NCGS 2005-2006 Calendar

(click on the available links to view the abstract and speaker bio.)

 

 

Wednesday September 28, 2005

Christen Rowe, Doctorial Student, U.C. Santa Cruz

Searching for Subduction Zone Seismogenesis in the Rock Record

7:00 PM at Orinda Masonic Center

 

Poster PresentationRyan Alward, CSU Chico (2003 Undergraduate Scholarship Award Winner)

Stratigraphic and Sedimentologic Study of the Tuscan Formation

7:00 PM at Orinda Masonic Center

 

Saturday October 22, 2005

Teacher’s Workshop, Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve, Co-sponsored in association with the East Bay Regional Park District    Let your children’s teacher know about this event (Get Flyer).  It’ll make a great field trip for their (or your) kids.

 

Wednesday October 26, 2005

Todd Crampton, Geomatrix

Engineering Geology of the Proposed 4th Bore of the Caldecott Tunnel

 

Poster Presentation:  Sunshine Mansfield, Humboldt State University (2004 Undergraduate Scholarship Award Winner)

Geology of Punta Gorda, California

7:00 pm at Orinda Masonic Center

 

Tuesday, November 15, 2005        AAPG Distinguished Lecture

Rebecca Latimer, Chevron Energy Technology Company        

Uses, Abuses, and Examples of Seismic-Derived Acoustic Impedance Data:  What Does the Interpreter Need to Know?

1:00 pm at Chevron in San Ramon; Building: Bishop Ranch 1; Room 1240;

 

Wednesday November 16, 2005        An Early Date!!

Dr. Eldridge Moores, University of California, Davis

Earth & Space Sciences and California

7:00 pm at Orinda Masonic Center

 

As Usual - No December Meeting

 

Wednesday January 25, 2006

Sarah Andrews, Author, Em Hansen Forensic Geology Novels

Art Meets Science on the Cold Continent

7:00 pm at Orinda Masonic Center

 

Wednesday February 22, 2006

Dr. Richard Buffler, University of Texas, Austin

Geologic Setting of the Abdur Archaeological Site on the Red Sea Coast of Eritrea, Africa

7:00 pm at Orinda Masonic Center

 

Tuesday March 21, 2006    AAPG Distinguished Lecture

Dr. Janok P. Bhattacharya, University of Houston, Texas

Applying Deltaic and Shallow Marine Outcrop Analogs to the Subsurface

1:00 pm at Chevron, San Ramon

 

Monday March 27, 2006   AAPG Distinguished Lecture

Dr. Peter B. Flemings, Pennsylvania State University,

Overpressure, Hydrocarbon Entrapment, Seafloor Venting, and Slope Stability:  The Dynamic Flow Regime Beneath the Seafloor

1:00 pm at Chevron, San Ramon

 

Wednesday March 29, 2006   SPECIAL DINNER MEETING - REGISTRATION REQUIRED BY MARCH 22

Dr. Mary Lou Zoback, U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park

The 1906 Earthquake – Lessons Learned, Lessons Forgotten, and Looking Forward

6:00 pm at Orinda Masonic Center  (An hour early)

 

Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Kathleen Burnham, Consultant

Point Lobos and Point Reyes: Evidence of ~180 Km Offset on the San Gregorio/Northern San Andreas Fault

(This is a lead-in to the May 2006 field trip:  Point Lobos to Point Reyes:  Evidence of ~180 km Offset of the San Gregorio & Northern San Andreas Fault)

7:00 PM at Orinda Masonic Center

 

Wednesday May 31, 2006

Dr. George Brimhall, UC Berkeley

A History of Field Geology at UC Berkeley, and Issues Facing Field Geology Training Programs Today

(This is a lead-in to field trip in September 2006:  Field Geological Mapping Using Modern Technology)

7:00 PM at Orinda Masonic Center

 

Wednesday June 28, 2006

Dr. Mitchell Craig, California State University, East Bay

Near-Surface Geophysical Imaging Using Seismic and Radar Methods

7:00 pm at Orinda Masonic Center

 

 

1906 San Francisco Earthquake Centennial

April 18, 2006

 

The Northern California Geological Society will be participating in the centennial observance of the San Francisco 1906 Earthquake.  We are currently finalizing our contributions to the observance and the events will also be posted to the website of the 1906 Earthquake Centennial Alliance.  The full set of events range from professional meetings, an SSA professional conference, multiple museum exhibits, as well as commissioned music to be played by the Contra Costa Wind Symphony, (and much more).  Please visit the website if you have not done so to see what is planned by the alliance:  http://www.06centennial.org/

 

 

NCGS Centennial Events

(Now Listed on the 1906 Centennial Website)

 

March 19, 2006

Dr. Ray Sullivan, San Francisco State University, Emeritus

A Walk Along The Old Bay Margin in Downtown San Francisco - Tracing The Events of The 1906 Earthquake and Fire

 

 

Wednesday March 29, 2006    (Special Dinner Event; Regularly Scheduled Monthly Meeting)

Dr. Mary Lou Zoback, U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park

The 1906 Earthquake – Lessons Learned, Lessons Forgotten, and Looking Forward

6:00 pm at Orinda Masonic Center   (An hour earlier)

 

 

April 2006

Dr. Joyce Blueford, Math Science Nucleus, Fremont

Dr. Mitchell Craig, CSU East Bay, Hayward

Tracing the Hayward Fault - A Potential Disaster Area

 

 

 

Wednesday, April 26, 2006   (Regularly Scheduled Monthly Meeting)

Kathleen Burnham, Independent Researcher

Point Lobos and Point Reyes: Evidence of ~180 Km Offset on the San Gregorio/Northern San Andreas Fault

(This is a lead-in to the May 2006 field trip:  Point Lobos to Point Reyes:  Evidence of ~180 km Offset of the San Gregorio & Northern San Andreas Faults)

7:00 PM at Orinda Masonic Center

 

 

May 20 - 21, 2006

Kathleen Burnham, Consultant

Point Lobos to Point Reyes: Evidence of ~180 km Offset of the San Gregorio & Northern San Andreas Faults Field Trip

 

 

Post-Centennial Field Trips for 2006

 

 

September 16, 2006

Dr. George Brimhall, U.C. Berkeley

Field Geological Mapping Using Modern Technology

 

 

 

 

For additional information please go to the 1906 Centennial Website