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Special Issue of FastTIMES Just Published!

Editor Barry Allred has published the latest issue of FastTIMES - a special issue, Environmental Geophysics.  For the latest issue, click here.


Latest issue of the Journal of Environmental & Engineering Geophysics Published

Editor Dale Rucker announced the publication and availability of the June, 2017 issue (Vol. 22.2).

Geophysicist Wanted!

 Entry-level Geophysics Position is the most recent job posting on the Geophysics Careers webpage - check it out!

Position Open for FastTIMES  Editor-in-Chief

After four great years of service, Barry Allred is stepping down from the position of FastTIMES Editor-in-Chief. EEGS is looking for a new FastTIMES editor. If you are interested in contributing to the society in this position, take a look at the official announcement and submit your application.  Link to official announcement: FastTIMES - Editor Search  

EEGS Co-sponsors AGI's Planning for Coastal Storm and Erosion Hazards Webinar

EEGS is pleased to announce that it will co-sponsor AGI's Coastal Hazards webinar taking place on Thursday July 6th, 2017, providing information about efforts to anticipate, mitigate, and respond to coastal storms, erosion, and associated hazards at the federal, state, and local level. An introductory talk and three case studies from around the U.S. will cover examples of coastal hazard planning from the Pacific, Gulf, and Atlantic coasts, with a focus on how geoscience informs planning at all stages. The speakers will be Maria Honeycutt (NOAA Office of Coastal Management), Patrick Barnard (USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center), Jeff Taebel (Houston-Galveston Area Council), and Jennifer Kline (Georgia Department of Natural Resources). Target audiences for this event are local, state, and federal policy makers and their staff, plus students, educators, and interested members of the wider geoscientific community.  Read More .  Registration URL: Webinar webpage on AGI website:


EEGS Going to the NGWA Groundwater Summit!

Join fellow industry professionals from around the world at NGWA’s preeminent technical conference, the Groundwater Summit, which will be focusing in 2017 on “Instrumental to your Research and Practice."  The Summit will be held during Groundwater Week December 4-7 at the Music City Center in Nashville.  Its “All things Groundwater” and is a great place to catch up with colleagues, clients, and technology.  EEGS will have a special session of approximately six invited papers selected from SAGEEP 2017.  The papers cover a variety of topics in surface and borehole methods for groundwater applications.  Learn more


Earth Science Week - How Will You Mark the Event?

Since October 1998, the American Geosciences Institute has organized this national and international event to help the public gain a better understanding and appreciation for the Earth Sciences and to encourage stewardship of the Earth. This year's Earth Science Week will be held from October 8-14, 2017 and will celebrate the theme "Earth and Human Activity." This year’s event, the 20th annual Earth Science Week celebration, promotes awareness of what geoscience tells us about human interaction with the planet’s natural systems and processes.  Earth Science Week 2017 learning resources and activities are engaging young people and others in exploring the relationship between human activity and the geosphere (earth), hydrosphere (water), atmosphere (air), and biosphere (life). This year’s theme promotes public understanding and stewardship the planet, especially in terms of the ways people affect and are affected by these Earth systems.  To mark the occasion of the 20th annual Earth Science Week, AGI and key program partners are launching a slate of new initiatives, materials, and other offerings for participants throughout the year. Details will be announced in the coming months at


Recorded AGI Webinar Available Now

EEGS co-sponsored AGI's recent successful and well-attended Critical Issues Webinar, "State Responses to Induced Earthquakes," which attracted a total of 813 registrants and 372 live attendees (not including people who watched in groups) from 47 U.S. states and 26 countries around the world.  The recorded webinar has been made publicly available at the following link:

SAGEEP 2018 in Nashville:  Newly Named Technical Program Chairs Solicit Special Session Topic Recommendations

SAGEEP 2018 will be held in Nashville Tennessee, a region of North America with numerous attributes of interest to near surface geophysicists. Karst features, including Mammoth Cave, are abundant within a short distance of Nashville; a few hundred miles west lies the New Madrid fault zone, site of two of the largest earthquakes in the continental US (1811-1812), and east Tennessee has issues related to coal mining as well as chemical and nuclear wastes. The Tennessee river flows east to west across most of the state with numerous dams and levees. These features, along with topics of national and international interest (infrastructure, renewable and unconventional energy, water, geohazards, unexploded ordnance, etc.) will form the core of a timely and relevant technical program.

Technical Co-Chairs Andrew Parsekian and Oliver Kuras are currently soliciting recommendations for topics for Special Sessions and persons willing to help develop those sessions (July 31 deadline). If you would like to help coordinate a session, please contact the technical co-chairs at and

Ron Bell is devising two special events in association with the conference that will take advantage of proximity to Nashville's musical community. He anticipates a "guitarists's/musician's workshop" and a "Music City Tour." If you are interested in helping Ron with these, or participating in a musical event before or after the conference, please contact Ron at For details, click here.

Questions or recommendations related to the conference can be sent to General Chair William Doll,  Link to webpage:

Call for Speakers - EEGS Student Chapters Need Your Expertise!

EEGS Student Chapters are looking for speakers to visit their institutions and speak to the groups. The EEGS website will host a list of names and contact information of willing speakers on the Student Chapters web page. If you are willing to support our student chapters in this manner, let us know. Submit the following to your name, job title, contact information, a brief summary of your area of expertise or link to your website, and the state or regions in which you might be able to present. Your name will become part of the list, giving our student members the opportunity to tap your experience.

Want a Sneak Preview of the Next Issue of the Journal of Environmental & Engineering Geophysics (JEEG)?

JEEG Editor Dale Rucker announced the availability of a new Advanced Preview listing for those interested in upcoming JEEG articles which have completed the peer review process and have been assigned a specific issue for publication.  Check the listing each month for new additions. 

EAGE Holds Its 79th Annual Conference and Exhibition in Paris, France!

EAGE will be holding their 79th Annual Conference and Exhibition in Paris, France from June 12-15, 2017 at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.  Over 6000 people are expected to attend.  Two near surface sessions are scheduled, on Monday and Tuesday.  If you are planning a trip to France this summer, the exchange rate is very favorable for US citizens.   Link to conference web site: