Seabeck-Poulsbo Geologic Map Now Available as 3D PDF

3D PDF files are a fun way to explore the relationships between topography, surface geology, and subsurface geology (represented by cross sections and borehole data). What’s even better is that no expensive or special software is needed to view them! Files can be viewed and manipulated with the freely-available AdobeĀ® ReaderĀ®. Users can zoom, pan, […]

August Geology Image of the Month: Hood Canal

The August Geology Image of the Month was captured by mapping geologists Gabriel Legorretta Paulin and Trevor Contreras. It was taken during the 2012 field season while mapping along the Hood Canal, a region that Trevor and others have been working in for the past five years with the aid of grants provided by the […]

DGER Aids FEMA

On July 18, DGER Chief Hazards Geologist, Tim Walsh, led a field trip for FEMA officials and their international counterparts from Australia and New Zealand. While traversing Elliott Bay on the Seattle-Bainbridge Island ferry, he spoke on the subject of earthquake and tsunami threats to the Seattle area, recounting evidence of Seattle Fault activity and […]