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Geoscience Horizons: Seattle 2003
Membership Matters
Hot Off The Press
Calendar Close-Ups
Communicating the Value of Geoscience
Especially for Students



Geoscience Horizons: Seattle 2003
November 2-5

Technical Program Now Online

GSA's largest ever annual meeting technical program is now available for viewing. Last week the Joint Technical Program Committee completed its organization of the record-breaking 3800+ abstracts received.
[ view technical program ]

Pre-Register Now and Save

Depending on your membership classification, you can save 24-33% on a full meeting registration by signing up before the pre-registration deadline of September 26. To realize the greatest savings, first renew your 2003 membership if you haven't already done so.
[ register now  |  renew 2003 membership ]

Take Advantage of Onsite Employment Service

If you're looking for employment or have a position to fill, GSA can help. Detailed information on the Society's employment service is available for both employers and applicants.
[ employer info  |  applicant info ]

A Very Good Year ... for the Geology of Wine


GSA and SEG are offering a field trip and technical session on the geology of wine. A feature story on this heady subject appeared recently in The Wine News. So pour a glass of your favorite cabernet, put up your feet, and enjoy Unearthing Napa Valley's Dirty Little Secrets.

Membership Matters

GSA Membership Directory Online

A fully secured, interactive directory is now available for member use only. Search by name, city, state, country, member type, section, and division. E-mail links make contacting other members easy. The directory contains only information that members have given permission to use.
[ see Membership Directory Online ]

Member Benefits

Are you aware of the many ancillary benefits associated with your GSA membership?

Communicating the Value of Geoscience

Government Affairs

GSA is a charter member of the new USGS Coalition. Organized and administered by AGI, the Coalition actively advocates for adequate funding of USGS geological, hydrological, biological, and mapping programs.
[ read more ]

GSA In The News

July's GSA TODAY science article, Celestial Driver of Phanerozoic Climate?, by Nir J. Shaviv and Ján Veizer, continues to generate interest, discussion, and controversy around the world. As of Aug. 18 the following links are accessible: Nature and CBC Radio's Commentary.

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Calendar Close-Ups

Upcoming Meetings of GSA and its Associated and Allied Societies

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Call for Posters - Wildland Fire Impacts on Watersheds
Deadline: September 15, 2003
GSA is hosting a three-day technology transfer conference focused on understanding interactions among major wildland fire, geomorphic and hydrologic processes, and vegetation.
[ more info ]

Call for Papers - 17th Australian Geological Convention
Deadline: September 26, 2003
GSA is a co-sponsor of the 17th AGC in Hobart, Tasmania, February 8-13, 2004. The convention theme is Dynamic Earth: Past, Present and Future.
[ more info ]

GSA Penrose Conference:
Plume IV: Beyond the Plume Hypothesis — Tests of the Plume Paradigm and Alternatives, August 25-29, 2003
[ more info ]

Engineering Geology with an Altitude, Association of Engineering Geologists 46th Annual Meeting, September 15-21, 2003.
[ more info ]


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