December 2012 Newsletter

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Deep Carbon Science from Around the World:
* Carbon and Other Light Elements in Earth's Core
* Single Cell Genomics:  Individual Faces in the Crowd

Observatory News:
* Letter from the Executive Director 
* DCO Activities at the 2012 American Geophysical Union Meeting
* Wendy Mao to Receive 2013 MSA Award
* Dasgupta Receives Kuno Award

Deeper Views:
* "Hydrocarbons are Dead! Long Live Hydrocarbons!" 
       Robert Hazen

Opportunities:
* 2013 Geological Society of America (GSA) Meeting Call for Proposals:  
       15 January 2013 Deadline
* Postdoctoral Opportunities
* DCO Communications Manager at Univ. of Rhode Island:  
       Reviews Start 7 Jan. 2013
*
Carnegie Institution of Washington Postdoctoral Fellowships:
 
      15 January 2013 Deadline

Upcoming DCO Events:
* DCO Deep Energy Directorate Workshop:  
       31 Jan. - 1 Feb. 2013, Manchester, UK
* DCO International Science Meeting:  
       3-5 March 2013, Washington, DC, USA
* DCO Executive Committee Meeting:  
       5 March 2013, Washington, DC, USA
* Kazan Workshop on Abiotic Hydrocarbons:  
       13-17 April 2013, Kazan, Russia
* DCO Volcano Monitoring Sandpit Workshop:  Next Generation Gas Instrumentation
       Spring/Summer 2013, Etna, Italy
* High Pressure Science and Technology Conference, Deep Carbon Session:  
       7-12 July 2013, Seattle, WA, USA
* Goldschmidt Conference:  
       25-30 August 2013, Florence, Italy
* DCO Executive Committee Meeting:  
       19-20 Sept. 2013, London, UK
*
American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting:  
       9-15 December 2013, San Francisco, CA, USA

Upcoming Releted Events:
* 3rd Global Symposium on Deep Earth Mineralogy:  
       4-6 March 2013, Matsuyama, Japan
CHIKYU+10 International Planning Workshop:  
       21-23 April 2013, Tokyo, Japan
Japan Geoscience Union Meeting:  
       19-24 May 2013, Makuhari Messe, Japan
21st General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association:  
       1-5 Sept. 2014, Gauteng, South Africa

Recent Events:
* AGU Fall Meeting, DCO Scientific Sessions:  
       3-7 December 2012, San Francisco, CA, USA
* DCO Workshop on Non-Volcanic Fluxes of Deep Carbon:  
       6 December 2012, San Francisco, CA, USA
* DCO Reservoirs and Fluxes Steering Committee Meeting:  
       5 December 2012, San Francisco, CA, USA
* DCO Deep Life Mini-Workshop:  
       2 December 2012, San Francisco, CA, USA