AEG Insider
Dec. 5, 2013

AEG: Meet David Perry
AEG
The AEG Insider is proud to announce that we will feature short bios for either one of the six AEG Insider editors or a leader in the AEG community. Here is an introduction to one of the AEG leaders — David Perry.

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Don't delay: Join or renew your AEG membership
AEG
The AEG membership drive is still on, and at the end of December, we will be giving away two Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0, donated by Creek Run LLC. The membership drive ends on Dec. 31, so don't wait to join or renew your membership. Enter promo code: AEG2013.More

2014 AEG Annual Meeting field trip poll
AEG
We're already getting field trips lined up for the 2014 AEG Annual Meeting. Please take a minute to let us know what field trips you are most excited about. Our 2014 Field Trip Survey can be found here.More

Call for nominations for the 2014-2015 AEG Executive Council
AEG
The nominations committee is seeking nominations for qualified individuals to serve on the AEG Executive Council for the 2014-2015 term. The commitment will be for five years total, as the individual moves through the EC positions.More

Call for papers: 'Geoscience for the Public Good and Global Development: Toward a Sustainable Future'
Geology In The Public Interest via The Geological Society of America
A proposed special paper of the Geological Society of America, "Geoscience for the Public Good and Global Development: Toward a Sustainable Future," needs geoscientists and nongeoscientists interested in participating in assisting with a call for papers. More information can be found here. The deadline is Feb. 1.More

NAE E4U video contest
AEG
In celebration of its upcoming 50th anniversary, the National Academy of Engineering is launching Engineering for You (E4U), a video contest to highlight the impact that engineering has or will have on society. The main prize is $25,000, and the contest will run from through March 31.More

New room discovered high in the ceiling of Carlsbad Caverns
Caving News
What began as a routine climb to a cave passage high inside the ceiling of the main cavern at Carlsbad Caverns National Park, turned into a night of excitement for two cavers who discovered a colorful new room on Halloween night.More

AEG: Meet Emily Corkery
AEG
The AEG Insider is proud to announce that we will feature short bios for either one of the six AEG Insider editors or a leader in the AEG community. Here is an introduction to one of the AEG leaders — Emily Corkery.

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Photos from 2013 AEG Annual Meeting on Google+
AEG
Check out the photos from the 2013 AEG Annual Meeting in Seattle. Don't have a Google+ account? No problem! You can still view and download photos. If you have a Google+ account, you can add comments and tag yourself. Visit AEG's Google+ page to view photos of the fun in Seattle.More

North Carolina landslide mapping: Worth the cost?
WSPA-TV
VideoBriefUninterrupted views, simple living and freedom are only a few reasons why Ed Spencer chose to live in the mountains of western North Carolina. Spencer never imagined his driveway and the road leading to his home would be destroyed by a landslide. The North Carolina Geological Survey estimates there have been more than 300 damaging landslides in western North Carolina so far this year.More

'Quenching the thirst:' Compelling new book reveals sustainable solutions to water supply, climate change
GeoPrac.net
Written by George Annandale, "Quenching the Thirst: Sustainable Water Supply and Climate Change" informs readers of the inadequacy of global water supply. The book outlines plausible options to safeguard future fresh water supply in spite of the uncertainties associated with climate change.More

Geosciences Bulletin Board
AEG

Compiled by Elaine J. Hanford

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