25 April 2023
The Geological Society of America
Release no. 23-20
Contact: Justin Samuel
For Immediate Release
A Meeting in the Mitten: Water, Rock, Wonderland
Boulder, Colo., USA: The 2023 Geological Society of America North-Central
Section Meeting will be held on 4–5 May in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA. We
are pleased to announce a wide-ranging set of theme sessions, field trips,
and short courses aligned with our meeting theme: A Meeting in the Mitten:
Water, Rock, Wonderland.
The robust technical program will explore key issues linking geoscience to
the midwestern U.S. including:
– Critical Minerals in North-Central United States: Exploration, Mining,
– Fate and Transport of PFAS in the Engineered and Natural Environment
– Processes and Landforms of Great Lakes Coasts
– Climate Change Impacts on Carbon and Nutrient Cycling in Wetland Soils
– Recent Advances in Glacial Geology, Geomorphology, Sedimentology,
will tour the Michigan Geological Repository for Research and Education,
PFAS disposal and treatment sites in northern Kent County, the Grand Rapids
Riverwalk, coastal dues of southern Lake Michigan, and Pennsylvanian
marginal-marine strata at Grand Ledge.
The meeting offers
on high-energy injection, near subsurface microbiology and stratigraphic
Learn more at: www.geosociety.org/nc-mtg.
Interested media are invited to receive complimentary meeting registration.
Contact Courtney Mino at firstname.lastname@example.org to attend.
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