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  Geologist - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A geologist is a contributor to the science of geology, studying the physical structure and processes of the Earth and planets of the solar system (see planetary geology).
An engineering geologist (a geologist trained, experienced and certified in the field of engineering geology) is called upon to investigate geologic hazards and geologic constraints for the planning, design and construction of public and private engineering projects, forensic and post-mortem studies, environmental impact analysis.
Petroleum and mining companies use mudloggers (or wellsite geologist) and large-scale land developers use geologists' and engineering geologists' skills to help them locate oil and minerals, adapt to local features such as karst deposits or the risk of earthquakes, and comply with environmental regulations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Geologist   (306 words)

 List of geologists - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A geologist is a contributor to the science of geology.
Pierre Berthier, French geologist, discovered the properties of Bauxite.
Sir Charles Lyell (1797-1875), Scottish geologist and naturalist.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_geologists   (241 words)

Geologists study the physical structure and processes of the Earth.
Their undergraduate training typically includes significant coursework in chemistry, physics, and mathematics, in addition to classes offered through the geology department; volcanology, hydrology, and rock and mineral formation are among the many areas of study.
Petroleum and mining companies and large-scale land developers need geologists' skills to help them locate oil and minerals, adapt to local features such as karst deposits or the risk of earthquakes, and comply with environmental regulations.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ge/Geologist.html   (197 words)

 About Geology...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Geologists commonly work with engineers in discovering pollution of the soil and groundwater, in developing plans for pollution control or remediation, in siting and developing waste disposal sites, in road and dam construction, or in evaluations of risk and planning designed to minimize the loss of life due to floods, volcanic eruptions, or earthquakes.
Furthermore, some geologists in industries, such as the petroleum industry, teach their colleagues via seminars and short courses, in addition to doing the research that is their primary responsibility.
Geologists work on virtually every continent from the tropics to the poles and on and under the surface of the oceans.
www.geology.appstate.edu /GenInfo.html   (1392 words)

 ms state geosciences - geology - links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Many geologists are involved in exploration for mineral and energy resources, using their specialized knowledge to locate the natural resources on which our industrialized society is based.
As the demand for these nonrenewable resources increases, geologists are applying the basic principles of geology in increasingly sophisticated ways to help focus their attention on areas with a high potential for economic success.
Geologists are also involved in making short- and long-range predictions about earthquakes and volcanic eruptions and the potential destruction that may result.
www.msstate.edu /dept/geosciences/4site/geology_links.htm   (2513 words)

Geologists, who study the composition, processes and history of the earth, can spend days and weeks out among the rocks and stones, charting, mapping, measuring, digging, and collecting samples.
Geologists are responsible for many aspects of your everyday life.
The oil that heats your home and the gas that powers your car was extracted from the earth with the help of geologists who found the oil and gas reserves deep in the earth.
www3.ccps.virginia.edu /career_prospects/briefs/E-J/Geologists.shtml   (1224 words)

 WVGES Recent and Ongoing Research
Detailed core descriptions, wireline log correlations, and direct measurement of permeability of the cores were all used to create maps and cross-sections of the field and interpret the distribution of "pay" sandstones within the field both vertically and laterally.
Geologists R.R. McDowell, K.L. Avary, and D.L. Matchen are principal investigators in bedrock mapping and geochemical sampling of the Circleville and Thornwood 7.5-minute quadrangles, Pendleton, Pocahontas, and Randolph counties and Highland County, Virginia.
Data for the field were acquired from the operator; digitizing of wireline logs and description of the cores was completed; permeabilty data were acquired from the cores using the minipermeater; maps of reservoir properties were created; and permeability and other petrophysical properties of the reservoir were analyzed and modeled.
www.wvgs.wvnet.edu /www/news/newssrch.htm   (3967 words)

 Alaska Division of Occupational Licensing
Geologist certification in Alaska is based solely upon the registration requirements of the American Institute of Professional Geologists.
Geologists who practice independently, on a contract basis, must obtain an Alaska Business License.
Must also submit verification of certification as a professional geologist by the American Institute of Professional Geologists.
www.dced.state.ak.us /occ/pgeo.htm   (377 words)

 Entering Records for Deviated Wells
Log ID: The ID number is used to link a Strat Pick with a particular log.
Log Type (either Log Type Geophysical or Log Type Physical) This value is retrieved automatically from the Log Info Subtable.
Sometimes the shift value falls between values on the TVD Log and must be extrapolated using the TVD Calculator.
igs.indiana.edu /PDMS/Help/Entering_Records_for_Deviated_Wells.htm   (1190 words)

Geologists and the History of Geology: an International Bibliography from the Origins to 1978.
The second and third list individual geologists with brief statements about their significance and citations of biographical sources.
The fourth volume indexes the geologists by nationality and specialty, while the fifth provides an index to authors, editors, and translators.
www.pages.drexel.edu /~er33/Biography-eq.htm   (117 words)

 EnviroEducation.com - Environmental Majors and Programs - Geology
Geologists study mineral resources, including the location and movement of oil and water in the Earth; hazards such as earthquakes, landslides, and volcanic eruptions; polluted ground water; and land use planning.
This is driven by the important role geologists play in exploration for petroleum and other fuels, metals and building materials.
However, there are many opportunities in the public, academic and nonprofit sectors, as well, driven by the growing public concern for the environment and the continuing need to better understand natural hazards such as earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, and floods for the protection of the public.
www.enviroeducation.com /majors-programs/geol.html   (556 words)

 American Association of Petroleum Geologists - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (or AAPG) is currently the world's largest professional geological society with over 30,000 members as of 2004.
The AAPG works to advance the science of geology (especially in regards to exploration for and production of petroleum), to promote technology, and to inspire high professional conduct.
You can find it there under the keyword AAPG (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AAPG)The list of previous authors is available here: version history (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=AAPGandaction=history).
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/AAPG   (249 words)

 CUSEC - Assoc. of CUSEC Geologists
In 1992, the State Geologists from the seven CUSEC states organized through a Memorandum of Understanding to address these and similar issues.
In cooperation with the USGS, CUSEC State Geologists began coordinating efforts to map the region and to prepare databases and educational information to assist Federal and State emergency management agency programs with earthquake mitigation, planning and with the design of emergency preparedness programs.
Meetings of the CUSEC State Geologists with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) representatives were used to guide the preparation of seismic hazard maps of the Midwest.
www.cusec.org /Associations/state_geo/index.htm   (344 words)

 Topica Email List Directory
forest-pacrim is a list for activists in the Pacific Northwest and around the Pacific Rim who want to mobilize around the impacts of trade and investment and transnational corporations on forests.
The purpose of the list is to help activists build wider networks to share information and develop joint strategies for confronting trade's threats to forest ecosystems and communities.
This list is for Asian & Pacific Islander cancer survivors, their families and friends, health care providers, researchers, and community members who are concerned about cancer in the Asian and Pacific Islander communities.
lists.topica.com /dir/?cid=13158   (129 words)

 Geology: A Brief Guide to Reference Resources
Each article includes a summary, listing of principal terms, bibliography, and cross-references to other articles.
The first volume lists works concerning the history of geology and its subdivisions and allied fields.
This four-volume set is a comprehensive source of biographical information on over 1,300 scientists active in the 20th century.
library.albany.edu /subject/guides/geoguide.htm   (430 words)

 Long Island Geologists
Long Island Geologists is a program of the Department of Geosciences at Stony Brook University.
Teachers and professional geologists can receive in-service credit for participating in these events.
If your company or agency has employment opportunities for geologists or hydrogeologists in the New York Metropolitan area, send your ad to Bret Bennington as an attached rtf or txt file.
www.geo.sunysb.edu /lig   (668 words)

 SIPES (Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists
SIPES maintains a computerized referral system to list members who are available for consulting work.
There are forms for consulting engineers, geologists and geophysicists.
Data from the SIPES Referral System for Consultants has been published in three booklets that list engineers, geologists and geophysicists who are available for consulting work.
www.sipes.org /consultants.htm   (297 words)

 Biographical Sources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
In addition to the biographies that the following sources give, there are bibliographies which direct you where to go for further information.
A five original volumes set plus two supplements, this is a thorough and unique work that has covered the history of geologic science and practice from the origins through 1993.
Each biographical entry includes a two or three page essay, a list of selected writings, and a bibliography.
www.albany.edu /~kl9703/biographical.html   (179 words)

 AASG Publications   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The State Geologists' Journal is devoted to the dissemination of information concerning the organization, facilities, activities, accomplishments, and publications of the various geological surveys and mining bureaus of the states, and other information of interest to those agencies pursuing research in the natural resources field.
Also included in this publication is a listing of program managers with their telephone numbers.
edited by Arthur Socolow (State Geologist of Pennsylvania, 1961-1986), was published by the Association in 1988.
www.state.nd.us /ndgs/Publication_List/aasg_pubs_h.htm   (135 words)

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Short listed papers will be peer reviewed and the final decision for publication in the book will rely on the editors' discretion.
Greetings to List, As one who tried to find a consensus definition from the list 2 years ago (without success), let me add my vote to Bob Buddemeier's statement that definitions must be agreed upon before a meaningful discussion can take place.
For example, on this list, the word 'reef' almost always is interpreted to mean a 'reef formed by zooxanthellate corals and associated organisms in tropical waters' = a tropical, coral reef.
www.coral.noaa.gov /archive/champ/list-archives/coral-list-2002.txt   (16204 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
it seems pretty obvious that the list was arranged to put desk jockeys at the top, and manual laborers at the bottom, then the incidential criteria were twiddled to provide a few "noteworthy surprises" like low rankings for the presidency, baseball stars, and supermodels.
interesting trend for a dream-jobs list compiled be someone who makes his living by sitting and typing.
also interesting is the fact that 'freelance writer' doesn't appear to be in the list anywhere..
www.yawp.com /mike/posts/rant.10.txt   (670 words)

 A Geologist's Lifetime Field List
The following is a list of essential or desirable locations for geologists or travelers to visit.
Much of this website is basically a modified and extended version of a list from an outstanding article written by Lisa A. Rossbacher (President, Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta, Georgia) in the April, 1990 issue of Geotimes.
Dry Dredgers Homepage, an association of amateur geologists and fossil collectors in the Cincinnati area.
www.uc.edu /geology/geologylist/index.html   (1694 words)

 Travel: Natural gains: 'The Rock' endures
Sprawling across 1,320 square miles of mountains, lakes, forests and coastline, Gros Morne is on the must-see list for geologists around the world.
Hingston, the park interpreter who is a mineral geologist by education, hands park visitors pieces of limestone, shale, granite, chirt (probably mined here 5,000 years ago because it yields flint) and the soapstone called serpentine because of its scaly surface pattern.
Standing before the harsh vertical lines of cliffs that plunge into the sand, Hingston announces that this place, Green Point, has been designated a world stratotype: a visible example of the overlapping boundary between the Cambrian and Ordovician periods of about 510-million years ago.
www.sptimes.com /2005/07/10/Travel/Natural_gains___The_R.shtml   (1325 words)

 Amazon.com: GEOLOGISTS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Practical Geologist: The Introductory Guide to the Basics of Geology and to Collecting and Identifying Rocks by Dougal Dixon (Paperback - Aug 15, 1992)
Geologists -- Business Suppliers for geologists Sourcetool - The B2B Search Engine.
Oil Industry Jobs - Geologist -- Search every oil industry job posting available online, and post your resume to the king of oil employment sites right now.
www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&search-alias=aps&keywords=GEOLOGISTS&page=1   (372 words)

 Amateur Geologists' Webring   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Site gives an extensive list of books about Geology, Rocks, Minerals, and other related geoscience topics, currently available (in print), compiled by a science librarian.
To submit true life stories either of your own or passed down as well as to be a central source for all forms of Treasure hunting, prospecting,metal detecting, rock hounds etc...
Site gives information about geosciences, including extensive list of links, library research guides, list of books currently available (in print), and more.
u.webring.com /hub?ring=amateurgeologist   (860 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Included are geotechnical engineers, geotechnicians, and others whose fields fall within the category.
These GEOLOGISTS and GEOPHYSICISTS are involved in teaching and research, and consult with business and government on matters of building and excavation.
Another very important activity is the exploration for petroleum, natural gas, etc.-- they are key players in the energy field.
www.woolflist.com /search/list_view_ac.asp?ID=1210   (63 words)

 Press Releases: South Asia: Earthquake - Oct 2005, South Asia: From Kutch to Kashmir - Lessons for use
Fortunately, geologists know which regions are more vulnerable and why.
When this information is disseminated to NGOs, relief agencies and governments, they can quickly understand where investments, attention and disaster preparedness measures should be focussed.
This can be done in the inexpensive ways, which have been researched by structural geologists and put to use in Kutch now for over three years.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/RWB.NSF/db900SID/RMOI-6HC9AS?OpenDocument   (678 words)

 Geologists Pictures (19th Century) - Roger Vaughan Picture Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Geologists of the Geological Society of London (19th Century).
High quality scans are available for a fee, (300 dpi available for each image).
This page is dedicated to the late Emeritus Professor R.J.G. (Bob) Savage, who died 9th May 1998, aged seventy, these images were in his collection.
www.rogerco.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk /geol/geol.htm   (289 words)

 Kids Korner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Look at A Geologists Lifetime Field List for a sampling of wonderful pictures of favorite places for geologists.
Connect to a list of links on African American resources at the Black/African Related Resources page.
Connect to a list of links on Latino resources at the Hispanic Heritage page.
www.atlanta.k12.ga.us /our_schools/elementary/elementary/mitchell/mitchellw/KIDS.HTM   (661 words)

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