NCGS 2006-2007 Calendar

 

 

Wednesday September 27, 2006

Dr. Doris Sloan, University of California, Berkeley

Dr. John Karachewski, Weiss Associates, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Geology of the San Francisco Bay Region – The Story Behind the Book

 

For details on the UC Press book (California Natural History Guide 79) go to: http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/9237.html

 

Wednesday October 25, 2006

Dr. Richard Stanley & Dr. Russell Graymer, U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park

Subsurface geology, basin evolution, tectonic development, and climatic cyclicity of the Santa Clara Valley area

7:00 pm at Orinda Masonic Center

 

Wednesday November 15, 2006  This is an EARLY DATE!!

Dylan Rood, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and U.C. Santa Barbara

Changing Rates and Styles of Crustal Deformation at Timescales of 10 My to 10 Ky

7:00 pm at Orinda Masonic Center

 

As Usual - No December Meeting

 

Wednesday January 31, 2007

Dr. George Plafker, U.S. Geological Survey (Emeritus), Menlo Park, and Plafker Geohazard Consultants

New evidence for a secondary tectonic source for the cataclysmic tsunami of 12/26/2004 on NW Sumatra

7:00 pm at Orinda Masonic Center

 

Wednesday February 28, 2007

Paul Belasky, Ohlone College, Fremont

The real “geopoetry,” and the “poets of the soil”: Geological school of 20th century poetry in St. Petersburg, Russia, explores why we are geologists

7:00 pm at Orinda Masonic Center

 

March 5-23, 2007   AAPG Distinguished Lecture

(Specific Date TBA)

Dr. Jean-Laurent Mallet, Ecole Nationale Superieure de Geologie, Nancy, France,

Integrated Earth Modeling: From seismic Interpretation to Flow Simulation in Reservoirs

Lunch Hour; Chevron, San Ramon

  

Wednesday March 28, 2007   (tentative)

Dr Jeff Unruh, William Lettis and Associates and U.C. Davis,

Geologic History of Mt. Diablo

7:00 pm at Orinda Masonic Center

 

Wednesday April 25, 2007

Dr. Isabel Montanez, U.C. Davis

CO2 - Forced Climate and Vegetation Instability During Late Paleozoic Deglaciation

7:00 pm at Orinda Masonic Center

 

Wednesday May 30, 2007   Dinner Meeting!!   Book Signing Opportunity!

Reservations are Required by May 25, 2007

We are sorry, but will not be able to accommodate "Walk-Ins"

Dr, James Moore, U.S. Geological Survey, Retired

The adventures of Clarence King (First USGS Director) and his survey of the 40th parallel

6:00 pm at Orinda Masonic Center

 

Wednesday June 27, 2007

Dr. Jeffery P. Schaffer, Napa Valley College

Seeing the Elephant: How Perceived Evidence in the Sierra Nevada Biased Global Geomorphology

7:00 pm at Orinda Masonic Center

 

 

 

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Field Trips

(When available, click on the following links to download field trip applications)

 

  

April 21, 2007

Field Trip to the World’s Smallest Mountain Range: The Sutter Buttes

Dr. Brian Hausback and

Martin Steinpress, Organizer

 

May 12, 2007

Devils Slide Announcement

Thomas Whitman, CalTrans

  

July 7 & 8, 2007

Sierra Nevada Frontal Fault Zone

Dylan Rood, PhD Candidate

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and U.C. Santa Barbara

 

Spring / Summer

Modern Geophysical Techniques for Site Characterization

Dr. Mitchell Craig, Cal State University East Bay