The Department of Conservation, Division of Mine Reclamation (DMR), currently has two Engineering Geologist openings they are looking to fill. The Final Filing Date for the openings is February 28, 2018. For more information and instructions on how to apply, please visit the Job Posting on the CalCareers website.
The AEG Sacramento Chapter is hosting its annual Student Night meeting on Tuesday, April 24th at the Spaghetti Factory! The meeting is a great opportunity for geology students to meet/interact with professional geologists in the environmental & engineering geology fields. Student dinners are only $10! Read more
The Sacramento Chapter of the Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists (AEG) is offering two H. Ray Taber AEG Founders Scholarship awards this year, one $1,000 undergraduate award and one $1,500 graduate award, to promote the study of geology, environmental geology, engineering geology, or related earth science disciplines. The scholarships are intended to be used for university tuition/fees, fall/summer field course fees, and/or research project costs (e.g., field supplies, radiocarbon dating, etc.). Read more
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is currently looking for an Engineering Geologist to fill a vacancy in their Division of Engineering. Final filing deadline is February 5, 2018. See http://www.water.ca.gov/hro/dwr_job_vacancies.cfm for more details.
Please join us on February 13 at the California State University Sacramento Alumni Center along with GRA for the annual David Keith Todd Lecture! The 2018 lecturer will be Dr. Jeffrey Mount – Senior Fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California Water Policy Center and Professor Emeritus from the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of California Davis. Dr. Mount’s talk is titled “The Consequences of Groundwater Sustainability in California.” Read more
CGS released a major revision to its Special Publication 42 (SP 42): Earthquake Fault Zones – A Guide for Government Agencies, Property Owners / Developers, and Geoscience Practitioners for Assessing Fault Rupture Hazards in California. SP 42 has been the primary guidance document since 1975 for providing background regarding the Alquist-Priolo Earthquake Fault Zoning Act (AP Act) and the assessment of surface fault rupture hazard. The 2018 edition is the latest update to this document, with a focus on providing more detailed guidance to government agencies, property owners, and geoscientists who are affected by the AP Act. This edition is freely available on the CGS website as a pdf download. Read more