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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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Eric Rod is a beamline technician.

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Gefei joined the Geophysical Laboratory IT group in September 2008. He has been working in IT administration since 1990 and his interest in programing dates back to the 80's.

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 (EPMA) Microbeam Specialist 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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Michelle Scholtes joined the Geophysical Laboratory in July 2012 as the Web/Departmental Assistant and is currently the Digital Communications and Event Coordinator.

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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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