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 October 2019

  • 4-6 October 2019: NWGS Fall Field Trip, Glacial Lakes, Floods, and Geomorphic Evidence, Wenatchee, WA
    Leaders: Jim O'Connor (USGS) and Brent Cunderla (former BLM geologist)
    Meet: Department fo Ecology's NWRO 3190 160th Ave SE, Bellevue, WA
    Cost: $160.
    RSVP with Kathleen Goodman, kathleen.goodman@woodplc.com.
    Reservations for rooms are due by 8 SEPTEMBER.  Motel 6 (509-663-8167)
    Click here for complete agenda and important information:  Glacial Lakes, Floods, and Geomorphic Evidence



  • 8 October 2019: NWGS Monthly Meeting
    Speaker: Dr. Adam Kent, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University. What will Oregon's next volcanic eruption look like?
    5:30 No-host Social Hour
    6:30 Buffet Dinner
    7:30 Speaker Program
    Location: Silver Cloud Hotel - University District, 5036 25th Ave NE, Seattle, WA
    For more information contact Amy Knudson at nwgssecretary@gmail.com

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  • 12 November 2019: NWGS Monthly Meeting - Joint Meeting with the Association for Women Geoscientists - Pacific Northwest Chapter
    Speaker: Emily Cahoon, PhD candidate, Portland State University. Rethinking Yellowstone's Volcanic Path Through Oregon
    5:30 No Host Cocktails
    6:30 Dinner
    7:30 Program
    Location: Silver Cloud Hotel - University District, 5036 25th Ave NE, Seattle, WA
    For more information contact Amy Knudson at nwgssecretary@gmail.com

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  • 10 December 2019: NWGS Monthly Meeting
    Speaker: Ted Doughty. Prisem Geoscience Consulting. The Bakken Oil Shale
    5:30 No Host Cocktails
    6:30 Dinner
    7:30 Program
    Location: Silver Cloud Hotel - University District, 5036 25th Ave NE, Seattle, WA
    For more information contact Amy Knudson at nwgssecretary@gmail.com

  • 14 January 2020: NWGS Monthly Meeting
    Speaker: EDr. Jackie Caplan-Auerbach, Professor, Geology Department, WWU, Associate Dean of the College of Science and Technology, WWU. "End of an Era: The 2018 eruption of Kilauea volcano, Hawai'i, as recorded by ocean-bottom siesmometers"
    5:30 No Host Cocktails
    6:30 Dinner
    7:30 Program
    Location: Silver Cloud Hotel - University District, 5036 25th Ave NE, Seattle, WA
    For more information contact Amy Knudson at nwgssecretary@gmail.com
  • 11 February 2020: NWGS Monthly Meeting
    Speaker: David Williams, Naturalist, Author. "Stories in Stone:Travels Through Urban Geology"
    5:30 No Host Cocktails
    6:30 Dinner
    7:30 Program
    Location: Silver Cloud Hotel - University District, 5036 25th Ave NE, Seattle, WA
    For more information contact Amy Knudson at nwgssecretary@gmail.com
  • 10 March 2020: NWGS Monthly Meeting
    Speaker: Dr. Gerald C. Bryant, Director, Geological Field Institute, Dixie State College.  "Ancient soft-sediment deformation features in the Navajo Sandstone of the Colorado Plateau"
    5:30 No Host Cocktails
    6:30 Dinner
    7:30 Program
    Location: Silver Cloud Hotel - University District, 5036 25th Ave NE, Seattle, WA
    For more information contact Amy Knudson at nwgssecretary@gmail.com
  • 14 April 2020: NWGS Monthly Meeting
    Speaker: TBA
    5:30 No Host Cocktails
    6:30 Dinner
    7:30 Program
    Location: Silver Cloud Hotel - University District, 5036 25th Ave NE, Seattle, WA
    For more information contact Amy Knudson at nwgssecretary@gmail.com
  • 24-26 April 2020: NWGS Spring Field Trip.  Skye Cooley, Idaho Geological Survey, Othellow Calcrete Deposits and Their Implications Regarding the Yakima Fold Belt Tectonism and Late(?) Rise of the Cascade Range
    For more information, contact Kathleen Goodman at kathleen.goodman@amec.com

  • 12 May 2020: NWGS Monthly Meeting
    Speaker: Dr. Sean Mulcahy, Professor, Geology Department, WWU.  "Subduction Initiation and early evolution of the Easton metamorphic suite, northwest Cascades, Washington"
    5:30 No Host Cocktails
    6:30 Dinner
    7:30 Program
    Location: Silver Cloud Hotel - University District, 5036 25th Ave NE, Seattle, WA
    For more information contact Amy Knudson at nwgssecretary@gmail.com
  • 12-24 May 2020: Geological Society of Nevada 2020 Symposium
    Vision for Discovery: Geology and Ore Deposits of the Basin and Range
    Sparks, Nevada
    For more information: 2020 Symposium
    Contact Eric Struhsacker at estruhsacker@2020gsnsymposium.com