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USGS and GSA Best Student Geologic Map Competition

published Aug 19, 2013 10:48am
Please join us at the inaugural Best Student Geologic Map Competition. The competition, hosted by the USGS National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program (NCGMP) and The Geological Society of American (GSA) with sponsorship from the GSA Foundation, Association of American State Geologists (AASG), American Geosciences Institute (AGI), American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG), and the Journal of Maps will bring together student geologic mappers from around the world who have submitted their geologic maps into the competition and those interested in geologic mapping. Come and share your mapping stories, techniques, and maps. Submission instructions, awards, and map judging criteria can be found at: http://community.geosociety.org/2013AnnualMeeting/Conference/StudentInfo/MapCompetition.

The event will take place on Tuesday, 29 October, from 5 - 6:30 PM in the Poster Session area of the Exhibit Hall. Maps must be posted by 5 PM to be judged, but may be posted as early as 9 AM on Tuesday, 29 October in the designated area. Maps must be removed at 6:30 PM following the session. A cash bar will be available from 5 to 6:30 PM when judges will evaluate and select winning maps while participants can network and share information about their maps. Students who submit a map to the competition will receive a free drink ticket. The awards will be presented at the end of this event.

Please submit your geologic map today!

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