HGS - Houston Geological Society



Peel Some Shrimp With Your Friends!

Can’t believe it’s already 2016 as I am writing this. I don’t know where 2015 went, but I am pretty glad it’s history, as I know many of you are too.

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From the Editor - February 2016

The Resistance to Extreme Geology

One of the main concepts to which all Geology 101 students are introduced is uniformitarianism, which is simply stated as “the present is the key to the past.” As we geologists all know, the fundamental concept was introduced by James Hutton in the late 18th century, and institutionalized by geologist and lawyer Charles Lyell via his landmark The Principles of Geology first published during the 1830’s.

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