For the profession of
geology, they are the future -- which
is why more and more AAPG members volunteer their time and efforts
by talking to children and students about geology and its place
in their lives. How are they doing this? Read
our report, compiled by members of the Youth Education Activities
Committee. The cover shot features two scenes of investment in tomorrow:
The main photo, provided by former AAPG president Dick Bishop, shows
his mother, Margaret S. Bishop and author of the book Subsurface
Mapping, talking in 1954 to him and his brother, Butch (holding
the rock), about geology at the Petrified Forest. The inset photo
shows Montana geologists David Lopez (left) and Betsy Campen explaining
regional geologic hazards to Hunter Kovash and Skyler and Tanner
by Marty Lopez.
a changing of the guard
in the United Kingdom, as small and mid-sized independents
seek to prove that the North Sea is no longer the sole domain of
exploration, what in the world is going on? A list
of upcoming licensing events provides some clues.
Buying mineral rights to the moon? First, you need a geologist who
has been there!
APPEX London set for March 2-4, 2004
With a city like this and a technical program of this calibre, the
AAPG International Conference and Exhibition promises to be one
of the best.
and officer candidates for 2004-05 are announced.
in a name?
Welcome to the sometime-wistful, sometime-wacky world
of geologic nomenclature.
AAPG members are reaching out in creative ways to
make geology an important and lively part of non-geologists' lives.
It's time to get serious
about attending the third annual AAPG Prospect and
Property Expo -- known everywhere as APPEX -- because this year's
event not only will be bigger, it will offer entirely new twists.
Expo Oct. 5-6 at Rice University, Houston
... a new column to be featured in the EXPLORER