the Worlds Longest Rail Tunnel
To reduce truck traffic through the Alps, Switzerland is improving its rail system. Part of the project means building two tunnels under the mountains, one that will stretch 57 kilometers long.
Simon Löw and Herbert Einstein
and Earth Science Go Underground
Last September, physicists met to discuss a proposed National Underground Science Laboratory. Earth scientists were at the meeting too, making the case for a long-awaited underground earth science laboratory.
Brian McPherson et al.
from the Underground
This year's career profiles go in-depth, featuring geologists who make caves and mines their workplaces.
Going Underground and Crossing Boundaries
Any plan to build an underground laboratory will demand that geoscience and engineering merge.
26 FOR STUDENTS
2 From the Editor
4 Letters: Perspectives from readers
28 Where on Earth?
32 Profiles: Gail Ashley
33 Benchmarks: Looking back in Geotimes
34 Energy and Resources: Renewable energy
36 Geomedia: Long-awaited maps for Louisiana
42 Classified Ads: Career Opportunities
47 Contributors Page
48 Geologic Column: Keeping Up
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