By: Geo-Evolution
Gideon Mantell, an early geologist, made many notable accomplishments, even when some of the world tried to deny his work. He expressed his geological accomplishments through various literary works including scientific papers and books. Even though some societies took him in as one of...
By: Jeremy Robertsen
Fueling up the family car should not strike terror in the hearts of men. A trip to the grocery store should not cause entire families to starve to death. The resources being spent on transitional fuels are being wasted. Biofuels are disastrous "Oil-ternatives" to...
By: Petra Sando
My love for all kinds of stones started right at birth! My parents named me Petra, a name derived from the Greek word (petros) rock and the name fits me to a T! I was genuinely fascinated with river rocks I found in my backyard...
By: d.l.a.abbott
The core and mantle.The core and mkantle together make up the main body of the earth. except from the upper mantle they are to deep to be stdied with direct tests. This maens that our understanding of them has to come from indirect studies...
A guide to backyard geology
By: Rex Trulove
There is scarcely a time that we go out for a drive, camping, fishing, hunting, hiking, or otherwise into the outdoors, that we don't look for and collect stones or look at and explorer interesting geological features. This has become a family thing, and besides...
By: Steve Banks
Backyard Geology: A Rockhound's TaleThe fever came over me one late winter's day while readying my flower beds for the spring planting. It came over me suddenly and unexpectedly, with a power of discovery I had not known since I was a child. I contracted...
By: Alan Watson
Geologists work in numerous industries including(In the UK) British Geological Survey (Definition of Stratigraphy)Earthquake Monitoring (Predictive)Oil Industry (Exploratory and Operational)Quarrying (Exploratory and Operational)Transport (Maintaining and Developing Infrastructure)Construction (Ground Investigation and Geotechnical Design)In the latter example, a sector where I have personal experience, geologists work for...
By: avante guardian
Backyard geology can be a fascinating hobby with little or no investment.Backyard Geology begins with you developing an eye for different shapes, colors or other things that will catch your eye and compel you to bend over and pick up a stone.Since the...
By: Charles Hughes
Geologists love field trips. They'll travel thousands of miles to explore rich geological sites such as the Grand Canyon of the United States or the Great Rift Valley of Africa. In these locales, earth and rocks from many different eras lie exposed, laid down in...
By: Frank Treverez
Who needs a plant garden when you can have a rock garden? Never mind the fact that you do not need to worry too much about unwanted weeds growing up through your rocks, or having to trim back that big rock in front of your...

 

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