NCGS 2016-2017 Calendar

(Please click on the available links to view the abstract and speaker biographies; for previous yearly calendar of events see bottom of page)

 

MEETINGS

9 Altarinda Road, Orinda, California

6:30 p.m. social; 7 p.m. talk (No Dinner)

 

The general public is welcome. Cost is $5,

$1 for students and K – 12 teachers.

 

 

The Start of the NCGS Year!!

September 28, 2016 Rick Wilson, California Geological Survey

Addressing California’s Tsunami Hazard

6:30 Social; 7:00 pm Talk at Orinda Masonic Lodge

 

October 26, 2016 Dr. Brian Collins, US Geological Survey

Processes of exfoliation-induced rock falls: recent studies from California’s Sierra Nevada

6:30 Social; 7:00 pm Talk at Orinda Masonic Lodge

 

November 16, 2016 (One Week Early)

Dr. Julia Sigwart, Associate Professor and UCMP Visiting Scholar

Two Miles Underwater: A Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea

6:30 Social; 7:00 pm Talk at Orinda Masonic Lodge

 

No Meeting in December

 

January 25, 2017

Rick Wilson, California Geological Survey

Addressing California’s Tsunami Hazard

 

February 22, 2017

Tom Williams, Williams GeoAdventures

The Geology and Landscapes of Iceland

 

March 29, 2017

Dr. Kim Blisniuk, San Jose State University

Tectonic Geomorphology of San Andreas Fault in Southern CA

 

April 26, 2017

Dr. Mark Richards, UC Berkeley

Triggering of the Largest Deccan Eruptions by the Chicxulub Impact

or What Really Killed the Dinosaurs

 

May 31, 2017

Dr. Greg Stock, National Park Service

The Rise and Fall of Sierra Nevada Glaciers

 

June 28, 2017

Dr. Matthew J. James, Sonoma State University

Collecting Evolution: The Galapagos Expedition that Vindicated Darwin