Tagged Geology

Research links two millennia of cyclones, floods, El Nino

Stalagmites, which crystallize from water dropping onto the floors of caves, millimeter by millimeter, over thousands of years, leave behind a record of climate change encased in stone. Newly published research by Rhawn Denniston, professor of geology at Cornell College, and his research team, applied a novel technique to stalagmites Read Full Article Here For…

Geologist identifies new source of methane for gas hydrates in Arctic

Research led by a University of New Hampshire professor has identified a new source of methane for gas hydrates—ice-like substances found in sediment that trap methane within the crystal structure of frozen water—in the Arctic Ocean. The findings, published online now in the May 2015 journal Geology, point to a Read Full Article Here For…

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Copper is the official metal of Arizona

By Lee Allison Governor Doug Ducey today signed legislation making copper the official metal of the state of Arizona. [Right, copper plates produced in Arizona. Credit, Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold] According to the announcement from the governor’s office, Senate Bill 1441 was sponsored by State Senator Steve Smith after a fourth-grade Read Full Article…

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Battle over museum transfer heats up

By Lee Allison The bill to transfer the former Mining & Mineral Museum from the Arizona Historical Society to the Arizona Geological Survey is generating heated debate. Although both AHS and AZGS have taken official neutral positions on SB1200, supporters and opponents are squaring off. [Right, artists rendition for the Read Full Article Here For…

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Battle over museum transfer heats up

By Lee Allison The bill to transfer the former Mining & Mineral Museum from the Arizona Historical Society to the Arizona Geological Survey is generating heated debate. Although both AHS and AZGS have taken official neutral positions on SB1200, supporters and opponents are squaring off. [Right, artists rendition for the Read Full Article Here For…

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