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GSW Meeting 1565 on 21 April 2021: Manoomin, available carbon in the presence of manganese oxides, & paleo-redox proxies

We have a full-slate of talks for the upcoming geobiology-themed meeting. Here is the announcement. Hope to see you there.

Further details, including the Zoom link, have been sent to members. For non-members who wish to attend, please email Mong-Han Huang (mhhuang[at]umd.edu) for the Zoom link.

GSW Meeting 1564: Draft of minutes for members to evaluate

Please take a look at the draft minutes and see if you have any corrections or additions. If so, please send those ideas to Meeting Secretary Beth Doyle at edoyle[at]nvcc.edu.

Meeting minutes [PDF format].

GSW Meeting 1563: Draft of minutes for members to evaluate

Please take a look at the draft minutes and see if you have any corrections or additions. If so, please send those ideas to Meeting Secretary Beth Doyle at edoyle[at]nvcc.edu.

Meeting minutes [PDF format].

GSW Meeting 1564 on 31 March 2021: Stress fields, bedrock fractures, hill slope structure & hydrology

We have a full slate of talks for the upcoming meeting. Here is the announcement. Hope to see you there.

Further details, including the Zoom link, have been sent to members. For non-members who wish to attend, please email Mong-Han Huang (mhhuang [at] umd.edu) for the Zoom link.

GSW Meeting 1563 on 10 March 2021: Structures in Earth’s mantle, machine learning, and core-mantle boundary

Hope to see you there! Here is the announcement.

Further details, including the Zoom link, will be sent to members shortly. For non-members who wish to attend, please e-mail Mong-Han Huang (mhhuang [at] umd.edu) for the Zoom link.

GSW Meeting 1562: Draft of minutes for members to evaluate

Please take a look at the draft minutes and see if you have any corrections or additions. If so, please send those ideas to Meeting Secretary Beth Doyle at edoyle[at]nvcc.edu.

Meeting minutes [PDF format]

GSW Meeting 1561: Draft of minutes for members to evaluate

Please take a look at the draft minutes and see if you have any corrections or additions. If so, please send those ideas to Meeting Secretary Beth Doyle at edoyle [at] nvcc.edu.

Meeting minutes [Word format]

2020 Award winners

We are delighted to announce the GSW award winners for 2020.

1st place formal talk:

KATHLEEN BENISON, West Virginia University – Salt on Mars: Astrobiological Tombs?

2nd place formal talk:

ADVAIT JUKAR, SI National Museum of Natural History – Nineteenth century fossil hunting in the Indian Subcontinent.

Great Dane Award for best informal presentation:

Arthur Merschat (USGS) reported details of the magnitude 5.1 Sparta, North Carolina earthquake that occurred on August 9, 2020.

The Sleeping Bear award winner was 

Jeremy Hoffman (Chief Scientist at the Science Museum of Virginia)

GSW Meeting 1560/Presidential Address: Draft of minutes for members to evaluate

Draft minutes of GSW meeting 1560

Please take a look at the draft minutes and see if you would recommend any corrections or additions. If so, please send those ideas to Meeting Secretary Beth Doyle at edoyle@nvcc.edu.

First GSW meeting in 2021

on January 27 at 8 PM will feature Dr. Jessica Warren (University of Delaware), Dr. Ellen Knappe (Scripps Institute of Oceanography), and Dr. Kira Olsen (NASA Goddard). We anticipate that this meeting will be virtual. Stay tuned here for further details.