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GeoVentures2006 GeoTrips

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Check the Classified AdsTons of jobs here!
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Calendar Close-Ups

GSA Member Survey



Fun with Geoscience Trivia
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In This Issue:
Hot Off The Press
Hurricane Katrina White Paper
GeoVentures 2006
Meeting News
Classified Ads & GeoMart
View Archive
Calendar Close-ups
Member Survey
Judge the Science Fair
Communicating the Value of Geoscience
Fun with Geoscience Trivia

GSA Governance

Members: Exercise your right to select GSA Officers/Councilors

VOTENow through
28 February

Hurricane KatrinaHurricane Katrina

The Impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in Louisiana: America's Coasts Under Siege

GSA and The Pontchartrain Institute of Environmental Studies, University of New Orleans, have just issued this joint white paper.
[ download document ]

You can make a difference!

Needs are great at the University of Southern Mississippi's Gulf Coast Research Laboratory in Ocean Springs. Check the "Resources Needed" on the GSA Katrina Relief Bulletin Board. If you are unable to donate an item but know of someone who can, please forward the link.
[ view needs ]

Help replace K-12 teacher resources by donating to the GSA Foundation special fund. GSA member Gail Russell of the University of Southern Mississippi is spearheading this effort. Scroll down to "Hurricane Katrina Relief: K-12 Resources" in the pick list.
[ make a donation ]

Meeting News


Online Registration closing soon
Note: Although you can always register on-site,
you can save time and hassle by registering online.
Registration discounts in effect
STUDENTS — Shlemon & Mann Mentor Programs are scheduled for every 2006 Section Meeting. These student programs always provide a free meal (lunch for Shlemon Programs, pizza supper for Mann Programs). When you register you will receive free tickets to these events. See you there!
[ view mentor program schedule ]


Play It Again, Sam!

Communicating the Value of Geoscience


Make Your Voice Heard!
Panel appointed by GSA Council seeks input by 15 April for GSA's proposed position statement on Global Climate Change.
[ read position statement ]

GSA National Leadership Initiative:
The GSA Executive Director and the Geology and Public Policy Committee (GPPC) request community comment on the concept of a GSA Washington D.C. office.
[ read white paper ]


February GEOLOGY Media Highlights (26 Jan.)


Download current and back issues (from 1881) of four scientific titles from the American Museum of Natural History, including its Bulletin and Novitates series.
[ visit Web site ]

A newly upgraded USGS Seismic Monitoring site will shorten the delay of obtaining recent earthquake data from about 2 hours to 30 minutes. Staff are now onsite 24/7 at the National Earthquake Center to locate and report worldwide quakes.
[ visit Web site ]


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