12/26/19).
  • NEW MEETING. The NWGS Monthly Meeting will be on 14 January and will feature Dr. Jackie Caplan-Auerbach, WWU, who will be presenting The End of an Era: The 2018 Eruption of Kilauea Volcano, Hawai'i.  Click on the CALENDAR Link for more information (posted 12/26/19).
  • NEW POSITION. Regional Engineering Manager, Idaho Department of Environmental Quality.  Click on Employment Link for more information (posted 12/20/19).
  • NEW POSITION.  Preliminary Assessment Coordinator, Idaho Department of Environmental Quality.  Click on Employment Link for more information (posted 12/18/19).
  • NEW POSITION.  Sand & Gravel Permit Manager (Hydrogeologist 2), Washington State Department of Ecology.  Click on Employment Link for more information (posted 12/18/19).
  • NEW POSITION.  Senior Water Quality Engineer, Idaho Department of Environmental Quality.  Click on Employment Link for more information (posted 12/18/19).
  • NEW POSITION.  CRO Regional Well Construction Coordinator, Washington State Department of Ecology.  Click on Employment Link for more information (posted 12/18/19).
  • NEW READING. Orogenic link ~41°N–46°N: Collisional mountain building and basin closure in the Cordillera of western North America.  Click on the Suggested Readings Link for more information (posted 12/18/19).
  • NEW NEWSLETTER.  December NWGS Newsletter is now available.  Please click on the NEWSLETTER Link for more information (posted 12/1/19).
  • NEW MEETING. The NWGS Monthly Meeting will be on 10 December and will feature Ted Doughty, PRISEM Geoscience Consulting, who will be presenting The Unconventional Bakken Oil Accumulation.  Click on the CALENDAR Ling for more information (posted 12/1/19).
  • NEW POSITION.  Geologist/Hydrologist.  Ecology and Envrionment, Inc.  Closes 3 December.  Click on the EMPLOYMENT Link for more information (posted 11/18/19).
  • NEW POSITION.  Lecturer, Geography of the Pysical Envrionment.  University of Washington Tacoma. Application reviews begin 23 November. Click on the EMPLOYMENT Link for more information (posted 11/11/19).
  • NEW NEWSLETTER.  November NWGS Newsletter is now available.  Please click on the NEWSLETTER Link for more information (posted 10/21/19).
  • NEW MEETING. The NWGS Monthly Meeting will be on 12 November and will feature Emily Cahoon, PhD candidate, Portland State University, who will be presenting Rethinking Yellowstone's Volcanic Path Through Oregon.  Click on the CALENDAR Link for more information (posted 10/21/19).

 

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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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