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Finding the Balance:
Energy and Climate

October 8-10, Jackson, Wyoming

Bringing together high-level decision-makers, experts in the field of energy and climate, and other interested parties from across the U.S. and beyond to share information and find common ground on balancing energy needs with climate considerations.

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2008 Section Meetings


Joint Meeting
Cordilleran / Rocky Mountain

19-21 March, Las Vegas, NV


27-29 March, Buffalo, NY


30 March-1 April, Hot Springs, AR


10-11 April, Charlotte, NC


24-25 April, Evansville, IN

2008 Annual Meeting


Deadline: 4 December

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2007 Annual Meeting
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2008 Section Meetings
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Communicating the Value of Geoscience
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GSA 2007 - Denver
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Beginning of the International Year of Planet Earth

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Online registration will remain open up to and during the meeting.

Science Highlights:
  • Special Session —
    A Dialogue on Field Safety in Memory of Alyssa Heberton-Morimoto

    [ details ]
  • Pardee Keynote Symposia
  • Presidential Address and Awards Ceremony
    Join GSA President John M. (Jack) Sharp Jr. on Saturday night to honor the 2007 medal and award winners.
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After more than 30 years, NASA is poised to release high-resolution scans of the original Apollo flight films for both researchers and the general public. Johnson Space Center and Arizona State University are creating an online digital archive of 35,000 original photos with better clarity, color, and contrast than has previously been available.
[ check it out ]


Communicating the Value of Geoscience

Government Affairs

Earth Scientists on Capitol Hill:
Workshop on Communicating with Congress

Sunday, 28 October at the Annual Meeting in Denver.
FREE - registration not required but space is limited.
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Heads Up!
2008–2009 Congressional Science Fellowship applications are due 1 February 2008.
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A Sampling of GSA in the News

The Geology and Climatology of Yucca Mountain and Vicinity, Southern Nevada and California (Memoir 199, 2007) received coverage in the AAPG Explorer.
[ book overview | AAPG Explorer article ]

A study by Ong et al. of bends in large folds of Appalachian crust (GSA BULLETIN, July 2007) received coverage in Science.
[ abstract ]

Research by Pufahl et al. on discovery of Sudbury impact debris in Michigan (GEOLOGY, September 2007) was widely reported in the Canadian press and by the Discovery Channel. Outlets included Ottawa Citizen, Edmonton Journal, Ontario Global TV, and
[ abstract | Ottawa Citizen article ]

A study by Gani et al. on the possibility that climate change drove early humans out of Africa (GSA TODAY, September 2007) was reported in New Scientist.

Research by Poulsen et al. on Pangea's global warming in the late Paleozoic (GEOLOGY, September 2007) was reported by Discovery Channel
[ abstract | Discovery Channel article ]

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