Supporting the Natural and Cultural Resources along the Delaware River and Its Tributaries

Delaware River: Geologic History and Flows in the River over Millennia

A Virtual Lecture by Pierre Lacombe

A Delaware River Heritage Lecture Sponsored by the Delaware River Greenway Partnership (DRGP)

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Join us on November 30th at 7:30 P.M. for an exciting journey as we delve into the Delaware River's geologic history with Pierre Lacombe.  Lacombe will discuss the geologic and flow characteristics of the Delaware River, the geologic history of the river basin, and the impact that humans have had on the river basin over history.

 Pierre Lacombe headshot  Pierre Lacombe Map 11k years ago  Pierre Lacombe Map 10 Mill Years Ago


Pierre Lacombe retired from the U.S. Geological Survey after 37 years investigating the water resources of New Jersey.  He investigated water levels and saltwater intrusion in the New Jersey Coastal Plane as well as remediation of contamination in mudstone rock of the Newark Basin.  He is the president of the Geological Association of new Jersey and investigates the use of stone sleepers as precursor to wood ties for New Jersey earliest railroads.

Regsitration is free

This talk, one in a series, open to the public and free of charge, is sponsored by the Delaware River Greenway Partnership (DRGP) about different aspects of the cultural, recreational, and natural heritage of the Delaware River. An environmental nonprofit, DRGP supports the Delaware River Scenic Byway, the Lower Delaware Wild & Scenic River, the Delaware River Water Trail, and the Delaware River Heritage Trail.


Event Date 11-30-2023 7:30 pm
Location Virtual/Online
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