Geology Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. State Ownership and the Resource Curse: A New Dataset on Nationalizations in the Oil IndustryRead the original story

    Yesterday | CiteULike

    ... and descriptive, it offers a statistical analysis of additional determinants of nationalizations: production cycles, geology, and the advent of OPEC. The paper also confirms previous findings that commodity price shocks correspond to increased ...

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  2. Scientists to Congress: Warming RealRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsFactor

    Thirty-one of the country's top science organizations are telling Congress that global warming is a real problem and something needs to be done about it. The groups, which represent millions of scientists, sent the letter Tuesday, saying the severity of climate change is increasing and will worsen faster in coming decades.

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  3. Scientists unearth one of world's largest helium gas depositsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Chemistry World

    ... of carbon dioxide and methane, only contain approximately 0.3% helium. Using seismic profiles of the underlying geology, the team can estimate the total amount of helium stored underground. Estimates suggest over 1.5 million m3 of helium is in one ...

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  4. Plate tectonics without jerkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Science, Industry and Business

    The earthquake distribution on ultraslow mid-ocean ridges differs fundamentally from other spreading zones. Water circulating at a depth of up to 15 kilometres leads to the formation of rock that resembles soft soap.

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  5. Polar Bear Outlook Favorable Under Certain ScenariosRead the original story

    Yesterday | Science Blog

    In an updated study evaluating threats to the long-term persistence of polar bears, scientists found that aggressive greenhouse gas mitigation could greatly reduce the chance of a substantial decline in the worldwide polar bear population. The polar bear, a species listed as threatened because of Arctic sea ice loss, depends on the ice over the biologically productive continental shelves of the Arctic Ocean as a platform for hunting seals.

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  6. Smithsonian celebrates Panama Canal expansionRead the original story

    Yesterday | Art Daily

    ... transitus, the earliest monkey found in North America. Excavations expose an unusually complete view of the geology of the isthmus' formation-this record of global transformation of ocean currents, weather patterns and ecosystems would otherwise ...

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  7. True North: In honor of Canada Day, let's consider our neighborRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Sure, Canada's never actually invaded the United States. They've never sneaked their trash into Michigan's allotted bin, or let their dog poop on Montana's lawn without cleaning it up, or blasted their loud music at all hours until Minnesota had to call the cops.

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  8. $1.2 Billion Homelessness Bond Heading to the November BallotRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Curbed

    The city of Los Angeles has been considering ways to fund a comprehensive plan to combat homelessness since early January. Now, in a unanimous decision, the city council has decided to ask voters to approve a bond measure this November.

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  9. Province pledges $5M to Metal Earth mining R&D effort 0Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northern Life

    Metal Earth will "put Canada as a global leader," said Harold Gibson, a Laurentian economic geology professor who will head up the consortium. Photo by Ella Myers Laurentian University will be doing some target practice with minerals in the coming months if all goes to plan.

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  10. Here's What The New York Times Completely Missed In Its Criticism Of FrackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Heartland Institute

    ... Heartland Institute. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire with studies in political science and geology, winning awards for his undergraduate geology research before taking a position in the Wisconsin State Senate. He is the ...

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  11. Hollywood Hills Midcentury Once Belonged to Ava GardnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Curbed

    This 1959 house in the Hollywood Hills was designed by noted midcentury architect Ed Fickett, but it also has a celebrity connection. The house was the LA home of actress Ava Gardner beginning in the 1960s.

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  12. Recent Hydrothermal Activity May Explain Ceres' Brightest AreaRead the original story

    Wednesday | Space Ref

    The brightest area on Ceres, located in the mysterious Occator Crater, has the highest concentration of carbonate minerals ever seen outside Earth, according to a new study from scientists on NASA's Dawn mission. The study, published online in the journal Nature, is one of two new papers about the makeup of Ceres.

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  13. Skid Row Gets New, Much-Needed Drinking FountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Curbed

    Skid Row denizens often depend on mission staff or drinking fountains at parks for water, but were out of luck when those sources were closed in the afternoons. Now there are two new sources throughout the neighborhood for them to get hydrated, thanks to recently installed drinking fountains.

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  14. Scientists succeed in making their own lavaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Unexplained Mysteries

    A team from the State University of New York at Buffalo created their own magma as part of an experiment. When it comes to carrying out research on molten rock, trekking up the slopes of an active volcano is not exactly the safest of options - especially if it's likely to erupt at any moment.

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  15. Wichita water statistics updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Voice For Liberty in Wichita

    With adequate river flow every day, the Wichita ASR water project produced water equivalent to six days design capacity during May 2016. An important part of Wichita's water supply infrastructure is the Aquifer Storage and Recovery program, or ASR.

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  16. Explaining The Mystery Of Oregon's Lost LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Oregon's Lost Lake, near the Santiam Pass Highway, is a seasonal alpine lake with a unique trait: a drain-like hole. Each summer, as the water supply dries up and stops feeding the lake, the water drains out into an underground river.

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  17. Nova' documents historical discovery at Lithuanian Holocaust siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Current

    Researchers Richard Freund and Harry Jol determine the best location for ground-penetrating radar near the World War II-era pit that held Jewish prisoners. An archeological team that Nova is filming for a PBS documentary has made a major discovery at a Lithuanian Holocaust site.

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  18. Silver Lake study results have community members, others researching sewerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | White Lake Beacon

    With the final diagnostic results in, supporters and a local official are now looking at potential funding sources that might bring a sewer system to serve at least a portion of the Silver Lake area. Representatives from the United States Geological Survey and Annis Water Resources Institute of Grand Valley State University presented the findings of their more than $530,000 three-year diagnostic evaluation of Silver Lake at a Friends of Silver Lake meeting earlier in June.

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  19. NMEP will permit auction of 100 mineral blocksRead the original story

    Wednesday | Mydigitalfc.com

    The Union cabinet has approved the national mineral exploration policy , which will allow auction of 100 prospective mineral blocks boosting the country's mining potential. With the policy in place, the government can auction 100 blocks that have been identified by the Geological Survey of India for exploration, an official said.

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  20. Schoodic Geology RocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bangor Daily News

    Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Join a ranger for this hands-on, interactive tour of basic geological processes and how they shaped the landscape of Schoodic Point. Free and open to the public.

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