Please allow me to call your attention to the upcoming GSA Rocky Mountain and Cordilleran Joint Session Meeting in Flagstaff, Arizona, on 15-17 May.
Among the theme sessions offered at this meeting are the following that may appeal to members of these listservs in particular:
T27. Geoscience and Environmental Science Education in the Cordillera and Rockies: Research and Practice (Posters).
Cosponsored by GSA Geophysics Division; GSA Geoscience Education Division; GSA Sedimentary Geology Division.
Steven Semken, Arizona State Univ.; Callan Bentley, Northern Virginia Community College.Presentations on formal or informal teaching of geoscience or environmental science, and research on student or public learning, in or about the Cordillera and Rocky Mountains; curriculum or interpretation design; teaching in classroom, laboratory, field, virtual or online environments, parks, museums, etc.; assessment; and educational research in these contexts.
T28. The Happy Marriage of Geology and Art (Posters).
Cosponsored by GSA Geology and Society Division; GSA Geophysics Division; GSA History and Philosophy of Geology Division; GSA Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology, and Volcanology Division;GSA Sedimentary Geology Division.
Steven Emmerman, Utah Valley Univ; Lori Santos, Wichita State.This session will explore all aspects of the intersection of geology and art, including the role of art in geoscience education, the role of art in the history of geology, the geology of artistic materials, and the artistic depiction of geological phenomena.
We encourage abstract submissions! Come enjoy beautiful Flagstaff and the Colorado Plateau at an especially nice time of the year!
Meeting pre-registration is required for abstract submission. The abstract deadline is 20 February. Please follow the links appended below to register and to submit an abstract!
Professor of Geology and Education
School of Earth and Space Exploration
ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
GSA Rocky Mountain and Cordilleran Joint Section Meeting
15–17 May 2018 • Flagstaff, Arizona
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel and Conference Center
CALL FOR PAPERS
Deadline: 20 February 2018, 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time
We are excited to announce that the GSA 2018 Rocky Mountain – Cordilleran Joint Section Meeting will be held in the city of Flagstaff, Arizona. Flagstaff lies on the southern edge of the geologically world-class Colorado Plateau amongst the San Francisco volcanic field, and near the Transition Zone and Basin and Range provinces to the south. Join your colleagues and help make this a dynamic and enriching meeting by submitting an abstract today.
We look forward to seeing you in Flagstaff.
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