On occasional Fridays, Adventures in Geology presents photographs taken during geological field experiences. Brief descriptions of the locations and links to further information are provided to quench your appetite for knowledge.
Last week, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, operated by BP, sank to the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico after an explosion which subsequently released a massive amount of oil into the Gulf’s waters threatening not only sea life, but tourism and industry for at least four states.
While the Obama administration is pushing renewable energy sources, a conference in Houston calls together oil, gas, and electric companies to discuss how effective renewable resources actually are. According to the the reigning energy champions, solar and wind power are no match.
A brief introduction to the everyday things you take for granted which are brought to you by your friendly neighborhood geologist. Future posts may expand on many of these topics.
Natural Security: A term coined by the Center for a New American Security. A research institution established in February 2007, CNAS was conceived to help develop “strong, pragmatic and principled […]