Two New Reads

Title: Two New Reads Author: Kristine Peterson Publication: The Outcrop, August 2012, p. 10 Summer is not over yet, pick up one of these books and head out and have a look, be it on the road or in the museum! Walking with Dinosaurs, Rediscovering Colorado’s Prehistoric Beasts, Sites, Destinations, & Adventures, Anthony D. Fredericks, 273 pages, Johnson Books, 2012. The back cover … More Two New Reads

Book Review: “Why We Hate the Oil Companies”

Title: Review: Why We Hate the Oil Companies, by John Hofmeister; Publisher: Palgrave/Macmillan, 2010 Reviewed by: S. Duff Kerr Publication: The Outcrop, May 2012, p. 20, 23 Hofmeister covers the industry’s long standing inability to communicate with the Public and Government at all levels. The author is not the typical Industry spokesperson. He had only a few years exposure … More Book Review: “Why We Hate the Oil Companies”

Discovery at Prudhoe Bay: Mountain Men and Seismic Vision Drilled Black Gold

Title: Discovery at Prudhoe Bay: Mountain Men and Seismic Vision Drilled Black Gold: A new book by John M. Sweet Reviewer: James E. Barkdull Publication: The Outcrop, October 2008, p. 8, 12, 17, 23 Introduction: This is the story of early adventurers sleeping under wolf skin blankets, shivering while trekking across ice and tundra in 1900, … More Discovery at Prudhoe Bay: Mountain Men and Seismic Vision Drilled Black Gold

Tourist Guide to Colorado Geology: Colorado Geologic Survey

Title: Tourist Guide to Colorado Geology: Colorado Geologic Survey, Vincent Matthews, Compiler, 2009 Reviewed by Kristine Peterson Publication: The Outcrop, August 2009, p. 10 The new Tourist Guide To Colorado Geology from the Colorado Geologic Survey is a geologic highway map unlike most you have seen. It is actually a mini-geologic lesson and guide to points … More Tourist Guide to Colorado Geology: Colorado Geologic Survey

New Book Describes Giant Gemstone Deposits and Major Diamond Deposits in Colorado and Wyoming

Title: New Book Describes Giant Gemstone Deposits and Major Diamond Deposits in Colorado and Wyoming Publication: The Outcrop, July 2009, p. 11, 23 Ever hear of Armalcolite? It’s a rare mineral initially identified on the moon then later in Wyoming and Australia. Ever hear of the gemstone iolite? Wyoming may have more than a trillion carats … More New Book Describes Giant Gemstone Deposits and Major Diamond Deposits in Colorado and Wyoming

Book Review: Ancient Landscapes of the Colorado Plateau

Title: Book Review: Ancient Landscapes of the Colorado Plateau, by Ron Blakey and Wayne Ranney. Grand Canyon, AZ: Grand Canyon Association, 2008 Reviewed by: Mark Longman Publication: The Outcrop, June 2009, p. 13, 23, 25 Many geologists have used the beautiful paleogeographic maps created by Ron Blakey, a professor at Northern Arizona University, over the past 20 … More Book Review: Ancient Landscapes of the Colorado Plateau

Book Review: Geologic Wonders of South Park, Colorado

Title: Book Review: Geologic Wonders of South Park, Colorado, by Donald P. McGookey, Geologist Reviewer: Beth Simmons, Metropolitan State College of Denver Publication: The Outcrop, June 2003, p. 12  “Written for those interested in the geology that caused the beautiful scenery of this region.” From thirty-nine to about twenty-nine million years ago, volcanoes dominated the south side of South Park. … More Book Review: Geologic Wonders of South Park, Colorado

REVIEW: RMAG 2009 Special Publication: The Paradox Basin Revisited – New Developments in Petroleum Systems and Basin Analysis

Title: REVIEW: RMAG 2009 Special Publication: The Paradox Basin Revisited – New Developments in Petroleum Systems and Basin Analysis Edited by W.S. Houston, L.L. Wray, and P.G. Moreland Author: Review by J.F. (Rick) Sarg, Department of Geology & Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines Publication: The Outcrop, May 2010, p. 18-19 The recent RMAG Special Publication on Paradox Basin … More REVIEW: RMAG 2009 Special Publication: The Paradox Basin Revisited – New Developments in Petroleum Systems and Basin Analysis