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AAPG provides invited testimony twice before Congress regarding America's energy situation.

A 3.5-million-year-old skull found in eastern Africa is not only changing the way science views the origins of mankind, it's also inspiring a fresh look into the geology of a region that may be the cradle of humanity.



AAPG is heading for a Rocky Mountain high
-- the annual meeting begins June 3 in Denver, designed around the theme "2001: An Energy Odyssey."

Powers Award medalist Robert Sneider and British poet John Donne share a basic philosophy: No man is an island -- it's the people that make a difference along the way. Awards

The issue of access to public lands for energy resource development, one of America's most important debates, gets a spotlighted session at the annual meeting.

Look out below! Internationally known astronomer Carolyn Shoemaker will be in Denver for the inaugural Michel T. Halbouty Lecture, talking about -- what else? -- comets, asteroids and things beyond our planet.


he climate is changing ... but why?
Just one of several questions asked at the annual meeting in DEG technical session: "Approaches to Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions."


t the last annual meeting
in Denver the International Pavilion debuted. What will this reunion hold?

National Park Service Artist-in-Residence David Halpern provides this month's dramatic cover, selected especially in recognition of the AAPG annual meeting in Denver. The photo is titled "Needle Rock at Hotchkiss, Colorado."
Cover design by Rusty Johnson.

House to Consider Wide Range of Issues
Delegates Will Face Busy Agenda

Next meeting: June 3, 8:00 a.m. Denver Annual Meeting (note time change)

 AAPG Members Targeted
'Classic' Scam Game Rolls Again

 Students, Jobs Have Spring Break Flirt

Business Side of Geology:
Estimate Should Be Big, Not Little

Geophysical Corner:
Finding Faults In a Gas Play

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