In this week’s #openaccess paper, Avouris et al. examine how large earthquakes trigger volcanic degassing. Their research suggests two distinct volcanic responses. Open-vent, basaltic volcanoes exhibit a positive response to earthquake-generated stress, suggesting a mobilization of bubbles in low-viscosity magmas. Andesitic volcanoes exhibit a negative response to earthquake stress, suggesting... View details ⇨
"Ph.D. student pioneers storytelling strategies for science communication"
This article profiles the excellent work of Sara Elshafie, who is a recipient of a 2017 GSA Graduate Student Research Grant. (Sara's grant included the Charles A. & June R.P. Ross Research Fund Award.) via UC Berkeley [ Bit.ly Link ]
The one-year countdown to the premier Resources for Future Generations 2018 ([ Facebook.com Link ] conference is on! Read the latest reSource for updates on our progress and news from the #RFG2018 community. [ Ow.ly Link ]
GeoCorps: Alaska National Parks is seeking a GIS Specialist through the Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program, which is one of the National Park Service Youth Programs. Apply by 1 July. [ Geosociety.org Link ]
GeoCorps: Manassas National Battlefield Park is seeking a Biological Technician to conduct wetlands mapping using GIS and GPS, analyze bird data, and study rainfall data. This opportunity is offered through the Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program, a partnership between the National Park Service, Stewards Individual Placement Program, and Geological Society of America. More information: [... View details ⇨
GeoCorps: Cuyahoga Valley National Park seeks a Geoscientist-in-the-Parks (GIP) participant who will conduct a Visual Resource Inventory (VRI) and Viewshead Analysis (VA) along the Cuyahoga River corridor. Inventory will be from the perspective of a river user (kayaker) and emphasize a diversity of resources from a variety of categories including wildlife, geology, historical and cultural... View details ⇨
GeoCorps: Interested in serving as an Education Specialist at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park- Skagway, Alaska? Apply for this opportunity in the NPS Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program by 1 July: [ Geosociety.org Link ]
GeoCorps: Congaree National Park has a GIS opportunity available this fall/winter through the NPS Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program. The participant will provide GIS expertise to support Congaree Biosphere efforts, which are related to the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Program. Application deadline: July 1. [ Geosociety.org Link ]
GeoCorps: The Southwest Alaska Network -
Inventory & Monitoring Program is seeking a Water Quality Analyst through the NPS Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program. Apply for this great opportunity by 1 July at: [ Geosociety.org Link ]
GeoCorps: The Mendocino National Forest in California is seeking a Cave Management Assistant, as a late-summer/early fall GeoCorps opportunity. Apply ASAP, this one won't last long! Details: [ Geosociety.org Link ]
GeoCorps: Fall/winter Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) opportunity: Mesa Verde National Park, GIS/Database Specialist.
Duties: Refining a digital filing system to electronically organize natural resources data information; Improving a protocol for current and future staff to follow in entering information into the database; Improving an already existing GIS project that interfaces the... View details ⇨
GeoCorps: Are you knowledgeable about paleontology and enjoy communicating with the public? If so, apply by 1 July to serve as a Geoscientist-in-the-Park (GIP) at Joshua Tree National Park. [ Geosociety.org Link ]
In this week’s classic #openaccess paper, Stern et al. propose a strategy to better understand forearcs, and thus subduction initiation, by studying ophiolites. This understanding opens the door for land-based geologists to contribute fundamentally to understanding subduction initiation.