GSA Connection

May 2013


GSA Geoscience Trivia


  1. Who was the first African American to serve as GSA President?
    Randolph W. Bromery (in 1989)

  2. During the construction of Denver International Airport, workers unearthed fossilized palm fronds and the compound leaves of extinct sycamores. This marks the Denver Formation, which relates to what time in the geologic past?
  3. 65.5 million years ago

  4. GSA has 17 specialty Divisions. Which one is "concerned with the intersection of geological conditions, whether natural or anthropogenic in origin, with health, disease, pathology, and death in modern and fossil humans, animals and plants."?
    Geology and Health Division

 

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