Geology.com News – 12 Topics
7:07 PM (3 minutes ago)
- Twin Tornadoes in Nebraska
- Russia Turns Off Gas to Ukraine
- June 18th Flyby of Titan
- Academic Rank of Geoscience Professors in the USA
- Enhanced Oil Recovery
- Human Activities and the Salt Content of Streams
- The Greatest Threat to U.S. Energy Security
- Sixth Year of Keystone Review
- Drilling to the Marcellus with Air
- No Need to Frack in North Carolina ?
- A Transit of the Sun as Seen From Mars
- Wall Maps of US States
|Twin Tornadoes in Nebraska
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 06:51 PM PDT
|Russia Turns Off Gas to Ukraine
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 06:42 PM PDT
|June 18th Flyby of Titan
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 05:06 PM PDT
|Academic Rank of Geoscience Professors in the USA
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 11:08 AM PDT
|Enhanced Oil Recovery
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 10:57 AM PDT
“Most of the world’s future oil and gas reserves won’t come from new discoveries, but by finding ways to get more oil from regions the industry already has already developed.” Quoted from the FuelFix article.
|Human Activities and the Salt Content of Streams
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 08:29 AM PDT
“For years we have known that activities, such as road de-icing, irrigation, and other activities in urban and agricultural lands increase the dissolved solids concentrations above natural levels caused by rock weathering, and now we have improved science-based information on the primary sources of dissolved-solids in the nation’s streams.” Quoted from the USGS press release.
|The Greatest Threat to U.S. Energy Security
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 08:19 AM PDT
“Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) warned Thursday that the greatest threat to U.S. energy security isn’t finding energy, it’s transporting it.” Quoted from TheHill.com.
|Sixth Year of Keystone Review
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 08:16 AM PDT
|Drilling to the Marcellus with Air
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 08:12 AM PDT
|No Need to Frack in North Carolina ?
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 08:07 AM PDT
“North Carolina could soon be deluged with cheap and abundant natural gas from the Marcellus Shale through a major pipeline expansion that could dampen urgency to incubate a home-grown fracking industry.” Quoted from the NewsObserver.com article.
|A Transit of the Sun as Seen From Mars
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 04:42 AM PDT
“NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover has imaged the planet Mercury passing in front of the sun, visible as a faint darkening that moves across the face of the sun.
This is the first transit of the sun by a planet observed from any planet other than Earth, and also the first imaging of Mercury from Mars. Mercury fills only about one-sixth of one pixel as seen from such great distance.” Quoted from NASA.gov.
|Wall Maps of US States
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 04:30 AM PDT