Cordilleran Section Fund

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The Cordilleran Section Fund supports students through meeting travel grants, research, field camps, undergraduate programs, awards, and similar activities that benefit the education and field training of earth science students.

John T. Dillon Research Award

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The Dillon Award supports field-based studies dealing with the structural and tectonic development of Alaska, and studies that include some aspect of geochronology (either paleontologic or radiometric) to provide new age control for significant rock units in Alaska. 2022 Recipient Alec Lockett, University of Iowa; Project title: “Constraining the age and tectonic setting of unnamed […]

El-Baz Desert Research Award

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The El-Baz Desert Research Award recognizes an outstanding body of work by a young scientist in warm desert research. 2022 Recipient Ronald Amundson, University of California, Berkeley

El-Baz Research Grant

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The El-Baz grant  is to encourage and support desert studies by students world-wide either in their senior year of their undergraduate studies, or at the Masters or Ph.D. level. 2021 Recipient No award in 2021

Robert D. Hatcher Award

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The Hatcher Fund supports graduate-level, field-based research and geologic mapping, with preference for work in the Appalachian orogeny. 2022 Recipient Lancen Tully, University of South Carolina; Project title: “Advancing the zircon proxy: Assessing sediment fractionation mechanisms through detrital-zircon geochronology in the Santee River watershed, South Carolina”  

William B. & Dorothy Heroy Research Grant

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The William B. & Dorothy Heroy Research Grant supports graduate student research in the geosciences. 2021 Recipients Shannon Brophy, University of Southern California; Project title: “Investigating the biotic response of methane seep paleocommunities to environmental perturbations across time and space” Tricia Light, University of California San Diego; Project title: “Determining the role of extracellular polymeric […]

North-Central Section Fund

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North-Central Section Fund provides student support, meeting travel grants, research, field camps, undergraduate programs, awards, and similar activities that benefit the education and field training of earth science students.

Northeastern Section Fund

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The Northeastern Section Fund provides student support, meeting travel grants, research, field camps, undergraduate programs, awards, and similar activities that benefit the education and field training of earth science students.

Bruce L. “Biff” Reed Research Award

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The Reed Fund supports research grants to graduate students pursuing studies in the tectonic and magmatic evolution of Alaska primarily, and also can fund other geologic research. 2022 Recipients Sloane Kennedy, Western Washington University; Project title: “Exploring a possible link between magma evolution and eruption behavior: Evidence from the 400 B.P. eruption at Augustine Volcano, […]