What's in the print version of Geotimes this month
vol. 47, no. 2
14 Afghanistan: Geology
in a Troubled Land
Understanding the complex geology
of Afghanistan, along with other earth science information, is fundamental for
both military activities and nation building.
J. Stephen Schindler
adventures in Afghanistan
with Jack Shroder, the geologist in the limelight for his knowledge of Afghanistan's
people and terrain.
Lisa M. Pinsker
19 Earth Scientists and National Security
What does a naval oceanographer do?
Why does a group of seismologists work in Austria? Who maps the best routes for
tanks? Geotimes interviewed a few earth scientists to find out. Geotimes
Geology in a Changing World
When Napoleon invaded Egypt in 1798,
he used geology to help him navigate the terrain. Geology has
underpinned military efforts throughout history. William Leith
27 Memoirs of a military
geologist An excerpt from
John Rodgers' The Company I Kept.
Justifying Our Existence
The mining industry is experiencing
tough times, despite society’s reliance on it.
Noel C. White
Cracking abrupt climate change
* Sudden warming in the past* Climate change on Mars * A complicated iron
core * Field Notes
Anthrax in the House
A geoscience fellow finds her
expertise all too relevant.
12 FOR STUDENTS
Job Market Good for New Ph.D. Grads
Results of a survey of recent
earth and space science graduates.
Jennifer Giesler, Megan Henly and Nicholas Claudy
The year’s first big one a
shudder * Australian fires contained * Moving in on danger * Web sites
for Earth watchers
Our World is Never the Same
Geologists know change is the
only constant, and September 11 reminds us.
Looking back in Geotimes
33 Energy &
from geoscience societies
A special career resources guide
40 Classified Ads:
47 AGI Announces