About the Jefferson Land Trust’s Quimper Geological Society
We seek to foster an understanding of geologic concepts in our community by offering 4-5 illustrated lectures during the year and two summer field trips. We focus mainly, but not exclusively, on local and regional geologic features and issues. All talks are free and open to the public, although we gratefully accept donations to defray our expenses.
Our speaking events are usually on Saturdays at 4 pm and the location of each event is noted on this website (see upcoming events listed below) and through our emails. Programs are generally announced in local print and electronic bulletin boards, too.
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Next Events (click title for details)
We are living in a time of unprecedented and rapid technological, economic, social, and environmental change. I will argue that,… Read more12-7-2019 Peter Ward — The Coming Great Simplification?
The Department of Natural Resource’s Geological Survey has released a series of Tsunami Evacuation maps for coastal areas of Washington…. Read more12-8-2019 — Tsunami Evacuation Walk Times
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2020-02-29 Carrie Garrison Laney — Tsunami deposits of the Puget Sound: evidence for local and Cascadian earthquakes
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2020-04-18 Will Gallin — Turbidites and submarine canyons: the deepwater depositional system of the Cascadia accretionary wedge
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Buried and Submerged Forests of the Pacific Northwest—Witnesses to Ancient Earthquakes, Landslides, and Volcanic Eruptions About the lecture How much… Read more2020-05-30 Pat Pringle — About Buried and Submerged Forests
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