Geologists of Jackson Hole

Our mission is to inform and educate our members and community about earth science related matters – their broad scope and importance to all of us.

Become a Member

We encourage anyone with an interest in earth science, regardless of their educational background, to become a member of the Geologists of Jackson Hole. To learn more about joining, please visit our membership information page. Click here for a membership application.

Upcoming Field Trips

We hold monthly trips and events. Click below for more information.

 

All photos ©John Hebberger Jr.

Public Programs
in Conjunction with
Teton Co. Library

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Monthly lunch programs now open to the public at Jackson Senior Center 12:15 – 1:30.

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Upcoming

July 16th (Tuesday), 6 p.m., Teton Co. Library Auditorium – Open to Public. Presentation: “The Anatomy Of Yellowstone Hydrothermal Systems and Their Related Hazards”, Presented by Bob Smith, University of Utah. Summary

July 31 4pm Snow King geology – field tip open to the publicWalk to the top of Snow King Mtn and explore the geology of Jackson Hole with Patrick Starich and John Hebberger (Jr.)!   Meet at the “Wildlife Lane” parking area & trail head along Snow King Avenue.  Summary. 

August 6th (Tuesday), 6 p.m., Teton Co. Library Auditorium – Open to Public. Presentation: “Part 1: Scientific Integrity in Education; Part 2: “The Great Dying” – end Permian extinction event”, Presented by John Geissman, Professor Emeritus, University of New Mexico   Summary

August 20th (Tuesday), 6 p.m., Teton Co. Library Auditorium – Open to Public. Presentation: “Moving towards a sustainable future: Metals are required to get there”, Presented by Adam Simon, University of Michigan. Summary

August 21 (Tuesday), 6 p.m., Jackson Senior Center – Open to Public. Presentation: “Ultima Thule, the Most Distant Object Man Has Visited, Pluto Update, and the Dawn and Rosetta Space Missions”, Presented by Mike Adler, Geologists of Jackson Hole.  Summary

September 3rd (Tuesday), 6 p.m., Teton Co. Library Auditorium – Open to Public. Presentation: “Overview of the 2018 eruption of Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii”, Presented by Bob Tilling, Volcanologist Emeritus, United States Geological Survey.  Summary

September 17th (Tuesday), 6 p.m., Teton Co. Library Auditorium – Open to Public. Presentation: “Zircons are forever: 4.4 billion year record of oxygen isotopes in zircons?”, Presented by Liz King, Geologists of Jackson Hole.  Summary

Recent Presentations 

July 2nd (Tuesday), 6 p.m., Teton Co. Library Auditorium – Open to Public. Presentation: “Death to Discovery: How the amazing fossils of  Wyoming’s Fossil Lake came to be”, Presented by Arvid Aase, US Park Service.  Summary

June 19th (Wednesday)   – Lunchtime Presentation –12:15 pm, Jackson Senior Center:  Capturing the tempo of landscape response across a range of temporal scales and variable rates of tectonic forcing.  Presented by Ryan Thigpen, University of KentuckySummary

June 18,  6 p.m., TC Library Presentation: Was the northern 1/2 of Teton Range cataclysmically ‘erased’ by  migration of the Yellowstone hotspot?, Presented by Ryan Thigpen, University of Kentucky.  Video Summary

June 4, 6 p.m., TC Library Presentation:  Seeing” a Laramide Age Mountain Front, Presented by Morgan Brown, Tenax Geophysical.  Video  Summary

 

Members Only Events

Renew your membership for 2019!
July 25-28, 2019  :  Mines and Mining field trip
July 31: Outcrop of the month – Details
August 3:  Members Barbecue
August 24: Intermittent Springs Field Trip
Oct. 4-6:  Field trip to Dinosaur National Park and Flaming Gorge
Nov. 13 – Field trip to INEL