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Geotimes is a free electronic newsfeed for the geoscience community. The American Geosciences Institute coordinates and edits Geotimes, but it is the result of contributed materials from societies, geoscience organizations and others in the community. Do you have a geoscience blog or newsfeed with an RSS feed? It may be a good fit for Geotimes. To learn more about RSS or to submit information to Geotimes by email, please contact Joe Lilek at geotimes@americangeosciences.org. Events can also be listed on the AGI Geoscience Calendar.

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Tue, 2018-08-28 08:00
Please join us for the September 13, 2018 meeting of the Potomac Geophysical Society at 7:00 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton McLean Tysons, 1960 Chain Bridge Road, 22102.  This location is within one-half mile of the Tysons Corner Metro station, near I-495, and has free parking available.  Our private meeting room is located in the back of the Orchard Cafe restaurant on the second floor of the hotel.  The optional dinner cost will be discounted to $30 for members in good standing (have paid dues) and students, and $40 for non-members, and is inclusive of iced tea, coffee, tax and gratuity.  Members and guests may attend the presentation after dinner for no charge; we estimate that the presentation will begin at 8:15 p.m.  For attendees who arrive early, social time will be held in O’Malley’s Pub on the first floor of the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel.  Drinks may also be purchased in the private meeting room on a cash basis. If you plan on attending, please RSVP to dcgeophys@gmail.com...
Fri, 2018-08-24 07:02
Fifty years ago this week the 23rd International Geological Congress had just started meeting in Prague.  Over 4000 geologists were making their way to the capital of Czechoslovakia, which that year seemed to be enjoying a relaxation in the political regime. Although, as the Congress approached, the political situation was becoming more tense, with Russia … Continue reading →
Thu, 2018-08-23 17:00
In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with Don Paul, Executive Director of the USC Energy Institute, Professor of Engineering, and holds the William M. Keck Chair of Energy Resources. Dr. Paul discusses intelligent energy, the boom and bust nature of the industry, energy careers, and much more. Show notes and links at https://seg.org/podcast. Join SEG in Anaheim, California this year. The 2018 Exposition Hall and Technical Program will focus on big data, the internet of things, and many of the topics Dr. Paul discusses. Learn more and register at https://seg.org/am. Biography Don Paul is Executive Director of the USC Energy Institute, Professor of Engineering, and holds the William M. Keck Chair of Energy Resources. Dr. Paul had a distinguished 33-year career with the Chevron Corporation, retiring as Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. He currently serves as a Senior Advisor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington D.C. and is appointed by...
Thu, 2018-08-23 14:47
An earthquake swarm in Indonesia, lasting more than three weeks, has left nearly 500 people dead.
Thu, 2018-08-23 12:00
Learn about key facts related to wind turbines used in distributed applications.
Thu, 2018-08-23 08:00
Get the details on a few of the lesser known wind energy facts.
Wed, 2018-08-22 15:00
We are proud to announce that AGU is adding a new title to complement our distinguished portfolio of well-respected journals, AGU Advances. AGU Advances will be an influential and highly selective “gold” open access journal for the Earth and space science community. How AGU Advances Is Different AGU Advances will focus on publishing seminal research from across the Earth and space sciences and related interdisciplinary fields that has broad and immediate implications and is of interest to researchers across the Earth and space science disciplines, the broader science community, policy makers, and the public. It will publish novel, innovative research in the form of full-length papers and differentiate itself from other highly selective journals by being fully open access, available to all to download, read, and share. Beginning with the inaugural issue in late 2018/early 2019, AGU Advances will be published online only. Papers published in AGU Advances will be approximately 8,000...
Wed, 2018-08-22 12:58
There are no reported fatalities from yesterday's earthquake.
Wed, 2018-08-22 10:51
The American Association of Geographers invites attendees of the 2019 AAG Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., to join in celebration of Carla Hayden at the AAG Atlas Award Ceremony. Carla Hayden, 14th Librarian of Congress, will deliver a keynote address at noon on Friday, April 5, after being presented with the 2019 AAG Atlas Award, […]

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