Geologists of Jackson Hole

As a non-profit, all-volunteer organization, 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.

 

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Public Programs
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Teton Co. Library

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Upcoming

October 15th (Tuesday), 6 p.m., Teton Co. Library Auditorium – Open to Public. Presentation: “Two of the World’s largest Terrestrial Landslides”, Presented by Bob Biek, Utah Geological Survey. Summary

October 16th (Wednesday), 12:15 p.m., Senior Center Jackson Hole – Open to Public. Presentation: “Ancient, newly discovered gigantic landslides resulting from catastrophic failure of the Marysvale volcanic field, Utah”, Presented by Bob Biek, Utah Geological Survey.  Summary

November 5th (Tuesday), 6 p.m., Teton Co. Library Auditorium – Open to Public. Presentation: “The Powder River Basin’s Transition from Conventional to Unconvential Oil & Gas Production”, Presented by Rachel Toner, Wyoming State Geological Survey.  Summary

November 19th (Tuesday), 6 p.m., Teton Co. Library Auditorium – Open to Public. Presentation: “Understanding Fluid Flow in Rocks ”, Presented by Saman Aryana, University of Wyoming.  Summary

Recent Presentations 

October 1st (Tuesday), 6 p.m., Teton Co. Library Auditorium – Open to Public. Presentation: “Spectacular Gem Crystals:  Pegmatite Pocket Formation and Survival”, Presented by Tom Campbell, Staff Mineralogist, The Arkenstone.  Video  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.  Video 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. Video Summary

September 18th (Wednesday), 6 p.m., Jackson Senior Center – Open to Public. Presentation: “Meet the Quartz Family” Presented by Rick Dalrymple.  Summary

August 21 (Wednesday), 12:15 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.  Video  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.  Video Summary

 

Members Only Events

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Oct. 11-13:  Field trip to Dinosaur National Park and Flaming Gorge
Nov. 13 – Field trip to INEL