GSA Today

ISSN: 1052-5173

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Current issue: November 2017

Featured Articles


Classic Geologic Outcrops: Preservation and Future Accessibility

Marjorie A. Chan, Diane L. Kamola


Is the Coast Toast? Exploring Cascadia Earthquake Probabilities

Seth Stein, Leah Salditch, Edward Brooks, Bruce Spencer, Michael Campbell


The Great Acceleration and the Disappearing Surficial Geologic Record

Jason A. Rech, Kathleen B. Springer, Jeffrey S. Pigati



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Steven Whitmeyer

Steven J. Whitmeyer
James Madison University

Term: Jan. 2014–Dec. 2017


Whitmeyer is associate professor of structural geology and tectonics at James Madison University. He is primarily interested in tectonic evolution through time and uses structural and geospatial analyses to develop and visualize tectonic reconstructions. He has co-edited two GSA Special Papers (Google Earth and Virtual Visualizations in Geoscience Education and Research and Field Geology Education: Historical Perspectives and Modern Approaches) and one GSA Field Guide (The Mid-Atlantic Shore to the Appalachian Highlands: Field Trip Guidebook for the 2010 Joint Meeting of the Northeastern and Southeastern GSA Sections).

Jerry Dickens

Gerald (Jerry) Dickens
Rice University

Term: Jan. 2015–Dec. 2018


Jerry Dickens is a professor in the Dept. of Earth Science at Rice University. His research interests range from Cenozoic climate change to marine methane cycling, mixed siliciclastic-carbonate margins, and sediment-hosted ore deposits.