2020 Event Archive

01-18-2020 Jeff Tepper — Accretion of the Olympics and Birth of the Cascades

From the Accretion of the Olympics to the Birth of the Cascades: The Eocene Transformation of Washington Geology About the lecture… Read more01-18-2020 Jeff Tepper — Accretion of the Olympics and Birth of the Cascades

02-29-2020 Carrie Garrison Laney — Tsunami deposits of the Puget Sound

Tsunamis in Washington State:  Evidence for local and Cascadian earthquakes Washington’s tsunami sources include the obvious Cascadia subduction zone, plus… Read more02-29-2020 Carrie Garrison Laney — Tsunami deposits of the Puget Sound

02-29-2020 — Tsunami Evacuation Walk Time Maps

The Department of Natural Resource’s Geological Survey has released a series of Tsunami Evacuation maps for coastal areas of Washington…. Read more02-29-2020 — Tsunami Evacuation Walk Time Maps

05-24-2020 Glacial Erratic Challenge

Glacial Erratic Challenge. As part of the Jefferson Land Trust’s “Extending your Reach” online lecture series, Michael Machette presented a… Read more05-24-2020 Glacial Erratic Challenge

07-27-2020 – Results from the Glacial Erratic Challenge

The Erratic Results are In! (slightly modified on July 27th) The Erratic Challenge has come to a successful end.  As you… Read more07-27-2020 – Results from the Glacial Erratic Challenge

10-03-2020 Terry Wallace — Gold: A Journey from the Big Bang to the Amazon (Zoom)

Gold—A Journey from the Big Bang to the Amazon Click here for  video Gold is one of the most fascinating of… Read more10-03-2020 Terry Wallace — Gold: A Journey from the Big Bang to the Amazon (Zoom)

10-08-2020 Michael Machette –Your soil: it’s all about geology (YouTube recording)

Your soil— it’s all about geology (presented by Port Townsend Master Gardeners) Zoom. Click here for  video. The lecture If you didn’t… Read more10-08-2020 Michael Machette –Your soil: it’s all about geology (YouTube recording)

11-14-2020 Pat Pringle — Buried and Submerged Forests of the Pacific Northwest (Zoom recording)

Buried and Submerged Forests of the Pacific Northwest—Witnesses to Ancient Earthquakes, Landslides, and Volcanic Eruptions. How much we know about… Read more11-14-2020 Pat Pringle — Buried and Submerged Forests of the Pacific Northwest (Zoom recording)

12-12-2020 Will Gallin — Geologic Carbon Sequestration in Washington State (Zoom recording)

Will Gallin — Geologic carbon sequestration in Washington State The Subject What is carbon sequestration?  What are the benefits and risks of… Read more12-12-2020 Will Gallin — Geologic Carbon Sequestration in Washington State (Zoom recording)

Photo gallery of erratics

Here is a photo gallery showing the largest 15 erratics from our recent challenge (click here for more info about… Read morePhoto gallery of erratics