17-18 May 2007, San Diego, California
GSA Foundation News
Trustees in the News [ view Trustees ]
New Research Fund
The Farouk El-Baz Student Award has been established through the generosity of the Qatar Foundation to encourage and promote desert research in the broadest sense.
The Cornerstone Initiative was established to encourage contributions to GSA Foundation from each and every GSA member.
All GSA graduate student research grant notification letters will be mailed out the week of 23 April.
Communicating the Value of Geoscience
A SAMPLING OF GSA IN THE NEWS
Research by García-Ruiz et al. on natural gypsum megacryatals in Naica, Mexico's, Cave of Crystals ("the Sistine Chapel of crystals") (GEOLOGY, April 2007) received extensive worldwide coverage. It was the lead story on BBC News Online on 5 April, received coverage in SCIENCE, NATURE, and appeared on the National Geographic and Discovery Channel Web sites, among others.
Research by Vanacker et al. on use of revegetation to slow soil erosion in the Ecuadorian Andes (GEOLOGY, April 2007) was reported in NATURE and by SciDev.net, a Web site emphasizing science in third-world countries.
PRESS RELEASES ISSUED BY GSA
SELECTED PRESS RELEASES RECEIVED BY GSA
Feel free to forward this to your friends and colleagues! Visit the GSA Connection archive on the Web anytime.
© 2007, Geological Society of America, 3300 Penrose Place, Boulder, CO 80301. All rights reserved.
Click here to manage your GSA e-News subscriptions.
GSA Connection is a monthly e-publication of The Geological Society of America, containing news and items of interest to the geoscience community. This publication may contain links to sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third parties. GSA is not responsible for the content of any such third-party site. GSA Connection may also contain advertising for science-related goods and services.