Standard registration rates are in effect through 19 February 2006. More updates on Backbone of the Americas – Patagonia to Alaska are available in the Second Circular.
This meeting is taking shape NOW! Help make it a vibrant and cutting-edge program by submitting a session proposal.
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GeoHostel 2006: “The Tectonic Development of Southern California, from the Beaches of San Diego to the San Andreas Fault”
11-16 March 2006, San Diego/Indio, CA
Registration deadline: 1 February 2006
GSA staffer Edna Collis is retiring after 20 years …
GSA Awards & Recognition
Citations and responses for the 2005 GSA Award and Medal Recipients are now available for viewing.
GSA Geophysics Division is seeking nominations for the George P. Woollard Award, given annually to recognize outstanding geology contributions through the application of the principles and techniques of geophysics.
Especially for Students
GSA is now accepting Research Grant Applications for 2006. The primary role of the GSA research grants program is to provide partial support of master's and doctoral thesis research in the geological sciences for graduate students at universities in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Central America. In 2005, 45% of the applicants received funding with the average award being US$1533.
Applications are due soon for two University of Michigan student training programs in Biosphere-Atmosphere studies.
Hurricane Relief Project
GSA Member Allison Dean begins to rebuild after Hurricane Katrina.
New postings for needed Library Items are now on the GSA Hurricane Relief Bulletin Board.
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."
Communicating the Value of Geoscience
Miocene Mammal Mapping Project (MIOMAP) integrates a Geographic Information System (GIS) with a detailed Miocene database to enable users to pinpoint mammal fossil locations in the Western United States.
The Virtual Fossil Museum is an educational resource providing an extensive and growing collection of fossil images.
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