Fresh Angle on Oil Drilling
New technologies are playing
a key role in controversial oil and natural gas drilling on the North
Slope of Alaska.
Global Lakes Drilling Effort
Lake sediments around the
world are providing a wealth of information about past climate and regional
Douglas W. Schnurrenberger and Vance Hiatt
New Era of Ocean Drilling Sets Sail
Following up on more than 40
years of ocean drilling, a new international program plans to take ocean
exploration to the next level.
Valles Caldera Scientific Drilling
Scientists met in Los Alamos,
N.M., to weigh the pros and cons of pursuing more drilling, in order to
understand climate change history at this famous geothermal location.
Fraser Goff and Jeffrey M. Heikoop
Interior back online
Mars update: Standing water on planet's surface
Steady water use
Internet down again for Interior
Newly sighted planetoid in the solar system
Dinosaurs found in Antarctica
Extinction debate continues
Earth science education in Texas
Mars update: Planet once drenched in water
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losses at home and abroad
Creationism in a national park
Wisconsin crater revealed
New language for geologic time
Boost for women geoscientists
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Prediction and the Developing World
The December Bam earthquake
which killed more than 300,000 people in Iran underscores the importance
of earthquake mitigation in developing countries.
Dim Prospects for Geosciences
The upcoming election might not bode
well for bipartisan cooperation and could mean more trouble for funding the
geosciences in 2005.
Our Energy Future: The Good, the Bad and the Downright
Geologists have more responsibility than ever to communicate the reality of
the global energy situation to the public.
Jackson: The quiet public geologist
Energy & Resources
Mineral Resource of the Month: Clays
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Magnifying a Continent
Assembling the components of the EarthScope project is a challenge of continental
From 1991 to 1995, Unzen Volcano in Nagasaki
Prefecture, Japan, violently erupted. Now geologists are drilling
into the volcano to learn more about how magma rises to the surface. This
picture of an Unzen fumarole and nearby lava was taken by Hiroshi Shimizu, professor
of seismology at Kyushu University.
May: Water conflicts
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