Upcoming Events

2024-02-24 Brian Sherrod — High-resolution dating of a multi-fault earthquake and earthquake recurrence in the Salish Lowland

On February 24, 2024, the Quimper Geological Society welcomes USGS geologist, Dr. Brian Sherrod. Join us (in person) at the First Baptist Church, 1202 Lawrence St, Port Townsend, Washington 98368, 4 pm, doors open at 3:30 pm. The event will also be filmed for viewing afterwards. THE LECTURE:  High-resolution dating of a multi-fault earthquake and earthquake recurrence in the Salish Lowland In this presentation, Dr. Brian Sherrod will discuss new evidence for a multi-fault rupture. This rupture occurred along the Seattle (SFZ) and Saddle Mountain (SM) faults in the winter of 923-924 CE. He will also present new evidence for a… Read more2024-02-24 Brian Sherrod — High-resolution dating of a multi-fault earthquake and earthquake recurrence in the Salish Lowland

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2024-04-20 Ralph Haugerud — Glacial Landscape of Puget Sound

Post-Mortem of Southern Cordilleran Ice Sheet We welcome back USGS geologist, Ralph Haugerud, to present new understanding of glacial topography from lidar imagery. He will focus on what happened when the ice melted. Join us (in person) at the First Baptist Church, Port Townsend, 4 pm. The event will also be filmed for viewing afterwards. The Lecture: Post-mortem of the southern Cordilleran Ice Sheet Death of an ice sheet can have many causes, as shown by retreat of the southern Cordilleran Ice Sheet about 15,000 years ago. East of the Cascades, the margin of active south-flowing ice retreated north as less… Read more2024-04-20 Ralph Haugerud — Glacial Landscape of Puget Sound

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