H. Ray Taber AEG Founders Scholarship Announcement! Due: 4/12/18 5PM

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

AEG/GRA 2018 David Keith Todd Lecture! 2/13/18

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

Major Revision to California Guide for Assessing Fault Rupture Hazards (SP 42)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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