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GeoWord of the Day: flat [geog]

flat [geog] . (a) A tract of low-lying, level wetland; e.g. a marsh or swamp in a river valley. (b) A term used in northern and central U.S. as a syn. of bottom, or low-lying land along a watercourse.

Geological Fault

Citizen Science

We invite students and others to participate in research on earthquakes, coastal erosion, flooding, landslides, and other geoscientific phenomena.

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Geoscience for Everyone Day

Join the Earth Science Week team in encouraging everyone to explore careers in the geosciences!

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Citywide Celebrations

Denver and Houston are kicking off local Earth Science Week celebrations this year. Will your town be next?

Earth Science Week 2014 Poster

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Earth Science Week 2014 celebrates the theme "Earth's Connected Systems," emphasizing interactions among the Earth systems of land, water, air, and life.

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