Rendezvous at the Geologic Crossroads
Boulder, Colo., USA: The Geological Society of America’s Cordilleran
Section and Rocky Mountain Section will host a joint meeting in Las Vegas,
Nevada, on 15–17 March. The meeting will have a diverse range of technical
sessions, field trips, and student mentoring opportunities.
Sessions include five Symposia, with tributes to prominent geoscientists B.
Clark Burchfiel, Gregory A. Davis, César Jacques-Ayala, Ernie Anderson, Les
McFadden, and Grant Meyer, as well as a symposium celebrating the 50th
anniversary of the Department of Geoscience at University of Nevada, Las
Technical session topics will highlight the exceptional regional geology
including the magmatic, sedimentologic, and tectonic records of Mesozoic
convergent margin processes and large magnitude Cenozoic extension in the
Basin and Range and Rio Grande rifts. Additionally, current concerns of
arid zone hydrogeology, drought science, paleoclimatology, seismic hazards,
and mining demands for low CO2 energy solutions will be featured .
Meeting sponsors: University of Nevada, Reno; Nevada Bureau of Mines and
Geology; University of Las Vegas College of Sciences Department of
Geoscience; Bruker; and U-Penn.
Learn more about the meeting at www.geosociety.org/cd-mtg.
Interested media are invited to receive complimentary registration. Contact
Audrey Heun at email@example.com to access the meeting.
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geoscientists in a common purpose to study the mysteries of our planet (and
beyond) and share scientific findings. Members and friends around the
world, from academia, government, and industry, participate in GSA
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