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AEG Advocacy Committee report
The AEG Advocacy Committee: What is that? Phyllis Steckel provides background on the committee and its upcoming plans. As Steckel says, "the times, they are a-changin'." AEG's Advocacy Committee is both responding to and anticipating the changes in both the business and political world in which we now practice.
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Now is the time to renew your AEG membership!
The weather is getting colder, and that can only mean one thing: It is time to renew your AEG membership. Members must renew by December 15 to be listed in the AEG Directory. Visit the AEG website, and renew now to ensure your listing and the continued benefit of AEG membership.

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Check the calendar for Section holiday meetings
Visit the AEG website to check out a list of AEG Section holiday meetings and events, including Kansas City-Omaha, St. Louis, Washington and Sacramento. Dates and details are listed under "Upcoming Events" in the right column of the homepage.

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Golden Fleece myth was based on real events, geologists contend
Science News
Jason and the Argonauts' mythic quest for the Golden Fleece took inspiration from an actual voyage sometime between 3,300 and 3,500 years ago, scientists say. Jason went from Greece to a kingdom near the Black Sea renowned for using sheepskins to collect gold grains and flakes from mountain streams.
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Hope for corals as baby reef-builders cope with acidifying oceans
While the threat of coral bleaching as a result of climate change poses a serious risk to the future of coral reefs worldwide, new research has found that some baby corals may be able to cope with the negative effects of ocean acidification.
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Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    Scientists may be cracking mystery of big 1872 earthquake (The Seattle Times)
What bourbon producers can teach the oil industry (The New York Times)
Scientists uncover massive 21-million-year-old landslide in southern Utah (CBS News)
Syracuse geologist reveals correlation between earthquakes, landslides (Geology Times)
Video: Killer landslides (NOVA)
Archaeologists shed more light on colonization of Tibetan Plateau (

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Himalaya tectonic dam with a discharge
Geology Times
The Himalaya features some of the most impressive gorges on Earth that have been formed by rivers. The geologic history of the famous Tsangpo Gorge, in the eastern Himalaya, now needs to be rewritten.
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