Pierce County Department of Emergency Management to host talk by eminent volcanologist, Marta Calvache

When – September 19, 2013 at 7:00 P.M. Where – Puyallup City Hall Council Chambers, 333 S. Meridian in Puyallup. (Parking is available in the garage below city hall or on street). What – Talk: Living with volcanoes: How a South American town may save lives around Mount Rainier Columbian volcanologist Marta Calvache shares her […]

Trevor Contreras to Speak at Ice Age Floods Institute, Puget Lobe Chapter Meeting on May 6

DGER mapping geologist Trevor Contreras will address the Puget Lobe Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute on May 6, giving a talk titled “A Closer Examination of Hood Canal and the Puget Lowland.” Trevor says, I will be talking about some of the important findings from five years of geological mapping along Hood Canal. […]

Washington Geology Library to Participate in “Take our Daughters and Sons to Work” Day on April 25th

On April 25th the Washington Geology Library will join DNR in celebrating Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. The theme this year will be Forests: A Work in Progress. The Geology Library will open its doors to parents and kids, with special events from 9-11 AM. According to librarian Stephanie Earls, “We’ll have various […]

Geology and GIS Day 2012

On 11/14 the Washington State Geological Survey participated in GIS Day 2012 festivities held in the state capitol building. Geologic maps were showcased in the rotunda and questions were answered at an information booth staffed by survey employees. In the afternoon, four survey geologists (Tim Walsh, Trevor Contreras, Eric Schuster, and Meredith Payne) gave talks […]

Happy Geologic Map Day!

Geologic Maps have long been the established method for geologists to communicate their scientific discoveries, and at the Washington State Geological Survey we take pride in our award winning geologic maps! We invite you to search through our selection of Washington geology maps here. We are also excited to pass on the website launch announcement […]