The American Geological Institute's (AGI) Glossary of Geology, 5th Edition is now available for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad in Apple's App Store. The Glossary of Geology app brings all 40,000 authoritative definitions of the vocabulary of the geosciences to an easy-to use, searchable, fast, and portable format.
Author Steven M. Testa will hold a book signing for One Man's Planet: Earth in Today's Political Culture," published by the American Geological Institute (AGI) at the 2010 Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado. "
The American Geological Institute is pleased to announce that EARTH magazine, the magazine that explores the science behind the headlines, is now available for PC, Mac and the iPad through Zinio. Starting with the November 2010 issue, both year-long subscriptions and single copies of the online magazine can be purchased at a savings over the print edition.
Author Steven M. Testa will hold a book signing for "One Man's Planet: Earth in Today's Political Culture," at the 2010 joint annual meetings of the Geological Society of America Cordilleran Section and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Pacific Section with Western Region SPE held in Anaheim, California.
Many ongoing natural processes and human activities can displace the ground under our homes and communities at considerable economic cost and human suffering. The best solutions to these unstable ground problems are based on awareness of where and how they occur. Living with Unstable Ground, written by Dr. Thomas L. Holzer of the U.S. Geological Survey, explains how soil types, slope movements, catastrophic collapses, and regional ground movement affect communities and how to mitigate these disruptive, dangerous, and costly problems.