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Seismic Geomorphology - Applications to Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production.

10-11 February, Houston, Texas, USA. Geological Society of London and SEPM.
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2nd Water Resources Policy Dialogue.

14-15 Feburary, Tucson, Arizona, USA. American Water Resources Association.
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2005 Aquatic Sciences Meeting.

20-25 February, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, co-sponsored by GSA.
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Dates & Deadlines
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Membership Matters
Communicating the Value of Geoscience
Calendar Close-Ups
Stay Informed
Fun with Geoscience Trivia

GSA Meeting News


Your Input is Needed!
GSA's Geology and Public Policy Committee is sponsoring panel discussions on "Professional Licensure and National Academic Accreditation" at the 2005 Northeast, Southeast, South-Central, and Cordilleran Section meetings. Panel dates, times, and locations to be announced.
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Submit your abstracts for the following meetings: Abstracts Deadline  
29 April - 1 May, San Jose, CA
1 Feb. submit now
19-20 May, Minneapolis, MN
22 Feb. submit now
Rocky Mountain
23-25 May, Grand Junction, CO
22 Feb. submit now

Registration is now open for the following meetings:

Registration Deadline
14-16 March, Saratoga Springs, NY
7 Feb. register now
17-18 March, Biloxi, MS
14 Feb. register now
1-2 April, San Antonio, TX
28 Feb. register now
29 April - 1 May, San José, California
28 Mar. register now

[ more section meeting info ]


ESP2Online Registration Now Open!
Make plans NOW to be part of ESP2, 11-13 August 2005, Calgary, Alberta, co-sponsored by GSA and the Geological Association of Canada. Don't miss this exciting follow-up to the groundbreaking ESP1 meeting held in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 2001.
General meeting information Technical program overview
Early Bird Registration deadline: 28 March
[ register today ]
Abstracts deadline: 26 April
[ submit your abstract ]

Membership Matters

Don't forget to renew your membership for 2005! If you haven't already done so, renew online TODAY. It's fast and easy!
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GSA members have 6 months of free online access to International Geology Review, courtesy of Bellwether Publishing. Now through 30 June 2005, access the journal via the link below. User name and password are GSA2005.
[ International Geology Review ]

Communicating the Value of Geoscience


The 5th National Conference on Science, Policy, and the Environment: Forecasting Environmental Changes, organized by the National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE), takes place 3-4 February 2005 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC. The conference will provide input into major environmental forecasting systems under development and explore opportunities for improving coordination among the many institutions, programs, activities, and individuals engaged in environmental forecasting.
[ additional info and registration ]

Read the new position statement, Science and Natural Hazards, by the International Council for Science. The statement is related to dicussions underway at the World Conference on Disaster Reduction in Kobe, Japan, 18-22 January 2005.
[ Science and Natural Hazards Position Statement ]


Reuters reported on research by Lillemor Claesson et al. (Stockholm University and Nordic Volcanological Center) on geochemical changes in groundwater as a possible predictor of earthquakes (Geology, August 2004). Articles subsequently appeared around the globe.
[ BOSTON GLOBE article | GEOLOGY abstract]

A study by Jennifer McElwain (Field Museum, Chicago) on the use of leaf fossils to track changes in mountain elevation and subsequent impacts on climate (Geology, December 2004) was reported by the Chicago Tribune, Science News, and New Scientist.
[ GEOLOGY abstract ]

The New York Times covered GSA's 2004 annual meeting special session on Beer and Geology. The article was picked up by outlets around the world, including the International Herald Tribune in Paris, France.

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