2019 GSA Northeastern Section

54th Annual Meeting

Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay
17–19 March 2019 • Portland, Maine


Trip registration opens in December. For additional information, please contact the Field Trip chair, Myles Felch, .


FT1. Maine Mineral and Gem Museum, Bethel, Maine.
Sat., 16 Mar. (Canceled)
FT2. Landslides in the Presumpscot Formation.
Sat., 16 Mar., 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Cost: US$15.

Leader: Lindsay Spigel, Maine Geological Survey, lindsay.spigel@maine.gov. Participants need to bring food and beverages and dress for the weather conditions. Three stops are planned and each stop will involve walking one to three miles on well-maintained, easy to moderate trails. The trip will be run regardless of the amount of snow cover, and stops may vary depending upon the weather on the trip day.


Iceland: The Formation and Evolution of a Young, Dynamic, Volcanic Island.
3 July – 14 July (Wed. – Sun.). Cost*: US$2,590.

The Iceland Field Trip is Full. If you are interested in being placed on the wait list, please contact the trip leader, Brennan Jordan.

The fee covers ground transportation in Iceland, lodgings, museum- and site- entry fees, breakfasts, lunches, and dinner on two nights. Field-trip size is limited to 23 participants. Leaders: Brennan Jordan, University of South Dakota, brennan.jordan@usd.edu; Tenley Banik, Illinois State University, tjbanik@ilstu.edu; Tamara Carley, Lafayette College, carleyt@lafayette.edu. Lodgings: Rooms will be at varied facilities, to include a mixture of hotels and hostels.

*Air transportation to Iceland is NOT covered in the trip fee. Roundtrip airfare to Iceland from the U.S. is estimated in the range of US$600–US$1,200 depending on U.S. flight origination point and airline choice. Only two dinners are included in the field trip fee. Other dinners will be on your own at local restaurants.

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Abstracts Due:
11 December

Early Registration Ends:
11 February

Hotel Deadline:
19 February

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