Paleoenvironmental Change

 

last person joined: 20 days ago 

Mission
The purpose of the group is to carry out the of the AAG with a specific emphasis on Pleistocene and Holocene environmental change; to facilitate better communication among practitioners of the study of past landscapes, climates, ecologies, cultures, and their interrelationships; and to foster a greater spirit of collaboration among those geographers working on topics related to long-term (decadal to millennial-scale) environmental change, both natural and anthropogenic.

Dues
Regular: $10
Student: $2

Chair
Timothy Beach
University of Texas, Austin
Department of Geography and Environment
305 E. 23rd Street • CLA 3.306 • A3100
Austin, TX 78712
email: beacht@austin.utexas.edu

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  • Three Nominations and Awards

    Dear Paleoenvironmental Change (PEC) Specialty Group!

    First, please come to our Specialty Group Meeting at the upcoming AAG Meeting in DC!

    Second, please send nominations for the following PEC Officers to Tim Beach (beacht@austin.utexas.edu). 

    1. Chair of the Paleoenvironmental Change (PEC) Specialty Group. 
    2. Student Representative to PEC
    3. Three members for the honors committee:
    one for a 2 year term,
    one for a 3 years term, and
    one student member 

    Please consider self-nominations.  We need to keep up our growth and momentum in the AAG!

    Third, the EC welcomes more nominations for two awards that will be given at the annual meeting in Washington, DC:

    1. The Karl and Elisabeth Butzer Lifetime Achievement Award in Long-Term Environmental Change.

    2017 inaugural winner: Elisabeth Butzer
    2018 winner: Kam-biu Liu
    2019 winner?

    2. The Ellen Mosely Thompson Award for the Best Paper in Long-Term Environmental Change

    2017 inaugural winner: Ellen Mosely Thompson
    2018 winners: Erika Wise and David Stahle
    2019 winner?

    Please send nominations to Honors committee members Sally Horn (shorn@utk.edu) and Amy Hessl (amy.hessl@mail.wvu.edu).

    Nominations for best paper should include a PDF of the paper and a letter of nomination signed by one or more members of PEC (or, separate letters signed by members of PEC). Nominations for the lifetime achievement award should include a copy of the nominee's CV and two or more letters of nomination from PEC members.

    Nominations should reach Sally and Amy by March 25, 2019.

    All the best and see you in Washington, DC!

    Tim Beach, Chair