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Great Alaska Quake shook up science

...very right time.At 35, Plafker was an up-and-coming geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park, Calif...won't be able to make the trip to Alaska. USGS Research Geologist Peter Haeussler from the Alaska Science Center is expected...
Hiking with kids: Make it fun

...10-year-old Gavin Hudkins' favorite things to do when hiking is find different rocks. His mom, Sarah Hudkins, said the budding geologist loves bringing them home to identify. "The last hike he did, he actually hiked out a mile and a half with a huge rock in...
Antarctica: Mystery continent holds key to mankinds future

...Antarctica's secrets. On a recent scientific expedition led by Chile's Antarctic Institute, Richard Spikings, a research geologist at the University of Geneva, wielded a large hammer to collect rock samples in the South Shetlands and the Antarctic Peninsula...
Geologists find use in minerals survey

ANCHORAGE - Speaking geologist is a foreign language to most, but understanding excitement is...Fairbanks. Werdon is the Mineral Resources Section Chief and economic geologist for the state Division of Geologic and Geophysical Surveys. The...
Cache needed for oil and gas knowledge

Recently, state geologist Bob Swenson shared some insight into a state report on remaining hydrocarbon resources across the state and in Cook Inlet with...
Bones' clues

...dated since then, thanks to the effort to gather these pieces together by local author and historian Janet Klein and Soldotna geologist Dick Reger. The most recent data comes from a woolly mammoth tooth fragment found in the Bidarka Creek area by Phil Gordon...
Where did all this oil come from?

...matter under huge swaths of the earth's crust. Some of the rock is 20,000 to 30,000 feet thick, says Scott Tinker, a geologist at the University of Texas's Jackson School of Geosciences. Only a small portion holds oil and gas, but the scale of the...
EarthCache trail teaches geology of Missouri River

...a new EarthCache trail, floaters still can learn about the geology of the site as if they were floating with a ranger or geologist.The Missouri River Interpretive Center recently launched an EarthCache trail, featuring 19 EarthCache sites through the...

...the facility took the state two years and $24.5 million to purchase and renovate.State Department of Natural Resources geologist Dave LaPain said the core collection is a valuable resource for oil and gas developers. He said it can help the industry...
Refuge Notebook: Geologists determine age of Bluff Point Landslide

...retired as the ecologist at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge in 2010. Dr. Reger is a consulting geologist who retired from the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys. Dr. Higman is a geologist with Ground Truth Trekking.


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