GSOC Members and their guests are invited to the 7th GSOC Annual Holiday Party and field trip slideshow, Friday December 4th, at 614 NE 114th Ave., Portland. GSOC Board Members will provide main dishes with protein of various sorts. Other members please bring vegetable, side dishes or desserts for 6 to share, plus beverage of their choice. Music will be organized by Dawn Juliano.
Nicolas Steno: Founding Father of Geology
Friday Night Lecture, January 8, 2016: Kyle Dittmer, GSOC member and faculty member, PCC Southeast Campus and Portland State University, will present “Steno.”
Prof. Dittmer will talk about a little known but brilliant Renaissance Danish scientist named Nicolas Steno. What were Steno’s contributions to Geology? Why is his story unique? Come join us and find out! Prof. Dittmer has taught Earth Science for 25 years. Come hear this interesting thought-provoking science-history talk!
Investigative Geology; Combining Historic and Paleoseismic Data to Characterize Earthquake Hazard
Dr. Ashley Streig has sixteen years experience in active tectonics, paleoseismology, structural geology and tectonic geomorphology. Her research experience includes the study of active faults and folds, earthquakes and associated hazards, earthquake recurrence, fault behavior, and rupture characteristics. Dr. Streig has investigated pre-historic seismic activity of fault systems around the world, including local studies of the San Andreas Fault, CA and crustal faults along the Cascadia Subduction Zone.
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WELCOME NEW MEMBERS FOR 2015!
More members have signed up this year! We wish you a warm welcome!