Apply Now: Congressional Geoscience Fellowship
January 26, 2014 | American Geoscience Institute
"AGI is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 William L. Fisher Congressional Geoscience Fellowship. The successful candidate will spend 12 months (starting September 2014) in Washington D.C., working as a staff member in the office of a member of Congress or on a congressional committee. Minimum requirements are a Master's degree with at least three years of post-degree work experience or a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Applications are due February 1, 2014."
Petrified Forest Geologic Map Sets an Arizona Record
February 11, 2013 | Arizona Geological Survey
Last month the Arizona Geological Survey published a new Geologic Map of Petrified Forest National Park. Instead of charging people $25 or more as geological surveys have traditionally done for a paper map, AZGS made it available for free downloading on their website. The result was 1100 downloads in a couple of weeks. It might have taken years or decades to "sell" that many maps.
Now anybody anywhere can learn about petrified forest geology at any time without charge as long as they can use an internet connection. Isn't this a great way to fulfill
February 16, 2014 | EarthCache.org
"An EarthCache site is a special place that people can visit to learn about a unique geoscience feature or aspect of our Earth. Visitors to EarthCache sites can see how our planet has been shaped by geological processes, how we manage the resources and how scientists gather evidence to learn about the Earth." Learn more about EarthCaching.