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. 2021 Recipient Belyn Grant, University of California, Davis; Project title: “Exhumation along the Denali fault, Eastern Alaska […]

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. 2020 Recipient Dr. Ari Matmon, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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. 2021 Recipient Eve Gosselin, Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS); Project title: “Structural caracterization of the Saint-François-de-Sales shear zone and its tectonic implications in the Grenville orogen”  

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. 2021 Recipient Clayton Reinier, Missouri State University; Project title: “Magmatic Evolution of the Pribilof Islands, Alaska as a result of Disequilibrium Mantle Melting”