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William Easterling To Head Geosciences Directorate at the National Science Foundation

William E. Easterling (photo courtesy Penn State U.) The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected William E. Easterling to serve as Assistant Director for Geosciences and as head of the Directorate for Geosciences (GEO). GEO supports fundamental research at academic institutions covering atmospheric, earth, ocean and polar sciences through federal funding. Learn more.
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Call for Papers: ‘Late-breaking’ Special Sessions for the AAG 2017 Annual Meeting

The 2016 Elections: Implications for Geography and Beyond AAG Annual Meeting, Boston, April 5-9, 2017 The 2016 elections in the United States may impact geography and our nation in the years ahead in many ways. Every year, the AAG addresses “late-breaking” events through special sessions at our Annual Meetings. During our upcoming AAG Annual Meeting…
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Library of Congress To Offer 3-D Imaging Junior Fellows Opportunity

Reconstructing Antiquity: Kislak Pre-Columbian Archaeological Object Three-Dimensional Imaging Project Summer, 2016 The Jay I. Kislak Collection of the Archaeology and History of the Early Americas at the Library of Congress holds a large and important collection of ancient Olmec and Maya objects dating from 1200 BC to 900 AD. The selected fellow, after being trained in…
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NSF Awards Grant to AAG for Learning Progressions Research

The National Science Foundation, through its Education and Human Resources Core Research program (Award DRL-1347859), has awarded a $292,491 grant to the Association of American Geographers (AAG) for a project designed to build capacity for conducting research on learning progressions in geography. Dr. Michael Solem (AAG) will direct the project with co-investigators Dr. Niem Tu…
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