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Hot Off The Press
2006 Annual Meeting
Volunteer for Geoscience Days
Especially for Students
Upcoming Meetings
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Membership Matters
GeoVentures - 2007
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Communicating the Value of Geoscience
Fun with Geoscience Trivia

The Pursuit of Science: 2006 GSA Annual Meeting
Building on a Foundation
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GSA Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

22–25 October 2006
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Personal Scheduler is a great way to organize your time – view and create a personal daily itinerary of technical sessions, events, short courses, and field trips.


Pardee Keynote Symposia Highlights:

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You can still register online.
More hotels have been added, too.
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Brush Up with a Short Course or Workshop
All courses will be held immediately before the Annual Meeting and are open to members and nonmembers. [ view listings ]

Especially for Students

Upcoming Meetings

decoration 2007 SECTION MEETINGS

The Call for Papers is out for all of the 2007 Section Meetings. Get the latest meeting information and check on the abstract deadlines. (click on section name below)

decoration 2007 ANNUAL MEETING

Earth Sciences for Society – Beginning of the International Year of Planet Earth, 28-31 October 2007, Denver
NOW is the time to submit your technical program proposals. The GSA Annual Meeting is built BY geoscientists, FOR geoscientists — so to create a vibrant and cutting-edge program, YOU have to help make it that way! The Program Committee urges you to submit YOUR session proposal today.
[ submit a proposal ]

We are also inviting your proposals for:
[ field trips | short courses ]

Membership Matters

Special Offer from Subaru
2007 OutbackNow through 31 December, purchase a new Subaru through GSA's VIP Program and receive a free hand-held Garmin® GPS system or $150 L.L.Bean® gift certificate.
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Communicating the Value of Geoscience

Read GSA's position on Climate Change recently approved by Council. Position Statements are used by GSA, as an organization, and can also be used by individual members.
[ read statement ]


Discovery of new dinosaur fossils at Grand Escalante National Monument by GeoCorps America participant Scott Richardson was reported by the Salt Lake City Tribune.
[ Salt Lake Tribune article ]

A study by Parsons et al. modeling volcanic activity at Yucca Mountain (GEOLOGY, September 2006) received coverage in New Scientist.
[ abstract ]

Research by Willet et al. on the impact of climate change on erosion of the Alps 6 million years ago (GEOLOGY, September 2006) was reported by Biotech Week.
[ abstract ]

A study by Dumitrescu and Brassell et al. of Pacific sea-surface temperatures during the early Aptian (GEOLOGY, October 2006) received coverage in Astrobiology Magazine, Discovery Channel Online, and a wide variety of Web sites ranging from Seed to and New (India).
[ abstract | Astrobiology article ]

Research on possible causes of the Pythia's trance at ancient Delphi by Etiope et al. (GEOLOGY, October 2006) was reported on the Roman Army Talk and Rogue Classicism Web sites.
[ abstract ]

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