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AEG: Meet Julie Anna Johnston
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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 — Julie Anna Johnson.
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AEG would like to thank all volunteers who help put each AEG Insider together. This week's brief compilation was completed by Megan Masterson.


AEG: Meet David W. Bieber
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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 — David W. Bieber.

AEG Editor's note: In last week's issue of the Insider, David Bieber's name was misspelled. AEG sincerely apologizes and regrets the error.

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Annual Meeting activities
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The 2013 AEG Annual Meeting has a lot to offer! Don't miss the Student and Professional Networking Event, which is free to all full and student registrants, the Annual Banquet and Awards Luncheon, where we honor our members, and the Exhibitor Luncheon, another free event, where you can show your support for our exhibitors and learn something new about their products and services.
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Mike Hart: How Annual Meetings and AEG have affected my career
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The following is written by AEG's Mike Hart. He discusses how Annual Meetings and AEG have affected his career — particularly the Annual Meeting of 1975 in Lake Tahoe, Calif.
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AEG and Midwest Geosciences Group announce new webinar collaboration
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AEG and Midwest Geosciences Group have announced a new and powerful collaboration bringing professional education to everyone. This new collaboration expands the variety of technical topics enhancing our discounting programs and international participation.
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Support the Roy J. Shlemon Continuing Education Fund
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The purpose of the Roy J. Shlemon Continuing Education Fund is to support the efforts of the several sections of AEG that desire to conduct continuing education activities such as seminars, short courses and conferences by providing seed money to offset expenses incurred prior to receipt of registration and other fees by the conference organizers.
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Fracking: A global nightmare
The Independent
U.S. companies' keenness to be part of fracking is palpable, and it is mirrored thousands of miles away in Shanxi Province, China, at the country's state-owned coking coal companies. Except that in Shanxi Province, barren, brown landscapes assault the eyes with no visible evidence of any fossil fuel activity other than coal.

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Students: Field drilling and sampling workshop on Saturday, Sept. 14
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In addition to learning about different types of drills, drill equipment and sampling methods, students will also be introduced to field documentation of drill activities and sampling, which will include discussion and hands-on testing.

Insane flash flooding in Antelope Canyon and Page, Ariz.
YouTube
The radar indicated more than 4 inches of rainfall on Aug. 2, south of Page, Ariz. The runoff overtook drainage pipes under US 89 near Maverick in Page. The flows followed the highway down to Maverick before finding another outlet to drain down.

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Earth Science Week contest expanded internationally
American Geosciences Institute via AEG
The American Geosciences Institute is expanding eligibility for its annual Earth Science Week photography contest to allow international members of all AGI Member Societies to participate for the first time.
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Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    Insane flash flooding in Antelope Canyon and Page, Ariz. (YouTube)
California seafloor mapping reveals hidden treasures (U.S. Geological Survey)
Tectonic plates' patterns revealed (LiveScience)
Fracking: A global nightmare (The Independent)

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ASTM International Groundwater Conservation Training and Certification Survey Questionnaire
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The American Society for Testing and Materials requests that you please complete this survey questionnaire, which will enable ASTM to assess demand for instruction/certification revolving around groundwater monitoring, sampling and testing.

Your willingness to participate is greatly appreciated and ASTM looks forward to hearing any feedback that the questionnaire might generate. Please return your completed survey to Tony Mariano (443-620-7778) as soon as possible.

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Meteor that hit Russia may have had close shave with sun
SpaceDaily
The meteor that injured over 1,500 people when it exploded and showered debris over Russia in February may have had a close shave with the sun earlier, researchers said.
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Geosciences Bulletin Board
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Compiled by Elaine J. Hanford
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Spy satellite data reveal Antarctic ice vulnerability
LiveScience
Declassified spy satellite imagery of Antarctica dating back to the 1960s has revealed that the world's largest ice sheet may be more susceptible to climate change than once thought.
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