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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1144/SP480.6
EISBN: 9781786204240
... studies of both single and married women are explored looking at the influence and interaction they had with Archibald Geikie. They include Maria Ogilvie Gordon, Catherine Raisin, Annie Greenly, Gertrude Elles, Ethel Skeat and Ethel Wood. Geikie seems to have accepted most of the roles that women...
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Journal: Geosphere
Published: 31 October 2018
Geosphere (2018) 14 (6): 2585–2593.
..., and mathematics (STEM) disciplines, including many geoscience subdisciplines, show a persistent gender gap. PROmoting Geoscience Research, Education, and SuccesS (PROGRESS) is a theory-driven role modeling and mentoring program aimed at supporting undergraduate women interested in geoscience-related degree...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 07 August 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.1214(02)
EISBN: 9780813782140
... embraced by industry and almost instantly expanded to global use. Three young women were responsible for this technological breakthrough—Alva Ellisor, Esther Applin née Richards, and Hedwig Kniker. They were hired by Texas oil companies in 1920–1921 for the express purpose of using paleontology...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 07 August 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.1214(05)
EISBN: 9780813782140
... Figure 1. Figure 1 . Pictured are the first six women to visit the South Pole: Terry Tickhill, Lois Jones, Rear Admiral Kelly Welch, Pam Young, Kay Lindsay, Eileen McSaveney, and Jean Pearson. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Navy. Figure 2. The A-frame hut the women lived in during...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 07 August 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.1214(06)
EISBN: 9780813782140
... ABSTRACT This is one of several chapters based on a themed oral session on “Women and Geology: Who Are We; Where Have We Come From; and Where Are We Going?” presented at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in 2015. In this chapter, I will attempt to describe why I chose geology...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 07 August 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.1214(08)
EISBN: 9780813782140
... “gender advertisements” methodology to analyze the portrayal of women in volumes 5 through 25 of GSA Today , the last full twenty years of monthly publications on news and information for the Geological Society of America. Two forms of gender identity are explored: photographs containing people...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 07 August 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.1214(09)
EISBN: 9780813782140
... such as #ActualLivingScientist and the Earth Science Women’s Network’s #dayofscience are examples of ways to generate conversation and build community in breaking the scientist stereotype. Whether a campaign is one month in length, as the National Science Foundation’s #NSFstories during Women’s History Month, or a year-long...
Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 07 August 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.1214(01)
EISBN: 9780813782140
... that might have discouraged other women during her time. Richards worked for many years without space dedicated to her research and without financial compensation ( Stern, 1962 ). Hunt observed that “… while there were many to make use of her skill as an analyst, there were few to realize what...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 07 August 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.1214(03)
EISBN: 9780813782140
... Figure 9. The graph shows participation of women by percentage in the shipboard scientific party for the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (2003–2013). Some legs/expeditions ran two-part cruises with different shipboard scientific parties (Legs 124, 146, 150, 163, 169, 171, 174); each...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 07 August 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.1214(04)
EISBN: 9780813782140
..., a women’s college founded in 1848 that taught science to women ( Kieckhefer, 1951 ). As such, the school predates the founding of the women’s colleges in the eastern United States, with the exception of Mount Holyoke ( Jupp, 1981 ). Additionally, early in its history, Catherine Beecher, the pioneering...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 07 August 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.1214(07)
EISBN: 9780813782140
... portraying geologists in films over the period 1986–2016. Of the fourteen actresses identified for this period, most years only saw one actress as a movie geologist. The most notable exception is in 1997, when women played geologists in Dante’s Peak, Volcano, The Lost World: Jurassic Park , and RocketMan...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 07 August 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.1214(10)
EISBN: 9780813782140
... ( Eifert et al., 2016 ). ABSTRACT Women have historically been underrepresented in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, specifically within geosciences. St. Lawrence University (SLU; ~2400 undergraduates) is bucking that trend with a 19th ranking by Forbes...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 07 August 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.1214(11)
EISBN: 9780813782140
... TIMELINE HIGHLIGHTING SIGNIFICANT EVENTS THAT AFFECTED WOMEN IN SCIENCE, AND PARTICULARLY WOMEN IN THE GEOSCIENCES Bold text represents AWG-specific events; italicized text represents NSF activities or programs; bold italics represents significant strides by other geoscience...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 07 August 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.1214(12)
EISBN: 9780813782140
.... This is particularly important in fields where women are grossly underrepresented, because peer networks can reduce feelings of isolation and provide access to information and opportunities for professional development. The power of networks lies in their ability to mobilize people and information for educational...
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Journal: The Leading Edge
Published: 01 February 2016
The Leading Edge (2016) 35 (2): 199–200.
...Maria Capello; Maitri Erwin Abstract As chair of the SEG Women's Network Committee (WNC) for 2013–2015, I was thrilled and remain thrilled with the possibilities ahead to advance the many talented young women in geophysics that come to academy and industry in ever-increasing numbers. In November...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 April 2012
DOI: 10.1130/2012.2486(13)
Journal Article
Journal: Elements
Published: 01 April 2012
Elements (2012) 8 (2): 85.
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1144/SP281
EISBN: 9781862395299
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 December 1998
GSA Bulletin (1998) 110 (12): 1590–1614.
...Allison Macfarlane; Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach Abstract Results from an extensive survey of men and women geoscience faculty members in the United States show that sex-based inequalities remain in the geosciences in three areas: (1) a higher proportion of women are in temporary, nontenure track...
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 August 1987
Geology (1987) 15 (8): 771–772.