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Buried and Submerged Forests of the Pacific Northwest

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
On July 30, Patrick Pringle, Professor Emeritus of Earth Sciences, Centralia College, will discuss how much is known about the Pacific Northwest's post-Ice Age geologic events has grown rapidly in recent decades. The discovery and study of buried and submerged forests-victims of past catastrophes, has opened the door to new understanding. Testing techniques such as Carbon 14 wiggle matching and dendrochronology (tree-ring dating) now allow more precise dating of the geological past as well.
 
The University of Washington Bothell is partnering with McMenamins History Department to present Pub Night Talks — a monthly series of talks by experts from UW Bothell and around the local community.
 
These talks are held the last Tuesday evening of each month at McMenamins Anderson School in downtown Bothell. Doors open at 6 pm. Talks begin at 7 p.m. and are followed by Q&A.
 
All talks are free and open to the public. All ages welcome!
 
All seating is first come, first served. l
 

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