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Call for Papers for Twelfth Conference on

"Geology of Long Island and Metropolitan New York"

Saturday April 16, 2005
at 
SUNY Stony Brook

 Link to programs for previous conferences

Topics for presentation include general geology, earth science education programs, glacial geology, stratigraphy, sedimentology, coastal geology, applied geology, environmental geology, engineering geology, hydrology, and bedrock studies emphasizing the geology of Long Island and Metropolitan New York. Major goals are to inform participants of ongoing research, to promote further research and collaboration among researchers, to define important areas where research is needed, and to encourage further research on Long Island and in Metropolitan New York.

Deadline for submission of titles is February 1, 2005.

Please submit the following information when submitting titles:

title,
authors and affiliation, 
address, e-mail, and  telephone and fax numbers for the corresponding author,
whether the requested presentation is oral, poster or abstract only.

Submit title by e-mail to gilbert.hanson@sunysb.edu:

Deadline for submission of abstracts is March 1, 2005.

Each presentation must have an abstract. 

We are accepting extended abstracts of up to ten pages plus figures and references. 
The abstracts will be published only on the web. 

The title should be centered at the top of the page in capital letters followed by author, affiliation and address not all in capital letters. The text should be single spaced 12 point font. Paragraphs should be separated by a line. The first paragraph of the introduction should state the importance of the problem considered and present the major conclusion of the study. Each figure with its caption should be placed in text near where it is discussed. Acknowledgments should follow the text. References should then follow using the Bulletin of the Geological Society of America format (see below). 

Preferably send the abstract in html or as an attached RTF file to gilbert.hanson@sunysb.edu. Abstracts will be placed on the Long Island Geologists web site. Provide figures saved as jpeg files if they are color or shades of gray. If they are black and white line drawings, provide figures as gif files. Save the image files as 75 dpi not larger than 800 dpi wide or 600 dpi high. The individual image files should not be larger than 75 kb. Please review your images in a browser before sending. If you can, please convert your abstract to html with imbedded figures. 

References in text should be "Author(s), year"

References in References Cited should be in the following format
Author, A.B. and Author, B.C., 2000, Title of Article, Journal, v. 2. p. 94-121

Long Island Geologists
Earth and Space Sciences Building
S.U.N.Y.
Stony Brook, New York 11794-2100
Tel.: 631 632 8210; Fax: 631 632 8240

Companies, agencies, schools are encouraged to display promotional or informational material at the conference.

The program with registration information will be available on the Long Island Geologists web site in March.

Check our web site for updated information: http://www.geo.sunysb.edu/lig/

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