Policy & Critical Issues Blog

Stay up to date on issues at the intersection of geoscience and society with our Policy & Critical Issues blog posts from the AGI Geotimes blog.

Interactive Map of Water Resources in Georgia
(2016-09-15)
#MapOfTheDay! Today the Critical Issues Program (@AGI_GeoIssues) shared a map of water resources in Georgia from the Georgia Soil & Water Conservation Commission (@GASoilandWater), which you can find at http://bit.ly/2bZ7px8. If you're interested in states' water resources, make sure to check...
 
Interactive Map of Oklahoma Water Resources
(2016-09-07)
#MapOfTheDay! Today the Critical Issues Program (@AGI_GeoIssues) shared a map of water resources in Oklahoma from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (@OKWaterBoard) http://bit.ly/2bIKFDO. If you liked this map make sure to check out the next...
 
Explore the Ohio Department of Natural Resources's interactive map of oil and gas wells.
(2016-09-06)
#MapOfTheDay: The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (@ohiodnr) interactive map of oil & gas wells across Ohio. Explore it here: http://bit.ly/1yAEnW1.
 
Interactive map of renewable energy resources in Nevada
(2016-08-22)
The Critical Issues Program #MapOfTheDay! Nevada's renewable energy resources all in one interactive map: http://bit.ly/2aRi6BN 
 
Google map of the Gold King Mine spill showing some topographic relief, check boxes to activate sample locations coded for sampling agency.
(2016-08-18)
#MapOfTheDay! Interactive map of Colorado Gold King Mine Spill: http://bit.ly/1KIOfZ0  Thanks @AZGeology! ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- -----
 
Picture of Patrick Leahy, Gifford Wong and Maeve Boland
(2016-08-16)
Today was a real treat! AGI had the pleasure of enjoying lunch with this year's William L. Fisher Congressional Geoscience Fellow, Dr. Gifford Wong. Today he shared his experiences as a geoscientist in the office of Senator Sheldon Whitehouse. For more information on the fellowship go to: http://bit.ly/2bwecwT  
 
U.S. national map showing drought risk.
(2016-08-11)
#MapOfTheDay! Explore #drought risk across the U.S. http://bit.ly/1FRHakA via @DroughtCenter ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- -----
 
Geologic Map of Georgia, USA
(2016-08-05)
#MapOfTheDay! It's time to explore the geology of Georgia with this interactive map: http://bit.ly/1SbEhSE via @USGS ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- -----
 
Energy Sector Vulnerabilities to Climatic Conditions is a National map of the U.S. that only shows topographic relief. Superimposed on top are symbols for hydroelectric power, nuclear power, oil and gas, coal power, electricity and solar.
(2016-08-04)
#MapOfTheDay! How does climate impact energy? Find out here: http://bit.ly/1Mu6wHO via the Department of Energy twitter account @ENERGY
 
(2016-08-03)
AGI's Geoscience Policy Program has published the July 2016 Geoscience Policy Monthly Review. There are updates on arctic drilling regulations, nuclear waste storage, the future of Yucca Mountain, management of Superfund sites, the status of icebreakers and satellites, and a new foundation to mitigate abandoned mines. Additionally, the review covers a recent breifing held by the Congressional Hazards Caucus Alliance on...
 

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