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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 Position.  Environmental Scientist III (Geologist), King County.  Closes 24 May.  Click on the Employment Link for more information (posted 5/10/17).
  • New Position.  Landslide Hazard Geologist - NR Scientist 2, Department of Natural Resources.  Closes 22 May 2017.  Click on the Employment Link for more information (posted 5/9/17).
  • New Position.  Hydrogeologist 3 - Site Manager, Washington State Department of Ecology.  Continuous.  Click on the Employment Link for more information (posted 5/9/17).
  • New Position.  Environmental Project Geologist, GeoDesigns, Inc.  Open till filled.  Click on the Employment Link for more information (posted 5/9/17).
  • New Meeting.  GSA Annual Meeting, 22-25 October 2017.  Click on the Calendar LINK for more details (posted 5/9/17).
  • New Links. Homeowner's Guide to Geological Exploration in Your Backyard. Which Gemstone Are You?  Finders Keepers: Five Best Places to Go Gem Hunting.  Click on the Links Link for more information (posted 4/26/17).
  • New Suggested Reading.  Seismogenic defoamtion between the Sierran microplate and Oregon Coast blcok, California, USA.  Click on the Suggested Readings Link for more information (posted 4/26/17).
  • New Resume.  Carlos Mendoza, B.S. University of Washington.  Click on the RESUME Link for more information (posted 4/23/17).
  • New Newsletter.  NWGS May Newsletter now available.  Click on the NEWSLETTERS Link for more information (posted 4/19/17).
  • New Resume.  Anne Morrison, B.S. Western Washington University.  Click on the RESUME Link for more information (posted 4/1/17).



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