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Association for Women Geoscientists

PACIFIC NORTHWEST CHAPTER

Encourage the participation of women in the geosciences

Exchange educational, technical and professional information

Enhance the professional growth and advancement of women in the geosciences

When the Spokane and Puget Sound Chapters merged to form the Pacific Northwest Chapter in 2007, the chapter grew to serve both Washington and Oregon. Our members live in Washington and Oregon and beyond to Idaho, Alaska, and British Columbia. To promote professional growth and AWG’s goals, we get together for formal and informal events, mostly in the Seattle and Portland areas.

Upcoming Events and News

AWG-PNW June 2021 E-News

General news: We still have two positions open on the Chapter Board this year – president and treasurer.  President is a 1-year term with a term limit of 3 years.  Treasurer is a 2-year term with a term limit of 4 years.  In addition, our bank account needs to stay in Washington, so our treasurerContinue reading “AWG-PNW June 2021 E-News”

Past Events

GSOC has been kind enough to post recordings of our recent AWG-PNW Zoom presentations on their YouTube channel. You can find most of them at Lectures — Geological Society of the Oregon Country (GSOC) The recording of our July 14 meeting with Tina Neal (USGS Volcano Science Center) is here.

2022 Field Trip Updates

AWG-PNW GEOLOGY AND HOT SPRINGS TOUR OF SOUTHEASTERN BC: APRIL 30 – MAY 11, 2022

Our 11-day field trip in southeastern British Columbia, visiting several hot springs and looking at the spectacular geology and scenery is FULL. Contact president@awgpnw.org if you wish to be put on a waiting list. Click here to see the flyer.

AWG-PNW FIELD TRIP TO MOUNT ST. HELENS IS RESCHEDULED (AGAIN) TO SUMMER OF 2022 or 2023

Our lodgings at the Mount St. Helens Science and Learning Center are the opposite of physically distanced, so we’ve postponed this 4- to 5-day field trip to 2022 or 2023.

AWG FIELD TRIP TO ICELAND: JULY 6-18, 2022

Registration is open for year’s AWG’s field trip to Iceland. The cost (excluding airfare) is $6000. The trip will be led by Tamie Jovanelly, a geology professor at Berry College who has recently authored Iceland: Tectonics, Volcanics, and Glacial Features. Registration is through http://www.icelandgeologytours.com. Contact fieldtrips@awg.org for registration instructions. If enough people register, Tamie may run a second trip July 25 – August 6.

Interested in joining AWG-PNW? Go to http://www.awg.org/ and click on “Become a member.” To get a membership form or more information, contact president@awgpnw.org.

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