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Meeting Calendar
 18 Apr  Registration Deadline
 20 Apr  Housing Registration Deadline

Education Programs

Rock and Paleomagnetism Short Course

Monday, 21 May—All day
Location TBD

Professor Lisa Tauxe of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography will teach a course designed for Earth Science students and professionals. The course serves as an introduction to rock and paleomagnetism using the Lectures in Paleomagnetism course materials and software. Topics will include: 1) applied rock magnetism, 2) field and lab procedures, 3) directions, poles and paleointensity, and 4) anisotropy data. The instructional format will begin with a brief introductory lecture followed by a hands-on tutorial using “real” data.

Pre-registration is required at: ltauxe@ucsd.edu. A one-page flier (pdf) is available.

GIFT Workshop in Spanish/Taller para Profesores

Miércoles, 23 de mayo, 08:30–15:30, Hotel Hyatt

El taller de GIFT, Ciencias de la Tierra y del Espacio, da la oportunidad a profesores de secundaria de aprender de los científicos sobre sus investigaciones y de probar actividades educativas desarrolladas para uso con sus alumnos. Para inscribirse haga el favor de contactar a Inés Cifuentes; icifuentes@agu.org.

Family Science Event/Ciencias para las Familias

Wednesday, 23 May/Miércoles, 23 de mayo, 16:30–18:30, Convention Center/Centro de Convenciones

This bilingual program for families will have Sunspotters and H-alpha telescopes to check out the Sun, UV beads to investigate the effect of light, a movie in the dome, and more. Este programa en inglés y español dará la oportunidad a las familias para ver el sol con instrumentos especiales, investigar el efecto de la luz en perlas de ultravioleta, el cine en cúpula, y mucho más.

Student Travel Grants

The deadline for receipt of the Student travel grant application has passed.