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Membership Matters
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Fellowship/Award Nominations
Meeting News
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NSF Opportunity
Especially for Students
Communicating the Value of Geoscience
Calendar Close-Ups
Fun with Geoscience Trivia

GSA wishes you and yours
a very happy holiday season.

GeoCorps America ™

Apply for a GeoCorps position TODAY!

Sixty-eight new paid, short-term positions & internships are now available on National Parks, National Forests, and BLM lands. Check out the NEW Guest Scientist positions.
Deadline to apply is Friday, 1 February 2008.
You must be a GSA Member to apply.
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Meeting News

Did you lose something at the 2007 Annual Meeting in Denver? Please send an e-mail to GSA's Lost and Found. We'll let you know if we have it.

2008 Section Meetings

CALL FOR PAPERS: The abstracts form is now open for all of the 2008 Section Meetings.

Register now for Cordilleran/Rocky Mountain, Northeastern, and South-Central Section meetings to take advantage of discounted prices!

Cordilleran / Rocky Mountain (Joint Meeting)
19-21 March, Las Vegas, NV
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abstracts deadline: 18 Dec.

27-29 March, Buffalo, NY
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abstracts deadline: 18 Dec.

30 March-1 April, Hot Springs, AR
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abstracts deadline: 15 Jan.

10-11 April, Charlotte, NC
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abstracts deadline: 15 Jan.

24-25 April, Evansville, IN
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abstracts deadline: 29  Jan.

GSA Specialty Meetings

Fire in the Southwest: Integrating Fire into Management of Changing Ecosystems. 28-31 January 2008, Tucson, Arizona. Register at Member rates, but hurry — rates go up on 11 January.
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Geohealth I: Building Bridges across the Geological and Health Sciences. 4-6 March 2008, Reston, VA. Registration discounts through 7 January.
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Especially for Students

Apply for a GSA graduate student research grant today! Applications and advisor appraisals are due 1 February 2008.
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Going to the 2008 International Geological Congress?
Applications and materials are due 1 March 2008.
[ apply for a GSA travel grant ]

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) announces Summer 2008 RISE (Research Internships in Science and Engineering) and RISE professional programs.
[ RISE ] Application deadline is 31 January 2008.
[ RISE pro ] Application is 15 January 2008

Communicating the Value of Geoscience

Government Affairs

GSA Congressional Science FellowshipGSA Congressional Science Fellowship

Your work as a geoscientist greatly impacts society and Earth. Why not make an impact on Congress as well? We are currently seeking candidates for 2008-2009.
Deadline: 1 February 2008.

[ apply today ]

A Sampling of GSA in the News

Research by Keller et al. presented at the 2007 Annual Meeting on timing of flow from the Deccan Traps and implications for the K-T boundary extinction received extensive international coverage. Outlets included Time magazine, National Geographic, Nature, Times of India, Malaysia Sun, MSNBC, and Life Science Weekly.
[ abstract | National Geographic article ]

Research by von Bitter et al. on middle Silurian soft-tissue fossils discovered in Ontario (October GEOLOGY) was reported by Geotimes, Science Daily, and the Owen Sound Sun Times (Canada).
[ abstract | Science Daily article ]

Analysis by Twiss et al. of 1989's Loma Prieta earthquake aftershocks (September-October GSA BULLETIN) received coverage in Geotimes.
[ abstract ]

Special Paper 426, Coastline Changes: Interrelation of Climate and Geological Processes (Harff et al., eds.) received coverage on a variety of Web sites including PhysOrg, Terra Daily, First Science, Space Daily, and the Marine Science Institute.
[ SPE426 | Terra Daily article ]





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