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 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, 2017Dr. Kim Blisniuk, San Jose State University

Tectonic Geomorphology of San Andreas Fault in Southern CA (Topic)

 

April 26, 2017

Dr. Mark Richards, UC Berkeley

Topic: TBD

 

May 31, 2017

To Be Determined

 

June 28, 2017

Dr. Matthew J. James, Sonoma State University

Collecting Evolution: The Galapagos Expedition that Vindicated Darwin

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016 - 2017 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 Stefano Mazzoni (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

 

 

 

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