GSW: Snowmastodon, Gulf Coast zircons, and sand dunes


Meeting Number 1482

John Wesley Powell Auditorium, Cosmos Club, 2170 Florida Ave NW Wednesday, March 12, 2014; Refreshments 7:30 pm; Meeting 8:00 pm


Kirk Johnson, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History – Digging Snowmastodon: Discovering an Ice Age World in the Colorado Rockies.

Bill Craddock, USGS – Reston – Insights into Petroleum Geology and North American Landscape Evolution from U.S. Gulf Coast Detrital Zircon Ages.

Ralf Lorenz, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab – Dune Worlds: How windblown sand shapes planetary landscapes.


Future Meetings: 2014: Apr 2, 23, May 14.

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GSW attendees cannot use Cosmos Club parking unless they are a Cosmos Club member or guest of a member.  Attendees must never give “GSW meeting” as a reason for parking at the Cosmos Club.


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