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The Gish Family Legacy at DTM

Oliver H. Gish

Oliver H. Gish, a DTM staff scientist who led our efforts in atmospheric and terrestrial electricity from 1922-48, died peacefully at the age of 103 on 22 February 1987. On September 11 of this year, his daughter, Eleanor Gish Crow, passed away, and left a generous monetary gift in her will to DTM in her father’s memory.

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Shaun Hardy Wins the Geoscience Information Society's 2014 Best Paper Award

Shaun Hardy GSIS

DTM’s esteemed librarian, Shaun Hardy, received the Geoscience Information Society’s 2014 Best Paper Award at their annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, on 21 October 2014.

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DTM Attends the 2014 Geological Society of America Meeting in Vancouver

GSA 2014

DTM's Steven Shirey, Lara Wagner, and Hanika Rizo presented work at the 2014 Geological Society of America's meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia from the 19-22 October 2014.

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Shirey Shares the History Behind Your Diamond at the First Installment of Carnegie's 2014-15 Neighborhood Lecture Series

Steve Shirey NLS

Last week, friends and neighbors gathered at Carnegie’s Broad Branch Road campus to hear an eye-opening talk on, “The Geology of Diamonds and Why Yours is Remarkable,” by DTM Staff Scientist Steve Shirey at the first installment of Carnegie’s 2014-15 Neighborhood Lecture Series.

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Alan Linde Speaks at Volcano Deformation and Magmatic Processes field program in Iceland

Alan Linde

In August 2014, the Numerical, Experimental and stochastic Modeling of vOlcanic processes and Hazard (NEMOH) field school in South Iceland invited one of the leading researchers on the use of strain meters in earthquake and volcanic activity detection, Alan Linde, to discuss his work on strain meters.

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Former DTM Director Sean Solomon Wins National Medal of Science

Sean Solomon

Sean Solomon, director of Carnegie’s Department of Terrestrial Magnetism from 1992 until 2012 will receive the nation’s highest scientific award, the National Medal of Science at a White House ceremony later this year.

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