Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Rich Ortt gave a presentation at Geological Society of Washington

May 2, 2018

Director of Maryland Geological Survey, Richard Ortt, gave a talk at the 1531th meeting of The Geological Society of Washington on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at the John Wesley Powell Auditorium, 2170 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, DC. The title of the talk was "State Geological Surveys: Applied Geological Science for Guiding Policy"

The Geological Society of Washington (GSW) was founded in 1893 to promote the increase and dissemination of geological knowledge. GSW provides a forum for geological interchange through a program of regularly scheduled formal talks, informal communications, opportunities to meet colleagues, field trips, and public service. Members represent a wide cross-section of the local geologic community including geoscientists from federal (U.S.Geological Survey, NASA, NSF, military, DOE, EPA) and state government, Congress, Carnegie Institution of Washington, local universities, museums, consulting firms, earth science educators, and others interested in the geological sciences. Guests are welcome.