Let’s start with the definition. Fracking = hydraulic fracturing.
It always amazes me how much the “nick-names” of these terms get thrown around in the media, without any real explanation of what they are. 1,115 more words
Julian Gray will be presenting “Digital Specimen Photography for Geologists,” a presentation on macrophotography and photomicrography, the photographing of things at the microscope level. The event will be at the Portland State University as part of the… 167 more words
I remember the first time I heard about Chaco Canyon. Sitting in a small classroom with other undergraduate anthropology students, my thoughts drifted as a cascade of words including mortar, solstice, Ancestral Puebloan, archaeoastronomy and Fajada tumbled from my professors mouth, producing a churning mist that both obscured the canyon and inspired curiosity. 302 more words
One hundred years ago, a national monument was established to protect a paleontologist’s dream: a vertical sandstone wall filled with Jurassic dinosaur fossils known as Carnegie Quarry. 2,704 more words
From GSA Today . . . full article at http://www.geosociety.org/gsatoday/archive/25/2/article/i1052-5173-25-2-28.htm
Nicole D. LaDue1, Cheryl Brown Manning2… 529 more words