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Are Overly Optimistic Production Forecasts Throttling the Price of Oil?
September 22 | Bloomberg
Intact WWI German U-Boat Found Off the Coast of Belgium
September 22 | Smithsonian.com
NASA-Produced Damage Maps May Aid Mexico Quake Response
September 22 | NASA
Geologists Sound Alarm Over Future Landslides In Columbia Gorge
September 22 | KUOW.com
Why Seattle Geology Makes Earthquakes Worse
September 22 | King5.com
Hurricane Maria: Torrential Rainfall in Puerto Rico
September 22 | NASA Earth Observatory
rainfall map for Hurricane Maria
Changing Quality Mix is Affecting Crude Oil Price Differentials and Refining Decisions
September 21 | Energy Information Administration
crude classification
Mexico City Doomed By Its Geology To More Earthquakes
September 21 | National Public Radio
Wind and Warm Water Revved Up Melting Antarctic Glaciers
September 21 | NASA
Puerto Rico Entirely Without Power After Hurricane Maria Passes
September 21 | The Washington Post
Earthquake Death Toll in Mexico Passes 200
September 21 | ABC News
Satellite View: Maria and Jose Menace the Caribbean and North Atlantic
September 21 | NASA Earth Observatory
hurricanes Maria and Jose
Can You Tell Which Sapphire Is More $$$$$?
September 20 | JCK Online
Size Matters When it Comes to Extinction Risk
September 21 | BBC
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Why Mexico Had Two Major Earthquakes This Month
September 21 | CNN
U.S. Forest Service Spent $2B on Fighting Wildfires in this Fire Season Alone
September 21 | Oregon Live
Hurricane Maria Does *Mind-Boggling* Damage to Dominica
September 21 | The New York Times
Hurricane Maria Anticipated Track Map
September 21 | NOAA: National Weather Service
Hurricane Maria Track Map
Hurricane Maria Hammered Puerto Rico With Force Not Seen in *Modern History*
September 21 | The Washington Post
Hurricane Irma Cut Power to Nearly 2/3 of Florida Electricity Customers
September 21 | Energy Information Administration
Florida power outages
Haynesville Shale Gas Production Hits 4-Year High
September 20 | Platts
After Brief Disruption Of Hurricanes, Oil and Gas Industry Seems Set for More Stability
September 21 | Forbes
Google Map of the San Andreas Fault - Zoom In On the Fault
September 20 | Geology.com
san andreas fault
The World Has Millions of Colors. Why Do We Only Name a Few?
September 20 | Smithsonian.com
Another Earthquake in Mexico - Kills Over 100, Topples Buildings
September 20 | CNN
Category 5 Hurricane Maria Closes in on Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico
September 20 | CNN
Where Are the Virgin Islands ?
September 20 | Geology.com
Virgin Islands Map
The Weird, Wonderful Science Behind Titan*s Atmosphere
September 19 | EOS Earth and Space Science News
Changes in Non-Extreme Precipitation May Have Not-So-Subtle Consequences
September 19 | National Science Foundation
runoff changes
Hurricane Maria Approaches Puerto Rico
September 19 | National Hurricane Center
Hurricane Maria
Lawsuit Blames Earthquakes In Oklahoma On Natural Gas Industry
September 19 | Forbes
What is Hydraulic Fracturing?
September 19 | Geology.com
hydraulic fracturing
Australia: Nationals Call on Federal Government to End Renewable Energy Subsidies
September 19 | ABC News
An American Aerosol in Paris
September 19 | NASA Earth Observatory
wildfire aerosol cloud
On September 5, 2017, residents of the Pacific Northwest awoke to ash falling from the sky like snow. But even as ash hit the ground, wildfires burning across the western United States and Canada lofted smoke high into the atmosphere. Some of it drifted all the way to Europe. Image by NASA.

Do You Expect Me to Just Give Away My Data?
September 19 | EOS Earth and Space Science News
Alberta Anticipates an Oil Sands Production Boom
September 19 | United Press International
Where Is Alberta?
September 19 | Geology.com
map of Alberta
Monitoring Ocean Change in the 21st Century
September 19 | EOS Earth and Space Science News
Botswana Government Wants First Option to Buy *Exceptional* Diamonds
September 18 | Mining.com
Taking the Pulse of the Planet
September 18 | EOS Earth and Space Science News
North Korea Has Mineral Resources Valued at $10 Trillion
September 18 | Mining.com
Gold Miners Discover the Political Risk of Mining in Greece
September 18 | Mining.com
Where Is Greece?
September 18 | Geology.com
where is Greece
Ancient Text Reveals New Clues to the Origin of Zero
September 18 | National Geographic
Indonesia Raises Alert Level for Gunung Agung Volcano
September 18 | Stuff.co.nz
Mexico*s Cataclysmic History of Earthquakes
September 18 | The Washington Post
Hurricane Jose Could Batter the East Coast with Tropical-Storm-Force Winds
September 18 | The Washington Post
Maria Is Now a Category 1 Hurricane
September 17 | CNN
Hurricane Maria About to Hit the Windward and Leeward Islands
September 17 | National Hurricane Center
hurricane Maria
Map of Leeward and Windward Islands
September 17 | Geology.com
Windward and Leeward Islands
NASA*s Curiosity Mars Rover Climbing Toward Ridge Top
September 15 | NASA
Oil Sands Projects Started in 2014 About to Begin Operation
September 15 | Mining.com
Australia*s Newcrest Restarts Output at Part of Quake-Damaged Gold Mine
September 15 | Mining.com
NSF Awards $18.7 Million in Natural Hazards Research Grants
September 15 | National Science Foundation

Is It Time to Loosen Planetary Protection Rules for Mars
September 15 | Air and Space Magazine
Why Bacteria in Space Are Surprisingly Tough to Kill
September 15 | Smithsonian.com
Emerging Asian Economies Will Drive the Future Increase in World Energy Consumption
September 14 | Energy Information Administration

United States Is Now Shipping LNG to The Netherlands
September 14 | Reuters
In 2018 Canada Could Become the World*s 4th Largest Oil Producer at 5 MBPD
September 14 | Financial Post
Cassini Spacecraft Makes Its Final Approach to Saturn
September 14 | NASA
The Ultimate Summer Camp Activity: Digging for Dinosaurs
September 14 | Smithsonian.com
Typhoons Talim and Doksuri Off the Coast of China
September 13 | NASA Earth Observatory
Monitoring the Springs of Pennsylvania
September 13 | Pennsylvania Geology
Springs of Pennsylvania
Dozens of Separate Incidents Spilled Nearly 2,000 Barrels of Oil During Harvey
September 13 | Houston Chronicle
Quakes Pack More Punch in Eastern Than in Central United States
September 13 | EOS Earth & Space Science News
Impact of Hurricane Harvey on Electricity Load in Texas
September 13 | Energy Information Administration

Where Are Zimbabwe*s Diamonds and Diamond Profits Going?
September 13 | Mining.com
Where Is Zimbabwe?
September 13 | Geology.com
map of zimbabwe
Harvey and Irma Survivors Need Food, Shelter, Water - and a Lawyer
September 13 | Fox News
Storm Surges Are the Worst Part of a Hurricane and Will Get Even More Destructive
September 13 | The Washington Post

Irma By the Numbers: 162 Million Without Power and 142-MPH Winds
September 13 | The Washington Post
Family Dies after Falling into a Volcanic Crater near Naples
September 13 | Independent
A Google Earth Virtual Guided Tour of Ocean Basins Around the World.
September 13 | EOS Earth & Space Science News
Why Are Arctic Rivers Rising in Winter?
September 13 | EOS Earth & Space Science News
For Teachers: Earth Science Week Toolkit
September 12 | Earth Science Week
Dawn of a Global Commidity: LNG
September 13 | Platts
What is LNG - Liquefied Natural Gas?
September 12 | Geology.com
lng
Harvey, Irma Could Boost Oil Glut by 43 Million Barrels
september 12 | Houston Chronicle
Geoscience Data by State
September 12 | American Geosciences Institute
The AGI Geoscience Policy team created State Geoscience Information factsheets that summarize employment, water, minerals, energy and hazards in each state. They also detail contributions by the National Science Foundation, U.S. Geological Survey, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration to each state.
Hurricane Irma Winds Down, Leaving a Fearful Legacy Behind
September 12 | NBC