Photo by AAPG member
Lisa Goggin of ChevronTexaco in New Orleans.
balloting appears to be well received by AAPG's membership.
side, West side -- the
story on industry hiring opportunities depends a lot on where in
the world you're standing.
-- what did happen to the dinosaurs?
In the Case of the Mass Extinction, the earth's geologic record
is providing some new and, for some, surprising clues.
The debate began 10 years ago but now UNCLOS has revealed its plan
and those debating the definition of the continental shelf invites
without borders, part III: The
prolific Trenton-Black River fairway is bringing exploration success
and possibilities to Canada's Anticosti Island.
wisdom regarding basin-centered
gas accumulations has sparked a geologic debate in Colorado.
There's more to attending
an annual meeting than attending technical sessions. When you're
visiting Texas, some fascinating and often spectacular geology is
usually nearby. For example, consider El Capitán, the showcase of
the Guadalupe Mountains in western Texas. Our cover photo is taken
from the surface of the Salt Flat Bench, an intra-slope mini-basin
formed by slope failure and filled by subsequent turbidity flows
-- good examples of "sheet" style turbidite deposition in a confined
the Future, Celebrate
the Past: It's time
for the Association's 89th annual meeting, which will be held this
month at the Dallas Convention Center.
challenging exams: Luncheon
speakers look at OPEC's challenges, natural resources availability,
water rights and energy needs.
Funkhouser has been
called "a geologist's geologist, a man of vision and imagination
and a leader ... "And now he can be called a Sidney Powers Medalist.
are the explorers? Commodity
prices are up. Profits are good. Now companies are looking at exploring
again but ... who is going to do it?
say it so well so why
not illustrate to the public the geologic activity that led to what
they are seeing today?
about the mistakes? Looking
at some disasters may be when the deepest learning occurs.
debate continues in Dallas with another round of topics.
you "mine" all the nuts,
raisins and chips from your cookie without destroying your "resources"?
Just one of several creative teaching methods which earned Mike
Fillipow the Earth Science Teacher of the Year honors.
Just exactly how will the concept of
moving from solid fuels to liquid fuels to natural gas, and eventually
to hydrogen effect the world energy supply?
Web Site Exclusive look
at the forum focusing on future exploration concerns through recent
winners for 2003 to
be recognized during opening session of the AAPG Annual Meeting.