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REF NO.: 210

SUBJECT: Geological community plays host to national conference

DATE: May 28

The St. John’s geological community is playing host to the Geological Association of Canada (GAC) and the Mineralogical Association of Canada (MAC) during their joint annual meetings May 27-29. Geoscience at the Edge promises something for everyone, with more than 40 symposia, special and general sessions, short courses and field trips.
There will also be a special workshop and field trip to bring together teachers from across the province with experienced geoscience professionals to participate in various instructional and curriculum-linked thematic sessions.
The conference wraps up with engineering professor and local iceberg expert, Dr. Steve Bruneau. Dr. Bruneau will present his special public lecture, Iceberg Alley, on Tuesday, May 29, at 7 p.m. at the Johnson GEO CENTRE. The talk is open to everyone and will be followed by a reception.
More information about the conference and related events can be found at

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For more information, please contact Kelly Foss, communications co-ordinator, Faculty of Science, Memorial University, at or 709-864-2019.


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