May 2009

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Your shut door, our open window: Current fiscal realities have stalled some projects, but two geologists say now is the perfect time to consider better ways to evaluate shale gas potential.     


Hot stuff: Researchers are excited about new data that point to the huge geothermal potential of Colorado’s Raton Basin.     


Can’t we all just get along? Companies have accepted that collaboration is good. The next step – making it happen.     


The eye of the beholder: Everyone knows Colorado is a beautiful state. The big question is, how did it get that way?     


Let the celebration begin: It was 1909, and Charles Doolittle Walcott, while riding a horse, noticed some unusual fossils in the ground beneath him – and the 505 million-year-old Burgess Shale became an overnight sensation.     


A personal connection with a legendary geologist Hollis Hedberg triggered Georges Pardo’s personal connection with Cuba – and that bond has led to a new AAPG book on the island’s geology.     

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