George Brimhall, U.C. Berkeley Department of Earth and Planetary Science

Digital Geological Mapping: Revolution or Regression?

  • DINNER MEETING - Tuesday, April 9, 2002
  • Location: Stanford University

  • 5:30 PM-Wine Tasting: Mitchell Bldg., first floor
  • 6:15 PM-Dinner: . . . Mitchell Bldg., first floor
  • 7:30 PM-Meeting: . . . Geocorner Room 105

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    Anyone wishing to attend the lecture only is welcome at no cost.

    This will be the 345th meeting since 1954.

    photo of four mappers with gear
    The ground mapping crew equiped with Differential GPS units

    About the Speaker

    George H. Brimhall is Professor of Geology and Director, Earth Resources Center at U.C. Berkeley. He received his Ph.D. (1972) and B.A.(1969) from Berkeley. His research interests are mineral resources, mineral exploration science, field geology, surface processes, low temperature geochemistry, granitic batholiths, soil geochemistry, and geochronology of weathering systems. In 1980, George Brimhall received the Waldemar Lindgren Award for Excellence in Research from the Society of Economic Geologists with Life Fellowship. In 1985 he was invited to be the Harvard University Hugh Exton McKinstry Memorial Lecturer and became a Fellow in the Geological Society of America in 1988 and the Mineralogical Society of America in 1990.
    Reservations: The preferred way to make reservations is simply to email Janice Sellers at by Friday, April 5, tell her you will attend, commit to pay, and bring your payment to the meeting. Janice always emails a confirmation; if you don't get one, assume email crashed yet again and email her a second time. A check made to"PGS"is preferred, payable at the meeting.

    If you want to pay in advance:

    Stanford faculty and students: Please make dinner reservations by Friday, April 5. Contact Dr. Juhn Liou via his mailbox (and leave check), Geological and Environmental Sciences Office, Geocorner - Bldg. 320 (Rm. 118). Make checks out to"PGS."

    All others, including faculty and students from other Bay Area universities and colleges and USGS: Please make dinner reservations by Friday, April 5. Contact Janice Sellers, at Seismological Society of America, 201 Plaza Professional Building, El Cerrito, CA 94530, phone (510) 559-1780. Send check made out to"PGS"to Janice.

    Dinner is $26.00. Includes wine (5:30 to 6:15 PM.), dinner (6:15-7:30 PM.), tax, and tip.

    For students from all universities and colleges, the dinner, including the social half-hour, is $5.00 and is partially subsidized thanks to the School of Earth Sciences, Stanford University (Note, no-show reservations owe the full price).

    Dues for Academic Year 2001-2002 ($10.00) should be sent to Janice Sellers, Seismological Society of America, 201 Plaza Professional Building, El Cerrito, CA 94530. Janice's phone: (510) 559-1780.

    Officers: Gary Ernst, President; Mike Diggles, Vice President; Vicki Langenheim, Secretary; Janice Sellers, Treasurer; Adina Paytan, Field-Trip Czarina

    Campus map

    Date created: 03/13/2001
    Last modified: 04/10/2002
    Created by: Mike Diggles, Vice President, PGS.

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