NCGS 2003-2004 Calendar

(click on the available links to view the abstract and speaker bio.)


Wednesday January 28, 2004

Dr. Ronald Olowin, Professor of Astronomy and Physics, Saint Mary’s College

The Earth: Having a Sense of Place in the Cosmos (based on images taken from the Hubble telescope)

7:00 pm at Orinda Masonic Center


Wednesday February 25, 2004

Dr. Nahum Schneidermann, ChevronTexaco Overseas Petroleum

Global Gas

7:00 PM at Orinda Masonic Center


Wednesday March 31, 2004

Dr. Judd Case, Dean of Science, Saint Mary’s College, Orinda  (Tentative)

Expedition to Antarctica (in Search of Cretaceous Fossils)-December 2003

7:00 PM at Orinda Masonic Center


Monday April 5, 2004

Dr. Richard Behl, AAPG Distinguished Lecture

Miocene Monterey Formation of California: Plankton to Petroleum Source to Reservoir

1:00 PM at ChevronTexaco, San Ramon, Conference Room D2193


Wednesday April 28, 2004

John Stockwell, NCGS

The Formation of Thundereggs

7:00 PM at Orinda Masonic Center


Wednesday May 26, 2004

Jim Ellis, Ellis GeoSpatial

Mapping with Remote Sensing and GIS

7:00 PM at Orinda Masonic Center


Wednesday June 30, 2004

David Bero, Consulting Geologist

Geology of the Tiburon Peninsula, Marin County, California

7:00 PM at Orinda Masonic Center



Field Trips…



May 1, 2004

Geology of the Mt. Diablo Structural Domain

Ron Crane, Consultant



July 10, 2004

Geology and Groundwater Resources of the Merced Formation

in the Westside Basin of the Coastal San Mateo and San Francisco Counties

Ed Clifton, Ralph Hunter (Retired USGS), and Gregg Bartow

(Public Utilities Commission)






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