What's in the print version of Geotimes
this month ...
vol. 46, no. 10
Kansas: A Geologic Detective Story
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
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
on the Citizen Scientist
The former director of the Bureau of Mines discusses
funding trends, perceptions of geologists, and the roles of citizen scientists.
Moon formed from older Earth? * Lichens in the
Precambrian * Rumbling into scientific history * Watching a sloshing earth
* Fossils on the fairway * Field Notes
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
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.
Finding Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes from Space
Remote sensing can detect where mosquitoes are
most at home after major floods.
Stephen C. Guptill
and Chester G. Moore
COLUMN More Special
Problems in Writing
When itís good to be a ghostwriter, and other
Perspectives from readers
Looking back in Geotimes
from geoscience societies
"Dottie" L. Stout
New map of Kentucky