make a deal
-- online. Electronic data rooms are gaining in popularity
as a good place for geologists to do business.
sale that worked
companies have become players in a 21st century battleground
involving computer systems: Unix vs. PCs.
venture has a noble goal in mind -- to digitize every
paper log in the United States.
data to create a 3-D world to immerse scientists into to get a better
AAPG secretary Charles Mankin testifies at a congressional
hearing on resource assessment methodology.
in the park
with George (the geologist)? A group of highly-skilled
geologists are winning rave reviews as volunteers in the Geoscientist-in-the-Park
AAPG opens its newest training and development center,
the Geoscience Professional Development Centre, at Canada's University
in the Gulf of Mexico proved the perfect proving
grounds for a new geologic technique designed to reduce risk and
improve seismic imaging both beneath and below the structure.
upon a time the world of computers was closed to all but those who
had years and years of specialized training -- but those days are
long gone. Computers are faster, more powerful and -- thanks to
training classes that can help you no matter how OLD you are --
more accessible than ever. They're not just a tool, but a necessity
of every geoscientist, and this month is the EXPLORER's annual "Computers
in Geology" issue, featuring several stories that bring you up-to-date
on the impact on the profession and industry.
design by Rusty Johnson; photos courtesy of Rudi Meyer (top left)
and Seismic City Corp.