HGS - Houston Geological Society

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Important Information Regarding the Sunset Advisory Commission

August 15, 2018 - 8:32am

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Watch Videos from the HGS Flood Conference!

August 4, 2018 - 6:30pm

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Guest Night at the Wiess Energy Hall

June 26, 2018 - 4:59pm


HGS Teacher of Year Jody Gibson

April 23, 2018 - 11:07am

HGS Teacher of Year Jody Gibson

Recent Blog Posts

From the President- June 2018

June 4, 2018 - 11:57am

The Ramble...I must apologize in advance for the President’s column this month. It is a bit of a ramble but I hope it will make sense to you by the end.It seems like only yesterday that I took the HGS rock hammer gavel from retiring President John Jordan and began my year as President....

From the Editor- June 2018

June 3, 2018 - 12:00am

Tell the Story SimplyI have come to realize over the past year that much of what we do as geoscientists is evaluate disparate data types and reconstruct a vision of the subsurface based on how we interpret what is recorded in the rock record. What we may spend less time doing is thinking...

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...

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