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Geosphere
Hot Off The Press
Meeting News
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GeoSpectrum
Especially for Students
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Evolution News
Communicating the Value of Geoscience
Resources
Classified Ads & GeoMart
Calendar Close-ups
Fun with Geoscience Trivia

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CALL FOR PAPERS: We seek to maintain a broad scope and to encourage contributions in a variety of formats. All contributions are peer-reviewed.
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Meeting News

Backbone of the Americas - Patagonia to Alaska
3-7 April 2006

Backbone of the AmericasAn outstanding program of study on ridge collision, shallow subduction and plateau uplift is taking shape in collaboration with the Asociación Geólogica Argentina. Don’t miss this international gathering in the beautiful but very economical city of Mendoza, Argentina!
Earlybird registration ends 20 November.
Abstracts are due 13 December.

Who should attend? Scientists interested in structure and tectonics, petroleum exploration, seismology, mineral resources, stratigraphy, etc., should seriously consider this opportunity.


2005 Annual Meeting Highlights
Thank you to all of our meeting sponsors! SLC 2005 - GSA Annual Meeting
5897 Preliminary attendance figure
257 Number of sessions
3300 Number of papers submitted
166 Number of exhibiting companies
250 Number of attendees Late-Breaking Session on Hurricane Katrina
~ 650 Number attending the Public Forum on
Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn

Membership Matters

Have you renewed your membership for 2006?
If not, make sure you take advantage of the early renewal rate (already reflected in dues amount).
Professionals Members save $10
Student Members save $5
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New Members who join GSA in the last quarter of 2005 get an extended membership through the end of 2006! 
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Coming Soon: Watch the November issue of GSA Connection for a Bulletin Board matching donors with people seeking books, journals, and other materials for libraries and schools in hurricane-affected areas!

Especially for Students

Applications are being accepted for the 2006 National Academies’ Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program.
Winter program deadline: 1 November
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National Science Foundation (NSF) East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) Program.
Application Deadline: 13 December
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Communicating the Value of Geoscience

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Check on upcoming meetings of GSA and many other geoscience organizations.

Frontiers in Soil Science Research, 12-14 December 2005, Washington D.C., National Academy of Sciences workshop.

6th National Conference on Science, Policy and the Environment: Energy for a Sustainable and Secure Future, 26-27 January 2006, Washington, D.C., National Council for Science and the Environment. Register by November 18, 2005 for discounted rate.

GSA is a co-sponsor of the 86th American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting, 29 January–2 February 2006, Georgia World Congress Center. Theme: "Applications of Weather and Climate Data."

   

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