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The presentations from the annual Peer Review of US DOE funded geothermal […]
ASU's School of Sustainability is using a crowd-sourcing approach to map global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. The research team "developed a website with a Google Earth interface that makes it easy for everyday people around the world to enter information. The website, “Ventus,” aims to create a complete list of global power plants, something that does not exist and is needed to fully comprehend the global carbon emissions cycle." Ventus: Crowdsourcing to map global CO2 […]
The Utah Geological Survey has released a geologic map of the Glen Canyon Dam area of southern Utah and northern Arizona (provided as two plates-east and west parts), which is one of several maps recently completed by the Utah Geological Survey that provide complete geologic map coverage of Lake Powell and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.The announcement says "Glen Canyon Dam, completed in 1964, is anchored in Jurassic Navajo Sandstone, the oldest formation exposed in the map […]
Arizona mining companies are having a hard time finding qualified candidates for even […]
Arizona made the front page of The Northern Miner last week, with headline stories on Passport Potash's program in the Holbrook basin, and the sale of BHP's Pinto Valley copper mine. The weekly paper is one of the leading news sources for the mining industry.
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