Category Archives: GSW

Geological Society of Washington

GSW 1521: Rifts and columns

The 1521st meeting of the Society will be on
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
,
featuring :

Columnar Jointing Mechanics in Three Dimensions
Michael Ryan
, The Magma Physics Project

Normal faulting and graben development as catalysts for Late Cenozoic landscape change, Fish Lake Plateau, Utah
Chuck Bailey
, The College of William & Mary

Evolution of a Neoproterozoic intracontinental rift: New insights from provenance analysis of conglomerates in the Mount Rogers Formation, SW Virginia
Beth McClellan
, Radford University

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20 minutes each

Refreshments at 7:30 PM; Formal program at 8:00 PM
John Wesley Powell Auditorium, 2170 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, DC

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GSW 1521: Rifts and the extrusive rocks within them

The Geological Society of Washington
founded 1893
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2017
MEETING 1521
MICHAEL RYAN, The Magma Physics Project
Columnar jointing mechanics in three dimensions
CHUCK BAILEY, The College of William & Mary
Normal faulting and graben development as catalysts for Late
Cenozoic landscape change, Fish Lake Plateau, Utah
BETH MCCLELLAN, Radford University
Evolution of a Neoproterozoic intracontinental rift: New insights
from provenance analysis of conglomerates in the Mount Rogers
Formation, SW Virginia
TALKS WILL BE 20 MINUTES w/ QUESTIONS TO FOLLOW
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Refreshments at 7:30 p.m. Formal program at 8:00 p.m.
John Wesley Powell Auditorium
2170 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, DC
www.gswweb.org

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GSW 1518: seafloor, Titan, & granites

The 1518th meeting of the Geological Society of Washington will be on
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
,
featuring :

Jean-Arthur Olive, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory – Columbia University
“What’s shaping the seafloor?”

Carrie Anderson, NASA
“The Organic Inventory at Titan’s Poles Inferred from ~15 Years of Cassini Observations”

Mike Ackerman, Carnegie Institution for Science
“New Perspectives on an Age-old Question: How do Granites Form?”

GSW 1516: U.S. shale oil + climate change “alternate facts”

The 1516th meeting of the Geological Society of Washington will be on
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
,
featuring :

Paul Nadeau
University of Stavanger, Norway
“The US Shale Oil/Gas Revolution”

John Cook
George Mason University / skepticalscience.com
“Responding to alternative facts in a post-truth world”

30 minutes each

Refreshments at 7:30 PM; Formal program at 8:00 PM
John Wesley Powell Auditorium, 2170 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, DC

GSW 1515: Lower mantle, Proterozoic Africa

The 1515th meeting of the Society will be on
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
,
featuring :

 Raj Moulik
University of Maryland, College Park

Signatures of chemical heterogeneity in the lowermost mantle from Full Spectrum Seismic Tomography

Steve Olson
Legend Gold Corporation

2 billion and 20 years in 20 minutes: The Proterozoic Evolution of Africa

30 minutes each

http://www.gswweb.org/

GSW 1510: Core and atmosphere

The 1510th meeting of the Society will be on
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
,
featuring :

REBECCA FISCHER, National Museum of Natural History
The composition of the Earth’s core from experiments and
modeling.
30 minutes

COLIN JACKSON, Carnegie Institution for Science
Tracing atmosphere-mantle interactions with noble gases.
30 minutes

 Meeting flyer for posting

Refreshments at 7:30 PM; Formal program at 8:00 PM
John Wesley Powell Auditorium, 2170 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, DC
(see below for directions)

GSW 1509: EarthScope evening extravaganza

The 1509th meeting of the Society will be on
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
,
featuring:

Vedran Lekic, The University of Maryland at College Park:
Peering into the Earth with an EarthScope
10 minutes

Scott Burdick, The University of Maryland at College Park:
Subducted slabs and mantle plumes beneath North America from body wave tomography
25 minutes

Tolulope Olugboji, The University of Maryland at College Park:
Mapping the crustal structure of the conterminous USA using surface waves.
25 minutes

This will be the first meeting for the fall.

Refreshments at 7:30 PM; Formal program at 8:00 PM
John Wesley Powell Auditorium, 2170 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, DC

http://www.gswweb.org/