2007 Albert Maucher Prize for Outstanding Young Geoscientists
Two young geoscientists
have been selected to receive the Albert Maucher Prize by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) in honour of their outstanding research findings. The prize will be awarded on 8 November 2007 to Dr. Martin Blumenberg from the Institute of Biog...
Geoscientists meet to discuss Rocky Mountain geology
will gather soon for the 61st Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Section of the Geological Society of America, being held 11-13 May 2009 in Orem, Ut...
Geoscientists discuss sea level rise, extreme storm events and more
... Boulder, CO More than 300 geoscientists
will gather 12-13 March for the 58th annual meeting of the Southeastern Sec...e at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront Hotel in St. Petersburg, Florida.
from the University of South Florida (USF) Department of Geology are hostin...
AGI publishes transition document for next US administration
... become increasingly important."
AGI is unveiling this document as part of the first annual Geosciences Congressional Visits Day, where over sixty geoscientists
will be visiting their members of Congress encouraging steady investment in geoscience research and education. A PDF of "Critical Needs for the Twenty...
September Geology and GSA Today media highlights
...percontinents that formed repeatedly since the Archean, only to break up and reform again. Although the mechanisms responsible are controversial, many geoscientists
agree that repeated cycles of supercontinent amalgamation and dispersal have had a profound effect on the evolution of Earth's crust, atmosphere, clim...
Antarctic fossils paint a picture of a much warmer continent
The international team of scientists headed by David Marchant, an earth scientist at Boston University and Allan Ashworth and Adam Lewis, geoscientists
at North Dakota State University, combined evidence from glacial geology, paleoecology, dating of volcanic ashes and computer modeling, to report a ma...
August 2008 Geology and GSA Today media highlights
...ontinents assembled into the supercontinent Pangaea; sediments from the southern high latitudes preserve abundant evidence for large-scale glaciation. geoscientists
have long presumed that, like today, the tropics remained warm throughout this glaciation, but new evidence from the western United States -- paleo-tr...
Al Gore and Tom Stoppard among 2008 Dan David Prize Winners at TAU
... the human impact of historical events and the nature of truth and its representation through art.
Climate Change and Saving the Future
were recognized with the $1 million Dan David Prize for their research affecting the future:
Geoffrey Eglinton (University of Bristol, United Ki...
GSA Northeastern Section to meet in Buffalo this month
... Boulder, CO, USA - Approximately 700 geoscientists
will gather 27-29 March 2008 for the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Northeaster... takes place at the Hyatt Regency, Buffalo, New York, and will be hosted by geoscientists
from the SUNY College at Buffalo Department of Earth Sciences, SUNY Fredoni...
Scientists discover 'giant fossil frog from hell'
...ca are unrelated to Beelzebufo, one possibility is that there was a land connection between South America and Madagascar during that period."
have suggested a lingering physical link between South America and Madagascar during the Late Cretaceous Period -- a link involving Antarctica. Antarc...