RMAG 50-Year Members

Title: RMAG 50-Year Members Publication: The Outcrop, December 2002, p. 16 Based on RMAG’s records there are 28 current members who have been members for at least 50 years. This is a tremendous accomplishment and a testament to their continuing support of RMAG. Al Nelson, who is a fifty year member, suggested we look back through the … More RMAG 50-Year Members

Board of Directors Meeting – October 2002

Title: Highlights of the October RMAG Board Meeting Author: Bob Lamarre Publication: The Outcrop, December 2002, p. 9 Membership in the Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists is at a nine-year high of 2071 members. Our financial position is very strong, with year-to-date income continuing to be higher than anticipated and expenses lower than projected. Three hundred … More Board of Directors Meeting – October 2002

Report from the Public Issues Committee: Dinosaur National Monument Cuts Paleontologist Positions

Title: Report from the Public Issues Committee: Dinosaur National Monument Cuts Paleontologist Positions Author: Larry Anna, Chairman Publication: The Outcrop, December 2002, p. 10 The following is an excerpt from an email distribution. This plea for help is all too familiar when faced with budget cuts and an apparent end to a productive and cherished tradition. … More Report from the Public Issues Committee: Dinosaur National Monument Cuts Paleontologist Positions

Luncheon – December 6, 2002

Title: Deltaic Petroleum Systems — A Different Perspective Speaker: Peter J. McCabe, U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, CO Date: December 6, 2002 Publication: The Outcrop, December 2002, p. 4 Many of the major accumulations of petroleum in the world occur in strata that are broadly termed “deltaic. ” In reality these thick wedges of strata represent accumulation of … More Luncheon – December 6, 2002

Natural Gas Price Differential and the Wyoming Natural Gas Pipeline Authority

Title: Natural Gas Price Differential and the Wyoming Natural Gas Pipeline Authority Author: Mark Doelger Publication: The Outcrop, December 2002, p. 1, 6-7 There is great concern in Wyoming about the current natural gas price, and the large differential as compared to the other trading hubs in the U.S. Wyoming nets 17% of the value of … More Natural Gas Price Differential and the Wyoming Natural Gas Pipeline Authority

Earthquake Risk

Title: Earthquake Risk: From Awareness to Action — A Mile-High Challenge Western States Seismic Policy Council Annual Meeting, September 15 – 18, 2002 Publication: The Outcrop, September 2002, p. 21 Serious natural and human-caused hazards challenge the nation today. Every community must strive to protect its population and facilities. Earthquake-hazard professionals continue to apply their skills to help … More Earthquake Risk