Coast Geological Society

Ventura, California

Special Announcements
  • It is with great sadness that we inform of the passing of Muriel Norton Barth. She passed away on July 24th 2019. 
    • An afternoon of rememberance is being held on October 19th 2019 
      • Download the details about the memorial service HERE 
    • Read about Muriel's life HERE

  • CGS needs your help next season! We are looking for active members that are willing to serve on the Executive Committee. If you or someone you know would like to volunteer, please contact Eric White (

  • Do you have a presentation waiting to be heard? CGS is starting to plan the fall season and is searching for exciting talks! Do you have a talk or have you heard a presentation that would benefit the society? Please email the vice president (

Please Join CGS on Tuesday October 15th, 2019

James H. Shirley, Jet Propulsion Laboratory - California Institute of Technology, will give his talk titled:

Europa's Surface Compostition: Active Icy Moons Geology with Exogenic 'Overprinting'


Europa (left) is the smallest of the four Galilean moons orbiting Jupiter. Global image mosaic view of Europa (right) with locations of the NIMS observastions.

Read more about the talk HERE


The monthly CGS meeting is held at the Poinsettia Pavilion in Ventura!

Meeting Schedule:

6:00 - 7:00 PM: Social Hour - Snacks and Beverages 

7:00 - 7:30 PM: Dinner Service

7:30 - 8:00 PM: Announcements & Raffle

8:00 - 9:00 PM:  Main Presentation

RSVP for the meeting on October 15th 2019 HERE

Download a flyer about the meeting this month HERE

October 2019 Sponsor
CGS would like to thank Hopkins Groundwater Consultants, Inc. for sponsoring the October 2019 meeting!

Hopkins Groundwater Consultants, Inc. (HOPKINS) is a hydrogeological consulting company based in Ventura, California. The firm specializes in studies specifically related to the management, protection, and development of groundwater resources. HOPKINS offers a wide range of hydrogeological services to meet the diverse water supply needs of municipal water purveyors and agricultural operations. The company is a strong team of hydrogeologists and engineering geologists who have local and statewide experience in well construction and maintenance projects. HOPKINS has a long successful history of teaming with Civil Engineering and Environmental firms to offer clients a highly qualified professional project team.

CGS is proud to be affiliated with the PSAAPG