HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Geologists explore beach nourishment controversies, groundwater quality, and Blue Ridge mountain issues

CONTENTS

I. Introduction
II. Presentation Highlights
III. Complimentary Media Registration and Other Information

(I) Sand-pumping: Saving the beaches or just another burden on the taxpayer? What's up with the Mars Odyssey orbiter to be launched right after this meeting? Are the Appalachian Mountains really getting taller? What about North Carolina being at the equator and all of those odd fossils? And what's the connection between an extraterrestrial impact near Chesapeake Bay 35 million years ago and today's groundwater? The answers to these questions and more will be explored by over 700 geologists at the 50th annual meeting of the Southeastern Section of the Geological Society of America (GSA). The meeting takes place April 5-6, 2001, at the Sheraton Capital Center, 421 South Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC.

TWO EVENTS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ON THURSDAY, APRIL 5.
Such issues as pipelining sand to combat erosion have become quite an economical, political, and environmental controversy. Experts with opposing views on the effectiveness of using beach nourishment to combat erosion will present their research and culminate in a panelists' debate. Besides updating us on the upcoming Mars mission, Professor Harry Y. McSween of the University of Tennessee, will focus on the seemingly conflicting nature of rocks on Mars and Martian meteorites found on Earth and the idea that Mars has and is harboring life. McSween served on the science team for the Mars Pathfinder lander and is currently a science team member for the Mars Global Surveyor orbiter.

Geologists from the Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at North Carolina State University will host the meeting, in conjunction with the North Carolina Geological Survey and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. They expect over 700 geoscientists to attend.

Registration is complimentary for media representatives who wish to attend these or other s
'"/>

Contact: Ann Cairns
acairns@geosociety.org
303-447-2020 ext 156
Geological Society of America
28-Mar-2001


Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

Related biology news :

1. Geologists discover water cuts through rock at surprising speed
2. Geologists show how wetlands can clean up acid mine drainage
3. Geologists find spines make comfy home for some marine organisms
4. Geologists develop new database using GIS for study of evolution of continents
5. Geologists at UNC-CH discover states most spectacular fossils
6. From Germany To The Wild West: Geologists Hunt For Evidence Of Ancient Crinoid
7. University Of Cincinnati Geologists Analyzes Evolutionary Impact Of Mass Extinctions
8. An Equal Opportunity Extinction? Cincinnati Geologists Find Global Impact from Permian Die
9. Duke Geologists Explore Alternative Way To Measure Ice Age Sea Bottom Temperatures
10. Belgian researchers explore revolutionary approach to angiogenesis
11. Bush nominates NJIT space explorer Louis Lanzerotti to NSF governing board

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/23/2017)... Italy , May 23, 2017  Hunova, the first robotic gym ... trunk, has been officially launched in Genoa, Italy . ... Europe and the USA . The technology ... on the market by the IIT spin-off Movendo Technology thanks to a ... the Multimedia News Release, please click: ...
(Date:5/16/2017)... May 16, 2017   Bridge Patient Portal ... and MD EMR Systems , an electronic ... for GE, have established a partnership to build ... and the GE Centricity™ products, including Centricity Practice ... These new integrations will allow healthcare ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... Janice Kephart , former 9/11 ... Partners, LLP (IdSP) , today issues the following ... March 6, 2017 Executive Order: Protecting the ... be instilled with greater confidence, enabling the reactivation ... applications are suspended by until at least July ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:7/26/2017)... , ... July 25, 2017 , ... Proscia Inc. ... Jr. will be a featured panelist at 2017 MedCity CONVERGE. His talk, “The Davids ... diagnostics, biopharmaceuticals, medical technology, and emerging technology (AI, VR, Big Data) sectors are taking ...
(Date:7/26/2017)... ... July 26, 2017 , ... ... complex problems we face every day. This unique capability combines high resolution ... chemists, and manufacturers to deliver unprecedented datasets for chemical analysis, quality control, and ...
(Date:7/26/2017)... practitioners play a crucial role in helping patients decode medical ... survey released today. The survey of 210 NPs, conducted ... believe they spend at least half of appointment times educating ... ... of 210 nurse practitioners finds that 78% of NPs say ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... , ... July 24, 2017 , ... Charm Sciences, Inc. ... accepted by the National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments (NCIMS) Laboratory Committee and Appendix ... set to launch July 1, 2017. , The NCIMS voted at its annual meeting ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: