March Meeting Announcement: Salinas Valley Salt Water Intrusion

Join us for our March SOUTH BAY Meeting!

“The Salinas Valley Integrated Hydrologic Model: Supporting Projects and Programs in a Highly Operated Basin”

Presented by:

Les Chau, BCES
Principal, Wood E&I

Howard Franklin, PG
Senior Hydrologist, Monterey County Water Resources Agency

Date and Time:
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
6 pm: Registration & Social Hour
7 pm: Dinner
7:45 pm: Announcements and Presentation

Location:
Dave and Buster’s
940 Great Mall Drive
Milpitas, CA 95035

Cost:  $45 for professionals and guests, $20 for students

Reservations: To RSVP, please register online by noon, Monday, March 11, 2019.

March 2019 Meeting Announcement

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CONGRATULATIONS AEGSF!

The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter has been recognized as:

2018 AEG Chapter of the Year!

Congratulations and THANK YOU! A chapter is only as good as its membership, your participation and involvement have set us apart on the national stage. Keep up the fantastic work!

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Left to Right: Greg Hempen (AEG Outgoing President), Julien Cohen-Waeber (AEGSF Chapter Chair), Sarah Kalika (AEG 2018 meeting Chair)

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IAEG / AEG 2018 Congress Info

 

IAEG 2018

 Thanks for a great meeting everyone!! 

 

 

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February 2019 Meeting: HayWired Scenario

Register today to attend the AEG/CalGeo/SFGI February 2019 Meeting!

“HayWired Scenario: Earthquake Resilience in the Internet Age”

Presented by:
Dr. Keith Porter
Research Professor, Univ. of Colorado Boulder
Principal, SPA Risk LLC

Date and Time:
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
6 pm: Registration & Social Hour
7 pm: Dinner (choice of Salmon/Chicken/Vegetarian)
7:45 pm: Announcements and Presentation

Location:
Scott’s Seafood
Jack London Square
#2 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607

Cost:  $60 for members and members’ guests, $70 for non-members, $25 for students

Reservations: To RSVP, please register online by noon, Monday, February 11, 2019.

February 2019 Meeting Announcement

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Special thanks to our meeting sponsors: ConeTec and Cal Engineering & Geology
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January 2019 Meeting: Geology Licensure

Register today to attend our January 2019 Meeting!

50 Years of Protecting the Public: The California Professional Geologist License

Presented by:

Laurie Racca PG
California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists

Date and Time:
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
6 pm: Registration & Social Hour
7 pm: Dinner (family style choices, no need to choose a meal)
7:45 pm: Announcements and Presentation

Location:
Howden (Spice Monkey) Restaurant
1628 Webster Street
Oakland, CA

Cost:  $45 for AEG members and members’ guests, $55 for non-members, $20 for AEG student members

AEG Student Membership is FREE (apply for FREE student membership)!

Reservations: To RSVP, please register online by noon, Monday, January 7, 2019.

January 2019 Meeting Announcement

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November 2018 Meeting: Pop-Up Talks

Register today to attend our November 2018 Meeting!

First annual “Pop-Up Talks” 
Come Share 5 minutes of your own professional experience!
(presentation optional)

Date and Time:
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
6pm: Social Hour and Sign-In
7pm: Dinner
7:45pm: Presentation

Location:
Howden (Spice Monkey) Restaurant
1628 Webster Street
Oakland

Cost:  $40 for AEG members and members’ guests, $50 for non-members, $20 for AEG student members

AEG Student Membership is FREE (apply for FREE student membership)!

Reservations: To RSVP, please register online by noon, Monday, November 12, 2018.

July 2018 Meeting Announcement

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Job Announcements

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Announcement: ODOT18-2484oc
Geo Tech Expert/Hazmat – Professional Geologist 2
Salary: $72,096.00-$106,536.00 annually with relocation assistance
Bend, Oregon

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oregon/jobs/2153211/geo-tech-expert-hazmat-odot18-2484oc?keywords=2484&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

LANGAN
Engineering Geologist
Experience: 6-10 years

Announcement: 28941 (San Francisco)

https://www.langan.com/jobs/engineering-geologist-6-to-10-years-experience/

Announcement: 29681 (Irvine)

https://www.langan.com/jobs/engineering-geologist-6-to-10-years-experience-2/

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“Geologists’ Day” – September 20

First US national “Geologists’ Day” to be recognized September 20 - Do something extra!

The first-ever “Geologists’ Day” will be recognized on Thursday, September 20, 2018.  Sponsored by the AEG Advocacy Committee, this is a call for all professional, aspiring, and retired geoscience professionals to reach out for our profession.  This is a day to do something extra to raise awareness of the value of geoscience in public safety and policy-making.

Write a letter to your local newspaper about an issue that affects your area.  Give a talk to a local group – Rotary Clubs, scout groups, and various speaker programs are always looking for speakers.  Send a polite, thoughtful, clear, and brief email to one of your elected officials to consider geoscience in an upcoming vote or position statement they face – and offer to personally clarify the issue.  Offer an unbiased editorial to your local newspaper or television station on a geoscience issue that affects us all.  Post a Facebook message or send a tweet about a geoscience issue you care about.  Suggest a topic for a feature article for your newspaper or local television station.

You definitely don’t need to be a subject-matter expert to be an advocate for geoscience.  Anyone having general competence in geoscience, enthusiasm for its relevance to society, and a real interest in sharing its value to the community at large can do this.  These are just a few ways to recognize “Geologists’ Day” on September 20.  Think about it, and you can probably think of many more.

The simple recognition of “Geologists’ Day” will not change a building code, or enlighten an elected official, or inspire a young student.  But a real geologist, who is willing to do something extra just might.  This year, make it on “Geologist’s Day” – September 20!

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FIELD TRIP – Ring Mountain, July 14

Join us for a Field Trip!

 AEG 2017/2018 Jahns Lecturer John Wakabayashi presenting:

“The Rock Record of Subduction Interface Processes and the Formation of Mélanges “

on Saturday, July 14th

Rendez-vous at: 
Ring Mountain
End of Taylor rd. (near 208 Taylor rd.)
Tiburon, CA 94920

Agenda: 
10-10:30 AM: Meet at Taylor Road
10:30 AM – 1:30 PM: Tour of Ring Mountain
2:00 PM: Debriefing at Marin Brewing Company (1809 Larkspur Landing Cir, Larkspur, CA 94939)

Distance: approx. 3 miles
Elevation gain: up to 715ft
Difficulty Rating: Moderate

NOTES: 
Parking is limited, please try to carpool and please drive responsibly
Refreshments NOT provided, please bring your own
No near-by convenience shops or planned stops
Please wear appropriate hiking attire
Please bring your own water, essentials, water, sunscreen… and water.

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July 2018 Meeting: Spillway Assessment with UAS

Register today to attend our July 2018 Meeting!

“Utilization of Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Spillway Assessment and Terrain Modeling”

Presenter:
Joshua Wagner
Manager of UAS and Remote Sensing Services
Cal Engineering & Geology

Date and Time:
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
6pm: Social Hour and Sign-In
7pm: Dinner
7:45pm: Presentation

Location:
Howden (Spice Monkey) Restaurant
1628 Webster Street
Oakland

Cost:  $45 for AEG members and members’ guests, $50 for non-members, $20 for AEG student members

AEG Student Membership is FREE (apply for FREE student membership)!

Reservations: To RSVP, please register online by noon, Monday, July 9, 2018.

July 2018 Meeting Announcement

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June 2018 Meeting Announcement: Montecito Mudslides

Register today to attend our June 2018 joint AEG and CalGeo meeting

Chris Doolittle PG CEG
County of Santa Barbara Public Works

Presenting:

“Montecito Mudslides: restoration of infrastructure, mapping and the logistics of mudslide response”

Date and Time:
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
6pm: Social Hour and Sign-In
6:30pm: Dinner
7:15pm: Presentation

Location:
Agrodolce Restaurant
1730 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA

Cost:  $45 for AEG/CalGeo members and members’ guests, $60 for non-members, $20 for students.

Registration: Please register online through CalGeo or through AEG by noon, Monday, June 11, 2018, Spaces are limited!

WE’VE OPENED AN AEG REGISTRATION PAGE FOR THOSE WHO ARE UNABLE TO REGISTER THROUGH CALGEO… NO NEED TO REGISTER ON BOTH

June 2018 Meeting Announcement

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