GSA Connection

August 2013

GSA Geoscience Trivia

  1. Which GSA President wrote "Our Society," in which he stated that "American geologists are no longer a disorderly lot of irregulars marching in awkward squads"?
    J.J. Stevenson, 1898 GSA President

  2. When was Colorado's landscape "literally smothered in airborne liquid volcanic rock"?
  3. 37 million years ago (late Eocene).
    2a. BONUS: What was the resulting formation?
    Castle Rock Rhyolite

  4. GSA has 17 specialty Divisions — which one might include biologists, ecologists, and astrobiologists?
    Geobiology & Geomicrobiology Division


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