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From Tyrannosaur Skulls to GIS, GeoCorps Participant Shares Her Experience in New Mexico

Lauren A. Martz collecting Eocene-age pronghorn fossils. Photo by BLM-NM Sherman Hogue.
Have you ever thought of applying for the Geological Society of America (GSA) Geocorps Program? If you didn't already know, Geocorps is a program that brings geoscientists into paid positions on U.S. Public lands. Participants get the opportunity to work on some of the most scenic lands the US has to offer.

Newest Paleozoic Pals Kickstarter Launched #paleo #fossil

Check out PRI's Next Paleozoic Plush Toy Kickstarter
The Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) launched the latest plush toy Kickstarter for its wildly popular "Paleozoic Pals" series. Paleozoic Pals, was designed to bring lesser-known and lesser sized -yet just as important- fossil creatures to life for the community of scientists, students, and the public as a whole to enjoy.

Geoscience Organizations Track and Respond to the FY2018 Budget

The White House
Geoscience organizations continue to respond to President Trump's proposed budget for the federal government. The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) released its budget analysis as part of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Federal R&D and Policy Project website.

IAH Announces New Executive Manager #water #groundwater

New Executive Manager Ian Davey, left, discussing handover plans with John Chilton
The International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) announced that Ian Davey joined IAH Executive Manager on April 1, 2017 following John Chilton's retirement in December 2016. Davey is a hydrogeologist with over 30 years’ experience, much of it working for the Environment Agency in England.

USGS and Humboldt State Scientists Among the 2017 SSA Awards #earthquake

SSA Reid Medal which is one of the most prestigious SSA awards
Earthquakes have the potential to impact lives, infrastructure and economies; and many scientists dedicate their careers to understanding them better. The Seismological Society of America recognizes several scientists annually for their advances in the field of seismology and for their work educating the public about the risks associated with earthquakes.

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