By: Todd Rickey
Information collected, compiled and correlated regarding Earth history proves irrefutably that its age exceeds 4 billion years (BY), 4.6 BY more accurately. Many lines of evidence in various sciences confirm the very ancient origin of rock. Indelibly carved in stone all around the world...
By: Ernest Dempsey
The sudden shaking of the earth's surface that drives one out of one's composure is thought to cause damage worth an estimated 200 billion dollars in the US alone. Earthquakes remain the most hard-to-predict and destructive natural hazards on the earth's face, about 5 billion...
By: Barnaby Meins
Defining Natural PetroleumNatural Petroleum (also known as crude oil or black gold) refers to the dark-coloured liquid found in porous rocks between the upper layers of some areas of the Earth's crust. It is a constituent of the major energy-producing fossil fuels such as coal...
By: Austin Culley
This is a list of countries with proven reachable oil reserves in billions of barrels, and is a rough estimate based on the ability to recover the oil by current technological and economical means.* list in billions of barrelsSaudi Arabia - 264Saudi Arabia is...
By: Jeffrey Todd
We are currently facing a transition that has monumental consequences. The transition to energy independence by the US, in part by alternative sources, is not an easily plotted path. It is a myriad of paths that crisscross environmental, economic, political, technical and foreign relations issues...
By: John Carter
New England is supposed to be an awful place to look for gold, but there is more gold in them thar hills then believed. Gold is there, but it is awful hard to find. Newmont Mines has grown to be the third largest mining company...
By: Awsome
You can find gold at every location in the planet. The important part is where you find it and how concentrated the deposit is, in some places it is not concentrated enough, in others the problem is not concentration but location. In New England the...
By: JamesMathewson
What is the disicpline of Geography?At its most fundamental Geography is concerned with the spatial distribution and patterns of practically anything, it is a spatial science, and so although the discipline is one of the most wide ranging, and acts as a bridge between...
By: Algy Moncrieff
Rocks work in cycles, going through three basic stages:SEDIMENTARY: As shellfish and other sea creatures die, their bodies are laid down on the sea bed, and over many years compressed together along with sand and mud and so on into layers on the sea bed...
By: Algy Moncrieff
The San Andreas Fault is a roughly 800m long tectonic boundary that runs straight through California. The Earth is made up of a solid core of iron, then a liquid layer of iron, on top of which is a thick liquid layer of the mantle...

 

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