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October/November Meeting of the
Southern California Chapter

***Thursday, November 1, 2018***

Please join us Thursday, November 1 for a special geological treat. Due to all the excitement around the AEG Annual Meeting in San Francisco and preparation for the upcoming Debris Flow Seminar, we were unable to arrange for a speaker for October. However, in celebration of Halloween we are very excited to offer an out of this world presentation: Dr. Elena S. Amador of Cal Tech will be joining us to speak about the geologic and environmental history of Mars.

Topic: "Reconstructing Mars: Untangling the geologic and environmental history of Mars from 34 million miles away"

Speaker: Dr. Elena S. Amador
of Cal Tech

Location: Victorio's Ristorante
10901 Victory Blvd
North Hollywood, CA 91606

Date/Time: Thursday, November 1, 2018
5:45pm - Social Hour
6:45pm - Dinner
7:45pm - Program

Cost: $40 per person with reservations in advance for AEG members,
$45 without reservations (at the door) and non-members,
$25 for students with a valid student ID.

Reservations: Please email Topher Amador-French at: or call (503) 544-3709
Please make reservations prior to
6pm, Monday, October 29.

Speaker Biography
Dr. Amador is a postdoctoral scholar of planetary geology in the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences at the California Institute of Technology and an affiliate of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Washington in 2017 in Earth and Space Sciences and Astrobiology and has a B.S. in Earth and Planetary Sciences from UC Santa Cruz. Her research is broadly themed around understanding the changes in geological processes during Mars's past and present history with a focus on studying the compositional subtleties in 3.5 Gya rocks to infer past geochemical processes with specific implications for the habitability of an ancient Mars.