World-Class Science and Colorful Location …
Backbone of the Americas is a Great Deal!
This first-ever meeting of its kind focuses on common geologic problems of ridge collisions, shallow subduction, and plateau uplift in the Americas. Mendoza, Argentina, 3-7 April 2006. Co-convened by GSA and the Asociación Geológica Argentina.
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Register at earlybird rates through 20 November 2005.
Abstracts are due 13 December 2005.
Four-days of leading-edge talks, a chance to mingle with international colleagues, a field trip to the Andean Cordilllera, all lunches and breaks, farewell dinner featuring Argentinean beef at a Mendoza winery, and the gracious hospitality of the City of Mendoza—all this and more is included in your registration. Explore the Andes during optional pre- and post-meeting field trips.
|When you consider the very low costs of lodging, restaurants, and transportation in Argentina, Backbone of the Americas truly is a bargain. Financial aid is available to students and early-career professionals.
2006 GSA Annual Meeting: Philadelphia
NOW is the time to submit your technical program proposals! The GSA Annual Meeting is built BY geoscientists, FOR geoscientists. If you want to attend a vibrant and cutting-edge program, help make it that way! Session proposals due 10 January 2006.
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Submit proposals for half-day, single-day, and multi-day field trips dealing with all aspects of the geosciences. Due Date for Field Trip Proposals:15 January 2006.
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|2006 Section Meetings:
|Call for Papers
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Especially for Students
GSA is now accepting research grant applications for 2006. The GSA research grants program provides partial support of master's and doctoral thesis research in the geological sciences. Graduate students at universities in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Central America are eligible. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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What About Those Mentor Programs?
GSA’s Mentor Programs for students enjoyed tremendous success at the SLC Annual Meeting. Mark your calendars for the upcoming Mentor Programs slated for GSA’s 2006 Section Meetings!
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Hurricane Relief Project
|GSA is working with the AAPG Publication Pipeline Committee on cooperative procedures for getting books and journals to libraries in need. Details will be provided as soon as they become available.
GSA's Hurricane Relief Bulletin Board is now active on the GSA Web site. Help restore library materials and departmental specimens and collections lost to Katrina. You can now post items you'd like to donate and refer colleagues in need of resources to the site.
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GSA is also accepting monetary donations to help replace K-12 resources. On the GSA Foundation Web page, click on the pull-down list and scroll to "Hurricane Katrina Relief: K-12 Resources."
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Check on upcoming meetings of GSA and many other geoscience organizations.
GSA is a Co-Sponsor of the 6th International Conference on the Geology of the Middle East: Exchanging Ideas and Knowledge on the Geology of the Middle East, 20-23 March 2006, Al-Ain, U.A.E.
Society of Economic Geologists (SEG), a GSA Associated Society, holds its annual conference in Keystone, CO, on 14-16 May 2006.
GSA is helping to organize the Chinese International Conference on Continental Dynamics and Environmental Change of the Tibetan Plateau, 18-21 June 2006, Xining, Qinghai Province, China.
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