• February 2012

    VOLUNTEERISM As part of this year’s New Year’s resolution to all the members, I suggest that a renewed commitment to the CCGS be adopted. I have talked with many members and there seems to be (several) groups within our CCGS membership. In no particular order: Category 1: These are long-time members that had been active […]

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  • January 2012

    HEADQUARTER’S OPENING A GRAND SUCCESS! The Grand Opening of the CCGS & CBGS attracted approximately 45 attendees. We had wine, beer, shrimp and sausage and everyone enjoyed themselves. We would like all members of our societies to eventually see the facility. They could contact any Board Member and we would all be accommodating. For those […]

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  • December 2011

    OPEN HOUSE at the new CCGS Headquarters I am so pleased to announce that we have completed the “move-in” to our new Headquarters. This is a first for the Society and the Coastal Bend Geophysical Society (CBGS) will also be users of this facility. Previously, our Society had ALL OF OUR STUFF in various “storage […]

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  • November 2011

      Moonlight in the Gardens – Owen Hopkins Rock Garden South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center Michael Lucente CCGS President, 2011-12

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  • October 2011

    So much news, so little space. We are coming close to a November grand opening of our new headquarters. We are seeing it shape up into our first “combined space.” Sebastian Wiedmann, Rick Paige, and I have been organizing to a compulsive degree. Let me give a little history on this move. Of course, it […]

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  • September 2011

    Welcome to the first bulletin of the Corpus Christi Geological Society for the 2011 – 2012 year. I want to thank last year’s President, Rick Paige, for his great contribution as our last year’s President. We have a great group of officers and chairpersons this year, all dedicated to doing a great job. Don’t miss […]

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  • May 2011

    Currently For our final luncheon meeting of the season we are honored and excited to present John Hoffmeister, former CEO of Shell Oil, founder of Citizens for Affordable Energy, and author of Why We Hate the Oil Companies. There will be a book signing prior to the luncheon beginning at 10:30 AM, so plan to […]

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  • April 2011

    Currently Global climate change never ceases to generate controversy and debate. Satellite data shows average global temperatures have increased over most of the last 3 decades. The generally accepted values reported within the scientific community is an average global increase of 1 degree C over the last 125 years. Is this long-term warming trend due […]

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  • March 2011

    Currently Mark you calendars! March 24th, V.P. Dennis Taylor has set up wonderful, after-hours social event featuring local artist Dinah Bowman describing her “summer vacation” as a crew member aboard a deep sea coring vessel! This is a free, non-technical event for members and their spouses, and promises to be an evening of merriment and […]

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  • February 2011

    Currently For those of us still looking for prospects in rock just a little more permeable than the ongoing shale craze, be sure to attend this month’s luncheon talk, “Looking for Gas in All the Tight Places” by Dr. Thomas Davis of the Colorado School of Mines, Reservoir Characterization Project. His study of multicomponent seismic […]

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