Department of Geosciences

School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

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Geological Society of America (GSA) Meeting To Be Hosted at UT Dallas, March 15-17, 2009

Announcement and Call for Papers

SOUTH-CENTRAL SECTION 43rd Annual Meeting
Dallas (Richardson), Texas

March 15-17, 2009

LOCATION

Conference Center
The University of Texas at Dallas
800 W. Campbell Road
Richardson TX 75080

CALL FOR PAPERS
Abstract Deadline: December 9, 2008

Technical Sessions
Please submit your abstract online at www.geosociety.org/meetings. An abstract submission fee of US$10 will be charged. If you cannot submit the abstract online, please contact Nancy Carlson, +1-303-357-1061.

Several symposia and theme sessions are already planned for the meeting (contact person(s) in parentheses):

  • The Barnett Shale (John Breyer TCU)
  • Water Resources & Challenges of N-Central Texas
    (Jack Sharp UT Austin & Tom Brikowski UT Dallas)
  • Medical Geology (Bob Finkelman UT Dallas)
  • Tectonics (Mark Cloos UT Austin & Randy Keller OU)

Anyone interested in proposing additional symposia or theme sessions should contact the technical program chair, Bob Stern.

The deadline for new session proposals is Sept. 10, 2008

FIELD TRIPS

At present we are planning a pre-meeting field trip to examine the Oligocene Volcanics of Big Bend, Texas (led by E. Y. Anthony) and a post-meeting field trip to examine the cyber-structural geology of the Arbuckle Mountains, OK (M. Abdelsalam and C. Aiken). Anyone interested in proposing other field trips should contact field trip chair Mohamed Abdelsalam.

SHORT COURSES AND WORKSHOPS

Proposals for Workshops and Short Courses should be sent to rjstern@utdallas.edu by Sept. 10, 2008.

CONTACT INFORMATION

For further information, or if you have special requirements, please contact the meeting chairs: local committee chair, Dr. Ferguson; technical program chair, Dr. Stern.

About the GSA

The Geological Society of America (GSA) is a global professional society with a growing membership of more than 21,000 individuals in over 85 countries.

  • Updated: August 22, 2008