GSA Adopts New Code of Conduct
The code outlines responsibilities and guiding principles of conduct for all members of the Geological Society of America. It addresses professional obligations to geoscience, colleagues, students, clients, employers, and the public.
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The Pursuit of Science: Building on a Foundation of Discovery
22-25 October 2006, Philadelphia
152 Topical Sessions are now searchable by discipline or by session sponsors. This new filtering capability makes navigating the technical program easy.
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Managing Drought and Water Scarcity in Vulnerable Environments: Creating a Roadmap for Change in the United States
18-20 September 2006, Longmont, Colorado
View the technical program featuring nationally known invited speakers. You can register, submit an abstract, and reserve a hotel room online! Earlybird registration ends 31 May, and abstracts must be submitted by 26 June.
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Especially for Students
The 2006 GSA research grant notification letters were mailed out on Monday, 24 April, to every student who applied. If you have not yet received your letter, please email firstname.lastname@example.org right away!
Geoscience Travel and Tours
… for People Who Love Earth Science
NEW TRIP DATES
The Henry Darcy hydrogeology GeoTrip has been rescheduled for 27 Aug-2 Sept. There is still time to register for this incredible trip through France to experience the legacy of Henry Darcy in Paris and Dijon. Deposit deadline is 20 June.
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Communicating the Value of Geoscience
PRESS RELEASES ISSUED BY GSA
PRESS RELEASES RECEIVED BY GSA
Rotate and zoom in on three-dimensional scans of bones and shells at 3dmuseum.org from the University of California at Davis. This is about as “hands-on” as you can get without being there!
The photo glossary of volcanic terms on the USGS Volcano Hazards Program Web site can help users distinguish among various types of volcanoes, eruptions, and ejected material. You can also check out the latest U.S. volcanic activity reported by monitoring observatories.
Awards & Recognition
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
The 15th Annual Biggs Award for Excellence in Earth Science Teaching for Beginning Professors is awarded by GSA to encourage teaching excellence at the college level. Earth science instructors who have been teaching full-time for 10 years or less are eligible.
Deadline: 9 June 2006.
[ how to nominate ]