Rocky Mountain Section Fund

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The Rocky Mountain 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.

South-Central Section Fund

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The South-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.

Southeastern Section Fund

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The Southeastern 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. 2021 Recipients Shannon Brink, East Carolina University; Project title: “Analysis and Development of of Passive Nitrogen and E. coli Remediation Technologies” Felicia Edwards, East Carolina […]

Alexander Sisson Research Award

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The Alexander Sisson Fund was established by family members in his memory to promote and support research for students pursuing studies in Alaska and the Caribbean. 2021 Recipients Patricia Ascanio-Pellon, University of Texas at Austin; Project title: “Detrital zircon provenance study of Jurassic strata in western and central Cuba: Implications for Caribbean tectonics” Lindsey Smith, […]

Parke D. Snavely, Jr., Research Award

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The Parke D. Snavely, Jr., Fund provides support for field-oriented graduate student research contributing to the understanding of geologic processes and history of the Pacific Northwest convergent margin, or evaluation of its hazard or resource potential. 2021 Recipients David Busby, University of Montana    Fluvial Geomorphic Response to Post-Fire Erosion in the Western Cascades, OR Justin […]

Harold T. Stearns Research Award

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The Harold T. Stearns Award supports research on one or more aspects of circum-Pacific geology. 2021 Recipients George Segee-Wright, University of Texas at Austin; Project title: “Chlorine Isotope Composition of Ocean Island Basalts” Thi Truong, Oregon State University; Project title: “Pb isotope variability at Lōihi Seamount, Hawaiian Islands, and constraints on the distribution of pre-shield […]

Maurice “Ric” Terman Research Award

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The Terman Fund promotes and supports The East Asia Geoscience and Environmental Research (EAGER) project that supports geoscience and environmental research in the member countries of the Coordinating Committee for Geoscience Programs in East and Southeast Asia (CCOP).

Lauren A. Wright & Bennie W. Troxel Research Award

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The Wright-Troxel Fund supports graduate field-based research in (1) the region broadly centered on Death Valley National Park or (2) in the western and southern Basin and Range Tectonic Province. Preferred, though not exclusive, disciplines include geologic mapping and stratigraphic and structural studies. Lauren Wright and Bennie Troxel began study and geologic mapping in the […]

Tim Wawrzyniec Research Fund

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The Tim Wawrzyniec Fund honors the life and contributions of Tim Wawrzyniec and supports graduate and undergraduate student research field work in the Rockies and the Colorado Plateau, with preference for projects in the following areas; structure, tectonics, paleomagnetism, petrology, petroleum geology, and Quaternary geomorphology.