HGS - Houston Geological Society

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HGS Teacher of Year Jody Gibson

April 23, 2018 - 11:07am

HGS Teacher of Year Jody Gibson

HGS Short Course on Seismic Attributes Educates Geologists about Petroleum Geophysics

March 12, 2018 - 2:51pm

HGS Short Course on Seismic Attributes Educates Geologists about Pe...

Student Scholarship Night Dazzles!

February 21, 2018 - 4:17pm

The Houston Geological Society held an exciting Scholarship NIght February 12th 2018 hosted by Pa...

HGS Officer Candidates for Upcoming Election

February 16, 2018 - 4:54pm

HGS President John Adamick officially announced the slate of candid...

Nomination for HGS Teacher of the Year Award is open

January 18, 2018 - 9:50am

The HGS Teacher of the Year has been established to honor individua...

Recent Blog Posts

From the President- May 2018

May 1, 2018 - 11:34am

In the Field…I’d like to spend some time discussing geologists getting out into the field.  Every geologist with whom I have ever discussed the subject professes their love of the outdoors and field geology. This often starts as an undergraduate taking your first few field courses or...

From the Editor- May 2018

April 30, 2018 - 12:00am

10,000 HoursRecently I had to visit the doctor as I was experiencing severe pain in my back and hips. My experience in his office brought back memories of my formal scientific training at university and reminded me of how fortunate I was to have trained with excellent instructors and...

From the President- April 2018

April 3, 2018 - 8:58am

More Than Oil…For many years Houston has been a major hub for oil and gas companies. Today there are probably more industry related companies in Houston than any other city in the world. This has helped HGS continue to be a robust organization as many of our members work in this sector....

From the Editor- April 2018

April 3, 2018 - 8:53am

Fighting GiantsI recently finished reading Malcom Gladwell’s “David and Goliath – underdogs, misfits and the art of battling giants.” Its title is taken from the Old Testament and recounts the experience of a young shepherd boy David and his encounter with the Philistine Goliath at the...

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