The Multidisciplinary Conference on Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impacts of Karst, generally called “The Sinkhole Conference,” is the longest-running international conference of its type. Since 1984, engineers, geologists, hydrologists, land managers, biologists, and many others have gathered at these meetings to exchange cutting-edge information on karst and its many benefits and challenges. Abstracts may be submitted until 15 August 2017, after which will be the time to submit your papers to accompany your abstracts. The papers of past Sinkhole Conferences have made those proceedings highly sought and widely cited. We expect the proceedings of the upcoming meeting will be the best yet.
August 1st is approaching and that means submitting your abstract for #GSA2017, and another opportunity to share your science in Seattle! In addition to the Geological Society of America (GSA) and its Divisions sponsoring sessions, AGI Member Organizations are hosting dozens of sessions as well. The number of co-sponsored sessions underscores how much synergy exists between the different communities that make up AGI. Click through to see what the geoscience community will be curating at GSA's 2017 Annual Meeting.
The Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists (AEG) Foundation is hosting its first annual golf tournament fundraiser on Monday, September 11, during the AEG Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, Colo. In support of AEG, the AEG Foundation provides over 10 scholarships to students, and a number of professional programs for geoscientists.
As Congress enters into its August Recess, the American Geophysical Union (AGU) wants to see geoscientists use this opportunity visit during "District Days." Not sure if you're up to the challenge? AGU has you covered with Five Reasons that you can, and should, engage!
The American Geosciences Institute is excited to welcome Pranoti M. Asher, Ph.D., from the American Geophysical Union (AGU) as its first Member Society Scholar-in-Residence. As the Scholar-in-Residence, Asher will continue her current work with AGU while sharing her talents with AGI staff and advancing programs that support geoscience students and the broader community.
The American Geophysical Union (AGU) announced the registration and abstract submission period is open for the Fall 2017 Virtual Poster Showcase (VPS). Traditionally, some students are unable to participation in traditional conferences due to timing or financial constraints and missing out on valuable resume building experience. VPS was launched as a way to give all students the opportunity to present their research to the broader scientific community via a virtual platform. AGU is also seeking volunteers to help judge the competition. The deadline to participate is September 30, 2017. Read past Geotimes Posts on the Virtual Poster Showcase here.
The Palynological Society (AASP) recently published the 2017 edition of the Lentin and Williams Index. It compiles all the all fossil dinoflagellate taxa at and below generic rank known to the authors as of 31st July 2016.