Geo Sciences

No unread posts Atmospheric Science Feed - Atmospheric Science
Atmospheric scientists study weather processes; the global dynamics of climate; solar radiation and its effects; and the role of atmospheric chemistry in ozone depletion, climate change, and pollution.
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No unread posts Economic Geology Feed - Economic Geology
Economic geologists explore for and develop metallic and nonmetallic resources; they study mineral deposits and find environmentally safe ways to dispose of waste materials from mining activities.
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No unread posts Engineering Geology Feed - Engineering Geology
Engineering geologists apply geological data, techniques, and principles to the study of rock and soil surficial materials and ground water; they investigate geologic factors that affect structures such as bridges, buildings, airports, and dams.
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No unread posts Environmental Geology Feed - Environmental Geology
Environmental geologists study the interaction between the geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, biosphere, and human activities. They work to solve problems associated with pollution, waste management, urbanization, and natural hazards, such as flooding and erosion.
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No unread posts Geochemistry Feed - Geochemistry
Geochemists use physical and inorganic chemistry to investigate the nature and distribution of major and trace elements in ground water and Earth materials; they use organic chemistry to study the composition of fossil fuel (coal, oil, and gas) deposits.
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No unread posts Geochronology Feed - Geochronology
Geochronologists use the rates of decay of certain radioactive elements in rocks to determine their age and the time sequence of events in the history of the Earth.
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No unread posts Geology Feed - Geology
Geologists study the materials, processes, products, physical nature, and history of the Earth.
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No unread posts Geomorphology Feed - Geomorphology
Geomorphologists study Earth's landforms and landscapes in relation to the geologic and climatic processes and human activities, which form them.
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No unread posts Geophysicis Feed - Geophysicis
Geophysicists apply the principles of physics to studies of the Earth's interior and investigate Earth's magnetic, electric, and gravitational fields.
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No unread posts Glacial Geology Feed - Glacial Geology
Glacial geologists study the physical properties and movement of glaciers and ice sheets.
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No unread posts Hydrogeology Feed - Hydrogeology
Hydrogeologists study the occurrence, movement, abundance, distribution, and quality of subsurface waters and related geologic aspects of surface waters.
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No unread posts Hydrology Feed - Hydrology
Hydrologists are concerned with water from the moment of precipitation until it evaporates into the atmosphere or is discharged into the ocean; for example, they study river systems to predict the impacts of flooding.
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No unread posts Marine Geology Feed - Marine Geology
Marine geologists investigate the ocean-floor and ocean-continent boundaries; they study ocean basins, continental shelves, and the coastal environments on continental borders.
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No unread posts Meteorology Feed - Meteorology
Meteorologists study the atmosphere and atmospheric phenomena, including the weather.
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No unread posts Mineralogy Feed - Mineralogy
Mineralogists study mineral formation, composition, and properties.
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No unread posts Oceanography Feed - Oceanography
Oceanographers investigate the physical, chemical, biological, and geologic dynamics of oceans.
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No unread posts Paleoecology Feed - Paleoecology
Paleoecologists study the function and distribution of ancient organisms and their relationships to their environment.
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No unread posts Paleontology Feed - Paleontology
Paleontologists study fossils to understand past life forms and their changes through time and to reconstruct past environments.
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No unread posts Petroleum geology Feed - Petroleum geology
Petroleum geologists are involved in exploration for and production of oil and natural gas resources.
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No unread posts Petrology Feed - Petrology
Petrologists determine the origin and natural history of rocks by analyzing mineral composition and grain relationships.
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No unread posts Planetary Geology Feed - Planetary Geology
Planetary geologists study planets and their moons in order to understand the evolution of the solar system.
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No unread posts Sedimentology Feed - Sedimentology
Sedimentologists study the nature, origin, distribution, and alteration of sediments, such as sand, silt, and mud. Oil, gas, coal and many mineral deposits occur in such sediments.
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No unread posts Seismology Feed - Seismology
Seismologists study earthquakes and analyze the behavior of earthquake waves to interpret the structure of the Earth.
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No unread posts Soil Science Feed - Soil Science
Soil scientists study soils and their properties to determine how to sustain agricultural productivity and to detect and remediate contaiminated soils.
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No unread posts Stratigraphy Feed - Stratigraphy
Stratigraphers investigate the time and space relationships of rocks, on a local, regional, and global scale throughout geologic time -- especially the fossil and mineral content of layered rocks.
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No unread posts Structural Geology Feed - Structural Geology
Structural geologists analyze Earth's forces by studying deformation, fracturing, and folding of the Earth's crust.
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No unread posts Volcanology Feed - Volcanology
Volcanologists investigate volcanoes and volcanic phenomena to understand these natural hazards and predict eruptions.
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