Draft minutes of the 1539th meeting for review

Greetings GSW members! Your keen eyes are needed to review these draft minutes from the February 6th meeting. Please send corrections or additions to Meeting Secretary Megan Holycross at holycrossm@si.edu. Thanks in advance for giving this a few moments of your attention.

GSW 1539: mass extinctions, life of a plate, Greenland as moon analogue

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2019
MEETING 1539

Peter Brannen, journalist and author
Earth’s Great Mass Extinctions, Past and Future

Helen Janiszewski, Carnegie Institution
The Birth and Death of a Plate:
What Offshore Instrumentation Teaches Us About Subduction Zones

Angela G Marusiak, University of Maryland
Exploring Icy Moons:
How Greenland can help us Understand Ice Covered Worlds

TALKS WILL BE 20 MINUTES w/ QUESTIONS TO FOLLOW

Meeting flyer to print & post at your institution – help spread the word!

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Free & open to the public
Refreshments at 7:30 p.m. Formal program at 8:00 p.m.
John Wesley Powell Auditorium
2170 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, DC
www.gswweb.org

Draft minutes of the 1538th meeting for review

Members! Your keen eyes are needed to review these draft minutes from the January 23rd meeting. There’s at least one speaker who needs to be identified – Can you be the one to track this mysterious person down?

Send corrections or additions to Meeting Secretary Megan Holycross at holycrossm@si.edu. Thanks in advance for giving this a few moments of your attention.

Draft minutes of meeting 1537 for review

Members, please run a critical eye over these draft meeting minutes from the Jan. 9 meeting. Send corrections or additions to Meeting Secretary Megan Holycross at holycrossm@si.edu. Thanks in advance for giving this a few moments of your attention.

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GSW 1538: stromatolites, space lasers, and lava dome collapse

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2019
MEETING 1538

Erica Suosaari, Smithsonian Institution
Hamelin Pool, Shark Bay, Western Australia: A Microbial Carbonate Factory

June Wicks, Johns Hopkins University 
Planetary Exploration in the Age of Big Lasers

Janine Krippner, Concord University
Exceptionally Large Lava Dome Collapse Events and Block-and-Ash Flows: Hot and Fast Avalanches of Destruction

TALKS WILL BE 20 MINUTES w/ QUESTIONS TO FOLLOW

Meeting flyer to print and post – Help spread the word!

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Refreshments at 7:30 p.m. Formal program at 8:00 p.m.
John Wesley Powell Auditorium
2170 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, DC
www.gswweb.org

Draft minutes of the 1536th meeting for review

Members, please review (and fill in the missing information) in this draft of the minutes from our December meeting:

1536th Meeting of GSW Minutes (Draft)

Send corrections to Victor Zabielski at vzabielski@nvcc.edu. Thanks!

GSW 1537: Jan. 9, 2019: Landslides, silicic magma in Iceland, and oceanic ridge melt focusing

Our next meeting will be Wednesday, January 9, 2019.

Speakers will be:

Dalia Kirschbaum, NASA – Finding the slippery slope: Opportunities to investigate landslides from space (cancelled due to the Government Shutdown)
Replaced with two 10-minute talks:

Insight at Mars: The Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport  by Nick Schmerr (University of Maryland)

Geological characteristics of Von Kármán crater, northwestern South Pole-Aitken basin: Chang’E-4 landing site region by Jim Head (Brown University)

Abraham Padilla, USGS – How to assemble a silicic magma system in the Icelandic crust

Joyce Sim, Carnegie Institution – Melt focusing beneath mid-ocean ridges

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Meeting flyer to print and post at your institution

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Refreshments at 7:30 p.m. Formal program at 8:00 p.m.
John Wesley Powell Auditorium
2170 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, DC
www.gswweb.org

GSW meeting 1535 – draft minutes for review

Here is a draft copy of the minutes from the last meeting of the Society for your review. Please share your corrects, missing details, and other feedback with meeting secretary Victor Zabielski  prior to the 1536th meeting on Dec. 5.

1535th Meeting of GSW Minutes (Draft)

Thanks in advance for your time in performing a thoughtful review.

GSW 1536: Presidential address & 126th Annual Meeting

Meeting announcement: the 1536th meeting of the Geological Society of Washington will be the 2018 Presidential address:

Dr. Karen Prestegaard
University of Maryland, College Park

“How trees influence hydrological processes, weathering, and carbon fluxes in boreal forest soils”

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

The 1536th regular meeting will be followed by the 126th Annual Meeting of the Society. Members should review the draft minutes of the 125th annual meeting before attending, and send any corrections to Meeting Secretary Victor Zabielski at vzabielski@nvcc.edu.

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Refreshments at 7:30 p.m. Formal program at 8:00 p.m.
John Wesley Powell Auditorium
2170 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, DC
www.gswweb.org

Draft minutes of the 1534th meeting for review

Here is a draft copy of the minutes from the last meeting of the Society for your review. Please share your corrects, missing details, and other feedback with meeting secretary Victor Zabielski  prior to the 1535th meeting on Nov. 7.

1534th Meeting of GSW Minutes (Draft)

Thanks in advance for your time in performing a thoughtful review.