Word of the Month: Lottal

Title: Word of the Month: Lottal Author: Matt Silverman Publication: The Outcrop, December 2000, p. 15 The word for this month was suggested by Matt Silverman, and it’s a good one. A lottal (lot’-tal) is “a field term used by King (1962, p. 179) for the aqueous clay mixtures formed by mass movement down hillslopes. Etymol: … More Word of the Month: Lottal

Geotoon

Title: Geotoon Cartoonist: D. Higley Published in: The Outcrop, Sept. 2006, p. 9

The RMAG Newsletter: A Technological Aphrodisiac? (Part 3 of 3)

Title: The RMAG Newsletter: A Technological Aphrodisiac? (Part III of a Three-Part Series) Author: Hugh N. Krye, former Outcrop Roving Reporter Publication: The Outcrop, August 2003, p. 12-13 As the boom topped out in 1980-82, pleas for contributions, only sporadic reports from PAAC, a few items relative to the 60th anniversary and a lengthy report on geologists’ disease (Coccidioidomycosis) … More The RMAG Newsletter: A Technological Aphrodisiac? (Part 3 of 3)

The RMAG Newsletter: A Technological Aphrodisiac? (Part 2 of 3)

Title: The RMAG Newsletter: A Technological Aphrodisiac? (Part II of a Three Part Series) Author: Hugh N. Krye, former Outcrop Roving Reporter Publication: The Outcrop, July 2003, p. 12-13 Editors’ note: The following history of the RMAG Outcrop was originally written for the special issue of the Mountain Geologist commemorating the 75th anniversary of RMAG. It was recently submitted … More The RMAG Newsletter: A Technological Aphrodisiac? (Part 2 of 3)

The RMAG Newsletter: A Technological Aphrodisiac? (Part 1 of 3)

Title: The RMAG Newsletter: A Technological Aphrodisiac? (Part 1 of a Three Part Series) Author: Hugh N. Krye, former Outcrop Roving Reporter Publication: The Outcrop, June 2003, p. 5, 16 Editors’ note: The following history of the RMAG Outcrop was originally written for the special issue of the Mountain Geologist commemorating the 75th anniversary of RMAG. It was recently … More The RMAG Newsletter: A Technological Aphrodisiac? (Part 1 of 3)

Rocky Mountain Memoirs

Title: Rocky Mountain Memoirs Author: Wallace R. Hansen Publication: The Outcrop, August 2004, p. 14 Editors’ Note: We received this article in response to Donna Anderson’s President’s Column titled “Beer, Bait, Beans…and Gas: Microcosm of Land-Use Issues” that was published in the June issue The Outcrop. We encourage other long-time RMAG members with memories that they … More Rocky Mountain Memoirs