Association for Women Geoscientists
PACIFIC NORTHWEST CHAPTER
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
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”
General news: We have just launched our new chapter website at http://www.awgpnw.org! We’ll keep the old one active for at least another month with a forwarding link to the new one. Many thanks to Cindy Bartlett and Jordan Claytor for building the site. If you have comments or items you think we should add, pleaseContinue reading “AWG-PNW May 2021 E-News”
Join the Association for Women Geoscientists Pacific Northwest Chapter for our first in-person meeting in two years!
Burke Museum Paleontology Collections Tour with Caroline Strömberg (UW Biology/Burke Museum)
Date: Saturday, December 4, 2021 @ 10:30 am Flyer: https://awgpnw2021.files.wordpress.com/2021/11/awg-pnw-4-dec-2021-burke-museum-tour-flyer.pdf
Our winter Zoom meeting will feature Bill Orr (Professor Emeritus of Geological Sciences at the University of Oregon) presenting:
Date: Saturday, January 8, 2022
Sign in / Social: 1:15 pm PST / Presentation: 2:00 pm PST
We’ll have about 45 minutes for people to get signed in and socialize a bit. The presentation will start at 2:00 pm, and Q&A will end around 3:00. The presentation will last about an hour. You MUST register for this meeting — see the flyer for the Zoom registration link: https://awgpnw2021.files.wordpress.com/2021/11/awg-pnw-jan-8-2022-zoom-mtg-orr.pdf
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for registration instructions. If enough people register, Tamie may run a second trip July 25 – August 6.
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