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AEG: Meet Renee Wawczak
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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 — Renee Wawczak.
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Roy Shlemon awarded SAIEG honorary member
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The following is by Oliver Parker, whose association with Roy Shlemon goes back to 1997 when he, as a newly inducted Chair of the South Africa Section, was challenged to locate a speaker to continue the long-standing relationship between the U.S. and South Africa.
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Floyd T. Johnston Service Award
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This award, established in 1982 on the occasion of his retirement on the association's 25th anniversary, is named in honor of Floyd T. Johnston, the first executive director of the association. The award is presented to a member for outstanding active and faithful service to the association over a minimum period of nine years to coincide with Floyd's tenure as executive director.

Current members of the Board of Directors and Executive Council are not eligible for this award until one year after leaving office. Nominations for this award are made by the membership at-large. For nominations to be valid, they must be endorsed by three members having different Section affiliations. The Awards Committee chooses the candidate from the nominations for consideration and selection by the president. The award, not necessarily conferred annually, consists of an engraved plaque which is presented at the Annual Banquet. Nominations are due March 15 and should be submitted to headquarters.

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Winter storm could bring flooding: AEG's Hempen featured
KSDK-TV
VideoBriefThe shine on the streets is a reflection of icy cold days. In a few days, the icy streets could be wet spots. Geological engineer Greg Hempen took a television station to one neighborhood in St. Louis with one of the lowest points in the area. He said there are many areas like that across the St. Louis area because our area was built on seven hills.
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Geoscience Policy Monthly Review
American Geosciences Institute
The Geoscience Policy Monthly Review is part of a continuing effort to improve communications about the role of geoscience in policy. Current and archived monthly reviews are available online.
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New state fault maps show higher earthquake risks in Hollywood
Los Angeles Times
New state geological maps released show several major developments planned in Hollywood are much closer to an active earthquake fault than Los Angeles city officials initially said. The maps chart the course of the Hollywood fault, which runs from Atwater Village and Los Feliz, through central Hollywood and west along the Sunset Strip.

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AEG: Meet Loren Lasky
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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 — Loren Lasky.

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Climate, terroir, and wine: What matters most in producing a great wine?
EARTH Magazine
Weather and climate have played decisive roles throughout human existence — where and how cultures developed, where they migrated and even how some died out. The most successful early civilizations were those that developed strong agrarian systems based on what crops were most compatible with the climate.

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Science highlights
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Archaeologists in Egypt unearth a previously unknown pharaoh's tomb
Smithsonian magazine
When it comes to archeaology, you'd think Egypt would be a pretty picked-over place, with all the treasures and tombs cracked open by Napoleon and, later, by 19th- and early 20th-century explorers. And yet, there are still discoveries to be made — such as the remains of a new, previously unknown pharaoh have just emerged from the sands.
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'Geosciences Bulletin Board' update
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The format of the AEG Insider has changed recently with a new compilation of links to earth science news articles. Readers interested in continuing to receive the weekly "Geosciences Bulletin Board" should contact Elaine Hanford for email distribution. Please send an email with the word "Subscribe" in the subject line. AEG would like to thank Elaine for her efforts and support of the AEG Insider.
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