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Renew Your Dues Online
• Annual Meeting Time!
Hot Off The Press
Research Funding Opportunity
Mentors Make It Happen
Communicating the Value of Geoscience
Especially for Students
Calendar Close-Ups

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Hot Off the Press

Research Funding Opportunity


Mentors Make It Happen

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Poll of the Month

Results tallied instantly.
Final results reported in November
along with expert commentary!

Do you expect to see a volcanic eruption at Yellowstone in your lifetime?

Results of September Poll

Annual Meeting Hot Topic:
"Human Space Exploration: Should we Continue?"

GSA Connection respondents said:

Yes - 73%
No - 27%

Membership Matters

2004 Online Membership Renewal Now Available

Renew your dues online!

If you haven't already mailed in your membership renewal for 2004, take advantage of GSA's online renewal system and early renewal incentive. Renewing has never been faster or easier.
[ renew membership ]

Annual Meeting Time!

Online Registration Open Through October 24
Avoid long lines in Seattle. Act now because online registration ends this Friday.
[ register now ]

Register Now!
November 2-5

laptopWireless Internet Access Available at Seattle
Bring your laptop and wireless NIC card and connect to the net without standing in line at the Internet Access Center or Cafe.
[ see specs ]

Employers and Job Seekers
It's not too late to participate in GSA's Employment Service at Seattle. If you have a job or need one, take advantage of this opportunity.
[ employer info | applicant info ]

here >>
Students GSA Fellows Automobile Drivers
and Homeowners

Communicating the Value of Geoscience

Government Affairs

  • National Academies to Host Interdisciplinary Research Convocation, January 29-30, 2004, Registration deadline: January 9, 2004
    [ read more ]
  • Statement in Support of International Day for Disaster Reduction, John Marburger, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy
    [ view statement ]
  • Earth Science Week 2003 Message from President George W. Bush
    [ read message ]

GSA In The News

Links in this section were active as of October 21.

Fergus Gibb and Philip Attrill's work exploring the possibility of storing nuclear waste deep within Earth's crust (GEOLOGY, August 2003) was reported in BUSINESS WEEK (September 29).
[ GEOLOGY abstract ]

Gerald Ross and Mike Villeneuve's paleogeographic study suggesting that North America and Australia were once neighbors (GSA BULLETIN, October 2003) was written up in U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT (September 29)
[ GSA BULLETIN abstract ]

Research by G.E. Gehrels, et al., proposing that the Himalayas may be more than 450 million years old (GSA TODAY, September 2003) received coverage in NATURE
[ NATURE article | GSA TODAY science article ]

The Robert Criss article showing how new interpretation of Lewis and Clark's sextant and compass readings may aid our understanding of the history of Earth's magnetic field (GSA TODAY, October 2003) was reported in SCIENCE NEWS.
[ SCIENCE NEWS article | GSA TODAY science article ]

Trace fossils and GSA's Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology were given wide acknowledgment in AMERICAN SCIENTIST in an article titled "In Search of the Optimal Scumsucking Bottomfeeder."
[ Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology ]

Press Releases Issued by GSA

Selected Press Releases Received by GSA

Especially for Students

Department of Defense 2004 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Program.
DOD plans to award approximately 170 new three-year graduate fellowships under NDSEG. Apply by January 9, 2004.
[ read more ]

Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Internship Program of the National Academies, Washington, D.C.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2004 program (winter, summer, and fall). Open to graduate and postdoctoral students.
[ read more ]

Calendar Close-Ups

Upcoming Meetings of GSA and its Associated and Allied Societies

view entire geoscience calendar

Association for Women Geologists (AWG) Annual Meeting
October 30-November 1, Seattle, WA (with GSA)
[ more info ]

Association of Earth Science Editors (AESE) Annual Meeting
November 1-5, Seattle, WA (with GSA)
[ more info ]

American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) Annual Meetings
November 2-6, Denver, CO
[ more info ]


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