|Apr. 30, 2015|
Annual Meeting sponsorship/exhibitor opportunities
Event sponsorship is effective advertising that builds lasting recognition and good will for your company. We anticipate over 500 professional registrants for the AEG Annual Meeting Sept. 19-26 in Pittsburgh!
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Reminder: Abstracts for 2015 AEG Annual Meeting Dams
Symposium due May 1
The Dams Technical Working Group of the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists (AEG) is currently accepting abstracts for papers and presentations for this one-day symposium that will be part of the 2015 AEG Annual Meeting. The 2015 AEG Annual Meeting will be held Sept. 19-26 in Pittsburgh, with the Dams Symposium held on Thursday, Sept. 24.
The Symposium theme is: "Geologic Considerations in the Assessment of New and Aging Dam Infrastructure." Abstracts should be submitted by Friday, May 1, and include:
Communications Committee: Plenty of projects, need more people
The Communications Committee oversees AEG's various communications media, including our technical publications and digital platforms. We are responsible for maintaining their quality and advising the officers and Board of Directors how they may be improved or expanded to enhance the exchange of information between the Association and its members, among members, with the wider scientific and technical community and with the public.
In addition to managing our existing media, the committee has been moving forward on some new projects ensuing from the Needs Assessment surveys, as well as dealing with unforeseen challenges caused by the change in association administration and headquarters geography.More
Scientists discover gigantic magma reservoir beneath
A team of scientists led by Dr Hsin-Hua Huang of California Institute of Technology in Pasadena and the University of Utah has discovered a reservoir of partly molten rock 12-28 miles beneath the Yellowstone supervolcano. This magma body has a volume of 46,000 cubic kilometers, approximately 4.5 times larger than the previously known upper-crustal magma reservoir. More
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Source of Antarctica's eerie 'bleeding glacier' found
LiveScience via Yahoo News
Antarctica's Dry Valleys are the most arid places on Earth, but underneath their icy soils lies a vast and ancient network of salty, liquid water filled with life, a new study finds. The Dry Valleys are almost entirely ice-free, except for a few isolated glaciers. The only surface water is a handful of small lakes. Inside the canyons, the climate is extremely dry, cold and windy; researchers have stumbled upon mummified seals in these gorges that are thousands of years old.More
Video: Visiting Iceland's beautiful blue ice caves
After 10 days of waiting through Iceland's worst winter storms in 25 years, a break in the weather finally allowed videographer Brett Lyon a chance to visit the islands beautiful blue ice caves. Besides capturing some excellent shots highlighting the otherworldly hue of the glacier caves, the video showcases some of Iceland's other amazing scenery and a few pony-sized Icelandic horses to boot.More