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).  Cost is $5 per regular member; $1 per student member, and $1 per K – 12 teachers.

 

 

 

 

NCGS 2013-2014 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

 

 

The Start of the NCGS Year!!

 

September 25, 2013

Dr. William Motzer, PG, CHG, Senior Geologist, Todd Engineers 

Mercury Deposits of the California Coast Ranges and Their Environmental Impacts

7:00 pm at Orinda Masonic Lodge

 

October 30, 2013

Dr. David A. Osleger, UC Davis

Paleo-precipitation records from Lake Tahoe cores

7:00 pm at Orinda Masonic Lodge

 

November 20, 2013

James J. Rytuba, Victoria E. Langenheim, and Daniel N. Goldstein, USGS, Menlo Park

Effects of the Paso Robles Geothermal System on water quality and availability in the Paso Robles Groundwater Basin, California

7:00 pm at Orinda Masonic Lodge

 

Our Usual December Break

 

January 29, 2014

Dr. Barbara Romanowicz

UC Berkeley Seismological Laboratory

Imag(in)ing the Earth's Interior

7:00 pm at Orinda Masonic Lodge


February 26, 2014

Tess Menotti, PhD Candidate, Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University

Moving Targets – Petroleum System Modeling in Central California

7:00 pm at Orinda Masonic Lodge

 

March 26, 2014

Tom MacKinnon, Consultant

Geology of the Monterey Formation of California With Comments on Recent Oilfield Developments

7:00 pm at Orinda Masonic Lodge

 

April 30, 2014

Stephen D. Reynolds, California Geological Survey

Reclamation of the abandoned Spenceville Copper Mine

7:00 pm at Orinda Masonic Lodge

 

May 28, 2014        DINNER MEETING (Early)

Dr. Kevin Padian

Why don't vertebrates care about mass extinctions?

6:00 pm at Orinda Masonic Lodge


June 25, 2014

Jason Utas, PhD Candidate at UCLA; Meteorites

7:00 pm at Orinda Masonic Lodge

 

 

2013 - 2014 NCGS Events and Field  Trips

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

 

 

May 3, 2014

Dr. Ed Clifton

Ancient submarine land slides in a submarine canyon fill: The Carmelo Formation at Point Lobos

 

 

 

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 Tridib Guha (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

 

 

 

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