NCGS Meeting Location

The NCGS meets each last Wednesday of the month in Orinda at the Masonic Center, 9 Altarinda Rd.  There is a social period at 6:30 p.m. At 7 p.m. a talk (no dinner).  The general public is welcome.  Cost is $5 per regular member and nonmembers; $1 per student member, and $1 per K – 12 teachers.

 

 

 

 

NCGS 2017-2018 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 27, 2017

Dr. Slawomir M. Tulaczyk, UC Santa Cruz

Glaciology and recent behavior of the West Antarctic ice sheet

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

 

October 25, 2017

Megan Nguyen, UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences

UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences –Research Summary

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

 

November 29, 2017

Dr. Marjorie Schulz, USGS

Marine Terraces of California: Landscapes from the Waves

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


January 31, 2018

Dr. Kurtis Burmeister, University of the Pacific

Welcome to Jurassic arc: resolving the pre-batholith history of the Sierra Nevada

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

February 28, 2018

John G. Parrish, Ph.D., California State Geologist

Title TBD

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

 

March 28, 2018

Dr. Tom MacKinnon

Geology of the “type” area of the Eastern Belt of the Franciscan Complex in Northern California, Reconsidered

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

 

April 25, 2018

Dr. Andrew Gunther

Talking Climate Change

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

 

May 30, 2018

Dr. Isabel Montanez, UC Davis and President – Geological Society of America

Tentative: To Be Confirmed in Jan 2018

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

 

June 27, 2018

Dr. Janet Watt, USGS Research Geophysicist

Underwater Secrets of the Hayward Fault Zone: Integrated 3D imaging to understand earthquake hazards

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

 

 

 

 

2017 - 2018 NCGS Events and Field  Trips

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

          

Coming Soon

 

 

Do you have a place you’ve wanted to visit for the geology?  Let us know.  We’re definitely interested in ideas.  For those suggestions, or for questions regarding, field trips, please contact our Field Trip Coordinator Will Schweller (see About the NCGS page).

 

 

 

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Older Calendar of Events

 

 

2003 - 2004 Calendar of Events

 

 

 

2004 - 2005 Calendar of Events

 

 

 

2005 - 2006 Calendar of Events

 

 

2006 - 2007 Calendar of Events

 

 

2007 - 2008 Calendar of Events

 

 

2008 - 2009 Calendar of Events

 

 

2009 - 2010 Calendar of Events

 

 

2010 - 2011 Calendar of Events

 

 

2011 - 2012 Calendar of Events

 

 

2012 - 2013 Calendar of Events

 

 

2013 - 2014 Calendar of Events

 

 

2014-2015 Calendar of Events

 

 

2015-2016 Calendar of Events

 

 

2016 - 2017 Calendar of Events

 

 

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