Exploring Lake Washington. This is a test and this field trip will not occur.
Kathy Troost and Masters Students from the University of Washington will be presenting a local project.
Keith Ronnholm, retired UW Joint Institute for Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO) will present Eyewitness to an Exploding Volcano - Mt. St. Helens.
6:30 - 7:30: Social Hour \\ 7:30 Talk \\ Speaker: T. J. Walsh, Washington Geological Survey (retired) and CREW (Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup), President \\ Topic: Quaternary Geologic History of the South Puget Sound and Nisqually Reach Area
6:30 Social Hour 7:30 Speaker Program: Glaciovolcanic caves in the Cascades, Linda Sobolewski, Climatology of Extreme Environments researcher at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB); and Christian Stenner, National Geographic Explorer, Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, and cave adventurer
6:30 – 7:30: Social Hour \\7:30 Talk \\ Speaker: Kelsay Stanton, Washington Geological Survey \\ Topic: Uplifted Pleistocene estuarine deposits, southwestern Washington
Note that our meeting is shifted to the 3rd Tuesday of May due to conflicts with the WAHGS conference.
Joint Meeting with AEG with speaker John Oldow to discuss the geology we'll explore in our Fall Field Trip to the Fidalgo Island area ophiolites. Hybrid meeting with Zoom available, or our first in-person event.
Williams GeoAdventures NWGS Grand Canyon 2022 Flier Join fellow NWGS members on the trip of a lifetime! Raft into the Grand Canyon with Tom Williams, a professional geologist and tour guide on a trip organized by Arizona Raft Adventures. This motorized 8-day rafting trip on the Colorado River takes you into the Grand Canyon National Park […]
Trip Overview We are blessed in western Washington to have world class ophiolites well exposed around Anacortes on Fidalgo and surrounding islands. The Northwest Geological Society and AEG Puget Sound are teaming up for a field trip to the Fidalgo ophiolitic mélange. Led by Dr. John Oldow the trip will include one day of a […]
William Burgel, Retired The Development of the Science of Geology as it Corresponds to the Growth of the Railroad Industry: How Geology Played a Significant Role in Railroading in the Pacific Northwest 6:30 Social Hour 7:30 Speaker Program ------------------- Topic: NWGS November Meeting Time: Nov 15, 2022 06:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join […]
Speaker: Tom Bush, Pierce College PuyallupTitle: Stratigraphic and Structural Controls of Landscape Development, San Rafael Swell and Capitol Reef National Park Areas, South-Central Utah Abstract: The San Rafael Swell and Capitol Reef National Park lie within the northwest portion of the Colorado Plateau, a vast roughly circular area centered on the four-corners of Utah, Colorado, […]
Our January meeting will include an optional social hour and dinner. Speaker: Bill Kombol, Palmer Coking Coal Company, LLP Talk: Coal Mine Hazards Program Dinner Information: 5:30 pm - No-host Social Hour 6:30 pm - Buffet Dinner (reservation required) 7:30 pm - Speaker Program The dinner menu includes London Broil or Chicken Marsala with sides, […]