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The Geophysical Laboratory's Anat Shahar and Bob Hazen received the top two awards from the Mineralogical Society of America (MSA) during the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting on 27 September in Denver, CO.  Hazen and Shahar gave outstanding award lectures and join the likes of many GL alumni in each category.  Shahar received the MSA Award and Hazen received the MSA Roebling Medal. Congratulations to both on awards well deserved!

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Congratulations to Geophysical Laboratory/DTM Librarian, Shaun Hardy, who was just selected to receive the 2016 Mary B. Ansari Distinguished Service Award of the Geoscience Information Society!

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Seth Wagner is a Machinist and Instrument Maker at the Geophysical Laboratory. He is working with Vic Lugo to learn technical skills such as basic industrial math, material handling safety, interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances and symbology.

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Gábor Szilágyi has been appointed full-time IT Manager. Gábor will focus on IT network and infrastructure support at the Geophysical Laboratory (GL) within the broader BBR IT support group.

Jennifer joined the Deep Carbon Observatory (DCO) at the Geophysical Lab in May 2015. She plays a lead role on issues related to DCO data management as well as in managing logistics for DCO meetings, workshops, field trips, and other events.

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Emma Bullock is the Electron Microprobe Lab Manager at the Geophysical Laboratory.

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Nagoya, Japan, 11 May 2016—Ronald Cohen was an invited speaker at the AMTC5 workshop in Nagoya May 11-13, 2016 and spoke on "Strong Coupling Ferroelectrics, How They Work and How They Can Be Improved."  He then visited ELSI (Earth and Life Sciences Institute) at Tokyo Tech and spoke on “First-principles studies of the deep Earth.”

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Geophysical Laboratory research scientist, Muhtar Ahart, has been awarded an Alan Berman Research Publication Award from the Department of the Navy for 2016.  

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On May 6, 2016 the Broad Branch Road campus honored eight employees for their years of service at the Geophysical Laboratory.

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Washington, DC, 29 March 2016—The Deep Carbon Observatory Executive Committee met on 1-2 March 2016 to discuss overarching themes for DCO’s final years—including modeling and visualization, synthesis and integration, field studies, and instrumentation—as well as plans beyond the end of the decadal program in 2019.

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