The Geological Society of Washington
Presidential Address: “From Arctic Volcanoes to Furnaces - The Generation of Earth’s Crust”
Dr. Elizabeth Cottrell
Department of Mineral Sciences, National Museum of Natural History
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Wednesday, December 1, 2021; Meeting 8:00 pm
The Meeting (#1572 since 1893) is taking place both in-person at the Cosmos Club and virtually via Zoom. The address will be 60 minutes. The 129th Annual Meeting & Business Meeting will follow the Presidential Address after a short break.
In-person: John Wesley Powell Auditorium, Cosmos Club, 2170 Florida Ave NW Washington, DC - wearing masks will be required at all times inside the building (except when actively eating/drinking).
Online: please contact Mong-Han Huang (email@example.com) for the zoom link. Zoom link active at 7:30 p.m. EDT for socializing. The meeting will be “locked” 15 minutes after the formal program begins and new attendees will only be allowed in between the two events.
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Dr. Elizabeth Cottrell is the Curator-in-Charge of the National Rock and Ore Collections and a Research Geologist at the National Museum of Natural History of the Smithsonian Institution. Dr Cottrell received her PhD from Columbia University (2004) and her BS from Brown University (1997). She has previously directed the Global Volcanism Program at the Smithsonian Institution. Prior to joining the Smithsonian Institution, she was a post-doctoral fellow at the Carnegie Institution of Washington (2005-06) as well as a Fulbright Scholar at the l’Institute de Physique du Globe, Paris (1997-98). She is the 2021 President of The Geological Society of Washington, and an MSA Fellow.