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Teaching for Earth Resilience: A Strategy for Increased Diversity and Equity
Sarah K. Fortner et al.
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August (v. 29, no. 8, p. 36) —
Posted online 24 May 2019
The AGeS2 (Awards for Geochronology Student research 2) Program: Supporting Community Geochronology Needs and Interdisciplinary Science
Rebecca M. Flowers, J Ramón Arrowsmith, Vicki McConnell, James R. Metcalf, Tammy Rittenour, Blair Schoene
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March-April (v. 29, no. 3, p. 36) —
Posted online 12 Dec. 2018
eRock: An Open-Access Repository of Virtual Outcrops for Geoscience Education
Adam J. Cawood, Clare E. Bond
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February (v. 29, no. 2, p. 36) —
Posted online 6 Dec. 2018
GSA Tomorrow: An Open Challenge to Promote the Future of Geoscience
Kristin M. Dorfler, Anke M. Friedrich
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January (v. 29, no. 1, p. 44) —
Posted online 20 Nov. 2018
Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Analytics in Geosciences: Promises and Potential
Roberto Spina
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January (v. 29, no. 1, p. 42) —
Posted online 6 Nov. 2018


Using place-based, community-inspired research to broaden participation in the geosciences
Emily Geraghty Ward, Diana Dalbotten, Nievita Bueno Watts, Antony Berthelote
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August (v. 28, no. 8, p. 26) — 10.1130/GSATG366GW.1
Posted online 12 June 2018
Rapid 3-D analysis of rockfalls
Greg M. Stock, Antoine Guerin, Nikita Avdievitch, Brian D. Collins, Michel Jaboyedoff
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August (v. 28, no. 8, p. 28) 10.1130/GSATG374GW.1
Posted online 12 June 2018
Charting the Geosciences with Google Ngram Viewer
Danita S. Brandt
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May (v. 28, no. 5, p. 66) — 10.1130/GSATG348GW.1
Posted online 23 March 2018


The Great Acceleration and the Disappearing Surficial Geologic Record
Jason A. Rech, Kathleen B. Springer, Jeffrey S. Pigati
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November (v. 27, no. 11, p. 8) — 10.1130/GSATG341GW.1
Posted online 20 September 2017
Is the coast toast? Exploring Cascadia earthquake probabilities
Seth Stein, Leah Salditch, Edward Brooks, Bruce Spencer, Michael Campbell
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November (v. 27, no. 11, p. 6) — 10.1130/GSATG350GW.1
Posted online 14 September 2017
Classic Geologic Outcrops: Preservation and Future Accessibility
Marjorie A. Chan, Diane L. Kamola
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November (v. 27, no. 11, p. 4) — 10.1130/GSATG343GW.1
Posted online 3 August 2017
Harnessing an Effective Geoscience Curriculum for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Dina Billig, Howard R. Feldman
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October 2017 (v. 27, no. 10, p. 36) — 10.1130/GSATG325GW.1
Posted online 3 August 2017
A New Subsidence Map for Coastal Louisiana
Jaap H. Nienhuis, Torbjörn E. Törnqvist, Krista L. Jankowski, Anjali M. Fernandes, Molly E. Keogh
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September 2017 (v. 27, no. 9, p. 58) — 10.1130/GSATG337GW.1
Posted online 14 June
Meeting Changing Workforce Needs in Geoscience with New Thinking about Undergraduate Education
Lori Summa, Christopher Keane, Sharon Mosher
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September 2017 (v. 27, no. 9, p. 60) — 10.1130/GSATG342GW.1
Posted online 22 June
Earth-Science Outreach Using an Integrated Social Media Platform
C.J. Spencer, K.L. Gunderson, C.W. Hoiland, W.K. Schleiffarth
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August (v. 27, no. 8, p. 28) — 10.1130/GSATG333GW.1
Posted online 3 May
Advancing Geoscience Research through CIDER
Barbara Romanowicz, Marc Hirschmann, Louise Kellogg, Michael Manga, Sujoy Mukhopadhyay, Bruce Buffett
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July (v. 27, no. 7 p. 60) — 10.1130/GSATG329GW.1
Posted online 8 May
The Need for a Paradigm Shift in Science Advocacy
Gregg R. Davidson, Carol A. Hill, Ken Wolgemuth
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July (v. 27, no. 7, p. 58) — 10.1130/GSATG280GW.1
Posted online 24 Feb.
Color Vision Deficiency and the Geosciences
Declan De Paor, Paul Karabinos, Gerald Dickens, Christopher Atchison
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June (v. 27, no. 6, p. 42) — 10.1130/GSATG322GW.1
Posted online 27 Feb.
The High Plains Aquifer: Can We Make It Last?
Susan Stover, Rex Buchanan
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June (v. 27, no. 6, p. 44) — 10.1130/GSATG318GW.1
Posted online 27 Feb.
Diverse Students Can be Attracted to Geoscience
Suzanne O’Connell, Martha Gilmore, Renee Johnson-Thornton, Tim Ku, Peter Patton, Phillip Resor, Dana Royer
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May (v. 27, no. 5, p. 76) — 10.1130/GSATG288GW.1
Posted online 24 Feb.
Connecting the Next Generation of Science Journalists with Scientists in Action
Andrea Jones, Lora Bleacher, Jacob Bleacher, Timothy Glotch, Kelsey Young, Barbara Selvin, Richard Firstman
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January (v. 27, no. 1, p. 44) — 10.1130/GSATG294GW.1


December (v. 26, no. 12, p. 36) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG303GW.1
Physical Experiments of Tectonic Deformation and Processes: Building a Strong Community
Michele L. Cooke, Jacqueline E. Reber, Saad Haq
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August (v. 26, no. 8, p. 34) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG295GW.1
Geologic training for America’s astronauts
Dean Eppler, Cynthia Evans, Barbara Tewksbury, Mark Helper, Jacob Bleacher, Michael Fossum, Duane Ross, Andrew Feustel
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March/April (v. 26, no. 3, p. 28) — DOI: 10.1130/GSAT267GW.1
Building a coalition of concerned stakeholders to guide watershed decisions
J.M.H. Cockburn, J.I. Garver
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December (v. 25, no. 12, p. 36) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG243GW.1
Who will build the 21st century? Addressing critical demographic gaps in the geosciences
Bradley D. Cramer, Katherine J. Lewandowski, Arthur Goldstein, Pranoti Asher, Jeffrey Ryan, David I. Schofield, Rex Buchanan, Richard Denne, William I. Ausich, Thijs R.A. Vandenbroucke, Sherman Lundy, Tyler Priest, Ryan J. Clark
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November (v. 25, no. 11, p. 34) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG248GW.1
We need to talk: Facilitating communication between field-based geoscience and cyberinfrastructure communities
Matty Mookerjee, Daniel Vieira, Marjorie A. Chan, Yolanda Gil, Charles Goodwin, Thomas F. Shipley, and Basil Tikoff
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October (v. 25, no. 10, p. 42) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG236GW.1
Introductory geology: Is there a common language?
Karen M. Kortz and Amber R. Caulkins
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September (v. 25, no. 9, p. 58) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG240GW.1
The Snowmastodon Project: Cutting-edge science on the blade of a bulldozer
Jeffrey S. Pigati, Ian M. Miller, Kirk R. Johnson
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August (v. 25, no. 8, p. 26) — DOI: 10.1130/GSAT-G235GW.1
Connecting geology and Native American culture on the reservation of Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, USA
Darryl Reano, Kenneth D. Ridgway
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July (v. 25, no. 7, p. 50) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG232GW.1
A bird’s-eye view of geology: The use of micro drones/UAVs in geologic fieldwork and education
Benjamin R. Jordan
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June (v. 25, no. 6, p. 42) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG230GW.1
Moving lithospheric modeling forward: Attributes of a community computer code
C.M. Cooper, Eric Mittelstaedt, Claire A. Currie, Jolante van Wijk, Louise K. Kellogg, Lorraine Hwang, Ramon Arrowsmith
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May (v. 25, no. 5, p. 66) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG228GW.1
Strategies for Creating a Conspicuous, Effective, and Memorable Poster Presentation
Jay Zarnetske, Phoebe Zarnetske
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February (v. 25, no. 2, p. 28) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG233GW.1
Next Generation Science Standards: A call to action for the geoscience community
Nicole D. LaDue, Cheryl Brown Manning
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December (v. 24, no. 12, p. 44) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG226GW.1
How scientometry is killing science
A.M. Celâl Şengör
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November (v. 24, no. 11, p. 44) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG203A.1
Evolution of Paleontology: Long-term gender trends in an earth-science discipline
Roy E. Plotnick, Alycia L. Stigall, Ioana Stefanescu
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August (v. 24, no. 8, p. 28) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG211GW.1
Making things geological: 3-D printing in the geosciences
Franciszek Hasiuk
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February (v. 24, no. 8, p. 28) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG211GW.1
The geoscience community’s obligation to its “Last Great Hope”: Do geology graduates understand human transformations of Earth systems?
Kristen E. Schmeisser, Paul K. Doss
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January (v. 24, no. 1, p. 52) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG176GW.1
Why are there so few Hispanic students in geoscience?
Philip J. Stokes, Roger Levine, Karl W. Flessa
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December (v. 23, no. 11, p. 36) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG185GW.1
The Need for Geologists in Sustainable Development
Germán Mora
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October (v. 23, no. 10, p. 44) — DOI: 10.1130/GSAT175GW.1
Literature searches with Google Scholar: Knowing what you are and are not getting
Jerome V. DeGraff, Nicholas DeGraff, H. Charles Romesburg
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September (v. 23, no. 9, p. 68) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG177GW.1
No more lousy PowerPoint slides
Eric S. Cheney
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August (v. 23, no. 8, p. 27) — DOI:10.1130/GSATG179GW.1
Profiting from the past: Are fossils a sound investment?
Scott Hippensteel, Simon Condliffe
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April/May (v. 23, no. 4, p. 60) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG167GW.1
How good do natural hazard assessments need to be?
Seth Stein, Jerome Stein
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January (v. 23, no. 1, p. 51) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG157GW.1
GSA members on climate change: Where, what, and ways forward?
Robert E. Drost, Sheldon P. Turner
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October (v. 22, no. 10, p. 42) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG154GW.1
Rebuilding Tohoku: A joint geophysical and economic framework for hazard mitigation
Jerome Stein, Seth Stein
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August (v. 22, no. 8, p. 28) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG150GW.1
Updating the Debate on Model Complexity
Craig T. Simmons, Randall J. Hunt
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July (v. 22, no. 7, p. 60) — DOI: 10.1130/G153GW.1
Is the Anthropocene an issue of stratigraphy or pop culture?
Whitney J. Autin, John M. Holbrook
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February (v. 22, no. 2, p. 28) — DOI: 10.1130/G132GW.1
Geological Time Conventions and Symbols
Nicholas Christie-Blick
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January (v. 22, no. 1, p. 44) — DOI: 10.1130/G129GW.1
An Astrophysicist Looks at Global Warming
Richard D. Schwartz
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December (v. 21, no. 12, p. 36) — DOI: 10.1130/G130GW.1
Enhancing Participation of Two-Year College Faculty in The Geological Society of America
Virginia L. Peterson, John I. Garver, Steven Semken, Wendi J.W. Williams
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November (v. 21, no. 11, p. 36) — DOI: 10.1130/G127GW.1
Killer waves on the airwaves: New media, traditional media, and student conceptualization of tsunamis
Cinzia Cervato
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August (v. 21, no. 8, p. 26) — DOI: 10.1130/G110GW.1
Revisiting the Geoscience Concept Inventory: A call to the community
J.C. Libarkin, E.M.G. Ward, S.W. Anderson, G. Kortemeyer, S.P. Raeburn
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June (v. 21, no. 6, p. 52) — DOI: 10.1130/G105GW.1
Obstacles to the recruitment of minorities into the geosciences: A call to action
Suzanne O'Connell, Mary Anne Holmes
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January (v. 21, no. 1, p. 36) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG106GW.1
Putting Partnership First: A Dialogue Model for Science and Risk Communication
Jen Schneider, Roel Snieder
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November (v. 20, no. 11, p. 34) — DOI: 10.1130./GSATG93GW.1
A contribution to our dialogue on energy choices
Dwain McGarry
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September (v. 20, no. 9, p. 59) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG91GW.1
The Internet as a resource and support network for diverse geoscientists
Anne J. Jefferson, Kimberly A. Hannula, Patricia B. Campbell, Suzanne E. Franks
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August (v. 20, no. 8, p. 27) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG86GW.1
Geological mapping goes 3-D in response to societal needs
Harvey Thorleifson, Richard C. Berg, Hazen A.J. Russell
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July (v. 20, no. 7, p. 52) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG90GW.1
Super-rotation of Earth's inner core and the structure of scientific reasoning
Peter Kosso
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June (v. 20, no. 6, p. 52) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG92GW.1
Innovations in the built environment for earth science
Marjorie A. Chan
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April-May (v. 20, no. 4, p. 52) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG80GW.1
Paleotempestology and the pursuit of the perfect paleostorm proxy
Scott P. Hippensteel
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November (v. 19, no. 11, p. 36) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG68GW.1
Facing major challenges in carbon capture and sequestration
Roel Snieder and Terry Young
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September (v. 19, no. 9, p. 52) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG50GW.1
Late Holocene relative land- and sea-level changes: Providing information for stakeholders
Ian Shennan, Glenn Milne, Sarah Bradley
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August (v. 19, no. 8, p. 26) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG33GW.1
Mineral resource geology in academia: An impending crisis?
Murray Hitzman, John Dilles, Mark Barton, and Maeve Boland
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July (v. 19, no. 7, p. 44-45) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG00GW.1
The state of interactions among tectonics, erosion, and climate: A polemic
Peter Molnar
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June (v. 19, no. 6, p. 50-51) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG32GW.1
Painting the past: From scientific research to art
Patricia Vickers-Rich
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April/May (v. 19, no. 6, p. 58-59) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG43GW.1
Recruiting students to undergraduate geoscience programs through dual-credit and dual-enrollment classes
Aida A. Awad, Stephen R. Mattox
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November (v. 18, no. 11, p. 35) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATGW21A.1
Generational and Cyclical Demographic Change in The Geological Society of America
Dallas D. Rhodes
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October (v. 18, no. 10, p. 52) — DOI: 10.1130/GSATG25GW.1
Accreditation: Wrong Path for the Geosciences
Timothy Bralower, William Easterling, John Geissman, Mary Savina, Barbara Tewksbury, Geoffrey Feiss, Heather Macdonald, Dallas Rhodes
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January (v. 18, no. 1, p. 37) — DOI: 10.1130/GSAT01801GW.1
Impacts, mega-tsunami, and other extraordinary claims
Nicholas Pinter, Scott E. Ishman
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March (v. 17, no. 3, p. 28) — DOI: 10.1130/GSAT01703GW.1
Scientific uncertainty and public policy: Moving on without all the answers
Henry N. Pollack
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June (v. 17, no. 6, p. 69) — DOI: 10.1130/GSAT01706GW.1
The future of hydrocarbons: Hubbert's peak or a plateau?
Eric S. Cheney, Marianne W. Hawkes
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July (v. 17, no. 7, p. 44) — DOI: 10.1130/1052-5173(2007)17[44:TCBDOW]2.0.CO;2
The coupling between devaluation of writing in scientific authorship and inflation of citation indices
Terry Engelder
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October (v. 17, no. 10, p. 44) — DOI: 10.1130/GSAT017106GW.1
Celebrity meets science: Hollywood's environmentalism and its effect
Amy Gajda, Susan W. Kieffer
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November (v. 17, no. 11, p. 36) — DOI: 10.1130/GSAT01711GW.1
Coal fires burning around the world: Opportunity for innovative and interdisciplinary research
Glenn B. Stracher
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