Structural Geology and Tectonics Research Coming to Seattle

Dear Members,

As the GSA Structural Geology and Tectonics (SGT) Division chair for 2017, I want to provide a preview of the GSA 2017 Annual Meeting scheduled for October 22-25 in beautiful Seattle, Washington.

This meeting is expected to be one of the largest geoscience gatherings on the West Coast in 2017. In addition to an...
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ATTN: NSF announcing an opportunity for collaborative proposals by US and Taiwan scientists in earth sciences with an emphasis on feedbacks among climate, erosion, and tectonics (FACET).

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Dear Colleague Letter: Special Guidelines for Submitting Proposals for NSF/GEO/EAR - Taiwan Collaborative Research (nsf17012) | NSF - National Science Foundation
Grad School Opportunity at Trinity College Dublin

A PhD opportunity is available at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland under the supervision of Quentin Crowley. Project title: Ordovician Peri-Gondwanan Paleogeography and Cu-Zn-Pb-Au Mineralisation in SE Ireland. Co-supervised by Sean McCleanaghan (Trinity College Dublin), Brian McConnell (Geological Survey of Ireland) and Stephen Johnson...
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Geology:Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, Ireland
Some photos from the 2016 SGT Division Business meeting at GSA in Denver.
Some photos from the 2016 SGT Division Business meeting at GSA in Denver
Rub'son N'nahano Heritier
G700 3-D Structural Analysis is designed to provide an intense 12-day field based program taught at the Indiana University Geological Field Station. The seminar will focus on the creation of a 3-D model that can be studied and restored using state of the art software packages. The seminar will start with fieldwork on a well-exposed fold, locally referred to as the J-Fold, which is associated...
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Indiana University Judson Mead Geologic Field Station
New NSF GeoPRISMS solicitation:

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Full Proposal Target Date(s): July 27, 2017

This revision describes the completion of the "phased funding model" that had been in place, implements a requirement to contact Program Directors before submitting proposals for large field projects, encourages integrative projects at all scales, and removes a one-year call for large proposals to...
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GeoPRISMS Program (nsf17549) | NSF - National Science Foundation
Pre-Goldschmidt field trip - South Brittany

The next Goldschmidt conference will take place on 13-18 August in Paris.

If you plan to attend the meeting, why not spend the weekend before (Friday 11/08 until Sunday 13/08) in sunny Southern Brittany (Western France), where we organise a pre-conference field trip during which we will visit emblematic outcrops along the Variscan South Armorican...
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PreGoldschmidt field trip South Brittany

Attention: a new "Dear Colleague Letter" from NSF regarding the removal of deadlines for the EAR Tectonics, Geophysics, Petrology and Geochemistry, and EarthScope programs.

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nsf17067 Dear Colleague Letter: Removal of Deadlines for the Following Programs in the Division of Earth Sciences (EAR): Tectonics, Petrology and Geochemistry, Geophysics, and EarthScope | NSF - National Science Foundation
Feedbacks Among Climate Erosion & Tectonics (FACET)

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce a second conference and workshop on the Feedbacks Among Climate Erosion and Tectonics (FACET), which will be held at Oregon State University on July 22-26, 2017.

WHAT: This NSF-sponsored workshop aims to assess the current state of understanding of how the interplay between surface and solid...
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Feedbacks Among Climate Erosion Tectonics FACET

FACET II - FACET II - Feedbacks Among Climate, Erosion and Tectonics
The University of Texas at Dallas, Geosciences Department

The Department of Geosciences at The University of Texas at Dallas is searching, at short notice, to fill a non-tenure track, short term visiting lecturer position in the field of structural geology/tectonics. Candidates for this position should have (ideally) completed all...
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Jim Iholts
GSA James B. Thompson, Jr. Distinguished International Lecturers

Seeking Nominations for 2017-2018 - Deadline March 1, 2017

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GSA International seeks nominations for distinguished geoscientist speakers for the 2017-2018 GSA James B. Thompson, Jr. Distinguished International Lecturer. Nominations are being accepted for two dynamic speakers of established scientific...
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GSA Thompson International Distinguished Lecturers
New, free software for quantifying patterns of brittle fractures

We have released FracPaQ, an open source (-ish) toolbox of MATLAB scripts for the quantification of fracture patterns. You get the source code, with a GUI and a User Guide.

You can get the software here:
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and here:
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It runs on any machine with a MATLAB license, so Windows,...
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DaveHealy-Aberdeen/FracPaQ - File Exchange - MATLAB Central
Thrust-related folds in the Ross Formation, Bridge of Ross, Western Ireland. Photo by Kurtis Burmeister.
Thrustrelated folds in the Ross Formation Bridge of Ross Western Ireland Photo
Tommy Lohman
Tom Hanley
Bryan Hill
Dear Structural Geology and Tectonics Community –

On the 30th anniversary of our division, the SGT board started the SG&T Division Fund (informally known as the Student Fund), and we are pleased to announce that the fund is now valued at over $80,000, thanks to the generosity of many SGT donors. Congratulations to all—the members of the division's management board who conceived of the idea...
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Dear Structural Geology and Tectonics Community –
Orient 3.5.3 Spherical Projection Software

Announcing the release of Orient 3.5.3, the fast professional spherical projection and orientation data analysis software. Easy to use, and entirely free. Check it out here:

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Orient 3.4.2 was used for the workshop Analysis, Statistics, and Presentation of Geological Spherical Directional Data at the 2016 Structural...
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Orient 353 Spherical Projection Software

Jon Luksch
Daniel E Dan Nedland
Royce Sallstrom
As one of the largest and most active divisions in GSA, your continued association with SGT enables us to support our discipline. The SGT Division provides a number of important services, including:

- Work with the Joint Technical Programming Committee to work on the SGT events and sessions at the GSA National Meeting

- Provide timely information and connections for SGT members to other...
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Aimee Glasgow