Geographic Concentration of Scientists and Engineers|
September 19, 2013 | National Science Foundation
The geographic distribution of scientists and engineers in the United States is not uniform. Some states have much higher percentages of these professionals than other states. Virginia, Washington, Maryland and Colorado have higher than average numbers of these professionals. Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Dakota and South Dakota have lower percentages.
Diamond Exploration in Eastern North Dakota
January 7, 2013 | North Dakota Geological Survey
This fact sheet by the North Dakota Geological Survey describes the possibility of kimberlites in North Dakota and a 2010 exploration program conducted by Kennecott.
Capturing More Natural Gas in North Dakota
March 2, 2014 | Bloomberg.com
North Dakota has been flaring about 1/3 of the gas produced from the Bakken Formation and drawing criticism as a result. Now North Dakota state government is trying to rally investments from natural gas processors and chemical manufacturing to utilize that gas.
Wastewater Injection and Earthquakes
March 27, 2013 | Columbia University
"Scientists have linked a rising number of quakes in normally calm parts of Arkansas, Texas, Ohio and Colorado to below-ground injection. In the last four years, the number of quakes in the middle of the United States jumped 11-fold from the three decades prior." Quoted from the Columbia University press release.