News Release 

117th Annual Meeting of the Cordilleran Section of The Geological Society of America

Geological Society of America

Scientific Meeting Announcement

Boulder, Colo., USA: Students, early-career professionals, professionals, and retirees will come together online for a robust meeting of technical sessions, virtual field trips, and short courses. Technical session subjects include the evolution of the Sierra Nevada and Tehachapi Mountains; volcanic centers that pepper the length of the American Cordillera; processes that influence the mobility, form, and toxicity of organic and inorganic contaminants in aquatic systems; mining in the Rocky Mountain and Cordilleran regions; and a tribute to geoscientist Francis C. ("Frank") Monastero.

The online platform will emphasize creating as much interaction and communication among attendees as possible in a virtual environment.

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Interested media are invited to receive complimentary registration. Contact Lindsey Henslee at to access the meeting.

The Geological Society of America (GSA) unites a diverse community of geoscientists in a common purpose to study the mysteries of our planet (and beyond) and share scientific findings. Members and friends around the world, from academia, government, and industry, participate in GSA meetings, publications, and programs at all career levels, to foster professional excellence. GSA values and supports inclusion through cooperative research, public dialogue on earth issues, science education, and the application of geoscience in the service of humankind.


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