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Calendar of Events


 January 2020


  • 14 January 2020: NWGS Monthly Meeting
    Speaker: Dr. 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 seismometers"
    5:30 No Host Cocktails
    6:30 Dinner
    7:30 Program
    Location: Silver Cloud Hotel - University District, 5036 25th Ave NE, Seattle, WA

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  • 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
    Dinner Reservations

  • 10 March 2020: NWGS Monthly Meeting
    Speaker: Dr. Gerald C. Bryant, private contractor representing Dixie State University in St. George, Utah.  "Quicksand in the Ancient Sand Desert:  Occurrence and Implications of Soft Sediment Deformation in the Navajo Sandstone"
    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 March - 4 April: Pierce College Geology Field Trip.  Tom Bush, Pierce College, South-Central Utah. 
    Contact Tom Bush for more details.  tbush@pierce.ctc.edu

  • 14 April 2020: NWGS Monthly Meeting
    Speaker: Dr. Melissa Rive, Geology Department, WWU, "Exploring the Geology of the Jezero Crater, Mars, with NASA's Next Rover Mission"
    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: Wayne Ranney, Authur and River Guide, "Ancient Landscapes of North America"
    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
  • 10-17 September: AWG Fall Field Trip
    Northern California San Andreas Fault
    Contact Marcia Knadle (marciawg@aol.com)
    AWG Northern California San Andreas Fault Geology Trip

  • 13 October  2020: NWGS Monthly Meeting
    Speaker: Dr. Mike McCulla, Retired Economic Geologist, "People and Mineral Deposits of Papua, New Guinea"
    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 November 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

  • 8 December 2020: NWGS Monthly Meeting
    Speaker: Eric Chenney, UW Professor Emeritus and longtime NWGS member, "The Economic Geology of 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