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SDAG Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, November 14, 2017


Location: Phil's Barbecue Event Center, Point Loma
3750 Sports Arena Boulevard
San Diego, 92110


Directions:
Phil's Barbecue Event Center is located in the back of the shopping center - behind the regular restaurant along the street.
happy hour
5:30pm -
Social hour  

Menu: Pulled Pork and Tri-Tip Sandwiches or Veggie Burger. Cash Bar.
dinner
6:30pm -
Dinner


Cost: $40.00 for non-members, $35.00 for members, $20.00 for students. if pre-registered by the deadline, $5 extra if you did not make a reservation. Click the SDAG member checkbox on the reservation form if you are a member.

Reservations: Make your reservation online by clicking the button below no later than NOON, Monday, November 13. RESERVATIONS CANNOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER Monday at noon. Late reservations/cancellations are preferred over walk-ins or no-shows. Fees payable at the meeting or pre-pay with PayPal.
As a new payment option, there will be a phone credit card reader at the meeting.

IF YOU DO NOT MAKE A RESERVATION, WE CANNOT GUARANTEE YOU A MEAL.
 
If you are a current SDAG member and are not getting e-mail announcements,
make sure the SDAG secretary has your correct e-mail address.

speaker
7:30pm -
Program

Speaker: Pat Abbott, Ph.D.

"Geologic History of Mission Trails Park"

Abstract: Mission Trails Regional Park is more than 9,500 acres of mountainous wilderness, with 60 miles of trails, lying within the City of San Diego. A new, comprehensive geologic study reveals new discoveries placed within four phases of geologic history. (1) 126 to about 90 million years ago (mya). Magmatism builds mountains. Radiometric dates bring non-intuitive surprises! (2) 90 to 57 mya. Erosion carves the landscape into a hilly terrain aided by tropical weathering. (3) 57 to 34 mya. San Diego landscape buried as the Ballena River brings gravels and sands that build a massive alluvial fan/fan delta under a semi-arid climate. (4) Erosion dominates once again creating water gaps and wind gaps; stream piracy; rotational slump landslides; Ice Age paleosols.

A new, full color 8.5" x 11" geology book with about 120 photos and line drawings will be available for purchase. All proceeds go to the Mission Trails Regional Park Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization.

Pat Abbott has Ph.D. degree in geology from The University of Texas at Austin. He was a long-time Professor of Geology at SDSU. Currently he is an author for McGraw-Hill (Natural Disasters, 10 editions) and Sunbelt Publications (The Rise and Fall of San Diego) and he leads journeys to all continents and across all oceans for The Smithsonian.

Upcoming SDAG meetings - 2017

November 14: 2nd Tuesday Pat Abbott - Phil's BBQ-Point Loma

December 13: 2nd Wednesday Tom Démeré - San Diego Natural History Museum

Upcoming SDAG meetings - 2018

January 17: TBD

February 21: TBD

Meetings are usually scheduled for the 3rd Wednesday evening of the month. Meeting information on this website is normally updated the second week of the month.

If you have any information, announcements, ads or suggestions for an upcoming newsletter, please submit it to Ken Haase, (2017 SDAG Secretary). Any news regarding upcoming events that may be of interest to the Association or news of your business can be submitted. The submittal deadline for the next SDAG newsletter is the last Friday of the month.
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