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01-09-2021 Scott Burns—Tasting Terroir

Tasting Terroir—Geologic and climate  influences on wine flavors in the Pacific NW (a talk and tasting) The Lecture To begin with,… Read more01-09-2021 Scott Burns—Tasting Terroir

Aldrich, James

Jim Aldrich has a Ph.D. from University of New Mexico (1972), taught geology at several colleges, and was a structural… Read moreAldrich, James

Dawes, Ralph

  Ralph Dawes is originally from Edmonds, WA. He has a degree in literature from Antioch College in Yellow Springs,… Read moreDawes, Ralph

Garrison-Laney, Carrie

Carrie Garrison-Laney is a tsunami hazards specialist at Washington Sea Grant, and a liaison to the NationalCenter for Tsunami Research at… Read moreGarrison-Laney, Carrie

Gerstel, Wendy

Wendy (on the right in photo) is a licensed Engineering Geologist and Hydrogeologist and owner and principal scientist of Qwg Applied… Read moreGerstel, Wendy

Loubere, Paul

Paul is a retired Distinguished Research Professor who has been instrumental in forming and managing our Geology Group. We last… Read moreLoubere, Paul

Michael Machette

Machette, Michael

Michael Machette is a practicing earthquake geologist and the owner of Paleo Seis Surveys LLC, a geologic consulting firm that… Read moreMachette, Michael

McShane, Dan

Dan McShane has a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Geology from WWU in Bellingham. He has worked as a geologist and… Read moreMcShane, Dan

Pringle, Pat

Pat Pringle is a highly regarded geologist who has studied throughout western Washington and is the author of roadside geology… Read morePringle, Pat

Shipman, Hugh

Hugh has been a geologist with the Shorelands Program at the Washington Department of Ecology since 1989.  His interests include… Read moreShipman, Hugh

Stories in Stone David Williams 2019

David Williams, frequent and interesting speaker for our lecture series (see events on 3/2/13, 11/7/15 and 5/11/19), has announced that… Read moreStories in Stone David Williams 2019

Tepper, Jeffrey

  Jeff Tepper is a Professor within the Geology Department at the University of Puget Sound. He received his AB… Read moreTepper, Jeffrey

Williams, David B.

David B. Williams is a freelance writer in Seattle. Originally raised in Seattle, he went to college in Colorado where… Read moreWilliams, David B.