SUBSCRIBE CLASSIFIEDS CALENDAR ADVERTISE FOR AUTHORS CONTACT US ARCHIVE SEARCH
 WEB FEATURE  NEWS AND VIEWS
features A Geologic Detective Story in Kansas
On Jan. 17, a series of explosions in downtown Hutchinson threw the Kansas Geological Survey into the limelight as its geologists hunted for the explosionsí source.
M. Lee Allison

Earth Science Week Evolves
Chances are, someone near you is hosting an event to celebrate earth science this month. Now four years old, Earth Science Week is moving forward on its own momentum.
Geotimes staff and contributors



New this month!
On The Web
Earth science friendly Web sites.

Geomedia's popular On the Web links are now available by topic!


newsandview.html
Oct. 26
Giant ancient crocodile makes headlines
Oct. 24
Odyssey orbits Mars
Oct. 16
Geologic clues in the war on terrorism
Oct. 12
Dinosaur skulls yield evolutionary clues
Oct. 5
Sniffing out water contamination

News Notes
Moon formed from older Earth?
Lichens in the Precambrian
Rumbling into scientific history
Watching a sloshing Earth
Fossils on the fairway
Field Notes

Political Scene: Reviving the Office of Technology Assessment
Law makers must consider technological and scientific issues every day. But do they have enough information to make the right decisions?
Katy Makeig

Geoscience Education: Students to Watch Fossil Discovery
On Oct. 25, school children will watch a live broadcast as paleontologists study fossilized dinosaur skin, a surprise find from Utah.
Adam Rankin

Geophenomena
Finding disease-carrying mosquitos from space
 
 
 

 ON THE COVER  DEPARTMENTS
cover
ON THE COVER: A montage of images from Kansas after a series of natural gas explosions hit Hutchinson Jan. 17. From bottom left to top right: A firefighter walks past ice-covered wreckage (AP Photo); controlled releases of gas after the explosions (Kansas Geological Survey); checking gas line pressures (The Hutchinson News). See story.
departments.html Print Table of Contents
From the Editor
Where on Earth?
Society Page
Geomedia
Calendar
Classifieds
 
 

Geotimes Home | AGI Home | Information Services | Geoscience Education | Public Policy | Programs | Publications | Careers

© 2014 American Geological Institute. All rights reserved. Any copying, redistribution or retransmission of any of the contents of this service without the express written consent of the American Geological Institute is expressly prohibited. For all electronic copyright requests, visit: http://www.copyright.com/ccc/do/showConfigurator?WT.mc_id=PubLink