AGS 50th Anniversary

The Atlantic Geoscience Society is celebrating it’s 50th Anniversary in 2022!

Hosting the national conference:

One of the highlights was the opportunity to host the national conference (GAC – MAC – IAH-CNC – CSPG) from May 15th to 18th, 2022. As part of this meeting, AGS hosted two events. Those at the Icebreaker on Sunday, 15th May, enjoyed the piper and birthday cake while catching up with colleagues, as well as viewing the unveiling of The Last Billion Years, Second edition.

The Maritime Kitchen Party on Monday, May 16th from 7–11 p.m. took place at Cable Wharf (formerly Murphy’s on the Water) and was a fun celebration for AGS members and beyond!

Sandra Barr and Rob Raeside (co-chairs of the local organizing committee) and Deanne van Rooyen (AGS president) deliver speeches and unveil the new edition of Last Billion Years.

New AGS publications:

In time for Halifax 2022, AGS released several new publications:
1. The Last Billion Years, Second edition
2. Nova Scotia Minerals and Gems brochure
3. Journey through time: places of geological significance in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island – a new geological map of New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
4. A new geological map of Nova Scotia – to be released in summer 2022