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In case you missed it ...
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President Gary Luce, wrote an article on the activities of AEG. Titled "Headed in the Right Direction," it summarizes actions taken by AEG leadership and volunteers to continue work on AEG's Needs Assessment and volunteer support.
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AEG Annual Meeting: Call for abstracts for 'Landslides and Infrastructure: Case Histories of Challenging Issues, from Identification to Construction'
AEG
AEG would like to invite you to submit an abstract for presentations to be given at the symposium focused on case histories of landslides and their interaction with infrastructure and their especially challenging aspects. This technical program will be part of the 57th AEG Annual Meeting held Sept. 20-28, in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Abstracts should be submitted by May 1. Instructions for preparing and submitting an abstract, along with a good example is available here.

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Be social with AEG
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In the past decade, social media has grown from the small text-only chat rooms between friends to massive venues for sharing all sorts of content, including photos, videos and links to interesting articles. Social media can facilitate great discussions on technical topics or bring important news to association members.
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Communications Committee: Spring update
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AEG's various communications media have been growing and improving over the past year. Communications Committee Co-Directors Matt Brunengo and Kami Deputy provide members with the latest news going on within the communications team.
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Get to know aegweb.org
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One of the top requests from members is how to access Environmental & Engineering Geoscience articles online. Here is a quick reference:
  • Log in to your account at www.aegweb.org (contact us if you need assistance).
  • Click on the arrow next to "Members Only Content" on the left navigation.
  • Click on "GeoScience World" on the left navigation.
  • Click the link on the page to enter the GeoScience World website as an AEG member.
As a member of AEG, your can download abstracts and full articles of any Environmental & Engineering Geoscience listed.

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The Geological Society of America Annual Meeting abstracts
The Geological Society of America via AEG
The Geological Society of America invites you to submit an abstract for "Pan-Pacific Subduction Zone Hazards: Tectonic and Gravitational Effects" for the GSA Annual Meeting. Submission deadline is Tuesday, July 29.
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TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    Google Earth pictures show Oso landslide destruction (KING-TV)
Science can save lives, but only if society lets it (Science News)
Expert baffled by ferocity, distance of 'freakish' slide (The Seattle Times)
National soil collection may unlock mysteries (The Washington Post)

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Brace for impacts: Climate change panel releases major report
Nature
When the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its previous report in 2007, some scientists and many environmentalists were still loath to talk about adapting to climate change. Thankfully, that sentiment has faded and, although reducing emissions remains a paramount issue, climate-adaptation efforts are now under way in the private and public sectors in many countries.

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Oso landslide — AEG members in the news
AEG
It is tragic when a geologic hazard like Oso occurs and lives are lost. It does, however, provide an opportunity for our profession to step forward and provide the scientific explanation of how geohazards occur. AEG is proud that some of our members have been in the news as scientific experts.

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Navajo nation gets $1 billion for uranium mines cleanup
Arizona Public Media
The federal government has settled one of the largest environmental cleanup lawsuits in history, involving both Arizona uranium mining sites and chemical contamination in Lake Mead by Anadarko Petroleum and subsidiaries. The settlement requires Anadarko and its subsidiaries to pay more than $5 billion to resolve fraudulent claims.

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INDUSTRY NEWS


Resolving a misplaced source of volcanism in the Galapagos
EARTH Magazine
Geological models have long suggested the mantle plume that built the Galápagos islands lies below Fernandina Island. Using a novel combination of seismic techniques, however, scientists have found a mantle anomaly that appears to be the Galápagos plume located 150 kilometers southeast of Fernandina Island. The new findings better explain the ongoing volcanic activity and also shed light on interactions between the mantle and crust, researchers say.
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Science highlights
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Check out what’s going on in science and around the industry:
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Crucial new information about how the ice ages came about
University of Southampton via ScienceDaily
Scientists have discovered new relationships between deep-sea temperature and ice-volume changes to provide crucial new information about how the ice ages came about. The researchers found, for the first time, that the long-term trends in cooling and continental ice-volume cycles over the past 5.3 million years were not the same.
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