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2011-06-20 15:30:00

LIMA, Peru, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Portage Resources Inc. ("Portage" or the "Company") (POTG-OTCQB) announced today that Geologist Elias Garate has been added to the company's management team. Mr. Garate's responsibilities will include acting as the V.P. of Exploration and he will also serve as a Director of the company. Mr. Garate is a Geologist with vast experience that has held numerous key positions in exploration and mining companies. Elias Garate led exploration teams for El...

2011-05-03 09:45:00

AMSTERDAM, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Paradigm(TM)(www.pdgm.com), will preview the next version of its leading formation evaluation solution, Paradigm(TM) Geolog®7 at the 2011 Society of Petrophysicists & Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) Annual Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, May 15 - 18. Conference attendees are invited to the Paradigm booth 223 for one-on-one demonstrations featuring the advances in Geolog 7. (Logo:...

2011-04-07 00:00:29

Attendees gained insight into real-world applications and examples for environmental assessment using the most up to date instrumentation. Charlotte, NC (Vocus/PRWEB) April 06, 2011 Enviro-Equipment, Inc., a leading supplier of environmental sampling equipment and supplies, held a free training seminar at their lab in Charlotte, NC on Saturday, March 19, 2011. Sponsored by the Carolinas Section of The Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists (AEG) to provide educational...

2011-02-09 14:59:00

DALLAS, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun River Energy, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SNRV) On January 12, 2011 Sun River Energy, Inc. (the "Company") announced the promotion of Jay Leaver, to Vice President of Geology. Mr. Leaver has been the Company's Senior Geologist since December 22, 2010 and is and will continue to be responsible for all aspects of geology, completion and operation of wells on Company-operated properties in Texas and New Mexico. Mr. Leaver served as Interim-President...

2010-11-09 14:08:41

Charles Darwin's theory of gradual evolution is not supported by geological history, New York University Geologist Michael Rampino concludes in an essay in the journal Historical Biology. In fact, Rampino notes that a more accurate theory of gradual evolution, positing that long periods of evolutionary stability are disrupted by catastrophic mass extinctions of life, was put forth by Scottish horticulturalist Patrick Matthew prior to Darwin's published work on the topic. "Matthew discovered...

2010-11-01 09:46:00

DENVER, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading hydrogeologists for ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, will chair a topical session surrounding remediation methods for karst environments during the 122nd Annual Meeting and Exposition of the Geological Society of America (GSA), Oct. 31-Nov. 3, in Denver, Colo. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090710/LA44654LOGO) (Logo:...

2010-09-28 14:21:29

Researchers analyze decade's worth of GPS data for study A large section of northwestern Harris County "“ particularly the Jersey Village area "“ is sinking rapidly, according to a University of Houston (UH) geologist who has analyzed GPS data measuring ground elevation in the Houston area. Some points in Jersey Village are subsiding by up to 5.5 centimeters (about 2 inches) a year, said Shuhab Khan, an associate professor of geology at UH. Khan, along with UH geology professor...

2010-09-27 08:00:00

- 2010 exploration program includes the completion of an updated NI43-101 resource estimate - Historic core re-sampling to continue, will provide basis for updated resource estimate - Field mapping and follow-up of airborne geophysical anomalies planned - BCGS, British Columbia Geological Survey, Partnership's second year field work complete TSX: PFN OTCBB: PAWEF Frankfurt: P7J VANCOUVER, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -...

2010-08-19 14:53:08

By combining meteorology and archaeology, scientists may discover old sea routes and mooring sites, and boost our knowledge of ancient maritime culture "Archaeology has a long-standing tradition in protecting areas on land. But unfortunately, there is little attention to cultural monuments at the sea-shore and under water," says meteorologist Marianne Nitter at the University of Stavanger's Museum of Archaeology. "These may include mooring and landing sites, jetties, boat-houses, standing...

Latest geologist Reference Libraries

2005-05-26 11:00:22

Gabbro is a dark, coarse-grained, intrusive igneous rock chemically equivalent to basalt. It is a plutonic rock, formed when molten magma is trapped beneath the Earth's surface and cools slowly into a hard, coarsely crystalline mass. It is dense, greenish or dark-colored and contains varied percentages of plagioclase feldspar, pyroxene, amphibole, and olivine (called olivine gabbro when olivine is present in large quantities). Quartz gabbros are also known to occur and are probably derived...

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