Aerial view of a fault line in Turkey

Field trips

About field trips during Fall Meeting

Fall Meeting 2019 includes a number of field trips in and around San Francisco, Calif. that will explore the local geology, ecological systems, and scientific institutions.

This year’s field trips touch on an array of scientific disciplines with visits to Black Diamond mine in the Mount Diablo Coalfield, a tour of the Sally Ride, trips celebrating the launch of Streetcar to Subduction 2 - a Google Earth-based field trip guide, a tour of the National Accelerator Laboratory, Chapot Space & Science Center, and earthquake walking tour at the Hayward Fault and a number of guided tours of Angel Island, Aquarium of the Bay, and Recology to Art tour.

Field trips tickets will be available for purchase in October.

Angel Island viewed from a ferry
View of Angel Island from a ferry
Credit: Rhododendrites, CC BY-SA 4.0

How to register for field trips

  1. Login to register. (Field trips will be available in October).
  2. Click View/Modify my registration from the landing page.
  3. In the registration cart select Add/Modify Workshop, Networking, and Social events.
  4. Scroll to the Section titled Field Trips to select your field trip options. When you are finished making your selections press the “Continue” button.
  5. In the registration cart click the Save and Pay Now button to complete the purchase of your field trips. You will receive a new confirmation with your Field Trips included after your payment is complete.

For non-U.S. attendees, you will be able to return to registration to register for field trips.

For those in the U.S. who have already registered, you will need to contact our team via email or phone: 866-470-7778 or 703-449-6418 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday. After purchasing by phone, you will need to visit the registration area to update your badge.



Field trip registration cancellation received by 7 November will receive a complete refund. Cancellations received between 8 and 15 November 2019 will have a 10 percent processing fee deducted from their refund. No refunds will be issued for cancelled field trip registrations after 15 November 2019.