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July 2003
vol. 48, no. 7

HIGHLIGHTS: DISCOVERIES IN THE EARTH SCIENCES

12 Solid Earth

Earthquakes by Susan E. Hough * Volcanoes by Tobias Fischer * Geomorphology by Jeffrey D. Niemann and Eric Kirby * Structural Geology by Mary Hubbard * Metamorphism by Michael Brown * Igneous Petrology by Allen Glazner * Carbonates by Evan K. Franseen and Katherine A. Giles * Mineralogy by Richard J. Harrison * Limnogeology by Elizabeth H. Gierlowski-Kordesch * Geochemistry by Adam J.R. Kent * Soil Science by Michael J. Singer

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22 Resources
Mapping by Kevin M. Schmidt * Hydrology by Venkat Lakshmi * Geothermal Energy by John Sass and Wendell Duffield * Economic Geology by Neil Phillips * Petroleum Geology by William Almon * Exploration Geophysics by Michael S. Bahorich * Coal Science by Leslie Ruppert


28 Life through Time
Vertebrates by Donald R. Prothero * Invertebrates by Warren D. Allmon * Geoarchaeology by Vance T. Holliday * Geomicrobiology by Jan P. Amend

32 Oceans and Ice and Climate
Paleoclimatology & Paleoceanography by Thomas M. Marchitto Jr. * Ocean Drilling by Thomas A. Davies * Glaciology by Terence J. Hughes


36Beyond Earth
Meteorites by Kevin Righter * Planetary Geology by Martha S. Gilmore



NEWS & VIEWS

5 COMMENT
Cooperating to Lead
The American Geological Institute gathered geoscience leaders in Washington, D.C., to find new opportunities for alliance.
M. Ray Thomasson

6 NEWS NOTES
Challenging core ideas * Jumbled Missouri geology linked to impact * Quake protection in the heartland * Watching the planet green * University of Texas mourns loss

32 GEOPHENOMENA
La Niña predicted to boost hurricane season

52 GEOLOGIC COLUMN
The Not-So-Retired Life
At retirement, geologist Robert Spoelhof finally learns what he wants to be when he grows up.
Robert Spoelhof

DEPARTMENTS

  2 From the Editor
  4 Letters:
Perspectives from readers
38 Where on Earth?

42 Profiles: Peter Vail
43 In Memoriam: Konrad B. Krauskopf
44 Benchmarks: Looking back in Geotimes
45 Energy & Resources:
Sulfur
46 GeoMarketplace

48 Classified Ads:
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51 Contributors Page


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