Event Title

Writing a People's Natural History Guidebook: Geology Underfoot in Western Washington

Location

Map Collection (Wilson Library 170)

Start Date

5-11-2015 4:00 PM

End Date

5-11-2015 5:30 PM

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DAVE TUCKER is a research associate in the Geology Department at WWU where he also received a Masters degree in geology. He has studied volcanic rocks in the North Cascades, mapped the distribution of volcanic ash deposits from past eruptions at Mount Baker, and is a director of the Mount Baker Volcano Research Center.

Tucker will speak about the manual he wrote for people who are interested in geology who have little experience or training. Published by Mountain Press Publishing in Missoula, Tucker’s guide is a get-out-of-the-car-and-put-your-hands-on-the-rock guide book, packed with introductory geologic descriptions, color photographs and diagrams.

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TUCKER speaking of maps draft 4.pdf (2137 kB)
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Nov 5th, 4:00 PM Nov 5th, 5:30 PM

Writing a People's Natural History Guidebook: Geology Underfoot in Western Washington

Map Collection (Wilson Library 170)

DAVE TUCKER is a research associate in the Geology Department at WWU where he also received a Masters degree in geology. He has studied volcanic rocks in the North Cascades, mapped the distribution of volcanic ash deposits from past eruptions at Mount Baker, and is a director of the Mount Baker Volcano Research Center.

Tucker will speak about the manual he wrote for people who are interested in geology who have little experience or training. Published by Mountain Press Publishing in Missoula, Tucker’s guide is a get-out-of-the-car-and-put-your-hands-on-the-rock guide book, packed with introductory geologic descriptions, color photographs and diagrams.