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Mineralogical Society of America Awards Luncheon Announced #GSA2017

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The Mineralogical Society of America Awards Lunch is Tuesday, 24 October 2017 during the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA. During the luncheon the Roebling Medal will be presented to Edward M. Stolper (California Institute of Technology, USA); the Dana Medal to Thomas W.

SSSA Asks the Ever-Important Question: When Does a Rock Become #Soil? #Geoscience

Soil scientists dig holes to investigate soils in various regions. Looking at the flat face of that hole is called a “soil profile.” Here, you can see the distinct yellow area under the top, browner, layers.

Geoscience is an inherently interdisciplinary field of study. Where one geoscientists' research transitions from one field to another is a hard line to draw, and that is why so many organizations are part of the AGI Federation, including organizations like the Soil Science Society of America!

ASCE Shares Member's Reflection on Post-Maria Puerto Rico #HurricaneMaria

Puerto Rican residents walk in flooded streets in Condado, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
The American Society of Civil Engineers shared a dispatch from one of their members and her reflections on Puerto Rico's infrastructure from an engineer's perspective following Hurricane Maria. She shares how collapsed roads are affecting communities, and trips to buy gas can take all day. Read her account here.

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