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Code of Conduct
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Communicating the Value of Geoscience
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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.
[ read it ]

Meeting News

The Pursuit of Science: 2006 GSA Annual Meeting


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.
[ check it out | submit an abstract ]



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.
[ more information ]

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 right away!

GeoVentures 2006

Semur en Auxois village, FranceGeoscience Travel and Tours
… for People Who Love Earth Science

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.
[ see trip details ]

Communicating the Value of Geoscience




Rotate and zoom in on three-dimensional scans of bones and shells at 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

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 ]


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