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Larry C. Knauer and Paul Weimer, candidates for treasurer of AAPG, explain why they accepted the invitation to be candidates for AAPG office.

Space walk: AAPG member Jim Reilly took an interesting walk recently -- 250 miles above the Earth.

The problem: How do you communicate data to all members of multidisciplinary teams in a way they'll understand? One solution: A new processing technique that is based on seismic petrophysics.

Hot coalbed play? Scientists are feverishly working to determine if the desolate land that is southwest Texas' Maverick Basin might develop into the next hot coalbed methane play.

Good news from Alaska: A government study of the Upper Cook Inlet indicates that contaminants found there are not the result of oil and gas development.

Merger Mania: What's the best way to deal with "merger mania?" Officials with three successful independents tell how they survive -- and often thrive -- in today's turbulent times.

Committee on Resource Evaluation

Data Becomes Knowledge


STANDING ARTICLES:

PRESIDENT'S COLUMN:
Geology Students Are Our Virtual Future

BUSINESS SIDE OF GEOLOGY:
E-v-e-r-y-t-h-i-n-g Has Got to Fit

GEOPHYSICAL CORNER:
High Frequency Targets New Pay

INTERNATIONAL BULLETIN BOARD:

AAPG once again was represented in space as astronaut Jim Reilly, a former geologist for Enserch, took his second ride on a space shuttle -- this time, serving as a mission specialist on a mission (STS-104) to the International Space Station. Once there, Reilly and fellow astronaut Michael L. Gernhardt performed tasks that included several space walks. The cover photo, featuring a silhouetted aft portion of a space shuttle as it docks with the space station that Reilly helped assemble, was captured with a 30 mm lens on a 70mm camera.

Photo courtesy of NASA.

 


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