GSA 2018

Dates: November 4-7, 2018
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Sponsored and co-sponsored events

Short course: Saturday November 3rd

The Changing Face of Limnogeology--Tools and Methods for Analyzing Lacustrine Systems

Instructors: Scott Starratt, USGS; Lisa Park Boush, University of Connecticut; Michelle Goman, Sonoma State University; David Finkelstein, Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

Cosponsor: GSA Limnogeology Division; RCN EarthRates

Sunday November 4th

1. EARTHTIMEs and EarthRates: Exploring the Tempo and Mode of Earth-System Processes and Evolution

Cosponsors: EARTHTIME; EarthRates; GSA Continental Scientific Drilling Division; GSA Sedimentary Geology Division; Paleontological Society; GSA Geochronology Division


2. Earth As a Big Data Puzzle: Advancing Information Frontiers in Geoscience

Cosponsors: GSA Geoinformatics Division, EarthRates

Monday November 5th 

EarthRates Town Hall

Tuesday November 6th

1. Cephalopods through Time

Cosponsors: Paleontological Society; EarthRates; Paleontological Research Institution


2. Geochronology Division meeting

Cosponsor: EarthRates


3. Earth-Life Transitions: Critical Information from Deep Time to Manage Future Environmental Change

Cosponsors: Paleontological Society; SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology); GSA Limnogeology Division; EarthRates; GSA Sedimentary Geology Division

Wednesday November 7th

Human Evolution and Environmental History in Africa: 25 Years of Transformative Research

Convenors: Andrew S. Cohen and Gail M. Ashley

Cosponsors: GSA Limnogeology Division; GSA Geoarchaeology Division; GSA Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division; GSA Sedimentary Geology Division; GSA Continental Scientific Drilling Division; EarthRates