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2019 Student Poster Competition



2019 NWGS Student Poster

Competition & Awards


Calling Student Participants from Puget Sound Area Colleges and Universities

Investigate Geologic-Earth-Environmental Topic and Prepare Abstract & Poster


Poster Competition & Awards at NWGS May 7, 2019 Meeting at UW at Talaris Conference Center 4000 NE 41st Street, Seattle


One-four Students to investigate a geologic topic/question and submit Poster Competition Application by noon Feb 12, 2019


Application approval & comments by Feb 28


Research and prepare Poster following GSA abstract format* & poster board 32 x 40 inches

Competition Poster at NWGS May 7, 2019 meeting 4-9 pm and available to give 3 min summary with Q&A


Awards Announced May 7 at 8:30 pm

Divided into two levels-community colleges & universities:

First Prize $500 plus May dinner, one-year NWGS membership

Second Prize $200 plus May dinner, one-year NWGS membership

Honorable Mention plus May dinner, one-year NWGS membership


Application-Send name(s), address(es), email(s), cell, proposed Poster Session Topic/Question and proposed investigation, faculty advisor(s) if available, no fee, and submit to NWSG Poster Coordinator by Jan 31, 2019.


Contact – NWGS Poster Competition Chair

Maura S O’Brien

Email - nwgsposter@gmail.com

Cell -  206-459-1495


*Poster submittal will follow Geological Society of America abstract guidelines using poster board 32 x 40 inches.  Abstract limited to one page, font 11, margins 1 inch, approximately 300 words with Title, Author(s) last name, first name, school, second author last name…, Abstract including hypothesis, method, analysis, results, interpretation, graphic and/or modelling results and recommendations (300 words).

Annotated references listed as footnotes at bottom of page.

 Poster Competition Announcement


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