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In This Issue:
Hot Off The Press
Government Affairs
Deadline Reminders
Meeting News
Classified Ads & GeoMart
GeoVentures - 2007
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About Climate Change
Communicating the Value of Geoscience
Resources
Membership Matters
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Fun with Geoscience Trivia

Government Affairs

Final Reminder: Congressional Science Fellow Applications are due 1 February.
[ how to apply ]


Other 1 February Deadlines …

Nominations:

 • GSA Fellowship

 • GSA Awards

2007 Section Meetings:

see below

Applications:

Grad Student Research Grants

Congressional Science Fellowship

GeoCorps America™ (2 Feb)


Meeting News

Earth Science and Public Health Meeting
GSA is a partner in the Second National Conference on USGS Health-Related Research, to be held 27 February to 1 March 2007 at USGS facilities in Reston, Virginia. Registration is free.
[ more information ]


Upcoming Section Meeting deadlines …


Make a Difference in the Life of a Student!
Become a mentor for the Roy J. Shlemon Mentor Programs in Applied Geology or the John Mann Mentors in Applied Hydrogeology at a GSA Section Meeting.
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About Climate Change

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The GSA Public Forum on Climate Change with Richard Alley (Penn State) and Robert Jackson (Duke University), presented in conjunction with the 2006 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, is now available for viewing on the GSA Web site.
[ check it out ]


Communicating the Value of Geoscience

A SAMPLING OF GSA IN THE NEWS

Evidence presented by Prideaux et al. suggesting that humans rather than climate may have been responsible for the die-off of Australian megafauna at the end of the last ice age (GEOLOGY, January 2007) was reported by the Associated Press and received wide coverage. Outlets included the New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Dallas Morning News, and Seattle Post-Intelligencer.
[ full text of this featured GEOLOGY article ]

Research by MacLeod et al. supporting a single-impact scenario at Chixculub (GSA BULLETIN, January-February 2007) was reported by Reuters News Service and received wide coverage. Outlets included ABC News, CNN, LiveScience.com, and Universe Today.
[ abstract | Daily Mail (UK) article ]

Research by Wilkinson et al. on human impact on rates of erosion (GSA BULLETIN, January-February 2007) was reported by the Associated Press and received wide coverage. Outlets included CBS News, MSNBC, and Federal News Radio.
[ full text of this featured GSAB article | MSNBC article ]

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2007 National Earthscope Meeting,
Monterey, CA, 27-30 March 2007.
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