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GSA Foundation News
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2007 GSA Election
Especially for Students
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Alaska's Changing Glaciers
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Meeting News
Communicating the Value of Geoscience
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GSA Foundation News

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  • Patrick Leahy has been appointed Executive Director of AGI.
  • Farouk El-Baz has been appointed to the National Academy of Engineering's "Grand Challenges for Engineering" committee.

Foundation Cornerstone Initiative

Cornerstone InitiativeIn order to provide an increased level of funding for the critical areas of concern to GSA members, the GSA Foundation is launching this major initiative.
[ more info ]

Northeastern Section launches a 5-year fund raising program to increase its Foundation Endowment Fund to $500,000.
[ read all about it ]

GSA 2007 Election

VoteThe GSA ballot for FY08 Officers and Councilors for the term of July 2007– June 2011 is now active and accessible from the GSA Homepage. Please exercise your right to vote and guide the future of the Society!
Voting will be open through 6 April 2007.
[ read candidate bios and cast your ballot ]

Especially For Students

Ores & Orogenesis Symposium, 24–30 September 2007, Tucson, AZ. In seeking to attract students, organizers are planning activities geared to graduate students in economic geology and tectonics, including a mentoring event and student poster contest with cash prizes. Abstract deadline is 1 April 2007.
[ complete details | financial assistance ]

Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop Presented by The Grant Institute, St. John's University–Manhattan Campus, New York, NY, 16-18 April 2007, 8:00 AM–5:00 PM.
[ information ]

Alaska GeoVentureAlaska: Changing Glaciers — Changing Landscapes

GSA Geoventure — Glacial Geology & Climate Change. 21-28 July 2007 (8 days)
Trip Leader: Bruce Molnia, USGS. Experience the unique, dynamic, and rapidly changing glaciers of south-central Alaska!
[ itinerary | details | USGS Alaskan glacier photos by Molnia ]

Meeting News

Geoinformatics 2007 - Data To Knowledge

The conference, co-sponsored by the GSA Geoinformatics Division, convenes 17-18 May in San Diego, California. Abstarcts deadline: 3 April.
[ learn more ]



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Communicating the Value of Geoscience


Congressional Visits Day, 1-2 May 2007. If you are interested in participating, please contact Jack Hess, GSA Executive Director, by 1 April.
[ learn more ]


Read 2006 coverage summaries for GSA publications and meetings.
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